(L-R) Chloe Fineman, Bowen Yang and Shane Gillis. Photo: NBC

New ‘Saturday Night Live’ hire Shane Gillis uses anti-Chinese slur in resurfaced video

  • In the YouTube clip, Gillis used a derogatory word for Chinese people when he marvelled that a city allowed the building of predominantly Chinese architecture
  • The show has taken heat over the years for lack of ethnic diversity, with scant Asian representation among its cast members
Topic |   United States

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(L-R) Chloe Fineman, Bowen Yang and Shane Gillis. Photo: NBC
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Donald Trump pictured with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (left) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (right) in 2017. Photo: AP

Donald Trump fakes accent to mock leaders of South Korea and Japan, angering Asian-American voters

  • The US president imitated Moon Jae-in and Shinzo Abe while cracking jokes at a fundraiser in The Hamptons – a wealthy, mostly white New York suburb
  • It is the latest instalment in a long line of racist rhetoric and racially offensive remarks used by Trump to fire up his right-wing base
Topic |   Donald Trump

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Donald Trump pictured with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (left) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (right) in 2017. Photo: AP
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