Yuzhang Shuyuan Institute, was founded in 2013 and advertises using Confucius philosophy, classic literature and calligraphy to "transform" students who are addicted to internet and gaming. Photo: HandoutYuzhang Shuyuan Institute, was founded in 2013 and advertises using Confucius philosophy, classic literature and calligraphy to "transform" students who are addicted to internet and gaming. Photo: Handout
Yuzhang Shuyuan Institute, was founded in 2013 and advertises using Confucius philosophy, classic literature and calligraphy to "transform" students who are addicted to internet and gaming. Photo: Handout
SCMP Editorial
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Beijing needs deft hand to restore image of language centres

  • A new organisation set up to run Chinese courses overseas has its work cut out if it is to shake off criticism levelled at Confucius Institutes for being too close to government

Yuzhang Shuyuan Institute, was founded in 2013 and advertises using Confucius philosophy, classic literature and calligraphy to "transform" students who are addicted to internet and gaming. Photo: HandoutYuzhang Shuyuan Institute, was founded in 2013 and advertises using Confucius philosophy, classic literature and calligraphy to "transform" students who are addicted to internet and gaming. Photo: Handout
Yuzhang Shuyuan Institute, was founded in 2013 and advertises using Confucius philosophy, classic literature and calligraphy to "transform" students who are addicted to internet and gaming. Photo: Handout
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