A file photo of students on the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Getty Images/AFP/Kevork Djansezian

Republicans push bill to prevent spying on ‘sensitive’ US university research by students from China, Russia and others

  • Legislation would stop students with past or current citizenship in China, Russia, Iran or North Korea from accessing certain projects
  • List includes work funded by the Defence and Energy departments and intelligence agencies
Topic |   US-China relations

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A file photo of students on the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Getty Images/AFP/Kevork Djansezian
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Carrie Feyerabend from the Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera at New York’s Binghamton University performs at the University at Buffalo in November 2018. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese-funded Confucius Institutes on US college campuses must reform or be shut down, Senate report demands

  • The bipartisan report blasts Confucius Institutes at more than 100 US universities as too strictly controlled by China and a threat to academic freedom
Topic |   POLITICO

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Carrie Feyerabend from the Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera at New York’s Binghamton University performs at the University at Buffalo in November 2018. Photo: Xinhua
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