29 Sep '17, 9pm

Malayalees 'show how diversity can be a strength'

Malayalees have long embraced and celebrated diversity, and shown how it can be turned into a strength, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday. The community, which includes Hindus, Muslims, Syrian Christians and Roman Catholics, is also an example of the importance of staying open and outward-looking, he said. Speaking at the Singapore Malayalee Association's 100th anniversary dinner, Mr Lee noted that the South Indian state of Kerala, where Malayalees hail from, has been a melting pot of cultures and faiths . Today, it remains a diverse, open and outward-looking part of India. This is one reason for the success of Malayalees in Singapore and around the globe, and is also vital to other societies that depend on globalisation and international trade. "In many countries, exclusivity and extremism are growing, and breeding racial and religious distrust. Singapore is n...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/malayalees-show-how...

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