Adidas Singapore apologises to Indonesia for claiming shadow puppetry came from Malaysia

Sportswear giant Adidas has apologised for insinuating that wayang kulit, or shadow puppetry, originated in Malaysia, following a torrent of angry comments from Indonesians.The brand’s faux pas, which has reignited an age-old dispute between the two countries about cultural heritage and identity, came during Adidas Singapore’s launch of a new collection of shoes which it has produced in collaboration with artists from across Southeast Asia.In a promotional video for one of the shoes, which…


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