Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang announced Yuan Keqing’s detention on Thursday, nine months after the academic went missing. Photo: AP

Chinese academic at Japan university detained by China for spying

  • Hokkaido University last heard from Yuan Keqing in mid-June after he left Japan to attend his mother’s funeral in China
  • Details of his alleged crime have not been disclosed by Beijing. A foreign ministry spokesman said the facts were ‘clear and evidence conclusive’
Topic |   Japan
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang announced Yuan Keqing’s detention on Thursday, nine months after the academic went missing. Photo: AP
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