Mark Kolars was suspended for posting racist comments online. Photo: Handout

Chinese Academy of Sciences fires foreign worker over racist social media comments

  • Mark Kolars describes colleagues on LinkedIn as ‘dirty yellow guys, talking trash all day long’
  • Visual effects designer later admits to posting comments that were ‘inappropriate and racist in nature and hurt the feelings of my Chinese friends and colleagues’
Topic |   China Society

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Mark Kolars was suspended for posting racist comments online. Photo: Handout
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Zhuang Pinghui

Zhuang Pinghui

Based in Beijing, Zhuang Pinghui joined the Post in 2004 to report on China. She covers a range of issues including policy, healthcare, culture and society.