Apply now for WIEF Young Fellows 2014

The World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) invites applications for its 2014 WIEF Young Fellows programme from 18-24 June in Manila. Who can apply? Fresh graduates, young entrepreneurs, civil society leaders, community workers, researchers, junior professionals, artists, creative change makers who are between the ages of 20 and 30, and have a seed of an idea […]

FiTree’s First Green Iftar

It was barely a couple of weeks ago when I first heard about FiTree and their plans to organise a couple of Green Iftars during the month of Ramadan  — on the 15th and 27th July 2013. “OH YES!!! Finally, more Singapore Muslims are actively thinking and doing their bit for the environment.” Green Iftars […]

Islamic Development Bank’s Young Professionals Program

Good news and opportunities should always be shared. Like this one. ————————————- Call for Applications for the Islamic Development Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program (YPP) The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group which based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is pleased to announce the recruitment for it’s  Young Professionals Program. The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is the […]

She’s an Inspiration. Period.

A slight abberation to what I usually post, but this is such a MUST post! Shila Amzah from Malaysia wins the Asian Wave 2012 in China with her amazing voice, stage presence and lovely choice of songs from three languages – English, Mandarin and Malay. Not only is Shila a testament that language is no […]

DIY Duit Raya/Eidyah envelope. Sukses!!

You know that feeling when you just HAVE to do something? This was one of them. Having been inspired by the Origami envelope video, I just had to try out making Eid envelopes by recycling (or rather upcycling) some old newspaper. Grabbed some paint and stencils from good ol’ Bras Basah complex, and those creative […]

Best origami envelope video ever!

With Eid just around the corner… (A) You know you’ll be needing a stack of envelopes for money for the kids. Choose from the standard Eid Mubarak taglines, or new comic relief sorts with cheesy lines. Har har… (B) You know the kids will just rip open the envelopes for the money and just thrash […]

“Don’t judge a book by it’s cover”

This art piece is brilliant and reflective of the reality of who we really owe the beauty of our clean and green concrete landscape to. I have often said to overseas friends, who are very impressed with Singapore’s cleanliness, that there is a reason for that. We have people to pick up after us. Oftentimes […]