Tag Archives: Racism

NUS STUDENT RECOUNTS EVERYDAY LATENT RACISM SHE FACED AS AN INDIAN MINORITY IN SCHOOL

A female student from NUS Business School penned a heartbreaking account of the latent racism she faced as the only Indian lady within the faculty. She recounted how her majority Chinese schoolmates often spoke in Mandarin and were unaware of her inability to understand what they were talking about. The lady was allegedly warned by an Indian Professor privately that in order for her to succeed, she needed to work extra hard to beat the competition.

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BLACK SHEEP CHINESE BOY IS PROVE RACISM STILL EXISTS

Racism in Singapore I thought was something on the decline. Everyone around me is so kind. Everyone is more and more understanding towards racial equality and racial understanding. But someone people just like to prove that they are the black sheep of the bunch. Posting on social media acting unafraid of consequences. Being a Chinese myself, I can't stand this kind of behavior.

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FT MAKES RACIST REMARK ABOUT S’POREANS, KENA REPORT POLICE

According to a netizen on a popular local forum, a foreign director of a local IT firm was caught making racist remarks against Chinese Singaporeans on Facebook. The foreigner's comment had been in response to a local news article about a traffic incident, but his insult drew fierce reactions from Singaporeans who threatened to lodge police reports against the man.

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SG GOVT FLIPPED PRATA ON MALAY PRESIDENT ISSUE

Am reading parliamentary records of the debate on the introduction of the GRC system in 1988, and came across this part of the speech by then DPM Goh Chok Tong. It is his response to the opposition PKMS' alternative suggestion to the GRC.

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TO SG CHINESE, YOU ARE NOT ANTI-RACIST UNLESS YOU HELP VICTIMS OF RACISM

I want to say a little about Chinese allies in Singapore, given some recent events and experiences. By and large, I find myself deeply disappointed with them. I see a lot of Chinese allies like and share my work, but who do not actually call out Chinese racists. It does not escape my attention then when I am attacked, it is minorities who come to my aid, i.e. the people who are already disenfranchised.

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