Feng Chongyi, who was detained for 10 days in China in 2017, told the South China Morning Post that allegations in the Global Times, a tabloid affiliated with Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily, were “outrageous slander”. Photo: Handout

Chinese academic accused of being an Australian spy slams ‘outrageous slander’ in Beijing-run tabloid

  • Feng Chongyi, an academic accused by the Global Times of being an Australia spy, slammed ‘propaganda machine of the Chinese Communist Party’ for tabloid splash
  • State media story is the latest in a series of accusations of espionage from both Australia and China, as geopolitical tensions creep up
Topic |   China-Australia relations
Feng Chongyi, who was detained for 10 days in China in 2017, told the South China Morning Post that allegations in the Global Times, a tabloid affiliated with Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily, were “outrageous slander”. Photo: Handout
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