Tag Archives: China

  • China planning to build world’s biggest dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet: Report

    In yet another example where China has run into rough waters with its neighbours, the country has planned to build the world's biggest dam on River Brahmaputra -- a 60-gigawatt mega-dam in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR). ...

  • WHO says coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from China lab

    The coronavirus most likely first appeared in humans after jumping from an animal, a team of international and Chinese scientists looking for the origins of COVID-19 said Tuesday, saying an alternate theory that the virus leaked from a Chin ...

  • Xi Jinping asks PLA to be battle ready as India-China border tension simmers

    Emphasising that control over information is key to victory in modern warfare, Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the People’s Liberation Army to be “combat ready” as nine rounds of talks to resolve military faceoff in eastern Ladakh ...

  • Antony Blinken raises Xinjiang, Tibet, Hong Kong in his first call with China

    US secretary of state Antony Blinken on Friday raised human rights violations in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet in his first conversation with his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi. ...

  • West concerned by closer Russia-China ties, top NATO general says

    The United States and its Western allies are increasingly concerned about growing cooperation between Russia and China in areas of common interest, NATO’s top general said on Wednesday. ...

  • Women detained in China’s Xinjiang allegedly raped, sexually abused: BBC

    Women in China’s system of detention camps for ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims in its western region of Xinjiang were subject to rape, sexual abuse and torture, according to a BBC report on Wednesday. ...

  • Top Chinese diplomat calls for China, US to mend relations

    China’s top diplomat called on Tuesday for Beijing and Washington to put relations back on a predictable and constructive path, saying the United States should stop meddling in China’s internal affairs, like Hong Kong and Tibet. ...

  • Tibetan activist Tashi Wangchuk released after five years in prison

    Tibetan-language advocate Tashi Wangchuk has been released after five years in prison, according to a press release by Free Tibet, a Tibet Support Group in the UK. Wangchuk was freed on Thursday, and was brought to his family in Kham. ...

  • UK offers Hong Kong residents a route to citizenship, angering China

    Britain on Friday hailed a new visa offering Hong Kong citizens a route to citizenship after China’s crackdown but Beijing said it would no longer recognise special British passports offered to residents of the former colony. ...

  • Tibetan history lessons for Indian army officers to counter China

    India undertakes a rebalance of military forces and fire power to the northern borders with China amid the continuing troop confrontation in eastern Ladakh, the Army has a new target on its radar screen: Tibetology. ...