For the Chinese government, it's another way to hassle the Arab and African communities that live and work in Guangzhou.
Before the game, Chinese media had been trying to play up the warm-and-fuzzy symbolism of the exhibition match.
Seated at the same table were several men who were executives of Chinese state-owned enterprises.
1570s, from China + -ese. As a noun from c.1600. Chinee (n.) is a vulgar back-formation from this word on the mistaken notion that the word is a plural. As an adjective, Chinish also was used 16c. Chinese fire-drill "chaotic situation of many people rushing around futilely" is attested by 1962, U.S. military slang. The game Chinese checkers is attested from 1938.