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Singapore: MP Apologizes Over ‘Racist’ Remark

Categories: East Asia, Singapore, Governance, Politics

Singapore MP Seng Han Thong issued a statement [1] of apology after it was reported that he cited the poor English proficiency of Indian and Malay staffs for the unpreparedness of the Singapore's Mass Rapid Transport during emergency situations. Many people criticized the comment for its racist [2] undertone.