Tag Archive: Chinese

How Can Indian-Muslim Halimah Yacob Run For EP Reserved For Malay Community?

Yesterday (1 Jun), ST published a news report stating that PAP MP and Speaker of Parliament, Halimah Yacob, is widely considered a front runner for the forthcoming Presidential Election. It will be the first election reserved for candidates from the…
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Alfian Sa’at: Everyday Racism, So Casual And Commonplace To Its Perpetrators That It Doesn’t Register As Racism

I keep hearing from some people that ‘minorities can be racist too’. There is a rather prevalent idea that a member of a minority who gives an account of racism is seen as trying to gain some kind of moral…
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Police Question Actor Shrey Bhargava After Reports Lodged Over Viral FB Post

Freelance actor Shrey Bhargava – whose Facebook post on his experience auditioning for local film Ah Boys To Men 4 (ABTM4) had gone viral and sparked widespread debate – had been questioned by the police over reports lodged concerning him….
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Singapore Filmmakers Need To Be More Progressive On Their Interpretations Of Race

To Singaporeans complaining about whitewashing & cultural appropriation in Hollywood: PLEASE LAH. The same thing’s been happening in our own little film industry, and no-one seems to have spoken up about it. CASE ONE: Jack Neo’s “Ah Boyz to Men”:…
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