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Miss Singapore, Myanmar Use National Costumes to Highlight Racial Violence and Political Turmoil

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Miss Singapore and Miss Myanmar highlighted important social issues during the national costume segment of the 69th Miss Universe competition.

Racial hate: Miss Singapore candidate Bernadette Belle Ong wore the red and white colors of the Singaporean flag in a cape with the message “Stop Asian Hate” printed on the back during the show on Thursday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Florida.

Singaporean Professor Lectures for 2 Hours, Dies Inside After Realizing He was Muted the Whole Time

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A professor from Singapore appeared physically upset after realizing that he had wasted two hours of his time lecturing in complete silence.

Dong Wang is an associate professor from the Department of Mathematics at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Like many educators around the world, he has been teaching classes online to help control the spread of COVID-19.

Internet Calls Out CNN After Saying Singapore is ‘Not a Country’

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Social media users expressed outrage after CNN labeled Singapore as “Not a country” in an article outlining President Donald Trump’s “irresponsible approach” in handling the COVID-19 pandemic.

Controversial chart: The CNN article, published on October 7, critiques the Trump administration’s handling of the pandemic, among other issues surrounding the matter, AsiaOne reported.

Malaysian Worker Sees His Newborn Son for the First Time in 6 Months of COVID-19 Separation

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Malaysian workers in Singapore who have been separated from their families due to COVID-19 lockdowns finally got the reunion they were longing for just in time for the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Trapped for months: The workers, who were assigned across the Causeway in Singapore, were not able to return home for months as border lockdowns made such travels impossible, MSN reports.

Fashion Store in Singapore Accused of Making Employees Report Weight Gains, Do Squats for Bad Sales

Allegations surfaced against Southaven, a fashion boutique chain in Singapore, for its harsh treatment of employees by requiring them to do a weekly report of their weight gain and making them do squats for missing their sales target.

Several people who previously worked for Southaven have come forward and made allegations against the company in a Facebook group last week, according to Mothership.