With the annual “Two Sessions” political assemblies underway in Beijing, the South...
by Anne Henochowicz | Dec 3, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 12, 2011
An editorial in The Independent contrasts the banquets that greeted Li Keqiang on his visit to London with the conditions endured by missing human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng during an earlier incarceration: When the Chancellor,...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 26, 2010
The controversial railway into Tibet is going to be expanded to Tibet’s second largest city, Shigatse (Xigaze), Xinhua reports: The Lhasa-Xigaze railway, with a budget of 13.3 billion yuan (1.95 billion U.S. dollars), is...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 25, 2008
On TreeHugger, Alex Pasternack gives a lengthy account of his ride on the train to Tibet, offering observations on how the railway is impacting the Tibetan environment, economy, and culture: To many the world’s most daring...
by Zhaohua Li | Mar 10, 2008
If you’re going to ride China’s most controversial rail line, why not do it in swaddled in velvety comfort? From AFP: “The interior of the train will be decorated according to the standards of a five-star...
by Wu Nan | Oct 20, 2007
More then 3.2 million people have visited Tibet so far this year, breaking all records and doubling tourist spending in the Himalayan region, thanks to a new railway
by Sophia Cao | Aug 13, 2007
by Morgan Figuers | Jun 6, 2007
China has claimed that the Qinghai-Tibet railway, the world’s highest, has had no adverse effects on the surrounding environment and wildlife
by Sophia Cao | May 5, 2007
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