The advertisement featuring actor Dennis Chew as it appeared online. Photo: Twitter

Singapore broadcaster in hot water after ‘brownface’ advert sparks anger, apology

  • The ad, part of a government-initiated campaign for cashless transactions in the city state, featured actor Dennis Chew from broadcaster Mediacorp
  • His skin was darkened to depict an Indian man and a Malay woman wearing a headscarf. He also portrayed a Chinese man and woman
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The advertisement featuring actor Dennis Chew as it appeared online. Photo: Twitter
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