Critics say Confucius Institutes critics are vehicles for Chinese influence on campuses. Photo: Handout
Critics say Confucius Institutes critics are vehicles for Chinese influence on campuses. Photo: Handout

US set to make China’s Confucius Institutes register as ‘foreign missions’

  • Government-funded programme that teaches Chinese language and culture overseas facing growing scrutiny by Trump administration
  • Designation would subject Confucius Institutes, many based on university campuses, to rules similar to those for embassies and consulates

Critics say Confucius Institutes critics are vehicles for Chinese influence on campuses. Photo: Handout
Critics say Confucius Institutes critics are vehicles for Chinese influence on campuses. Photo: Handout
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