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Interesting articles around the web.

  • China issues white paper on Tibet

    China has issued a white paper on Tibet ahead of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the ethnic autonomous region, saying Tibet has established a new socialist system and achieved economic and social development. ...

  • Xi stresses unity for Tibet, vows fight against separatism

    President Xi Jinping has underlined national and ethnic unity as the key plans for Tibet, vowing a focus on long-term, comprehensive stability and an unswerving anti-separatism battle. ...

  • Tibetan athletes, sports fans wish Beijing success in Olympic bidding

    "If Beijing wins the bid for 2022, all eyes will be on China again." ...

  • Tibet: An Ancient Threat to Modern China

    Although China already subjects Tibet to an intense domestic security presence, the exile community lies beyond China's reach. ...

  • Why China is far from ready to meet the US on a global battlefront

    The trick for the United States is to avoid going to war with China on China’s terms without also surrendering the western Pacific to Chinese control. ...

  • Remarks Delivered at the “Lockdown in Tibet” Event

    As we look for China to play a growing role in the international community, we also look for it to abide by its international commitments with respect to the human rights of people in Tibet. ...

  • Fake Lamas flourish as China’s middle class grows

    As China's growing middle class searches for spiritual comfort, both authentic and fake Rinpoche Lamas are becoming sought-after advisors and status symbols. ...

  • China eyeing Tibet-Nepal railway

    "The line will probably have to go through Qomolangma, so workers may have to dig some very long tunnels," expert Wang Mengshu said, referring to Everest by its Tibetan name. ...

  • The golden urn

    The great mystery about China’s policy is why it seems to think its best hope lies with the next Dalai Lama; common sense suggests it should start talking seriously to this one. ...

  • How and why the Dalai Lama left Tibet

    On 17 March 1959, Tibet’s spiritual and political leader, then 23, disguised himself as a soldier and slipped through the crowds outside the palace he’d never see again. ...