CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 27 September 2014
Six Nobel peace laureates will boycott a global summit in South Africa next month after the government refused to grant the Dalai Lama a visa, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
BEIJING, China, 27 September 2014
Chinese president Xi Jinping said reunifying the mainland and Taiwan is about ending political antagonism rather than about rebuilding territories and sovereignty, state media reported Friday.
HONG KONG, China, 27 September 2014
Dozens of protesters broke through the gates of Hong Kong's government headquarters late Friday in an ongoing student demonstration against Beijing's refusal to grant the city unfettered democracy.
The Scottish referendum: A cause of worry for China?
By Lobsang Wangyal
Scotland's historic referendum which resulted in a vote for "no independence" from Britain has been watched with interest around the world. Tibetans had mixed feelings, while Beijing followed it with concern.
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.