Category Archives: Opinions
China’s unaccountable Myanmar bonanza
7 November 2017 | Nava Thakuria
Burma's giant neighbour China maintains its aloofness from the Rohingya crisis, while utilizing the fuel pipelines originated in the trouble-torn Rakhine province of western Burma. ...
Scrapping of the Exit Permit: Wolf in sheep’s clothing
1 November 2017 | Anshdeep Kaur
Passport does not change your Tibetan ethnicity, but it does give you rights to keep Tibet alive here, in India, where you are. ...
Tibetans should believe independence is possible
31 October 2017 | NS Venkataraman
Tibetans should remember that faith and belief have historically changed the tide of misfortune, and that without faith and belief, no cause can be achieved. ...
Different valleys of resentment
29 October 2017 | Ugyen Gyalpo
With Buddhism fading like a fashion trend in the West, and free Tibet movements getting weaker, it’s now left to the Tibetan people to be the sole custodian of our cause. ...
A better choice for Tibet than Xi Jinping?
25 October 2017 | Ngawang Choechen
Since Xi Jinping took power in 2012, China's economy has continued to grow, but the country has also become more authoritarian, with increasing censorship and arrests of human rights lawyer ...
President Xi Jinping’s confusion and dilemma
22 October 2017 | NS Venkataraman
In his marathon opening address during the conference of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke about the “principal contradiction” facing China. ...
Standing for media’s rights in India
2 October 2017 | Nava Thakuria
India, largest democracy of the globe, remains a bad place for working journalists, irrespective of the regimes in power at New Delhi or any province capital. ...
Tibetan nannies: The Gold Standard
30 September 2017 | Ugyen Gyalpo
Tibetan nannies have earned a name for themselves in the world of childcare among the elite populace that resides in the most expensive real estate in the world, Manhattan. ...
Should Aung San Suu Kyi be blamed for Rohingya crisis?
19 September 2017 | NS Venkataraman
Critics of Aung San Suu Kyi say that she is all-powerful in Myanmar today and should be squarely blamed for the present Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. ...
Myanmar’s noble lady in distress
16 September 2017 | Laden Tshering Samdup
The Myanmar issue needs to be handled with compassion to both sides and to prevent at all cost another democratic nation falling under the despotic rule of China. ...