Tag: xenophobia

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...

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...

S’porean student victimised in racist attack in London tells assailants to ‘grow a pair’

Singapore—In the wake of the current Covid-19 outbreak that is sweeping the world, some observers have said that racism and prejudice may yet prove...

Filipinos criticise Duterte for slow response to Wuhan coronavirus

Manila – Many anxious Filipinos are questioning their President's sense of urgency in addressing the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation in the country. It took...

“This is basically what normalized xenophobia looks like,” Miss USA draws flak for her...

Ahhh, the delicious irony of a beauty pageant contestant seemingly making fun of her Asian rivals for not speaking English (Miss Cambodia) or not...

World Cup and xenophobia (or lack of it) in Singapore

By Michael Y.P. Ang No country is immune to xenophobia, and it is unlikely to disappear as long as human nature is what it is....

Xenophobia? Tharman doesn’t think so

The PM and his deputy seem to differ on how to describe some Singaporeans’ growing resentment against foreigners. Lee Hsien Loong has used the...

Post-Casey, what expats must do

More and more Singaporeans are protesting against the influx of foreigners. What exactly is contributing to this xenophobia? The Anton Casey saga spurred a...
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