A top Daimler executive fired after calling Chinese,’sly dogs’, ‘slit-eyes,’ ‘bastards’


New Delhi, Nov 22 : A top Daimler executive based in Beijing was fired after he got into a flaming row over a parking spot,on which he allegedly said, “All you Chinese are bastards”.

“The truck and bus company released a statement saying that the company had decided to part ways with Rainer Gartner, president and CEO at Daimler Trucks & Buses China Ltd., following the incident,”  the daily wrote about the executive.

During October, Germany’s EU commissioner Gunther Oettinger referred to Chinese people as “slit-eyes” and “sly dogs” in a speech to business leaders in Hamburg, The New York Times reported.After that, Gartner is the second German in a month to make abusive comments about Chinese.

It has been reported that Gartner  allegedly “stole” a parking spot from a Chinese man who was reversing into the spot. A row ensued, during which he said: “I am in China one year already. The first thing I learned here is, “All you Chinese are bastards.” (INPUT TOI)



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