Due to increasingly stringent hydro project approval rules, and despite warnings of a "Faustian...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 2, 2013
Rescue work has resumed at the site of a disaster-struck mine near Lhasa after being suspended on Monday due to the risk of further landslides. The bodies of 59 of the 83 workers buried last Friday have now been recovered. China...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 16, 2012
As the 2012 leadership transition looms, The Economist profiles a man tipped to come out ahead in 2022: Hu Chunhua, whose current position as Party secretary of Inner Mongolia parallels Hu (no relation) Jintao's equivalent role...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 16, 2010
According to the Wikileaks cables, as reported by the Guardian, the Dalai suggested to U.S. diplomats that discussions over Tibet should focus on environmental concerns, which he sees as being more urgent than political issues:...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 14, 2010
Uttam Kumar Sinha, a research fellow at the nonpartisan Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses in New Delhi, writes in the Washington Post: While Tibet raises a number of controversial questions, one dimension will assume...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 13, 2009
The Asia Socety's China Green project continues its series on the disappearing glcaiers of the Tibetan plateau with two new videos. From "On Thinner Ice: Everest's Vanishing Glaciers": A quick visual tour of some of the world’s...
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