In 1979 a group of nine scholars left China for Australian shores. They were the first such group to leave China for more than 30 years, and they came to be known as the Gang of Nine. Professor Wang Guofu, Chairman of the Australian Studies Centre of Suzhou University was 'one of the Gang'.
"China's Gang of Nine: A reminiscence with Professor Wang Guofu,"
Culture Mandala: The Bulletin of the Centre for East-West Cultural and Economic Studies: Vol. 3
, Article 9.
Available at: https://epublications.bond.edu.au/cm/vol3/iss2/9