Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
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Tibetan Cultures Pressured From Within and Without

Since 2009, over 140 Tibetans have self-immolated in protest as authorities have tightened religious and cultural restrictions in Tibetan regions of China. In addition to the direct official oversight of Tibetan religiosity, seen most recently in Beijing’s insistence on naming the Dalai Lama’s eventual successor and in the regulation and partial destruction

August 19, 2016 7:35 PM

Study: Air Pollution Deaths to Rise as Smog Clears

According to a study by researchers at Tsinghua University and the U.S.-based Health Effects Institute, deaths caused by air pollution in China may continue to rise by 2030 despite considerable policy efforts being made to battle the country’s notorious urban smog. At The Wall Street Journal, Brian Spegele reports: An analysis released Thursday by researchers

August 18, 2016 4:22 PM

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