Hundreds of Confucius Institutes were set up around the world. Photo: HandoutHundreds of Confucius Institutes were set up around the world. Photo: Handout
Hundreds of Confucius Institutes were set up around the world. Photo: Handout

China’s Confucius Institutes rebrand after overseas propaganda rows

  • Hanban changes name 16 years after first overseas language and culture outpost established
  • New organisation aims to keep up cooperation with international partners, particularly in the United States, senior official says

Topic |   China’s soft power
Hundreds of Confucius Institutes were set up around the world. Photo: HandoutHundreds of Confucius Institutes were set up around the world. Photo: Handout
Hundreds of Confucius Institutes were set up around the world. Photo: Handout
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