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AEGIS Malaysia Apologizes over Video about Philippines


After badmouthing the Philippines in their marketing video that states that Malaysia is way better than our country. Aegis Malaysia has apologized via their Facebook Page.

Here's the text version of the post:

“Aegis says – Since the acquisition of People Support in 2008, Philippines has been a catalyst for Aegis’ growth. We would like to articulate that Aegis has had a wonderful experience in the Philippines – great clients, a great leadership team and above all great employees.

    We regret the upload of the recent video in Malaysia. The video was developed locally by an agency and uploaded in error and the contents were NOT approved by Aegis Corporate. We are a global company and strongly care about the broader communities in which we operate and are fully committed to both diversity and inclusion. We would like to reiterate that Aegis has had a great experience in the Philippines and this has been one of the the keys to our success.

    We apologize and regret any communication that may have inadvertently hurt any sentiments.”



What do you think about Aegis Malaysia's apology is it enough or should they donate to the victims of the typhoon as suggested by the British national named Malcolm Conlan?

See his statements below via his Facebook post:

    "To the management of Aegis

    My attention has just been drawn to an advert by your company which seems to show why you believe the Philippines in not a good place to invest. I have a number of issues with your advert.
    Firstly, you highlight the number of typhoons which have hit the country. These natural calamaties have tragically led to a vast number of deaths. How dare you use these terrible circumstances in some kind of powerpoint presentation as to why you would want to leave the country.
    If you have made the decision to leave the Philippines, by all means leave, how dare you however highlight what you perceive as reasons why others should not invest? You mentioned security. Well, in my 33 visits to the country, not once have I ever been troubled. In fact, in my opinion the Filipino people are one of the most caring, hospitable and hard working people on the planet.
    I am very sure that you probably have many highly skilled Filipino’s in your workforce, so why insult their country?
    Yes the Philippines does have its own issues, but doesn’t every country? Why should a foreign investor have any right to find fault with a nation and people it has chosen to invest in?
    The Philippines its 7,107 islands and diverse people offer so much to the world. It is a country and people of natural beauty.
    I am therefore disgusted with your current advertising campaign and am calling on people worldwide to boycott your company. I am also demanding an apology, combined with a donation to a suitable charity which would benefit those victims of the recent natural calamities you chose to use in your disgusting advert.

    Malcolm Conlan
    A concerned British Citizen who loves the Philippines and Filipino people "

In case you missed the video we have embedded it below;

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