New Zealand MP Jian Yang denies being a Chinese spy
A New Zealand MP has denied allegations he is a Chinese spy, saying he has been the target of a racist smear campaign.
It is alleged that Chinese-born Jian Yang, 55, was investigated by New Zealand's intelligence services for his links to Chinese military academies.
But PM Bill English did not confirm whether Mr Yang had been investigated.
Jian Yang, an MP for the country's ruling centre-right National party, condemned what he called "defamatory statements".
"This is a smear campaign by nameless people who are out to damage me and the National Party 10 days from an election,... read more
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