Hong Kong textbook says Pinays are maid

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A primary school textbook in Hong Kong ‘New General Studies P3 Living in Hong Kong’ by Educational Publishing House Ltd says that Filipino women are “Maids.”

The book was photographed by British activist Tom Grundy and published on his blog Hongwrong.com, brought attention to the public. Grundy’s post becomes viral  in social media.

Among the statements  in the book include:

I am Bangladeshi, I am a refugee in Hong Kong and can barely afford food.

I am Indonesian, I work unlimited hours for dept bondage.

I am Canadian, I get stopped and search by police every week.

I am Filipino, I am paid peanuts to clear up your crap.

I am Mainland Chinese, I enrich your economy.

I am Pakistani, my school is segregated from the rest of the community.

What can you say about this?

Hong Kong Racist textbook. Photo by Tom Grundy
Hong Kong Racist textbook. Photo by Tom Grundy
Hong Kong Racist textbook photograph by Tom Grundy
Hong Kong Racist textbook photograph by Tom Grundy
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