Author Jiang Fangzhou has been called a “traitor” on social media after she spent three months in Japan under the programme. Photo: Weibo Author Jiang Fangzhou has been called a “traitor” on social media after she spent three months in Japan under the programme. Photo: Weibo
Author Jiang Fangzhou has been called a “traitor” on social media after she spent three months in Japan under the programme. Photo: Weibo

China says it supports cultural exchanges with Japan after academics branded ‘traitors’

  • Foreign ministry says they are ‘common practice’ and conducive to developing relations between the two nations
  • Chinese intellectuals who took part in a programme partly funded by Tokyo have been attacked on social media

Topic |   China-Japan relations
Author Jiang Fangzhou has been called a “traitor” on social media after she spent three months in Japan under the programme. Photo: Weibo Author Jiang Fangzhou has been called a “traitor” on social media after she spent three months in Japan under the programme. Photo: Weibo
Author Jiang Fangzhou has been called a “traitor” on social media after she spent three months in Japan under the programme. Photo: Weibo
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