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Controversy over Confucius Institute: “Big Brother is watching you”

Matej Šimalčík, director of the Central European Institute of Asian Studies (CEIAS) in Bratislava, could not believe his eyes when he opened an e-mail from Confucius Institute. “Who came up with this nonsense? Please, spare us with this garbage,” all casually written. The author of these dubious lines: Luboslav Štora, head of the Confucius Institute at the Slovak University of Technology (STU), one of three Confucius Institutes in the country.

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