Understanding Singaporeans: Why Do Malays Avoid Pork?
Why do Malays use “bin” and “binte” in their names? Why are there two Hari Rayas? Why do women cover their heads? We provide the answers—and useful tips as well—to some of the most-asked questions young Singaporeans have about the Malay community, including why green is special to Malays.
Why Do Malays Avoid Pork? is part of a series of four illustrated handbooks, each with 20 questions and answers to promote understanding of the different races and cultures in Singapore.
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Written in language easy for kids to understand, this series answers questions about different peoples who live in Singapore with simple and lively illustrations that bring their factual answers to life.