Uncertainty over universities’ response to Covid-19 and crumbling US-China relations have international students on both sides of the Pacific searching for answers. Educational institutions and governments must work together to find mutually beneficial solutions.
Affected by campus shutdowns overseas, many of the 600,000-plus students are returning home because they have nowhere else to go. Yet, they and other returnees have been criticised on social media for bringing the virus back to China.
As a global corporation, Huawei’s opacity about its ownership and governance is earning it discredit. Even its ferocious work ethic is coming under scrutiny as a ‘sacrifice’ its foreign rivals would not have allowed.