Chinese Filipinos - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Chinese Filipinos


[OPINION] Activism, from someone you wouldn't expect

Feb 25, 2020 - 4:00 PM

'I used to hate protests. I used to ride that high horse without any regard for the facts on the ground.'

[OPINION] Thanks for all the (inedible) fish

Jul 12, 2019 - 8:30 PM

'Right now it feels like someone declared open house for strangers to make this country their home – without ground rules,' asserts Chinese-Filipino Anna Gamboa

[OPINION] An ode to a fisherman whom I have forsaken

Jul 12, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Chinese-Filipino Jeffrey P. Yap assures his fellow Filipinos that he is on the same boat, and is equally proud to wear a shirt with 'West Philippine Sea' printed on it

[OPINION] Finding the middle ground with the Middle Kingdom

Jul 12, 2019 - 2:35 PM

'We were born in the Philippines, grew up in the Philippines, live, work, and love in the Philippines. The Philippines is our home,' says Chinese-Filipino Freddie Tan

[OPINION] Winnie turns Trumpian

Dec 04, 2018 - 10:58 AM

The issue of Tsinoys has turned Monsod into a careless pundit, and she serves as a cautionary tale for young scholars like myself. Success in public service, a newspaper column, and the final word on a TV show can make one lazy.

[OPINION] Why I distrust Solita Monsod’s ‘Why Filipinos distrust China’

Nov 30, 2018 - 9:00 AM

What the Monsod essay ‘boils down to’ is this: ‘We don’t trust China because we don’t trust Chinese and Chinese-Filipinos’ because, after all this time, and alas, we are still racists.

Duterte on Chinese New Year: Let's 'fortify' Fil-Chinese ties

Jan 27, 2017 - 5:00 PM

May all of us develop a more profound appreciation of our heritage as two distinct yet intertwined peoples says President Duterte

FRIENDSHIP. Chinese pupils hold the flags of the Philippines and China during President Rodrigo Duterte's visit to China last October. File photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

Beware of false prophets

Jul 26, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Or why F Sionil Jose can t argue his way out of his own prejudices

The problem with loyalty oaths

Jul 11, 2015 - 7:53 PM

Has anyone imagined the logistical nightmare of translating a call for action of Filipino Chinese communities into actual policy?

China urges trade with PH across 'sea of peace'

Jul 04, 2015 - 11:30 AM

The problem lies with President Aquino says a Chinese official whose grandfather was buried in the Philippines

'MARITIME SILK ROAD.' A diorama at the Quanzhou Maritime Museum in Fujian, China, depicts part of the ancient 'maritime silk road' that includes the disputed South China Sea. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Filipina top MIT grad: 'We are all Filipinos'

Jun 28, 2015 - 9:51 PM

A Filipino graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT rallies against those who belittle the achievement of UP s Tiffany Uy

Philippines and China: Beyond the sea dispute

Jun 08, 2015 - 5:53 PM

There are voices suggesting that Chinese Filipinos will side with China in the event of war This is truly unfortunate because there is no doubt in our minds that we are Filipinos who love this country

TRACING ROOTS. At least once during their stay in high school, students of Xavier School visit China to 'trace their roots' and undergo character formation. Photo courtesy of Fr. Ari C. Dy, SJ

The lion princes of Divisoria

Feb 19, 2015 - 10:53 PM

The lion princes aren t after big earnings For them it s about a poor teenager s dream

What does it mean to be Filipino?

Jun 20, 2014 - 10:42 AM

Filipinos are said to suffer from identity crisis but what s wrong with that?

Kidnapped Chinese, Filipino rescued in Malaysia

May 31, 2014 - 12:18 PM

UPDATED The rescue happens two months after the two were abducted from a Malaysian dive resort and taken to Mindanao

Chinese Filipinos urged to step into PH-China row

Apr 09, 2014 - 4:00 PM

The Philippines should use its ethnic ties with China in the dispute over the West Philippine Sea South China Sea analysts say

'THEIR HELP NEEDED.' A Chinese Filipino prays at the Seng Guan Temple to mark the start of the Lunar New Year of the Horse in Manila's China town on Jan 31, 2014. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Is the US ready for an Asian president?

Mar 12, 2014 - 11:00 PM

Will the United States ever have an Asian president? Only if the politicians could cross over to other communities

Her Yin and Yang: A woman’s journey towards finding her true identity

Feb 19, 2014 - 4:52 PM

Is there irony in defying your culture s standards and embracing its heritage at the same time? One woman shares her tale

My Tsinoy dilemma

Jan 27, 2014 - 8:00 AM

What s the difference between a Chinese Filipino and Filipino Chinese?

Races are like mixed rice

May 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Being in a country where many distinct races live side by side I surmised that some locals must have seen the need to take people in context

Anchor Land expands outside Chinese-Filipino market

Jun 28, 2012 - 9:12 PM

Premier developer Anchor Land reduces its Chinese Filipino market to 60 of the client mix as it attracts more foreigners to properties outside its traditional base of Binondo

OUTLOOK. The board of Anchor Land Holdings addresses stockholders at the annual meeting on June 28, 2012.

Scarborough in the eyes of Filipino-Chinese

May 12, 2012 - 5:00 PM

Many who are perceived by others as Chinese do not even see themselves as Chinese

WEIGHING IN. Chinese Filipinos tell Rappler their thoughts on the Scarborough Shoal dispute.