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The Dalai Lama’s Ancestral Home Gets a Makeover from Beijing
August 27, 2013
The Dalai Lama’s Ancestral Home Gets a Makeover from Beijing
An official makeover of the Dalai Lama’s home has invoked widespread anger.
The Dalai Lama’s Ancestral Home Gets a Makeover from Beijing
The “Patriotic Education” of Tibet
August 21, 2013
The “Patriotic Education” of Tibet
If true, reports of an easing of China’s policies on Tibet would come as a welcome relief to a long-repressed people.
The “Patriotic Education” of Tibet
Is China Really Loosening Its Tibet Policy?
July 10, 2013
Is China Really Loosening Its Tibet Policy?
Signs of change have been reported, but many observers remain skeptical.
Is China Really Loosening Its Tibet Policy?
Buddhism Today, East and West
May 20, 2013
Buddhism Today, East and West
While the Buddha’s message is alive in the East, in the West some say it has been scrambled.
Buddhism Today, East and West
Tibetan Schools: Preserving the Socio-Linguistic Ties That Bind
May 14, 2013
Tibetan Schools: Preserving the Socio-Linguistic Ties That Bind
Tibetans today thrive in the modern world, but struggle to remain connected to their cultural roots.
Tibetan Schools: Preserving the Socio-Linguistic Ties That Bind
Educating Tibet: Government in Exile to Oversee All Schools in India
May 13, 2013
Educating Tibet: Government in Exile to Oversee All Schools in India
The Tibetan Government in exile will control all Tibetan refugee schools.
Educating Tibet: Government in Exile to Oversee All Schools in India
Moving Past the Wreckage of China's Tibet Policy
March 29, 2013
Moving Past the Wreckage of China's Tibet Policy
Beijing should give consideration to re-starting a process of engaging the Dalai Lama in dialogue, one that might even result in his return to Tibet.
Moving Past the Wreckage of China's Tibet Policy
Tibet on Fire: Self-Immolations Rising
March 15, 2013
Tibet on Fire: Self-Immolations Rising
Self-immolations by Tibetan monks have spiked with China’s leadership change. Beijing continues to ignore their message.
Tibet on Fire: Self-Immolations Rising
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
February 07, 2013
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
Brad Pitt, who is banned from entering China, has opened a Weibo account and is studying Mandarin. Why?
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
China, Taiwan and the Dalai Lama
December 06, 2012
China, Taiwan and the Dalai Lama
In denying a visa to the Tibetan spiritual leader, President Ma of Taiwan missed a valuable opportunity.
China, Taiwan and the Dalai Lama
In Tibet: Protests and Self-Immolations Continue
November 16, 2012
In Tibet: Protests and Self-Immolations Continue
“students gathered…to replace the Chinese flags atop their school with the Tibetan independence flag.”
In Tibet: Protests and Self-Immolations Continue
Change in Beijing, Change in Tibet?
November 13, 2012
Change in Beijing, Change in Tibet?
With self-immolations continuing, Tibet has become a major challenge for the incoming Chinese leadership. Could changes at the top mean changes for Tibet?
Change in Beijing, Change in Tibet?
China's Failure in Tibet
October 27, 2012
China's Failure in Tibet
“To our knowledge most of the self-immolation cases in the Tibetan-inhabited regions are related to the instigation of the Dalai clique.”
China's Failure in Tibet
April 29, 2012
The Week in Asia
The South China Sea, praise for North Korea and some positive news for human rights activists feature in news you might have missed this week in Asia.
The Week in Asia
China’s Misguided Religious Battle
February 29, 2012
China’s Misguided Religious Battle
The Communist Party shows no sign of letting up in its battle with religion. Indeed, for Buddhists at least, things are getting worse.
China’s Misguided Religious Battle
Hollywood Bows to China Soft Power
February 16, 2012
Hollywood Bows to China Soft Power
Keen to get a slice of China’s fast-growing movie market pie, Hollywood studios are bending over backward to accommodate official Chinese restrictions.
Hollywood Bows to China Soft Power
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