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China’s Strategy to Psych Out the West Is Paying Off

Wall Street Journal, 9 January 2018 Read original story here SHANGHAI—To those it seeks to influence, the Chinese Communist Party can be an intimidating presence. The China scholar Perry Link once called the party it “the anaconda in the chandelier.” … Continued

China shuts Marriott’s website over Tibet and Taiwan error

BBC, 11 January 2018 Read original story here China has shut down the Chinese websites of Marriott International for a week, after the firm listed Tibet and others as separate countries. The hotel group has apologised for the error and … Continued

Tibetan PM-in-exile cautions India against China

The Tribune – 11 January 2018 Tibetan “Prime Minister-in-exile” Lobsang Sangay on Thursday cautioned New Delhi against China’s deceptive policies, warning that what happened to Tibet could happen to India as well. “The Doklam stand-off and the repeated cross-border incursion … Continued

China opposes U.S. pro-Taiwan bills welcomed by Taipei

Reuters, 11 January 2018 Read original story here BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Thursday expressed firm opposition to a decision by the U.S. House of Representatives to pass two pieces of pro-Taiwan legislation, but Taipei welcomed them as helping to … Continued

How China Used a Times Documentary as Evidence Against Its Subject

During the eight years I lived in China, people would often say they felt as if they had no voice under Communist Party rule. This was especially true for minorities. So when Tashi Wangchuk, a Tibetan herder turned shopkeeper, showed … Continued

21st century should be for dialogue: Dalai Lama

IANS, 10 January 2018 Read original story here Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Wednesday said the 21st century should be one of dialogue and all human beings must think about humanity at the global level. “For building a better … Continued

China’s new ‘Silk Road’ cannot be one-way, France’s Macron says

Reuters, 10 January 2018 XIAN, China (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday China and Europe should work together on Beijing’s “Belt and Road” initiative, a project aiming to build a modern-day “Silk Road” he said could not … Continued

China shuts 128,000 ‘harmful’ websites in 2017 – Xinhua

Reuters, 8 January 2018 Read original story here SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China shut as many as 128,000 websites that contained obscene and other “harmful” information in 2017, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Monday, citing government data. Computer … Continued

China’s Expansion Will Lift Three Countries In 2018 And Anger One

The Forbes, 8 January 2018 Read original story here Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a New Year’s Day address December 31 that 2018 would be a big deal for ever-expanding economic ties with other countries. China since 2013 has been pushing … Continued

World View: Mongolia Turns to India as Nationalism and Xenophobia Towards China Grow

Source: by JOHN J. XENAKIS4 Jan 2018  This morning’s key headlines from Mongolia elects new president after highly nationalistic anti-China campaign India to help construct Mongolia’s first oil refinery Brief generational history of Mongolia Mongolia elects new president after highly nationalistic anti-China campaign Khaltmaa Battulga, a fierce critic of China, won read more →

China luring Tibetan refugees in India to work as its spies, Intelligence Bureau warns

source: ANANYA BHARDWAJ 5 January, 2018 IB issues alert that many refugees settled in northeast India are being paid and offered jobs by China in exchange for strategic information. New Delhi: Amid rising India-China tensions along the Line of Actual Control, the Intelligence Bureau (IB) has issued a string of alerts read more →

Tibetans should believe that independence possible

Source: by N.S.Venkataraman ( October 29, 2017, Chennai, Sri Lanka Guardian) Some of the recent observations and comments made in social media by number of Tibetans living as refugees or citizens in other countries give an impression that some of them may be losing confidence that independence of Tibet would read more →

China’s Communist party raises army of nationalist trolls

Yuan Yang, Financial Times, Beijing Read original story here Growing band of online patriots prowls the internet to promote their homeland Dark Sunshine is proud of his country — and keen to take on its detractors. “China has become a … Continued

A Chinese Empire Reborn

By Edward wong, New York Times – Read Original Story here The Communist Party’s emerging empire is more the result of force than a gravitational pull of Chinese ideas. I am the son of two empires, the United States and … Continued

Can China really take over Taiwan?

The Washington Post, By John Pomfret January 5 2018 Read original story here Chinese air force fighters have begun escorting bombers around Taiwan in “encirclement drills” and spokesmen for the Communist government have warned Taiwan to get used to it … Continued

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