There’s no Chinese arch marking the beginning of the area’s main artery, Zeedijk, a narrow road of late medieval houses that once held back the sea. But a stroll down this increasingly hip street soon reveals the city’s strong Chinese presence. Photo: Hilary Clarke

The Chinese of Amsterdam and the ‘banana generation’ standing up against race stereotypes

  • Amsterdam projects an image that it is a free and tolerant city. But that’s not always the case, according to the some of the city’s ethnic Chinese
  • Their experiences have been captured in new book by journalist Pete Wu
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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There’s no Chinese arch marking the beginning of the area’s main artery, Zeedijk, a narrow road of late medieval houses that once held back the sea. But a stroll down this increasingly hip street soon reveals the city’s strong Chinese presence. Photo: Hilary Clarke
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