Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
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China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

Explosive claims of ‘Chinese spy’ Wang Liqiang seem more fiction than fact

  • The facts do not add up with the self-professed Chinese spy Wang Liqiang
  • There’s a growing consensus he’s either a low-level operative grossly overstating his role or a scam artist

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The Sydney Opera House is seen through a Chinese flag. Photo: AFP

Australia probes spy plot amid claims of Beijing’s political meddling in Taiwan, Hong Kong

  • Explosive accusations about an alleged attempt to infiltrate parliament follow the defection of self-confessed spy Wang Liqiang
  • Though retired Taiwanese intelligence official pours cold water on Wang’s claims, analysts say allegations will add to wariness about China’s intentions
Topic |   Australia

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The Sydney Opera House is seen through a Chinese flag. Photo: AFP
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