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Tibetan Director Hospitalized After Police Detention

Award-winning Tibetan director Pema Tseden has been hospitalized since Monday with injuries sustained during an altercation with the police at an airport in Qinghai on Saturday. Prior to his hospitalization, Tseden was taken away by authorities on charges of “disturbing public order.” The New York Times’ Austin Ramsy reports: The director, Pema Tseden,

June 29, 2016 5:06 PM

Beijing Halts Taiwan Contacts Over “One China” Principle

The Chinese government announced over the weekend that it has suspended all diplomatic communications with Taiwan over President Tsai Ing-wen’s refusal to fully recognize the “1992 Consensus” and its “one China” principle. Tsai, who heads the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party, acknowledged the 1992 talks in her inaugural

June 27, 2016 5:06 PM

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