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Old 06-22-2014, 06:47 PM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Race relations can be tense in ASEAN. They live together harmoniously (usually not killing each other) but separately. Living in Singapore coming from California there are hardly any mixed marriages here versus the US. I'm sure there are lots of factors why, but for some reason I expected a few more considering they have been living amongst each other for so long. The government works hard but they can only do so much to erase the stereotypes and can't erase the fact that Chinese do build vast fortunes in these countries. They also create jobs. It makes me sad to see anyone (coming to or coming from) Indonesia and Malaysia destroying the rainforest and planting palm oil plantations...taking land from native people and animals and destroying biodiversity. Its exploitation of the land rather than helping the locals and I think that may be why some people feel this way today rather than it being an old stereotype.
Still, California is a lot more like Singapore than it is Brazil.

Plus a lot of the Chinese-Malay mixes aren't as visibly obvious, even though they intermarry less these days. I know quite a few myself, including my cousin. You might not be able to pick 'Chindians' either, thinking they're Nepalese or Burmese or something.
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Old 06-22-2014, 08:33 PM
 
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Wtf. As a Korean who grew up in Seoul I can tell you that we think Chinese are dirty, lawless cheaters. We call Chinese "Jjankye" and "mainland" in Korean is synonym for poor quality and cheap labor. And we are not the only ones who feel this way.
Neighbors always have this, no surprise.
Koreans are called "bangzi" in China, literally "stick".
The negative stereotypes include being superficial, bragging, and fake.
However educated people don't use these words, especially because there are ethnic Koreans in China too.
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Old 06-23-2014, 04:51 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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^Only that outside of Asia,Chinese are still considered dirty,lawless,and loud by many.The difference is that those dirty,lawless,and loud Chinese aren't cheap labour,but nouveau riche.
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Old 06-23-2014, 04:53 AM
 
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Neighbors always have this, no surprise.
Koreans are called "bangzi" in China, literally "stick".
The negative stereotypes include being superficial, bragging, and fake.
However educated people don't use these words, especially because there are ethnic Koreans in China too.
Lol. And here comes the defensive Chinese. I should be more worried about your mainland Beijing friend making racist statements at SE Asians while the rest of the world doesn't have a high opinion of the Chinese either.
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Old 06-23-2014, 04:56 AM
 
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^Only that outside of Asia,Chinese are still considered dirty,lawless,and loud by many.The difference is that those dirty,lawless,and loud Chinese aren't cheap labour,but nouveau riche.
Trust me, I am currently living in NYC, and the nouveau riche Chinese arent very well-respected either. They are so loud and ill-mannered and throw money wherever they can.
They get only treated nicely at Louis-Vuitton shops where they buy up complete shelves without really looking.
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Old 06-23-2014, 05:04 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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Trust me, I am currently living in NYC, and the nouveau riche Chinese arent very well-respected either. They are so loud and ill-mannered and throw money wherever they can.
They get only treated nicely at Louis-Vuitton shops where they buy up complete shelves without really looking.
Yeah that's what I meant.Of course not every Chinese is like that,but Chinese people might want to give it a thought about why the visa requirement of their own country is so strict,compare to the Koreans,Japanese,Taiwanese,HKers whom they "look down upon".
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Old 06-23-2014, 05:09 AM
 
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Yeah that's what I meant.Of course not every Chinese is like that,but Chinese people might want to give it a thought about why the visa requirement of their own country is so strict,compare to the Koreans,Japanese,Taiwanese,HKers whom they "look down upon".
Agreed. I have a girlfriend from Beijing who went to Harvard MBA and has her own startup. Absolute pure class. But so many I meet are loud and inconsiderate too.
I was just very annoyed that somebody would call and entire group of people "little brown monkeys"?? Seriously, wtf.
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Old 06-23-2014, 05:13 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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Agreed. I have a girlfriend from Beijing who went to Harvard MBA and has her own startup. Absolute pure class. But so many I meet are loud and inconsiderate too.
I was just very annoyed that somebody would call and entire group of people "brown monkeys"?? Seriously, wtf.
He mentioned that his grandfather was a general of PLA,so I guess he's about as nationalist and arrogant as a Chinese could get.He probably has some false fantasy about how China could take down Japan in the battlefield on a cake walk from his grandpapa.Lol.
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Old 06-23-2014, 05:39 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Yeah that's what I meant.Of course not every Chinese is like that,but Chinese people might want to give it a thought about why the visa requirement of their own country is so strict,compare to the Koreans,Japanese,Taiwanese,HKers whom they "look down upon".
Visa requirements have nothing to do with them acting boorish, it's to do with the diplomatic agreement China has with many countries.

I've met plenty of cool Chinese people personally, but yes, as a group they can give off a bad impression.
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Old 06-23-2014, 05:54 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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Visa requirements have nothing to do with them acting boorish, it's to do with the diplomatic agreement China has with many countries.

I've met plenty of cool Chinese people personally, but yes, as a group they can give off a bad impression.
The citizens' behaviors abroad could make differences.People-to-people diplomacy is quite important tbh.
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