Category Archives: Elsewhere on the Web

Interesting articles around the web.

  • Analysis: China’s next inner circle

    Even as Xi Jinping gets ready to assume the presidency of China this month, jockeying has begun for 2017 when rising stars of the ruling Communist Party move into top leadership posts. ...

  • No local residents, monks, nuns self-immolate in Tibet: official

    No local residents, monks or nuns in Tibet Autonomous Region have self-immolated so far, despite a string of similar incidents in neighbouring Tibetan-inhabited regions, said a Tibetan official. ...

  • “Self-immolation Guide”: desperate insanity of the Dalai clique

    Recently, the Dalai clique published a "Self-immolation Guide" on the Internet, openly encouraging the Tibetans within the Chinese border to "carry out self-immolations according to the plan and procedures". ...

  • Our national security plan: Racing China to disaster

    After Bollywood, distrust of Pakistan and cricket (not necessarily in that order), what unites most Indians is our fear of China. The RSS worries about the Chinese cyber threat. ...

  • As self-immolations approach 100, some Tibetans are asking if it is worth it

    A crowd of Tibetans came here to India's capital last week, bearing flags and political banners and a bittersweet admixture of hope and despair. ...

  • Fanning the flames

    Two Tibetans stood trial Saturday for intentional murder after they confessed to having incited a series of self-immolations in "Tibetan-inhabited Aba prefecture" [Tibetan: Ngaba] of "Sichuan Province" [Amdo], under instructions from the "Dalai Lama clique". ...

  • India expands to face China

    The source of the current border tensions goes back a century, and heated up when China resumed its control over Tibet in the 1950s. ...

  • Tibet to invest over $563m to protect its environment

    The government of the Tibet autonomous region plans to invest more than 3.5 billion yuan ($563 million) in 2013, 10.5 percent more than last year, in environmental protection. ...

  • Self-immolations in Tibetan region expose Dalai Lama’s political aims

    Since last year, there has been a constant stream of cases of young Tibetans in the Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, dying after setting themselves on fire. ...

  • Commentary: Soldiers should prepare for war

    As tensions flare up between between China and Japan, China’s has asked its military — People’s Liberation Army — to prepare to fight a winning battle. ...