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Burger King gets the stick for using chopsticks in TV ad

Fast food chain Burger King has attracted a lot of social media criticism over a TV ad using chopsticks.

D&G video sparks ire in China

Dolce and Gabbana has canceled a fashion show in Shanghai after a video posted on its social media channels caused an outcry in China.

US networks drop 'racist' Trump ad as critical elections near

NBC, Fox News and Facebook pulled an ad by President Donald Trump’s campaign that critics had labeled racist.
November 06, 2018 | 08:18 am GMT+7

US teen praised for prom cheongsam after online dressing down

Many accused her of disrespecting Chinese culture and many called her dress 'cultural appreciation.'
May 03, 2018 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

Starbucks to close 8,000 US stores for one afternoon for racial-bias training

The move follows a recent arrest of two black man waiting in a Philadelphia store.
April 18, 2018 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Winnie Mandela, tainted anti-apartheid figurehead, dies at 81

'She leaves a huge legacy and, as we say in African culture, a gigantic tree has fallen.'
April 03, 2018 | 08:02 am GMT+7

Oscars so scandalous: leading movies hit with backlash

This year's contenders have been plagued by accusations of plagiarism, sexual misconduct, and criticism from gay and African-American communities.
February 27, 2018 | 08:06 am GMT+7

Far-right supporter Brigitte Bardot slams #MeToo, accusing it of 'threatening sexual freedom'

Her comment came after Catherine Deneuve sparked a worldwide feminist backlash by defending men's right to 'hit on' women.
January 18, 2018 | 09:13 am GMT+7

Trump says 'I'm not a racist,' willing to reach deal on DACA

'I'm the least racist person you will ever interview,' he added.
January 15, 2018 | 08:29 am GMT+7

H&M apologizes for racist ad, triggering protests in South Africa

The ad featured a black child wearing a sweatshirt that says 'coolest monkey in the jungle'. 
January 14, 2018 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Africa calls Trump racist after 'shithole' remark

'Ours is not a shithole country and neither is Haiti or any other country in distress.'
January 13, 2018 | 07:50 am GMT+7

Black journalist's sacking sparks race row in France

Does France have a problem talking about racism? 'The country sees itself as a white country.'
December 21, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Little Christmas cheer for struggling France's far-right Marine Le Pen

Claiming she's fighting for the French, Le Pen now faces a bunch of problems that analyst says will be difficult for the far-right advocate to bounce back. 
December 15, 2017 | 10:06 am GMT+7

Trump using racial slurs in Congress at meeting with veterans

He referred to 'Pocahontas' when talking to Native American WWII veterans...
November 28, 2017 | 08:58 am GMT+7

'We like Paris but are a bit scared,' Chinese tourists say after muggings

A group of 40 Chinese was robbed in a Paris hotel parking lot. Beijing urges France to do more for safety.
November 07, 2017 | 09:49 am GMT+7
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