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Chinese are richest billionaires in Indonesia and the Philippines

Writer Amy Chua, a law professor at Yale University, says in her book World on Fire that her Chinese relatives in the Philippines “live literally walled off from the Filipino masses, in a posh all-Chinese residential enclave, on streets named Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and Princeton. The entry points are guarded by armed, private security forces”.

“… over time I have also had glimpses of how the Chinese must look to the vast majority of Filipinos”, writes Prof. Chua, “as exploiters, as foreign intruders, their wealth inexplicable, their superiority intolerable” (page 4, ‘World on Fire’). Continue reading “Chinese are richest billionaires in Indonesia and the Philippines”