24 Jan '14, 4am

The Anton Casey Case – Time to Think Before We Type, Because Anger Begets Anger

The recent case of Anton Casey has gained much attention on local social media platforms and some international news sites, further highlighting that what is ranted on seemingly personal (internet) space, may not be so any more. What is worrying is not just the protagonist per se (he is wrong definitely), but the amount of online rants that followed, some of which are terribly fiery and crude. While most of the comments are directed at his actions, many were directed towards his wife, his child and the foreign community as a whole. Many of these comments are vulgar, unrefined and insulting. His wife is the centre of many stereotypical beauty queen ‘jokes’, from SPG typecasts to ugly name-calling – from the ‘b’, ‘p’ to ‘w’ words. All these came from people without knowing who she really is. I felt more for the child, who is just a minor. Regardless of how he looks or behave...

Full article: http://danielfooddiary.com/2014/01/24/antoncasey/

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Where has all our empathy gone?

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theguardian.com 23 Jan '14, 1pm

That's not very nice. I don't think you'll find many people who have a good word to say about Mr Casey. What does he do? H...

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stickgal.blogspot.com 25 Jan '14, 1pm

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Anton Casey fired by employer Crossinvest Asia

Anton Casey fired by employer Crossinvest Asia

straitstimes.com 25 Jan '14, 1am

A day after Mr Anton Casey left Singapore for Perth with his family, his company, Crossinvest Asia has announced that the ...

Anton Casey and family leave for Perth amid threats

Anton Casey and family leave for Perth amid thr...

straitstimes.com 25 Jan '14, 12am

Briton Anton Casey, who sparked a furore by calling public transport users "poor people", left Singapore for Perth yesterd...

Anton Casey loses job over derisive comments

Anton Casey loses job over derisive comments

channelnewsasia.com 25 Jan '14, 4am

SINGAPORE: Anton Casey, the British expatriate whose derisive comments about Singapore's public transport have stirred pub...

Anton Casey leaves for Perth with family, offer...

sg.news.yahoo.com 25 Jan '14, 2am

“This week, I have made the greatest mistake of my life,” he wrote in an email. And he has paid dearly for it. British exp...

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todayonline.com 25 Jan '14, 3am

In a statement posted on its Facebook today (Jan 25), Crossinvest Asia, a wealth management company, said it was “deeply c...

An Open Letter to Mr Anton Casey via @www.twitter.com/realsingapore

An Open Letter to Mr Anton Casey via @www.twitt...

therealsingapore.com 25 Jan '14, 9am

<above pic: the author of the open letter> So he got fired, and he's left the country. But I still felt like I wanted to s...

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dailymail.co.uk 25 Jan '14, 4pm

He later released a statement through a PR firm, saying: ‘I would like to extend a sincere apology to the people of Singap...

SNA - Anton Casey and family flee Singapore for...

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