The fatal self-immolation last week of Tashi Rabten, a 33-year-old Tibetan father of three, was...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 5, 2016
Last month, the Dalai Lama traveled to Mongolia, a country with long religious and cultural ties...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 23, 2015
In the wake of a broad and sustained campaign against Western influence in education and beyond,...
by CDT Money | May 7, 2012
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s arrival in Beijing for a fourth round of Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) with several high-ranking members of the Chinese leadership took...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 2, 2012
At Smart Planet, Tom Hancock reports on the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs’ use of Google Maps to catalogue pollution cases: A crowd of blue markers covering the map show the location of each firm, and the...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 8, 2011
China’s Foreign Ministry has filed a formal protest to the Mongolian government over a visit to the country from the Dalai Lama. From the San Francisco Chronicle: Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the protest was in...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 20, 2009
Time Magazine reports on a disturbing subculture in Mongolia: In the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator, “Shoot the Chinese” is spray-painted on a brick wall near a movie theater. A pair of swastikas and the words...
by Morgan Figuers | Aug 15, 2007
From Xinhua: Chinese President Hu Jintao said here Wednesday that China is ready to work together with Mongolia to push forward the partnership of good-neighborliness and mutual trust between the two countries. Mongolia hopes to enhance cooperation with China in large projects in such areas as infrastructure construction, transportation, energy and mining. [Full Text] [Image: […]
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 13, 2006
From Kyodo News: An investigation by Mongolia into the 1971 plane crash that killed Lin Biao, China’s No. 2 leader at the time, concluded that the cause was unlikely to have been a lack of fuel as China says, records obtained by Kyodo News show. Meanwhile, a Mongolian source knowledgeable about the investigation told Kyodo […]
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- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods