ON THE WEB, 13 November 2014
President Barack Obama reaffirmed on Wednesday the United States' position that Tibet is 'part of the People’s Republic of China.' 'We are not in favour of independence,' Obama said.
Sizing up Xi’s “Friendly Overture” – Part I
By Lobsang Yeshi
Xi’s lofty rhetoric about friendship, assuring India of the need to "work together to carry forward the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence" has failed to match genuine actions, as always.
Oh, Big Brother: How many sites are now blocked in China
The real issue with all China's web censorship is how it’s keeping people in the dark on a range of important yet contentious issues, happening on the kind of sites that are more in-depth than a page on Facebook or G+ could ever be.