New videos on race dialogues launched

OnePeople.sg to groom harmony ambassadors, hold public talks

(From left) Mr Mohammed Irshad, Mr Adrian Pang, Mr Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib, Senior Minister of State Janil Puthucheary, Mr Divian Nair, Mr Thomas Liew, OnePeople.sg ambassador Brendon Fernandez, Ms Sharifah Mariam Aljunied and Ms Melanie Oliveiro.
(From left) Mr Mohammed Irshad, Mr Adrian Pang, Mr Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib, Senior Minister of State Janil Puthucheary, Mr Divian Nair, Mr Thomas Liew, OnePeople.sg ambassador Brendon Fernandez, Ms Sharifah Mariam Aljunied and Ms Melanie Oliveiro. PHOTO: ONEPEOPLE.SG

Is the Chinese, Malay, Indian and Others (CMIO) race categorisation model still relevant in Singapore?

In a new video conversation series by OnePeople.sg, a ground-up national body that promotes racial and religious harmony, participant Brendon Fernandez, an actor and presenter, said he believes it reduces people to just four boxes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 06, 2018, with the headline 'New videos on race dialogues launched'. Subscribe