Blogger Wendy Cheng, better known as Xiaxue, recently came under fire on social media. The hashtag #PunishXiaxue became the No 1 trending topic on Twitter in Singapore. Photo: EPA Blogger Wendy Cheng, better known as Xiaxue, recently came under fire on social media. The hashtag #PunishXiaxue became the No 1 trending topic on Twitter in Singapore. Photo: EPA
Blogger Wendy Cheng, better known as Xiaxue, recently came under fire on social media. The hashtag #PunishXiaxue became the No 1 trending topic on Twitter in Singapore. Photo: EPA
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Cancel culture: how Asia’s ‘woke brigade’ became a political force

  • From Malaysian beauty queens to aspiring Singaporean politicians, few are immune to the threat of being ‘cancelled’
  • But what exactly is ‘cancel culture’? Some see it as a power play, others as a ‘widespread triggering of personal experiences of being bullied’

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Blogger Wendy Cheng, better known as Xiaxue, recently came under fire on social media. The hashtag #PunishXiaxue became the No 1 trending topic on Twitter in Singapore. Photo: EPA Blogger Wendy Cheng, better known as Xiaxue, recently came under fire on social media. The hashtag #PunishXiaxue became the No 1 trending topic on Twitter in Singapore. Photo: EPA
Blogger Wendy Cheng, better known as Xiaxue, recently came under fire on social media. The hashtag #PunishXiaxue became the No 1 trending topic on Twitter in Singapore. Photo: EPA
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