Why do racial stereotypes persist in Singapore?

An evening crowd outside Clementi Mall in February.
An evening crowd outside Clementi Mall in February.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The proportion of inter-ethnic unions in Singapore rose from 5.6 per cent of all marriages in 1965 to 22.9 per cent in 2019.

This, according to sociologist Paulin Tay Straughan from the Singapore Management University, is the epitome of integration.

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