June 14, 2021

#171 - Academics sign open letter to Lianhe Zaobao’s article on racism & “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon Chu apologises

On 9 Jun, Chinese Daily Lianhe Zaobao published an opinion piece on racism in SG after recent events. However, it got a lot of backlash from the intelligentsia of Singapore, resulting in an open letter. But why were they pissed? Elsewhere, John Chu says ...


On 9 Jun, Chinese Daily Lianhe Zaobao published an opinion piece on racism in SG after recent events. However, it got a lot of backlash from the intelligentsia of Singapore, resulting in an open letter. But why were they pissed? Elsewhere, John Chu says he should have made brown characters in his “Crazy Rich Asians” film “more human”. But is it just a PR stunt or does he mean it? 

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