Thai National Koko Narak Fired From Job After Calling Filipinos as “Stupid Creatures”

Thai National Prasertsri Kosin, known as Koko Narak on Facebook, has been fired from his job and will be deported from the Philipppines soon after posting racist remaks against Filipinos.

In a Facebook post of his employer Cognizant Philippines, the company said:

Following contentious remarks made by Kosin Prasertsri on social media, Cognizant Technology Solutions Philippines, Inc. has taken disciplinary action against him and terminated his services with effect from May 4, 2015. He has been turned over to the Bureau of Immigration.

We continue to cooperate with the Bureau of Immigration, Embassy of Thailand, Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and will provide all possible support to help resolve the matter.

We take this opportunity to reiterate our commitment to the highest standards of diversity, inclusivity, transparency, and corporate governance. Thank you for bringing the matter to our attention. We look forward to your continued support.

Also, the Bureau of Immigration has already issued a deportation charges against Koko Narak. Elaine Tan, a spokeperson for the BI said:

Based on our records, Kosin is working under a special non-immigrant visa based on Section 47(a)(2) of the Philippine Immigration Act. The visa will be eventually cancelled should he be determined to be undesirable.

We cannot say at this point how long the proceedings will go—it may take two to six months depending on the evidence presented and the cooperation of the parties. Kosin also has the option to admit the charge against him and opt for voluntary deportation in order to expedite the proceedings.

Koko Narak angers netizens after posting deregatory remarks about Filipino people on his Facebook account.

The Thai National called Filipinos as “pignoys,” “stupid creatures,” “low-class slum slaves” and “useless race in this world.” He also claimed that Filipinos are only fit to work as “maids and toilet lickers.”

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