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Lego 'mistake'

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Lego admits 'mistake' in Ai Weiwei row Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage captionLego said it was "a typical example of what can go wrong in a big company" Lego's decision to reject Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's request for a bulk order of its bricks last year was a "mistake", the toy firm has admitted. Vice-Chairman Kirk Kristiansen toldThe Wall Street Journalan employee had misinterpreted the company's policy on political neutrality. In October, Ai said his request was declined because Lego considered his planned exhibition to be too political. The artist is known for criticism of the Chinese government. "It was an internal mistake," Mr Kirk Kristiansen said. ADVERTISEMENT

Social activist: Chinese, Indians deserve better

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Social activist: Chinese, Indians deserve better  | April 25, 2016 Photographer Eddie Putera says the Chinese and Indians should leave the country for their own good as racial harmony is not as good as it used to be. PETALING JAYA: Chinese and Indian Malaysians should go live somewhere else as racial harmony in the country is not as good as it used to be. This is the view of photographer and social activist Eddie Putera. In a recent Facebook posting, Eddie suggested that the Chinese and Indians start collecting funds to buy “any place in the world” to build a new country saying that they “don’t deserve to be treated this badly”. “And if you want to allow the Malays a chance to chip in or share, please invite me as I want to move too. “Let’s all go together to build this new country and live together in harmony once again. I don’t think I’m the only Malay who wants to join you, many more also want to leave.” He claimed that racial harmony in the past was mu…

Social activist: Chinese, Indians deserve better

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Social activist: Chinese, Indians deserve better  | April 25, 2016 Photographer Eddie Putera says the Chinese and Indians should leave the country for their own good as racial harmony is not as good as it used to be. PETALING JAYA: Chinese and Indian Malaysians should go live somewhere else as racial harmony in the country is not as good as it used to be. This is the view of photographer and social activist Eddie Putera. In a recent Facebook posting, Eddie suggested that the Chinese and Indians start collecting funds to buy “any place in the world” to build a new country saying that they “don’t deserve to be treated this badly”. “And if you want to allow the Malays a chance to chip in or share, please invite me as I want to move too. “Let’s all go together to build this new country and live together in harmony once again. I don’t think I’m the only Malay who wants to join you, many more also want to leave.” He claimed that racial harmony in the past was mu…