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Chinese advised against traveling to Australia

06 Jun 2020, 02:18 GMT+10

Passengers of flight MU2527 of China Eastern airlines walk out of the Phoenix International Airport in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, April 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Yang Guanyu)

BEIJING, June 5 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Friday issued a notice advising Chinese tourists to raise their safety awareness and avoid traveling to Australia.

There has been an alarming increase recently in acts of racial discrimination and violence against Chinese and Asians in Australia, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the notice said. ■

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