Chinese student Zhang Jiale (left), threw a cup of tofu at officer William Cristobal at a railway station in Manila on the weekend. Photo: Guancha.cn

Soft tofu and hard questions over Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s ties to China

  • With the toss of a snack at a Manila police officer, a Chinese student has set off a public and political debate about the relationship between the two countries
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Chinese student Zhang Jiale (left), threw a cup of tofu at officer William Cristobal at a railway station in Manila on the weekend. Photo: Guancha.cn
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Of 257 foreign criminals arrested in the Philippines last year, 116 were China nationals. Photo: Handout

Chinese man accused of groping three girls at Philippine theme park, prompting angry backlash

  • Recent arrests have drawn attention to the tensions caused by the influx of Chinese workers into the Philippines
  • Some residents claim Chinese nationals are taking jobs and contributing to unwelcome inflation in the property market
Topic |   The Philippines

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Of 257 foreign criminals arrested in the Philippines last year, 116 were China nationals. Photo: Handout
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