Trump rejects idea of systemic racism and pulls the plug on anti-racism training

By Helene Fung US President Donald Trump rejects comments from his presidential rival Joe Biden that there is “Systemic racism” in policing and American culture that needs addressing, and has directed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to crack down on anti-racism training sessions for federal agencies. Russel Vought, OMB’s director, sent a letter…

EXCLUSIVE: Chung Wah rejects China’s calls for Chinese students to avoid study in Australia

WA’s largest Chinese cultural organisation has rejected warnings by China to Chinese students about studying in Australia because of racist incidents, claiming it was safe to study in the country. Chung Wah Association WA said the risk was minimal to study in Australia, despite attacks towards Chinese people getting “a bit worse” during the pandemic,…

EXCLUSIVE: One Nation WA’s new president to shake things up

The new president of grassroots One Nation in WA wants the party to transform its reputation in WA. Party President Rod Caddies stood as a candidate in the Darling Range in the 2018 by-election, and plans to again in the future. He says the party is moving forward. “We still are right wing party, however…

EXCLUSIVE: Chung Wah Association WA President calls for prison sentences for racism

The Chung Wah Association WA President has called for prison sentences as the Minister for Multicultural condemns recent instances of anti-chinese sentiment in WA.  The Minister for Multicultural Interests, Paul Papalia, spoke in State Parliament on Thursday, saying that instances of racism were “repugnant.”  “I am sure we have all seen reports of students being…

EXCLUSIVE: Coronavirus Racism Expose Newsroom Diversity Issue

Watch the EXCLUSIVE STORY on “Sunday Evening News” William Suseno and his wife experienced coronavirus racism two weeks ago in a local shopping centre, when a man in his thirties approached them and hurled racist vitriol at the couple. William spoke out about the incident, saying he was disappointed in Australia. “I hope can change…

EXCLUSIVE: WA Greens & One Nation United Against Coronavirus Racism

The WA Greens claim they are “deeply disturbed” by the racist attacks against Chinese and Asian people in wake of the coronavirus, as abuse towards Chinese-Australian citizens remains in the state. The party’s south west member Diane Evers said it is a “fear tactic”, as a number of Chinese Western Australians faced abuse and were…