The reaction to the proposal chimes with the state media narrative that countries have turned their backs on China over the virus epidemic. Photo: EPA-EFE

Backlash in China over draft rule on permanent residency for foreigners

  • Many Chinese voice strong opposition to proposed regulation amid rising nationalist sentiment fuelled by coronavirus propaganda
  • New rule would ease conditions to apply, including by lowering the investment requirement
Topic |   Foreigners in China

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The reaction to the proposal chimes with the state media narrative that countries have turned their backs on China over the virus epidemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
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