- Delivering Truth Around the World
Custom Search

Beijing Continues to Lavish Funds to Lure Western Talents, Leaked Documents Show

Eva Fu

Smaller Font Larger Font RSS 2.0



The Chinese regime has continued to target top overseas talents through a well-financed recruitment program—the Thousand Talents Plan—which has come under close U.S. scrutiny for its perceived threats to national security, according to a series of internal documents that The Epoch Times obtained.

Rolled out by Beijing in 2008, the Thousand Talents Plan is China’s most prominent state-run talent recruitment program. Hundreds of similar operations exist at the central and local government level, which aim to attract promising overseas Chinese and foreigner experts in the fields of science and technology to fuel its innovation drive.