People queue to buy protective masks at a medical supplies store in Manila. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: outbreak exposes anti-Chinese sentiment in the Philippines

  • Ethnic Chinese organisations in the country have called for calm amid an uptick in ‘anti-China racist stereotypes and xenophobic attacks’
  • Meanwhile, President Rodrigo Duterte has come in for criticism thanks to his earlier refusal to impose a total ban on Chinese visitors
Topic |   Coronavirus Philippines
People queue to buy protective masks at a medical supplies store in Manila. Photo: AFP
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