PwC diversity executives mocked Chinese accents, dressed as ‘bat from Wuhan’ during company trivia event
Two human resource executives at PwC, Australia’s largest consulting firm, are accused of racist behavior at the firm’s trivia event last Thursday, in which one of them was said to have dressed as a “bat from Wuhan” while the other mocked Chinese accents. The company is now undergoing an internal investigation of the matter.
The incident: The racist behavior occurred in a skit performed during a virtual trivia event for the national infrastructure division hosted by PwC’s human resources team, according to The Australian Financial Review.
Pedophile who ‘wrote the Bible on child abuse’ deemed to be at low risk of reoffending by Australian judge
On Friday, an Australian court sentenced Geoffrey William Moyle, who sexually assaulted multiple children while filming the acts, to eight years and nine months in prison.
Going to prison: Moyle, 48, from Adelaide, Australia, pleaded guilty to sexually abusing Cambodian children aged 10 to 12 while allegedly working as a foreign aid worker for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, according to ABC Australia. The DFAT refuted the claim in January 2020.
A video of an Asian man wrecking a sign that blamed China for the spread of COVID-19 in Melbourne, Australia, has gone viral on social media.
Where it happened: The sign, which was made of metal, was attached to a pole outside a home in Glen Waverley, a suburb in the City of Monash. It’s unclear who put it there or whose property the pole was located on.
Melbourne 7News reporter Georgia Love has apologized after making a racial joke targeting Asians on her Instagram Story on Monday.
What happened: Love, who was also the Bachelorette for season two on the Australian adaptation of the popular reality dating show, drew outrage for posting a video of a cat sitting in a window of a Chinese restaurant with a caption that read, “Shop attendant or lunch?!” and accompanied by crying laughing emojis, according to News.com.au.
Aussie sports presenter files defamation suit against Daily Mail, denies Asian accent mimicry, racial jokes are racist
Australian television sports presenter Erin Molan defended her frequent use of Asian accents and racial jokes during Tuesday’s defamation trial against Daily Mail Australia.
The case: Molan is seeking aggravated damages over the publication of an article published in June 2020, which she alleges implied that she is “racist, callous and arrogant,” the Sydney Morning Herald reported.
Editor’s note: This article has been updated to include that the original Reddit video was locked by a moderator “due to ‘racism,'” according to News.com.au.
Police in Queensland, Australia are investigating a vicious attack by a group of teens against a trio of Asian students late last month.
A man, 50, and a woman, 51, allegedly subjected an Asian man, 64, to verbal abuse and threats on Sunday evening after finding him sifting through garbage bins in Sydney, Australia.
The first attack: The incident, which happened at Trumper Park on Hampden Street in Paddington, caught the attention of Cocoa, 25, who went over to the scene after hearing racist slurs from his car, reported 7News.
A restaurant in Queensland, Australia is facing backlash after its owner shared a photo of an order slip that referred to two customers as “very annoying Asians.”
Shay Hayston, who co-owns several eateries in the city of Brisbane, shared the photo on Snapchat last Saturday, writing “Omg I love my staff” along with three laughing emojis in the caption.
An Asian couple received a “rampage of racial slurs” from a woman while waiting for scans of their unborn child in Australia last week.
The incident, which was caught on video, occurred at a Western Radiology clinic in South Perth, Western Australia at around 2 p.m. on March 23.
A Thai family in Australia is searching for answers after two individuals barged into their home and attacked their 17-year-old son with a machete.
The invasion, which was caught on security videos, occurred in Bonnyrigg Heights, a suburb in Sydney’s southwest around 1:15 a.m. on Feb. 24.
An Australian amateur rapper caused outrage online after sharing a now-deleted video of his confrontation with an Asian woman on a Sydney train last weekend.
The rapper Fleks City, also known as Torian Agnew, hurled racial insults at a train passenger and referred to her as a “peasant” during his rant, according to MailOnline.