Zhang Weiwei has been given a slew of academic honours. Photo: Baidu Zhang Weiwei has been given a slew of academic honours. Photo: Baidu
Zhang Weiwei has been given a slew of academic honours. Photo: Baidu

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China’s leaders turn to outspoken ‘true believer’ to help improve country’s image internationally

  • Zhang Weiwei, who ‘laughed his head off’ at Xinjiang criticisms, believes the country should speak to foreigners in ‘language they can understand’
  • The professor’s strong defence of the country’s model has won the favour of President Xi Jinping and an invitation to address the Politburo last month

Topic |   China’s Communist Party
Zhang Weiwei has been given a slew of academic honours. Photo: Baidu Zhang Weiwei has been given a slew of academic honours. Photo: Baidu
Zhang Weiwei has been given a slew of academic honours. Photo: Baidu
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