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US lawmakers meeting Modi after Dalai Lama signals New Delhi shift on China: analysts

India, one expert says, has ‘indicated that it is willing to gradually ramp up pressure on issues like Tibet and Taiwan’.

Living Between the Known and the Unknown

Ann Tashi Slater speaks with physicist and author Alan Lightman about the pleasures of a warm bath, subconscious terma, and living our lives in the shadow of death. The post Living Between the Known and the Unknown appeared first...

Chinese President Xi visits Tibetans and temple in western China, calls for ethnic unity

Xi Jinping visits middle school and Hongjue Temple in Qinghai province, signalling engagement with Tibetans.

China: UN Should Act on Crimes Against Humanity

Click to expand Image United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk speaks at the UN in Geneva, Switzerland, November 16, 2023. © 2023 Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP Photo (Geneva) – The United Nations High Commissioner for...

US lawmakers meet Tibet’s Dalai Lama, say won’t let China influence choice of successor

The group, which includes ex-House speaker Nancy Pelosi, says it won’t let China influence the spiritual leader’s choice of successor.

China renames hundreds of Uighur villages

Hundreds of Uighur villages and towns have been renamed by Chinese authorities to remove religious or cultural references, with many replaced by names reflecting Communist party ideology, a report ...

Xi Jinping shifting blame to Washington

Foreign media have reported that during a meeting in April last year Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) told European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen that the US is attempting to provoke ...

US lawmakers meet Dalai Lama as China slams visit  

New Delhi — A group of U.S. lawmakers met the Dalai Lama in India’s northern town of Dharamshala Wednesday, amid cheers from Tibetans in exile and an angry reaction from China, which calls the Tibetan spiritual leader a separatist and...

Nancy Pelosi, After Meeting Dalai Lama, Says China Is ‘Trying to Erase’ Tibetan Culture

Pelosi was among a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers who visited the Dalai Lama and officials from Tibet’s government in exile, which Beijing considers separatists.

Nancy Pelosi Meets With Dalai Lama, Despite China’s Criticism

The former House speaker joined a congressional delegation that met with the Tibetan spiritual leader at his home in India. China calls him a separatist.

China: Hundreds of Uyghur Village Names Change

.pb-video{ padding-bottom: 99.25%; } .data-table details { font-family: var(--font-sans); } Click to expand Image A signboard reads "Welcome to Hotan Unity New Village" in Hotan, Xinjiang, September 21, 2018. © 2018 Andy Wong/AP Photo (New York) – Chinese authorities in...

China warns US over congressional delegation’s trip to meet with the Dalai Lama

Washington should ‘have no contact with the Dalai group in any form, and stop sending the wrong signal to the world’, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman says.

Washington’s new Tibet policy bill ‘likely to be counterproductive’

Bill that seeks to counter China’s narrative is expected to provoke ‘very strong’ reaction from Beijing.

One-third of Hong Kong firms expect to hire more staff but economic pressures make bosses cautious

Human resources firm releases quarterly survey on city’s employment outlook,

EU Raises Serious Human Rights Concerns at the 39th Human Rights Dialogue With China. Civil Society Organizations Call for Suspension of the Dialogue

The EU and China held the 39th session of joint Human Rights Dialogue in Chongqing on June 16, 2024. The meeting was preceded by a side visit to Tibet from June 13-15.  A press statement released after the meeting...

Protesters Highlight Human Rights Issues During China Discussions

Protesters in Canberra denounced China's human rights abuses during Chinese Premier Li Qiang's visit, highlighting Tibet, Xinjiang, and Hong Kong, urging prioritization of rights over economic ties.

China Hosts 39th Human Rights Dialogue with European Union in Chongqing

The EU and China held their 39th Human Rights Dialogue in Chongqing, addressing concerns over fundamental freedoms and human rights in Tibet, Xinjiang, and Hong Kong, with emphasis on judicial independence and anti-death penalty.

The forced assimilation of Tibet

The situation in Tibet is complex and sensitive, with reports saying the Chinese government is attempting to assimilate Tibetan culture into the Han culture....

G7 Leaders Express Concern on Human Rights Situation in China

The 50th G7 Summit was held from June 13-15, 2024 at Borgo Egnazia in the city of Fasano in Apulia, Italy on June 13-15, 2024. The event brought together the Leaders of the seven member States, as well as...

China’s anti-corruption watchdog investigates former Tibet party boss Wu Yingjie

He is the eighth ministerial-level official to face CCDI probe since Communist Party national congress in 2022.

Albanese tells China’s Li Australia cannot be silent on key issues

Premier Li Qiang is the most senior Chinese leader to visit Australia since 2017.

Australia news live: Chinese premier greeted in Canberra by 19-gun salute – and chants and shouts of protesters

Ceremonial welcome for China’s premier, Li Qiang, takes place at Parliament House in Canberra. Follow today’s news headlines liveGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastEx-Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann arrives at a Toowoomba courtBruce...

In the name of the law: scholar He Weifang argues his case for remembering China’s past

The retired academic speaks out about his country’s legal system, political reform, private enterprise protection, nationalism and why 2008 was China’s ‘first year’.