Chinese and other international students wave flags at a Columbia University commencement ceremony last year. Photo: Xinhua

China’s Thousand Talents Plan fuels US suspicions about overseas students, warns leading ex-Harvard academic Wei Yingjie

  • The Thousand Talents plan aims to attract overseas Chinese academics to China; ex-Harvard professor Wei Yingjie is one such man
  • But at the ‘two sessions’ meeting, Wei says drive to lure tech specialists home heightens fears about Beijing’s influence on foreign university campuses
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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Chinese and other international students wave flags at a Columbia University commencement ceremony last year. Photo: Xinhua
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