They have been stabbed, had acid thrown at them and barred from public transport. This is now a reality for some Asian Americans bearing the brunt of increasing tensions between the United States and China.
The COVID-19 pandemic and US presidential race are creating the perfect storm, as experts warn the two countries could be heading towards a new Cold War.
As President Donald Trump blames China for the virus, two-thirds of surveyed Americans say they do not trust the country and Americans of Asian descent are increasingly being violently attacked.
101 East investigates what the battle of the superpowers means for Asian Americans.
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