IMDA reviewing S$15,000 – S$20,000 reimbursement claim after Watain stopped from playing in S’pore

The Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) is looking into the reimbursement claim by Ravage Records, the organisers of the cancelled Watain concert. Advertisement IMDA statement IMDA said on Thursday, March 21: “IMDA has been engaging Ravage Records...

Singapore Is A Secular Society. Too Bad We Can’t Agree On What ‘Secular’ Means

Watain has been banned, but the end result is surely not ‘social harmony’. On the contrary, MHA’s last-minute prohibition has stoked widespread resentment towards the Christian community for its alleged role in ‘pressuring’ the government, and for ‘imposing’ its...

MHA and IMDA Point Fingers at Each Other for Watain Concert Cancellation Controversy

The public has been left confused as to the circumstances surrounding the last-minute cancellation of black metal band Watain’s concert in Singapore. Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam, in a rather barbed remark against Muslims in Singapore, said that could not see how...