Controversial ‘Confucius’ doco gets mixed response at NZ universities (New Zealand)

A Chinese protest placard among several against the Confucius Institutes on display at the end of the Auckland film screening. Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC

(Asia Pacific Report by Rahul Bhattarai, August 9, 2018)

A Chinese government-sponsored cultural and education programme offers Mandarin lessons around the world. But a new film raises questions about a darker side of the Confucius Institutes, reports Rahul Bhattarai of Asia Pacific Journalism.