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Any “malicious interference” in Canadian affairs by foreign representatives here would be inappropriate, a federal official warned Wednesday in the wake of incidents that saw students from China angrily attack Tibetan and Uyghur activists at two Ontario universities. But the spokeswoman for...

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Education Minister Dominic Cardy is getting rid of a Chinese culture and language program operating in schools because of concerns that teachers are blacklisting topics that cast China in a bad light and only teach what the Chinese Communist Party approves. The non-profit Confucius...

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The University of Minnesota’s Confucius Institute — part of a controversial web of Chinese-backed institutes hosted at universities across the U.S. — will close at the end of the semester. University administrators say the closure was due to shifting priorities and new...

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Beijing: China is keeping foreign travellers out of Tibet during sensitive political anniversaries. Travel agencies contacted on Wednesday said foreign tourists would not be allowed into the Himalayan region until April 1. It's not clear when the ban started, although some monitoring...

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Chinese authorities on Monday defended a ban on schoolchildren attending informal Tibetan language classes taught by Buddhist monks in western China, as religious and cultural freedoms in the country come under increasing pressure. A county in western Qinghai — a province with a large...

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As suspicions mount about possible Chinese government influence being exerted on Canadian campuses, Chinese officials have denied involvement in a campaign of online vitriol against a Tibetan activist elected student president at the University of Toronto's Scarborough campus.  Since her victory less than...

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