Tag: racism

National Library Board moves children’s book to adults’ section after complaints of racism

Singapore—After criticism in July that it contained racist content, a Chinese-language children’s book has been moved to the adults’ section of public libraries, according...

Critical Spectator says he doesn’t think racism exists in Singapore

Singapore—After writing a post on Facebook defending embattled controversial blogger Xiaxue, Critical Spectator Michael Petraeus says he has been accused of defending racism by...

Old video shows K-pop girl group XUM insulting ethnic minorities

Seoul -- A100 Entertainment, the label for K-pop girl group XUM, has apologised after an  old video of the group insulting ethnic minorities resurfaced...

When Singaporeans are unemployed but foreigners have jobs: “It’s not xenophobia”

Singapore -- Opposition Peoples Voice leader Lim Tean, commenting on Facebook on the issue of foreigners being employed when there were Singaporeans who were...

Coronavirus update for August 7, 2020

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for August 7, 2020 As of 8 am, August 7, 2020: World count: 18,923,922 cases, 11,436,080 recoveries, 710,916 deaths There are now a...

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...

NLB removes “racist” children’s book for review, sparks anger online

Singapore – A library user discovered an "astoundingly racist" Chinese-language children's book and complained to the National Library Board (NLB) regarding the content. Since...

Could GE2020 result in the downfall of influencer Xiaxue?

Singapore -- Blogger, social media beauty and lifestyle influencer Wendy Cheng, most famously known by her online handle Xiaxue, is known for stirring up...

Most Chinese rappers have been silent on BLM movement: HK newspaper

The death of an African-American named George Floyd at the hands of policemen on May 25 sparked protests against racism and police brutality in...

IJ Toa Payoh Alumni gets bullied online for sharing a racist incident where she...

After sharing an incident where she was a victim of racism in Primary school, one Natasha proceeded to experience further cyber-bulling and aggressive comments...
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