Confucius Institute

China denies shutting down 109 Confucius institutes in US

The institutes have come under criticism in the US and western countries for restricting academic freedom.

May 30, 2016, 10:47 AM IST

China defends Confucius Institute after new doubts in US

China defended its government-funded Confucius Institute programmes on Friday after new questions were raised in the United States about their transparency and effect on academic freedom.

Dec 05, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

China reopens Confucius institute in Afghanistan

China on Monday reopened the Confucius Institute in Kabul University to teach Chinese language, 18 months after it was closed due to violence.

Apr 08, 2013, 13:58 PM IST

`Visa row will harm US-China friendship`

The US State Department has ordered Chinese academics with visas that offer cultural and educational exchange programmes to leave the country.

May 25, 2012, 09:34 AM IST