06 Oct '11, 2pm

"How many white people in your group?" Uhh, I think a boycott of Filter Club is in order.

Ok I’ll be upfront, this is the airing of a personal grievance – no wait, repulsion. There’s this little club (accessible mostly to a privileged few) located in a hotel on Robertson Quay that’s been doing great business. It operates exclusively on an ‘invitation only’ basis The club boasts that its clientele includes the children of the wealthy in Singapore (read: charge it to Daddy’s credit card, please). Now here’s what most customers of this joint ALREADY know but don’t want to articulate publicly for fear of reprisal (read: not being able to patronize the joint in future). In more than a handful of anecdotal accounts (including one from an established journalist for a daily newspaper who griped about this in a FB status update) the reservation process works in the following way: Customer: Hi I want to make a reservation/table booking for 8 Joint Staff: Sure, for 8, the...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/10/how-many-white-people...

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