Indonesian President Joko Widodo has spoken out against the “inlander mentality” of inferiority that some Indonesians still possess.
Colonial mentality: Speaking at the 10th year celebration of the ruling National Democratic (NasDem) party, Widodo urged Indonesians to let go of culturally reinforced inferiority complex, especially when interacting with foreigners, reported Coconuts.
A job ad from a popular private kindergarten in Taiwan is making the rounds on social media for its controversial content indicating that it would not hire “black or dark-skinned” English teachers.
Posted on a Facebook page “Substitute Teachers Needed in Taipei (City/County)” on Monday (June 11), the ad for substitute English teachers was created by an employee from Kang Chiao Kindergarten.
A page from a Filipino school textbook is making the rounds on local social media for its blatant glorification of Western features over the typical Filipino looks.
Shared by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, the post features a page from a government-approved elementary textbook praising a mother’s beauty for having features “unlike most Filipinos”.