The Japan Foundation set up its programme in 2008 to improve exchanges between Japan and China. Photo: Shutterstock The Japan Foundation set up its programme in 2008 to improve exchanges between Japan and China. Photo: Shutterstock
The Japan Foundation set up its programme in 2008 to improve exchanges between Japan and China. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese intellectuals called traitors online for Japan exchange visits

  • Trips were organised and paid for by the Japan Foundation, partly funded by the Japanese government
  • Some criticise the Chinese participants for helping to promote Japan, but analyst draws parallel with China’s Confucius Institutes

Topic |   China-Japan relations
The Japan Foundation set up its programme in 2008 to improve exchanges between Japan and China. Photo: Shutterstock The Japan Foundation set up its programme in 2008 to improve exchanges between Japan and China. Photo: Shutterstock
The Japan Foundation set up its programme in 2008 to improve exchanges between Japan and China. Photo: Shutterstock
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