Chinese Immigration to the Philippines since the Late 1970s



Being close to China, the Philippines archipelago islands attracted Chinese migration even before the arrival of the Spaniards in the sixteenth century. A Chinese community was formed before 1949 on the basis of several hundred years of immigration. With the establishment of China–Philippines relations in 1975, many more Chinese nationals have migrated to the Philippines.


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  • Fan Dai
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  1. 1.Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies/School of International StudiesJinan UniversityGuangzhouChina

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