Rappler's latest stories on Chinese nationals in the Philippines
'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