According to today's China Daily, A female exchange student was accosted twice at a subway station and thus triguing criticism online towards French behavior.
In this story reported by Thursday's China Daily, The Chinese student said she encountered two women who humiliated her and a friend with words and gestures on the night of April 7, and attacked her the following day. She shared the experience on her Sina Weibo account as a warning to other travelers.
Pierre Piccard, a China expert at University de Paris VIII, told Legal Evening News that the incidents may have been triggered by current economic and social conditions in France.
"France has become an object of terrorist attacks, which makes some French repulse foreigners. Moreover, since economic conditions in France, and even in the whole of Europe, are not that positive, many French think foreigners coming to France make their incomes and businesses worse," Piccard said.