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Australia, China Clash Over COVID-19 Racism Claims

Monday, 8 June 2020 20:16 WIB Global

Australia is disputing Chinese government advice given to Chinese citizens urging them not to travel to Australia because of what Beijing calls a surge in racism during the coronavirus pandemic. The Chinese Ministry of Culture and Tourism issued the warning, insisting there was a “significant increase” in racist attacks on "Chinese and Asian people” in Australia. China is Australia’s biggest trading partner, but there is friction in the relationship. Australia’s recent call for an international investigation into COVID-19, which is widely thought to have originated in Wuhan, China, infuriated Beijing. Despite denials on both sides, bans and tariffs imposed on Australian agricultural...

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