Chinese actor Zhai Tianlin has apologised and vowed to be more cautious in the future. Photo: Thepaper.cn

Plagiarism costs Chinese film star Zhai Tianlin his PhD

  • Zhai says he wanted to support his acting with cultural knowledge and theory, but his success had caused him to succumb to vanity
  • An academic essay written by the actor was found to be 40 per cent plagiarised from an article published in 2006
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Chinese actor Zhai Tianlin has apologised and vowed to be more cautious in the future. Photo: Thepaper.cn
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