You are viewing the "Scott Neuman I NPR" Archives

Chinese Song Expressing Friendship During Pandemic Backfires With Wary Filipinos

Posted on:

An effort by China to express solidarity with an Asian neighbor that is also battling the deadly coronavirus pandemic has not gone exactly to plan. Last week, the Chinese Embassy in Manila posted a music video titled Iisang Dagat, or “One Sea” in Tagalog, the language commonly spoken in the Philippines. The reference is to the South China… Read More