This Hurts: Filipino consul hits Thai newspaper for calling PH ‘land of COVID-19’

A Filipino embassy official in Bangkok called out a local conservative newspaper for saying that the Philippines is the “land” of the coronavirus. In an open letter sent to Thai Rath‘s editor, Consul General Val Simon Roque said that the newspaper’s Aug. 9 article was “inappropriate, insensitive, and unhelpful.” Entitled “Imported, Filipino teachers. Land of …
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