Philippine sinologist Aileen Baviera, dead from coronavirus, had urged recognition of China’s complexity squib

Academics across Asia have paid tribute to Dr Aileen Baviera, expressing their grief after the well-known Filipino expert on China-Southeast Asia relations died on March 21 from severe pneumonia caused by Covid-19.Baviera, 60, reportedly contracted the novel coronavirus while attending the First Indo-Pacific Conference at the Ecole Militaire in Paris from March 4 to 11. She arrived in Manila on March 12 and immediately checked herself into Manila’s San Lazaro Hospital, where she remained until…
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