But in Singapore, its forthcoming launch has been met with staunch opposition, as residents and politicians insist its maxim that "Life is short.Mother’s Day is a day for many people to show their appreciation towards mothers and mother figures worldwide.It is an annual event but is held at different dates in the calendar, depending on the country.-- FILE PHOTO: AFP The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) has banned extra-marital dating website Ashley Madison, deeming its content objectionable.In a media statement, a spokesman said that while the Government adopts a pragmatic and light-touch approach to regulating Internet content, the MDA blocks "a limited number of sites as a symbolic statement of the types of content which the community is opposed to". It aggressively promotes and facilitates extramarital affairs and has declared that it will specifically target Singaporeans."It is against the public interest to allow Ashley Madison to promote its website in flagrant disregard of our family values and public morality.We will therefore not allow Ashley Madison to operate in Singapore and have worked with the Internet Service Providers to block access to the site." This comes after the Canada-based website, which promotes adulterous affairs on the basis that "life is short", set up a local portal for people to register with it.In a campaign to promote tourism in Nepal in the post-earthquake scenario, the Embassy of Nepal, Thailand and Consulate of Nepal in Singapore jointly organized a Tourism Promotion Program with the slogan of “Nepal is Safe: Visit, Enjoy and Help Nepal” at Singapore Cricket Club, Singapore, on July 2. Meyers, Prof Dr Pradumna B Rana, Shobha Tsering Bhalla, Kishore Dev Pant, Indra Gurung, Sid Tsering Bhalla, Maya Bhalla, Kishore Dev Pant, Lee Siew Hua, and Don Lam had shared their experiences, and encouraged people to visit Nepal, according to a press statement issued by the Embassy.
The homepage of the Ashley Madison dating website is displayed on a laptop in Hong Kong on Aug 20, 2013.The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) has banned extra-marital dating website Ashley Madison, deeming its content objectionable.He also said that Nepal is safe and secure to visit, and requestedthe media persons and travel entrepreneurs to convey the real situation of Nepal and encourage people to visit Nepal. Patel briefed the participants about his endeavors to help the victims of the earthquake.He said that it was the first programme of this kind jointly organized by the Embassy of The embassy has already organized similar programmes with the same slogan in Bangkok, Phuketand Vientiane in Lao PDR, and is scheduled to organize another programme in Pattaya, Thailand on 10 July 2015.The Singapore website had stated that Ashley Madison is "coming in November", and The Straits Times understands that the earliest launch date was intended to be in the week of Nov 17.