Rappler's latest stories on Chinese nationals in the Philippines
Cops arrest 44 Chinese and 9 Filipinos in a house in Parañaque that was being used to run an illegal POGO operation
The Armed Forces of the Philippines is verifying a raw report from Senator Panfilo Lacson that up to 3,000 members of China’s military are in the Philippines on an ‘immersion mission’
Villagers say it's suspicious that a new firing range has popped up near their club house as droves of able-bodied Chinese nationals move into their neighborhood
The Chinese embassy says criminal cases in the country involving its citizens are only 'isolated incidents'
WHO does not recommend wearing masks unless one is sick. Instead, they encourage the public to frequently wash hands and maintain good hygiene practices to avoid infection.
Police say the couple and the suspects were dining together in a VIP room at the Jiang Nan Hot Pot in Barangay Bel-Air before the incident
The 14-day quarantine is to be able to monitor possible carriers of the virus during the incubation period
Four of them came in close contact with a confirmed case in Hong Kong before flying to Manila, then Boracay, authorities say
Two Filipina children are also injured as gunmen on motorcycles open fire on the victims' car while driving along General Santos Avenue
An Advanced Passenger Information System has been set up and is set to be operational by the end of the month
The Chinese, identified as Zhang Yun Quan, is arrested in a buy-bust operation outside a rented house in Barangay Sienna, Quezon City
In 2018, 34 Chinese were kidnapped. This year, that number rose to 58.
Nine Chinese women are rescued from a room at ON Pool Villas during the sting operation. They are at the regional social welfare office as authorities coordinate with the immigration bureau.
'Full Extent of Our Sovereignity. Full stop,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
Immigration chief Jaime Morente says the policy update is a better security protocol because 'sheets of papers can easily be lost'
The DPWH says this arrangement is allowed in the agreement that Manila signed with Beijing in May 2019
Thirty-one Chinese nationals are arrested for managing and transacting at an alleged prostitution den
The employees face charges of violating illegal gambling and cybercrime laws
President Rodrigo Duterte orders a probe into the death of a Chinese national who was allegedly abused by his Chinese employer
The Palace wants Pagcor to explain its plan to put Chinese POGO workers in self-contained hubs before it comments
The victim, 24-year-old Lei Kun, already left the country, according to the Chinese consulate
One proposal considered at the August 5 Cabinet meeting is ‘automatic blacklisting’ of Chinese nationals who overstay after benefiting from the VUA scheme
Triggered by statements of concern on the influx of illegal Chinese workers, the Bureau of Immigration is also now considering the possibility of scrapping the scheme altogether
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr makes the suggestion after National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr raised security concerns over the surge in the number of Chinese working in the Philippines
National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr says he's concerned when any one nationality comes to the Philippines in droves 'and their intent is not clear'
'To effectively pursue our mandate of taxing foreign workers, we need accurate data on foreigners working in the Philippines,' says Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Caesar Dulay
From 2005 to 2018 the number of Chinese holders of alien employment permits issued by the Department of Labor and Employment has grown by 24 times
China absolutely hates gambling, but the Philippines is fueling its citizens' addiction
Withheld passports, dubious recruiters, broken promises. This all sounds like a Filipino OFW's story, but it's someone else's.
Chinese-run businesses should not be 'discriminating against Filipinos,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo amid a call by a senator to close such establishments
Vice President Leni Robredo says the government should always prioritize Filipino laborers over foreign workers, especially those without working permits
Senatorial bets say Filipinos need the jobs more, citing the Philippine unemployment rate
The Bureau of Immigration started granting visas on arrival to ‘qualified’ Chinese nationals in 2017
'Ang problema dito ngayon masyadong naging kampante because of the good relationship between the President of this administration and the Chinese government,' says senatorial bet Ernesto Arellano on the influx of Chinese workers
Mahathir Mohamad, who has suspended several of his nation’s major projects with China, says 'foreign direct investment should not involve bringing huge numbers of foreigners to live in the country'
But the senatorial candidates also think Chinese laborers who have the proper working permits may stay in the Philippines
Former top cop Ronald dela Rosa says illegal Chinese workers should first be given a chance to comply with requirements before getting deported
The Philippine National Police-Anti-Kidnapping Group rescues Australian Chen Jianting in a house in Makati City
Immigration authorities arrest and detain 23-year-old Zhang Jiale for purposes of deporting an ‘undesirable alien’
Bureau of Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente says the taho-throwing incident, which he called a display of arrogance, 'shows disrespect to the country'
Tungkol ito sa kung gaano kalakas ang loob ng dayuhan na manaboy ng taho sa isang pulis. Dahil marahil alam niyang sa bansang ito, walang papalag sa kaniya. Temerity. At siguradong hindi pa ito ang huli.
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.
'The nature and scope of his influence over foreign policy [must] be fully disclosed,' says detained Senator Leila de Lima
'It's more important really not to drag along innocent people into a criminal case which we are not sure of,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The suspects convinced victims to purchase non-existent bitcoin with promise of investment returns
The Chinese men got employed as construction workers, says the Bureau of Immigration, adding that Filipinos reportedly cheered when they were arrested