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​Why have Singaporeans turned against Indian professionals?

Published on: 08-Oct-2020

The Diplomat

With job losses mounting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some Singaporeans are blaming Indian nationals. Laavanya Kathiravelu of NTU said that in times of economic recession, exclusionary sentiments like xenophobia have been known to rise. “People look for easy targets to blame rather than understanding structural issues for change,” she said.

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