Screenshot of AFP photo as posted on ABS-CBNNews.com
ABS-CBNNews.com reports that "a photo from Agence France-Presse (AFP) showed a cook working for an unidentified Houhai restaurant bearing the sign: "This shop does not receive the Japanese, the Philippines (sic), the Vietnamese, and dog (sic)."
The report further revealed that the Chinese webiste, Beijing Cream, "identified the shop as Beijing Snacks and noted that it was a ’bizarre example(s) of unhealthy nationalism’ in light of the territorial disputes among China and the three other countries." The report also pointed out: "China, the Philippines and Vietnam are embroiled in a territorial dispute about the West Philippine Sea, while Japan is contesting ownership of islands in the East China Sea."
The report quoted Johan U of Beijing Cream, who said, "This kind of sign would result in a hefty fine in most places and instant removal."
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