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What’s really behind Thailand’s hostility to Chinese tourists?

In recent years, Thai media has bristled with stories of misdemeanours by Chinese tourists. Belligerent, unruly, noisy and disrespectful are the most common adjectives used in Thailand when it comes to Chinese tourists.

30 Dec 2016 - 11:24PM

In recent years, Thai media has bristled with stories of misdemeanours by Chinese tourists. Belligerent, unruly, noisy and disrespectful are the most common adjectives used in Thailand when it comes to Chinese tourists.

What’s really behind Thailand’s hostility to Chinese tourists?