Category Archives: Elsewhere on the Web

Interesting articles around the web.

  • The price of gold

    The ecology of the Tibetan plateau, noted the Ministry of Land and Resources two years ago, is "extremely fragile". Any damage, it warned, would be difficult or impossible to reverse. ...

  • PROFILE – China’s President Xi Jinping

    Xi Jinping took up his post as president of China in March 2013 in the second planned, orderly transition since the Communist revolution in 1949. He will hold the post for ten years until March 2023. ...

  • Xi’s Russia trip attests new paradigm of state-to-state ties

    Following a diplomatic tradition, Chinese President Xi Jinping is heading for Russia for the first stop of his first foreign tour as China's head of state. ...

  • China: alarming new surveillance, security in Tibet

    The Chinese government's announcement that it will expand a pervasive new security system throughout the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) despite an already heavy security presence. ...

  • Chinese leadership and Nepal

    As China's once-in-a-decade change in leadership is being discussed around the world, Nepali policymakers and politicians are also closely following the developments north of the border. ...

  • Tibetans in revolt – what is the way forward?

    The 14th of March will mark the fifth anniversary of the protests across Tibetan-populated regions against suffocating political and religious repression by the Communist Party regime. ...

  • Dalai clique behind deaths

    Tibetan senior officials on Friday reiterated that judicial authorities hold a "solid chain of evidence" proving the 14th Dalai Lama and his followers are the driving forces behind self-immolations. ...

  • Tibet officials vow resolute fight against Dalai clique

    Top officials from the Tibet Autonomous Region pledged Friday to fight against the Dalai clique resolutely to ensure the stability of the plateau region. ...

  • Tibet’s future: The limits of despair

    Five years after an explosion of unrest on the Tibetan plateau, the region is again in crisis. This time the world is looking away ...

  • Chavez was a ‘good friend of Chinese people’

    Chavez greeted Liu and his colleagues and with great passion when he visited a product promotion campaign and later at a ceremony held by the company, Liu remembered. ...