Daily Archives: 2019-08-02

“Penatlah”: Singaporean playwright Alfian Sa’at, on racism and Chinese majoritarianism in Singapore

“Penatlah [I’m tired].” Such is the sentiment expressed by renowned Singaporean playwright Alfian Sa’at in response to measures taken by the authorities’ against rising YouTube sibling duo Preeti Nair and Subhas Nair for their rap video on an E-Pay advertisement, which was made as a part of NETS’ campaign to encourage consumers to make electronic payments. The controversial advertisement, which …

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