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A Chinese spy has reportedly defected to Australia, offering up a trove of intelligence secrets about China’s operations in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
The Age reported that Wang “William” Liquiang is the first Chinese operative to “blow his cover.”
He’s pleading with the Australian government for protection and currently hiding at an undisclosed location in Sydney.
Wang said the Chinese government told its agents to pose as pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and sent him “to their camp to find out all about their activities,” and sent him to spy on Taiwan.
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A Chinese spy has reportedly defected to Australia, bringing with him a massive cache of intelligence secrets from the notoriously secretive country.

Wang “William” Liquiang, who described himself as a former Chinese intelligence officer, has revealed to Australia’s counter-espionage agency, ASIO, how the Chinese government runs its political interference operations in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Australia.

The news was first reported by the Australian newspaper The Age, and Wang has also spoken with The Sydney Morning Herald and 60 Minutes.

The Age reported that Wang is the first Chinese operative to “blow his cover,” and that he’s pleading with the Australian government for protection and currently hiding at an undisclosed location in Sydney.

In a video clip of his interview with the news outlets, Wang said the Chinese government told its agents to pose as pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and sent him “to their camp to find out all about their activities.”

He said he didn’t initially believe such activities were espionage.

“At the time, the word ‘spy’ didn’t cross our minds. We just thought that those things were the tasks we needed to do for the country,” Wang said.

He went on to say that the main reason he decided to seek asylum in Australia was when he …read more

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