Chinese in PH Local History

The Chinese in Spanish colonial economy

First published in Tulay Monthly, Chinese-Filipino Digest 1, no. 11 (April 16, 1989): 4. Philippine-Chinese relations has, in spite of some strains, lasted through the centuries. It began in pre-Hispanic times when the traders sailed the south seas and bartered Chinese silk and other wares with the native Filipinos. Their numbers rapidly increased when the […]