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Singapore government takes down influencer's expletive-laden video on racist e-payments ad

on Jul 31, 2019 | 0 comments

By Shawn Lim

The racist advertisement on e-payment in Singapore continues to stay in the spotlight even after it was taken down.

The ad was put out by E-Pay, a Singapore government agency that encourages the public to use electronic payment solutions in coffee shops, hawker centres, and industrial canteens across the country.

It featured Dennis Chew, a Mediacorp actor, dressed in various forms of garb to represent the main races of Singapore – Chinese, Malay, Indian. His skin was darkened and he also dressed up as a woman.

It was created by Havas for E-Pay, who hired Chew from the talent arm of local Read full story ›

Source: The Drum