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A refreshed workforce has returned to government’s procurement offices, as this week’s National Tender Bulletin shows. It’s a lengthy edition, bolstered by 10 advertisements from the Department of Defence, with numerous opportunities for the ICT sector to select from.

However, while activity levels are high, public sector buyers are not yet ready to tackle complex or high-value projects. This sentiment has extended to past tender requests as well, resulting in several cancellation notifications.

This week’s issue favours three areas: business continuity and disaster recovery, networking and business processing, with space left over for the regular calls for software license renewals and printing requirements. Software providers need not feel neglected as two notices call for financial solutions. However, the advertisers are state entities and the size of these projects will be relatively small for the public sector.

Department of Defence
Bids are invited for a panel of suppliers for ICT business continuity management and ICT disaster recovery management training over a period of thirty-six (36) months.
Non-compulsory briefing: 30 Jan, 2019
Tender no: RFB 1873- 2018
Information: Nokwanda Wasa, (012) 482 3004, nokwanda.wasa@sita.co.za
Closing date: 11 Feb, 2019
Tags: Services, Training, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery

The Configuration Management Information System (CMIS) division is establishing a panel of service providers for ICT network infrastructure products and services for DOD Free State for a period of three (3) years. (Procurement Plan Number: DOD PROC PLAN 18-19/CMIS/469).
Compulsory briefing: 4 Feb, 2019
Tender no: CPSC-B-PC-051-2018
Information: Technical: Col MOH Mokoma, (012) 482 2331 or 072 015 0005, fax (012) 482 2894. General: Maj N Sobekwa, (012) 684 2356, fax (012) 684 2008
Closing date: 19 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware, Services, Networking

The CMIS division is also establishing a panel of service providers for ICT network infrastructure products and services for DOD Western Cape for a period of three (3) years. (Procurement Plan Number: DOD PROC PLAN 18-19/CMIS/469).
Compulsory briefing: 4 Feb, 2019
Tender no: CPSC-B-PC-055-2018
Information: Technical: Col MOH Mokoma, (012) 482 2331 or 072 015 0005, fax (012) 482 2894. General: Maj N Sobekwa, (012) 684 2356, fax (012) 684 2008.
Closing date: 19 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware, Services, Networking

The CMIS division is also establishing a panel of service providers for ICT network infrastructure products and services for DOD KwaZulu-Natal for a period of three (3) years. (Procurement Plan Number: DOD PROC PLAN 18-19/CMIS/469).
Compulsory briefing: 8 Feb, 2019
Tender no: CPSC-B-PC-054-2018
Information: Technical: Col MOH Mokoma, (012) 482 2331 or 072 015 0005, fax (012) 482 2894. General: Maj N Sobekwa, (012) 684 2356, fax (012) 684 2008.
Closing date: 19 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware, Services, Networking

The CMIS division is also establishing a panel of service providers for ICT network infrastructure products and services for DOD Eastern Cape for a period of three (3) years. (Procurement Plan Number: DOD PROC PLAN 18-19/CMIS/469).
Compulsory briefing: 6 Feb, 2019
Tender no: CPSC-B-PC-053-2018
Information: Technical: Col MOH Mokoma, (012) 482 2331 or 072 015 0005, fax (012) 482 2894. General: Maj N Sobekwa, (012) 684 2356, fax (012) 684 2008.
Closing date: 19 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware, Services, Networking

The CMIS division is establishing a panel of service providers for ICT network infrastructure products and services for DOD Limpopo for a period of three (3) years. (Procurement Plan Number: DOD PROC PLAN 18-19/CMIS/469).
Compulsory briefing: 6 Feb
Tender no: CPSC-B-PC-048-2018
Information: Technical: Col MOH Mokoma, (012) 482 2331 or 072 015 0005, fax (012) 482 2894. General: Maj N Sobekwa, (012) 684 2356, fax (012) 684 2008.
Closing date: 19 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware, Services, Networking

The CMIS division is establishing a panel of service providers for ICT network infrastructure products and services for DOD Gauteng for a period of three (3) years. (Procurement Plan Number: DOD PROC PLAN 18-19/CMIS/469).
Compulsory briefing: 31 Jan
Tender no: CPSC-B-PC-047-2018
Information: Technical: Col MOH Mokoma, (012) 482 2331 or 072 015 0005, fax (012) 482 2894. General: Maj N Sobekwa, (012) 684 2356, fax (012) 684 2008.
Closing date: 19 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware, Services, Networking

The CMIS division is also establishing a panel of service providers for ICT network infrastructure products and services for DOD North West for a period of three (3) years. (Procurement Plan Number: DOD PROC PLAN 18-19/CMIS/469).
Compulsory briefing: 8 Feb, 2019
Tender no: CPSC-B-PC-050-2018
Information: Technical: Col MOH Mokoma, (012) 482 2331 or 072 015 0005, fax (012) 482 2894. General: Maj N Sobekwa, (012) 684 2356, fax (012) 684 2008.
Closing date: 19 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware, Services, Networking

The CMIS division is establishing a panel of service providers for ICT network infrastructure products and services for DOD Mpumalanga for a period of three (3) years. (Procurement Plan Number: DOD PROC PLAN 18-19/CMIS/469).
Compulsory briefing: 4 Feb, 2019
Tender no: CPSC-B-PC-049-2018
Information: Technical: Col MOH Mokoma, (012) 482 2331 or 072 015 0005, fax (012) 482 2894. General: Maj N Sobekwa, (012) 684 2356, fax (012) 684 2008
Closing date: 19 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware, Services, Networking

The CMIS division is establishing a panel of service providers for ICT network infrastructure products and services for DOD Northern Cape for a period of three (3) years. (Procurement Plan Number: DOD PROC PLAN 18-19/CMIS/469).
Compulsory briefing: 6 Feb, 2019
Tender no: CPSC-B-PC-052-2018
Information: Technical: Col MOH Mokoma, (012) 482 2331 or 072 015 0005, fax (012) 482 2894. General: Maj N Sobekwa, (012) 684 2356, fax (012) 684 2008
Closing date: 19 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware, Services, Networking

South African National Biodiversity Institute
SANBI is looking for a service provider to supply a digital zoom microscope.
Tender no: SANBI G319/ 2019
Information: Technical: Dr Janine Victor, (012) 843 5132, j.victor@sanbi.org.za. General: Molatelo Matlala, (012) 843 5235, fax 086 555 9790, M.Matlala2@sanbi.org.za.
Closing date: 15 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware

South African National Space Agency
SANSA invites bidders to tender for the supply and delivery of (x2) RF fiber converters chassis for 70MHz & (x2) chassis for 9GHz.
Tender no: SO/ 042/ 01/ 2019
Information: Technical: Pieter vd Merwe, (012) 334 5000, fax (012) 334 5001, spaceops-scm@sansa.org.za. General: Obakeng Phutu, (012) 334 5000, fax (012) 344 5001, spaceops-scm@sansa.org.za
Closing date: 19 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware, Telecommunications, Networking

Department of Finance, Northern Cape
The Provincial Treasury requires printing services for a period of thirty-six (36) months.
Note: In view of the above and past trends, Section 4(1) of the PPR, 2017 will be implemented. The pre-qualification criteria is applied for this bid. Only the following bidders may respond: Bidders with BBBEE Status Level 1 and Level 2.
Tender no: BID NO: NCPT/08/ 2018
Information: Kelebogile Bambani, (053) 830 8386, kbambani@ncpg.gov.za
Closing date: 1 Feb, 2019
Tags: Services, Printing

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa
A service provider is sought for the supply and delivery of a new network performance monitoring system for the quality of services monitoring (QoS) on an 80/20 PPPFA 2000, Preferential Procurement Regulation: 2017.
Note: The bid will be evaluated on: (a) submission of the required documents, (b) functionality, (c) the PPPFA preference points system. Only bidders who meet the cut-off score of 70 points for functionality will be considered further for price evaluation. The bid will be evaluated on 80/20 preference points system.
Non-compulsory briefing: 4 Feb, 2019
Tender no: ICASA 19/2018
Information: Johannes (Jowi) Molomo, (012) 568 3810, Jmolomo@icasa.org.za
Closing date: 19 Feb, 2019
Tags: Software, Telecommunications, Networking

Office of the Public Service Commission
The Chief Directorate: Professional Ethics is looking for a service provider to implement an electronic document and records management system.
Tender no: OPSC 006/18
Information: Technical: Ezra Masango, (012) 352 1125, Ezram@opsc.gov.za. General: Regina Sibanda, (012) 352 1291, ReginaS@opsc.gov.za
Closing date: 1 Feb, 2019
Tags: Software, Document Management

South African Tourism
The organisation is looking for program management services for its digitalisation program.
Tender no: SAT 143/19
Information: Raymond Mabuela, (011) 895 3182, raymond@southafrica.net
Closing date: 11 Feb, 2019
Tags: Services, Digital, Program management

Eastern Cape Rural Development Agency
The agency is looking for a service provider for computer forensics and IT system consolidation.
Note: Important Condition – All prospective bidders must be registered on the National Central Supplier Database before the closing date of the bid and attach proof of such registration in the bid proposal.
Tender no: SCMU 010 – 2018/19
Information: Technical: L Mdlokovi, (043) 703 6300, fax 086 544 1581, mdlokovil@ecrda.co.za. General: M Esben, (043) 703 6300, fax 086 544 1581, esbenm@ecrda.co.za
Closing date: 8 Feb, 2019
Tags: Services, Security, Forensics, Consolidation, Systems

Education, Training and Development Practices SETA
The authority requires terms of reference for the appointment of a service provider for the ETDP SETA’s business process analysis services.
Note: Any enquiries regarding this bid must be in writing only and be directed to tenderers@etdpseta.org.za.
Tender no: SCMU: 26 – 2018/19
Information: Technical: Sibusiso Kutshwa, SibusisoK@etdpseta.org.za General: Velile Msane, tenderers@etdpseta.org.za.
Closing date: 12 Feb, 2019
Tags: Services, Business process analysis

Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority
INSETA is advertising for the rental of a PABX solution.
Note: This RFQ will be evaluated in terms of the 80/20 preferential point system.
Tender no: RFQ/ 2018/ 108
Information: Lebogang Phaleng, (011) 381 8900, supplychain@inseta.org.za.
Closing date: 4 Feb, 2019
Tags: Hardware, Software, Services, Telecommunications

South African Social Security Agency
SASSA requires hardware maintenance and support for Hewlett-Packard (HP) equipment for a period of thirty-six (36) months.
Note: This bid shall be evaluated in accordance to 80/20 preference point system, in terms of the Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2017 on Price and B-BBBE level contribution.
Tender no: SASSA: 22/18/ICT/HO
Information: Technical: Ntombizodwa Maluleke, (012) 400 2321, ZodwaMal@sassa.gov.za General: Stanley Khumalo, (012) 400 2202, StanleyK@sassa.gov.za.
Closing date: 5 Feb, 2019
Tags: Services, Hardware, Support and maintenance

State Information Technology Agency
The Centre for e-Innovation at the Western Cape Department of the Premier requires renewal of BMC Remedy software licenses and maintenance and support for a period of twelve (12) months.
Tender no: RFB 1835-2018
Information: Danny Daniels, (021) 442 8563, danny.daniels@sita.co.za
Closing date: 8 Feb, 2019
Tags: Software, Licensing, Services, Support and maintenance

South African Tourism
The organisation is looking for a BPM solution.
Tender no: SAT137/18
Information: Alfred Masemene, (011) 895 3071, alfredm@southafrica.net
New closing date: 11 Feb, 2019
Tags: Software, BPM

South African National Roads Agency Limited
Request for tenders for database administration and managed services (Oracle, Microsoft MSSQL and MONGODB).
Tender no: NRA 58000/2018/ORAMSSQL

KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission
Suitable service providers are hereby invited to bid for the development of a business plan and feasibility studies for the KZN digital studio for a period of four (4) months.
Tender no: KZNFC- T39/2018/19

Education, Training and Development Practices SETA
Terms of reference to appoint a training provider to offer the ETDP SETA learnership and skills programs: FETC End User Computing (Northern Cape and North West provinces).
Tender no: SCMU: 08 – 2018/19

Terms of reference to appoint a service provider to offer the ETDP SETA’s business process analysis services.
Tender no: SCMU: 10 – 2018/19

Department of Premier, Western Cape
The appointment of a service provider to conduct a risk management audit from date of award until 31 March, 2019.
Tender no: FMA 0004- 2018/19

Gautrain Management Agency
Provision of license renewal for Fortinet products.
Tender no: GMA/001/18
Successful bidder: Batsha IT Solutions
Value: R696 504

Department of Arts and Culture
Internet connectivity for public libraries.
Tender no: DAC006/1819

Successful bidder: Brilliant Communications (Pty) Ltd
Value: R23 455 396
South African National Roads Agency Limited
Request for proposal for the undertaking of a comprehensive risk assessment for all SANRAL offices, toll facilities, weighbridges, selected construction sites and individuals.
Tender no: RFP NO NRA HO61132
Successful bidder: J&V Competitive Intelligence CC t/a Concept Risk Solutions
Value: R4 436 090

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Riot police squads intervene as pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian protesters clash in Montreal

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People wave flags atop cars in traffic during a demonstration to voice support for the people of Palestine, at Toronto City Hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on 15 May 2021.


People wave flags atop cars in traffic during a demonstration to voice support for the people of Palestine, at Toronto City Hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on 15 May 2021.

  • Violence
    between pro-Israel and pro-Palestine protesters in Montreal was condemned by
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
  • Montreal’s
    city police force intervened and declared the protests illegal after tensions
    heightened and clashes broke out.
  • Israeli
    strikes killed 42 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, the worst daily
    toll in almost a week of clashes.

Montreal
– Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday condemned the violence and
“despicable rhetoric” that marked several weekend protests throughout
the country, after clashes between pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian protesters in
Montreal.

The
worst violence in years, sparked by unrest in Jerusalem, is raging between the
Jewish state and Islamist militants.

Israeli
strikes killed 42 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, the worst daily
toll in almost a week of deadly clashes.

Speaking
after protests in Montreal, Trudeau condemned what he said was “despicable
rhetoric and violence we saw on display in some protests this weekend”.

While
insisting on the “right to assemble peacefully and express themselves
freely in Canada”, Trudeau stressed in a tweet that there was no tolerance
for “antisemitism, Islamophobia, or hate of any kind”.

Earlier
on Sunday, Montreal police used tear gas following clashes between pro-Israel
and pro-Palestinian protesters.

Several
hundred demonstrators, draped in Israeli flags, had gathered in a central
Montreal square to express solidarity with the Jewish state.

‘Protesting is a right’

Although
the protest started peacefully, tensions ratcheted up with the arrival of
pro-Palestinian demonstrators and clashes soon broke out.

The
SPVM, Montreal’s city police force, declared the protests illegal, and squads
of riot police intervened, using tear gas to separate and disperse the two
groups, according to an AFP journalist at the scene.

The
police spent much of the afternoon in pursuit of the pro-Palestinian
protesters, who spread out and regrouped in commercial streets in the city centre.

Following
the clashes, Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante said on Twitter that
“protesting is a right”, but that “intolerance, violence and
anti-Semitism have no place here”.

She said:

Montreal is a city of peace.

Several
thousand pro-Palestinian demonstrators had gathered on Saturday in central
Montreal to denounce what they said were Israeli repression and “war
crimes” in Gaza.

“Terrorist
Israel”, some protesters chanted, while others held up a banner that read,
“Stop the genocide of Palestinian children”.

Pro-Palestinian
protests happened the same day in multiple Canadian cities, including Toronto,
Ottawa and Vancouver.


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Peter Thiel Helps Fund an App That Tells You What to Do

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“How would you feel about being able to pay to control multiple aspects of another person’s life?” asks the BBC.

“A new app is offering you the chance to do just that.”

When writer Brandon Wong recently couldn’t decide what takeaway to order one evening, he asked his followers on social media app NewNew to choose for him. Those that wanted to get involved in the 24-year-old’s dinner dilemma paid $5 (£3.50) to vote in a poll, and the majority verdict was that he should go for Korean food, so that was what he bought…

NewNew is the brainchild of Los Angeles-based entrepreneur Courtne Smith. The app, which is still in its “beta” or pre-full release stage, describes itself as “a human stock market where you buy shares in the lives of real people, in order to control their decisions and watch the outcome”. For many of us that sounds a bit ominous, but the reality is actually far less alarming. It is aimed at what it calls “creators” — writers, painters, musicians, fashion designers, bloggers etc. It is designed as a way for them to connect far more closely with their fans or followers than on other social media services and, importantly, monetise that connection…

Whenever a vote is cast the creator gets the money minus NewNew’s undisclosed commission… In addition to voting, followers can also pay extra — from $20 — to ask a NewNew creator to do something of their choosing, such as naming a character in a book after them. But the creator can reject all of these “bids”, and if they do so then the follower doesn’t have to part with the money…

Co-founder and chief executive Ms Smith, a 33-year-old Canadian, has big plans for NewNew, and has some heavyweight backers. Investors include Peter Thiel, the billionaire co-founder of PayPal, and the first outside person to put money into Facebook. Others with a stake in the business include leading US tech investment fund Andreessen Horowitz, and Hollywood actor Will Smith (no relation to Courtne). Snapchat has also given technical support.

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Sandpapergate will haunt Australia cricket forever: ex-bowling coach

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Cameron Bancroft. (Photo by Brenton Geach - Gallo Images/Getty Images)


Cameron Bancroft. (Photo by Brenton Geach – Gallo Images/Getty Images)

The 2018 ball-tampering scandal will haunt Australian cricket forever, much like the infamous underarm delivery of 40 years ago, the team’s former bowling coach David Saker said on Monday.

Saker was responding to opening batsman Cameron Bancroft suggesting that Australia’s bowlers knew about the plan in Cape Town to alter the ball which earned him a nine-month ban and rocked the game.

Saker was Australia’s bowling coach when Bancroft was caught trying to rough up the ball with sandpaper during the third Test against South Africa.

While refusing to be drawn on who knew what, Saker said “the finger-pointing is going to go on and on and on”.

“It’s like the underarm, it’s never going to go away,” he told Fairfax Media, referring to a 1981 incident when Trevor Chappell bowled underarm to ensure New Zealand lost a one-day match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

The notorious delivery is still cited in New Zealand and in cricketing circles as a prime example of unsporting conduct.

However, the ball-tampering scandal – dubbed “sandpapergate” – had a greater impact on Australian cricket, with the then-captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner suspended for a year from all cricket and stripped of their leadership roles.

Darren Lehmann also quit as coach and all the top brass from Cricket Australia left after a scathing review blasted their “arrogant and controlling” win-at-all-costs culture.

No one else among the team or coaching staff was held to account but Bancroft’s remarks in an interview with The Guardian newspaper hinted that the team’s bowlers at least knew about the plan.

“Obviously what I did benefits bowlers and the awareness around that, probably, is self-explanatory,” he said.

Saker added: “There was a lot of people to blame. It could have been me to blame, it could have been someone else. It could have been stopped and it wasn’t, which is unfortunate.

“Cameron’s a very nice guy. He’s just doing it to get something off his chest … He’s not going to be the last.”

In response, Cricket Australia said that if anyone had new information, they would look into it.

Saker said he was not opposed to a fresh investigation but added “I just don’t know what they’re going to find out.”

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Mexico’s Andrea Meza crowned Miss Universe

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Miss Universe Andrea Meza


Miss Universe Andrea Meza

UPDATE:

MISS UNIVERSE 2020/2021 IS ANDREA MEZA FROM MEXICO:


UPDATE:

THE MISS UNIVERSE 2020/2021 TOP 5:

1. Mexico

2. India

3. Brazil

4. Dominican Republic

5. Peru


UPDATE:

HERE ARE THE MISS UNIVERSE 2020/2021 TOP 10 CONTESTANTS:

1. Jamaica 

2. Dominican Republic 

3. India

4. Peru 

5. Australia 

6. Puerto Rico

7. Thailand

8. Costa Rica

9. Mexico

10. Brazil


UPDATE:

MISS UNIVERSE TOP 21 IN SWIMWEAR:


UPDATE:

MISS UNIVERSE TOP 21: 

1. Columbia

2. Peru 

3. Australia 

4. France

5. Myanmar

6. Jamaica 

7. Mexico 

8. Dominican Republic 

9. USA

10. Indonesia 

11. Argentina 

12. India

13. Curaçao

14. Puerto Rico

15. Phillipines 

16. Brazil

17. Great Britain

18. Nicaragua

19. Thailand 

20. Costa Rica

21. Vietnam


 UPDATE:

MISS UNIVERSE SOUTH AFRICA NATASHA JOUBERT WALKS THE STAGE AT MISS UNIVERSE 2020/2021:


74 contestants will compete for the title of Miss Universe on 16 May in Hollywood, Florida. 

The Miss Universe pageant takes place on 16 May in the US (02:00 to 05:00 on 17 May SA time). The show will be broadcast live on 1 Magic (DStv Channel 103) with a repeat at 21:30. 

Reigning Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa will crown her successor at the end of the event.

Representing South Africa is Natasha Joubert, and South Africans are hoping for the “magic double” – back-to-back consecutive wins, which has only happened once before in the pageant’s history.

Natasha wowed crowds at the national costume competition last week and on Friday impressed during the preliminary round

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Washington – Miss Mexico was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday in Florida, after fellow contestant Miss Myanmar used her stage time to draw attention to the bloody military coup in her country.

Sunday night marked the Miss Universe competition’s return to television, after the pageant was cancelled in 2020 for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Andrea Meza, 26, finished first ahead of the Brazilian and Peruvian finalists in a flashy televised event, hosted by American actor Mario Lopez and television personality Olivia Culpo.

Former Miss Universe contestants Cheslie Kryst, Paulina Vega and Demi-Leigh Tebow (who won the title in 2017) served as competition analysts and commentators, and a panel of eight women determined the winner.

Dressed in a sparkling red evening gown, Meza tearfully walked the catwalk as Miss Universe for the first time, before rushing back for a group hug with the other competitors.

Meza beat more than 70 contestants from around the globe in the 69th installment of Miss Universe, which was held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

In the days leading up to the final competition, Miss Myanmar Thuzar Wint Lwin, who made the top 21, made waves when she used her time in the spotlight to bring attention to the coup in her country.

“Our people are dying and being shot by the military every day,” she said during her biographical video, which showed photos of her taking part in the anti-coup protests. “Therefore I would like to urge everyone to speak out about Myanmar.”

Natasha Joubert, Miss Universe South Africa 2020 competes on stage in Ema Savahl swimwear during the MISS UNIVERSE® Preliminary Competition.

She also won the award for best national costume: during that competition segment on Thursday, she wore an outfit beaded in traditional Burmese patterns and held up a sign that said, “Pray for Myanmar.”

Myanmar has been in uproar since February 1, when the army ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

At least 796 people have been killed by security forces since then, according to a local monitoring group, while nearly 4 000 people are behind bars.

Miss Singapore Bernadette Belle Ong – who did not make the top 21 – also used the national costume portion to make a political statement.

Dressed in a glittering red bodysuit and matching thigh-high boots, she turned around to reveal her cape – in the colours of the Singaporean flag – was painted with the words “Stop Asian Hate.”

“What is this platform for if I can’t use it to send a strong message of resistance against prejudice and violence?” she wrote on Instagram alongside pictures of her outfit.

The United States in particular has seen a surge in anti-Asian violence in the past year, which activists have blamed on former president Donald Trump’s rhetoric, especially his repeated description of Covid-19 as the “China virus.”

The pageant has also drawn criticism in the past for objectifying the contestants.

In recent years, the competition has shifted image, focusing more on female empowerment and activism.

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