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

Topic |   US-China relations
Critics say Confucius Institutes critics are vehicles for Chinese influence on campuses. Photo: HandoutCritics 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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