Tag: racism in Singapore

Netizens unhappy with apology from publisher of allegedly racist children’s book

Singapore—Marshall Cavendish Education, the publisher of a children’s book recently removed by the National Library Board (NLB) for its allegedly racist content, issued a...

Some people annoyed by woman’s comments about being called “black”

Singapore – A woman, whose comments on Facebook that she was called "black" when she growing up have annoyed some people, has been strongly...

Singaporeans “should take a good hard look at our own racism”

Singapore — Lest Singaporeans jump on the #BlackLivesMatter bandwagon too quickly, there has been a call for us all to "take a good hard look...

Letter to HK paper: Racism among issues that underlie S’pore’s crowded dorms

While the Singapore Government has "done well in safeguarding the lives and livelihood of migrant workers", there are underlying issues, such as racism and...

‘Mada sambrani’: Subhas Nair posts new song in reaction to Instagram Queen

Singapore—A few weeks ago, Singapore’s Instagram Queen Jamie Chua found herself being called out by netizens for a post that they found to be...

Police look into case of man not wearing mask, making racist remarks

Singapore – Police are investigating a man who made offensive and racist remarks in a grocery store recently after the Covid-19 circuit breaker was...

Artist’s works removed from show after he calls Indian guest a “snakewhore”

Singapore — Artist Jonathan Lim’s works have been removed from a show after a racist rant on Instagram, according to its host, NPE Art...

A racist act leads to reconstructive surgery and permanent double vision

Aggression and racism combined can lead to jail and a fractured face. Pettijohn William Samuel, an American educator at Chatsworth International School, has been found...

K Shanmugam: Allowing Preetipls and Subhas Nair’s video could normalize offensive speech

Singapore—During a discussion concerning race organised by the National University of Singapore's Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) on August 22, Thursday, Law...

Preeti Nair thanks supporters, signing off as “SG’s TOP Conditional Warning receiver”

Singapore —  Though she and her brother have recently been embattled, YouTube artist Preeti Nair, commonly known as ‘Preetipls,’ has lost none of her...
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