China says there is ‘a lot of discrimination’ against its people in Australia


Reuters/Files BEIJING: Diplomatic row between China and Australia has been escalated just days after Beijing asked its citizens not to travel there and now on Monday Beijing warned there has been “a lot of discrimination” against Chinese people in Australia. Tensions between Australia and China have been mounting on a number of fronts, and Beijing reacted with fury to recent calls for an independent investigation into the origins and spread of the coronavirus pandemic after it first emerged in central China late last year.