A Chinatown in Incheon, South Korea. File photo: AP A Chinatown in Incheon, South Korea. File photo: AP
A Chinatown in Incheon, South Korea. File photo: AP
South Korea

South Korea’s proposed citizenship law overhaul faces anti-China backlash

  • The measure called for easing the pathway to citizenship for children born to long-term foreign residents, by simply notifying the justice ministry
  • A presidential petition opposing the plan has gathered over 300,000 signatures as negative views of China among Koreans hit historic highs

Topic |   South Korea
A Chinatown in Incheon, South Korea. File photo: AP A Chinatown in Incheon, South Korea. File photo: AP
A Chinatown in Incheon, South Korea. File photo: AP
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