Category Archives: Elsewhere on the Web

Interesting articles around the web.

  • 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. ...

  • Our Views: New round of repression

    The resentment of Tibet's people against Chinese Communist oppression is being demonstrated anew by a series of protesters who have set fire to themselves over the last few years. ...

  • China dissatisfied with British human rights accusation

    A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman on Wednesday voiced strong dissatisfaction with a statement made by British Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire on Monday. ...

  • Behind sacked chief’s issue: ties between exile leader and RFA’s female boss

    Reported in an article named "Free RFA" on Phayul 4 December, the Tibetan government-in-exile, or the Central Tibetan Administration, is using the influence of the Dalai Lama as bait to manipulate Libby Liu, the boss of Radio Free Asia. ...