Protesters in front of the Chinese consulate in Manila in 2019. Photo: Ted Aljibe / AFP Protesters in front of the Chinese consulate in Manila in 2019. Photo: Ted Aljibe / AFP
Protesters in front of the Chinese consulate in Manila in 2019. Photo: Ted Aljibe / AFP

Chinese influx in Metro Manila inflates rents, driving out locals and adding to racial tension

  • Chinese nationals who work at offshore betting shops are moving into the Philippine capital and pushing up property and rent prices
  • Reports of locals being forced out of their homes combined with coronavirus fears are leading to racial hostility

Topic |   Chinese overseas
Protesters in front of the Chinese consulate in Manila in 2019. Photo: Ted Aljibe / AFP Protesters in front of the Chinese consulate in Manila in 2019. Photo: Ted Aljibe / AFP
Protesters in front of the Chinese consulate in Manila in 2019. Photo: Ted Aljibe / AFP
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