Wow What a Great Idea!
The ad, part of a government-initiated campaign for cashless transactions in the city state.
His skin was darkened to depict an Indian man and a Malay woman wearing a headscarf. He also portrayed a Chinese man and woman, each character was shown holding a plate of food paid for electronically.
A Singaporean office worker said she found the ad “very, very insensitive”, but other social media users said they thought there was nothing wrong with it.
“I don’t see the issue, don’t be too sensitive over ads like this,” one comment said.