Tag: racism

Journalist asks Lim Tean if he’ll denounce the racism on Abolish CECA Petition FB...

Singapore—Journalist Kirsten Han asked lawyer and opposition leader Lim Tean on Thursday (Feb 18) on social media whether he will denounce the “blatant racism”...

British teen found guilty of hate crime against S’porean student in London

Singapore — A 15-year-old teen who had been part of a group that assaulted a Singaporean student has been found guilty of committing an...

Jade Rasif’s IG story on racist landlords gets taken down by Instagram

Jade Rasif said that she had her Instagram story taken down after she responded to a Reddit thread titled ‘'No Indians No PRCs': Singapore's...

Netizen apologises to K. Shanmugam after minister asks in post if his comment was...

Singapore—After a netizen dropped a comment on Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam’s Facebook post, the Minister took a screenshot of the comment,...

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...
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