Author: Cindy

Cindy is currently an undergraduate studying political science and Asian studies at UC Berkeley. She is primarily interested in Chinese political reform, social justice, particularly issues of poverty and inequality, as well as philosophy.
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Tibetans Openly Celebrate Dalai Lama’s 80th Year

The Tibetan Review reports that thousands of Tibetans in the province of Sichuan defied government restrictions and paid homage to the Dalai Lama during last week’s Lunar New Year celebrations. Defying risks of a violent crackdown and severe punishment by Chinese authorities, Tibetans in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) County of Sichuan Province have openly and massively

February 24, 2015 12:14 AM

Two Chinese Shortlisted for One-Way Tickets to Mars

Two mainland Chinese citizens are among the top 100 candidates shortlisted for the Mars One project, an ambitious plan devised by a Dutch entrepreneur to form a permanent human colony on Mars. Nectar Gan at South China Morning Post reports: Lin Xiaoxia and Li Dapeng are among 100 candidates shortlisted for Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp’s Mars One project, which aims to

February 23, 2015 11:16 PM

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