Tag Archives: China

  • India plans dam on Brahmaputra to offset Chinese construction upstream

    India is considering a plan to build a 10 gigawatts (GW) hydropower project in a remote eastern state, an Indian official said on Tuesday, following reports that China could construct dams on a section of the Brahmaputra river. ...

  • China eyes 60 GW of hydropower on Tibet’s Brahmaputra river

    China could build up to 60 gigawatts of hydropower capacity on a section of the Brahmaputra river, known as the Yarlung Tsangbo, which flows from Tibet into India and Bangladesh, Chinese state media reported on Monday. ...

  • Chinese scientists claim Coronavirus originated in India

    Chinese researchers have now claimed that Wuhan virus originated in India with a Chinese study hinting that the human-to-human transmission may have started in India months before the outbreak in Wuhan. ...

  • Tibet’s Hail Mary pass: Lobsang Sangay’s risky White House visit

    This past weekend’s visit to the White House by Lobsang Sangay, head of the Tibetan government in exile (as President of the Central Tibetan Administration), will be viewed by many as an American act of courage and a win for Tibet. ...

  • US support for Tibet will always be bipartisan

    For the past 60 years, the Tibet issue has enjoyed bipartisan support in the US Congress and also in the administration. Support for Tibet will always remain bipartisan. ...

  • Xi Jinping congratulates Biden, hopes for ‘win-win’ ties

    Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and expressed hope for “win-win cooperation” amid conflicts over trade, technology and security that have plunged Sino-American relations to their lowest level. ...

  • China criticizes pope over comment on Uyghur Muslim minority

    China criticized Pope Francis on Tuesday over a passage in his new book in which he mentions suffering by China’s Uyghur Muslim minority group. Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Francis’ remarks had “no factual basis at all.” ...

  • India bans 43 more mobile apps as it takes on China

    India banned 43 mobile applications on Tuesday including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s e-commerce app Aliexpress in a new wave of web sanctions targeted at China with whom it has engaged in a months-long standoff at a Himalayan border site. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Sangay’s desperate act for legacy

    A recent announcement by Lobsang Sangay saying he is the first Tibetan leader to enter the White House seems to have created confusion amongst Tibetan people. It deserves to be analysed in depth, if not outright debunked. ...

  • Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong in custody after guilty plea

    Three young Hong Kong dissidents including Joshua Wong were remanded into custody on Monday after pleading guilty to inciting a rally during last year's pro-democracy protests, deepening the crackdown against Beijing's critics. ...