A shop in Hakone, Japan, has been criticised for a sign saying ‘No Chinese are allowed to enter... I do not want to spread the virus’. Photo: Twitter

‘No Chinese allowed’: Japanese shop criticised for coronavirus sign

  • Shop owner in Hakone says he wanted to prevent Chinese tourists from spreading the virus
  • Tourism centre apologises; legal expert says sign is ‘obviously wrong’ but not against the law
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A shop in Hakone, Japan, has been criticised for a sign saying ‘No Chinese are allowed to enter... I do not want to spread the virus’. Photo: Twitter
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