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The misunderstandings about China

In December, 2016 on Indonesian internet, rumors that China using chili as ‘biological weapon against Indonesia and trying to destroy Indonesian economy were popular. Because in November 2016, Indonesian Immigration Office arrested four Chinese nationals who planted imported chili seeds illegally. The Agricultural Bureau of Indonesia claimed that these chili seeds contaminated with bacteria which might do harm to the local chili, potatoes and garlic. Indonesia's maritime affairs minister Luhut Panjaitan criticized some of the outbursts on social media. ‘Whether it's true or not, some people over react,’ he said. ‘Oh, the Chinese invade Indonesia. Come on. This is the problem with social media ... Without checking, they just spread the rumors.’ The Chinese embassy in a statement said accusations of a plot to use ‘biological weapons to destroy the economy of Indonesia" carried no basis in facts and were "very worrying’.

 

The misunderstandings about China

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Indonesia's maritime affairs minister Luhut Panjaitan criticized some of the outbursts on social media. ‘Whether it's true or not, some people over react,’ he said. ‘Oh, the Chinese invade Indonesia. Come on. This is the problem with social media ... Without checking, they just spread the rumors.’

The Chinese embassy in a statement said accusations of a plot to use ‘biological weapons to destroy the economy of Indonesia" carried no basis in facts and were "very worrying’.

 

The misunderstandings about China

(source from the internet)

[ Editor: meng ]

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