U sure they're being mean or maybe they just don't kno. Tho it is pretty hard to mistake the two. Could be a haircut or maybe clothes u wear that confuses some people. 1st of all let it be known that I love filipina women but I use to say u could tell a filipina by their nose. Filipino people do sometimes hv distinct noses, some found that offensive & I wasn't tryn to be offensive but they took it that way
Stupid Americans. I'm American and black and can tell the difference between Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Filipian (sorry if I didn't spell filipian right). They don't know about other nationalities so they just say Chinese.
I don't know, maybe they can't tell the difference. People just assume you're Asian, and say you're Chinese. This happens to all of my friends from Korea, Philippines, etc., and they get soooo mad! Some people even think I'm Japanese, AND I AM NOT!!!!!!
There are real problems to face in life. Don't let the small ones knock your emotions down. Learn to gain strength from these insults instead. You can also reply " What's wrong with being Chinese; Are you a bigot" ?