Category Archives: Opinions
Protests making Dalai Lama more popular
10 November 2014 | Lobsang Wangyal
The protesters may think that they bring bad press for the Dalai Lama, but they only focus more attention on him, and end up making him more popular. ...
Hong Kong: China missing an opportunity
10 October 2014 | Lobsang Wangyal
Here is an opportunity for China to open up and bring itself into the 21st century. But the bosses in Beijing are still keeping themselves (and their over one billion people) in the darkness. ...
The Scottish referendum: A cause of worry for China?
26 September 2014 | Lobsang Wangyal
Scotland's historic referendum which resulted in a vote for "no independence" from Britain has been watched with interest around the world. Tibetans had mixed feelings, while Beijing followed it with concern. ...
Scots NO for Independence: What it Means for China and Tibet?
25 September 2014 | Denzi Yishey
When people cherish the freedom and see the benefit of staying in One Big Union, its proven now that they do not see the benefits of separation. ...
Modi’s India: From idealism to pragmatism
22 September 2014 | Vijay Kranti
Mr Modi's style has made a drastic shift of Indian polity from a six-decade-old Nehruvian suicidal idealism to a pragmatic and self-respecting style for which Sardar Patel has been always remembered and respected. ...
Xi visit brings new opportunities amid old challenges
16 September 2014 | Vijay Kranti
Irrespective of the final outcome of Chinese President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to India, it surely marks a unique and qualitative change in India-China relations. ...
China, Tibet, and Marxist Propaganda
23 August 2014 | Claude Arpi
Beijing does not realise that the development of infrastructure cannot replace freedom of expression. If Beijing is serious about solving the Tibetan issue, it is on the wrong track. ...
Legality the major impediment to growth of Tibetan entrepreneurs in India
29 July 2014 | Tsewang Rigzin
If Tibetan entrepreneurship improves, this can solve the major problems of unemployment and migration from settlements. And in the long run, we will be in a better position to safeguard our cultural heritage. ...
The other way I will remember 33rd Kalchakra in Ladakh
18 July 2014 | Lobsang Wangyal
"Thank you Ladakh" -- a genuine expression of my gratitude despite all the hardships and challenges faced by the HITA concert. ...
On Shamar Rinpoche’s death and the future of Karmapa
23 June 2014 | Thierry Dodin
More important than the coincidence of the death of Shamar Rinpoche in the country when Karmapa was visiting, is what implications his death has on Tibetan politics. ...