National Council of Churches slam Beauty and the Beast remake for “totally unnecessary” gay moment

Hot on the heels of increasing backlash against the Beauty and the Beast remake among conservatives in Southeast Asia, Singapore’s National Council of Churches Singapore (NCCS) has become the latest opponent against the film’s inclusion of Disney’s first openly gay character. Josh Gad (Olaf from Frozen) plays Le Fou — the sidekick to Belle’s hypermasculine

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Singapore’s own #boycottDisney arrives with bishop’s warning about Beauty and the Beast’s gay moment

According to critics, the live-action remake of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (notably starring Emma Watson as Belle) is decent at best — you really can’t top the...

Singapore’s own #boycottDisney arrives with bishop’s warning about Beauty and the Beast’s gay moment

Man who contracted flesh-eating bacteria during Umrah pilgrimage dies a day before flight back home

The tragic circumstances have prompted an insurance company to revise its medical coverage for Umrah

Man who contracted flesh-eating bacteria during Umrah pilgrimage dies a day before flight back home

Woodlands’ new mosque looks set to be a stunningly majestic building

That doesn't look like what you'd expect of a traditional place of worship for

Woodlands’ new mosque looks set to be a stunningly majestic building

There’s an app that should help you find all the atas stalls in this year’s Geylang Bazaar

We give up milennials; you

There’s an app that should help you find all the atas stalls in this year’s Geylang Bazaar

More ‘music points’ at next year’s Thaipusam

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the

More ‘music points’ at next year’s Thaipusam

Islamophobia moves from subtle whispers to outward displays in Singapore

For those of you still blissfully unaware of the veiled hostilities Singaporean Muslims have to increasingly face everyday, you best believe that it exists

Islamophobia moves from subtle whispers to outward displays in Singapore

Sulaiman Daud’s call for Muslims to own up to ISIS problem went viral; but is he correct?

Yes, ISIS is indeed a problem for Muslims, but to what extent should a religion be blamed for its violent

Sulaiman Daud’s call for Muslims to own up to ISIS problem went viral; but is he correct?

Expect heavy traffic at Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints this weekend

Travellers are encouraged to car-pool where possible, while drivers are asked to maintain lane discipline at all

Expect heavy traffic at Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints this weekend