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    Ethnic Cleansing Makes a Come Back in China
    August 6, 2018
     
    By Josh Rogin, The Washington Post If ethnic cleansing takes place in China and nobody is able to hear it, does it make a sound? That’s what millions of Muslims inside the People’s Republic are asking as they watch the Chinese government expand a network of internment camps and systematic human rights abuses designed to stamp out their peoples’ religion and culture. More
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    China Launches 'Patriotic Struggle' Campaign Targeting Intellectuals
    August 6, 2018
     
    The ruling Chinese Communist Party has announced a new ideological campaign targeting the country's intellectuals, particularly those who may not be "patriotic" enough. The campaign is based on remarks by President Xi Jinping on "carrying forward the spirit of patriotic struggle," state news agency Xinhua reported, citing a joint statement from the party's organization and propaganda departments. More
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    China Launches ‘Patriotic Struggle’ Campaign Targeting Intellectuals
    August 6, 2018
     
    The ruling Chinese Communist Party has announced a new ideological campaign targeting the country's intellectuals, particularly those who may not be "patriotic" enough. The campaign is based on remarks by President Xi Jinping on "carrying forward the spirit of patriotic struggle," state news agency Xinhua reported, citing a joint statement from the party's organization and propaganda departments. More
  • China’s Dalai Lama Dilemma
    July 23, 2018
     •  Published By Tenzin Jigme
     
    By Thubten Samphel In his pursuit of the Chinese dream and the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, President Xi Jinping has relentlessly tightened Party discipline and its grip on society. More
  • China’s New Infrastructure Projects at India’s Doorstep
    June 15, 2018
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    By Dr. Tenzin Desal, research fellow, Tibet Policy Institute Since the 19th Party Congress, where Chinese President Xi Jinping’s pet project “Belt and Road Initiative” has been moulded into the constitution of the People’s Republic of China, China is witnessing a new trend among its regional governments. More
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    China proposes to let Xi Jinping extend presidency beyond 2023
    February 26, 2018
     
    BBC, 25 February 2018 Read original story here China's governing Communist Party has proposed removing a clause in the constitution which limits presidencies to two five-year terms. The move would allow the current President Xi Jinping to remain as leader after he is due to step down. There had been widespread speculation that Mr Xi would seek to extend his presidency beyond 2023. More
  • Deciphering Chinese Hegemony in Asia
    February 3, 2018
     •  Published By Jamphel Shonu
     
    by Jamphel Shonu* Just as the 19th and 20th century was labeled the British imperial and American century respectively, analysts are increasingly touting the 21st century as the Asian century. And rightly so as the 21st century is experiencing a massive power shift towards Asia. But the Asian century is not without its share of complexities. More
  • What will be the outcome of President Trump’s meeting with Xi Jinping
    November 19, 2017
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    Filed by Social Media Journalist, Tenzin Jigme US President Donald Trump met Xi Jinping on his two-day State Visit Plus on Wednesday last week. The two imposing leaders with clashing agendas met upon bilateral ties and North Korea's discussion. More
  • China Tightens its Grip on Dissidents inside and outside China
    November 4, 2017
     •  Published By Tenzin Rinzin
     
    Dharamshala: China is considering handing out punishment ranging from removal of political rights to criminal detention and imprisonment of up to three years to those who disrespect the national anthem under a new rule that could be rolled out to Hong Kong. A draft amendment was submitted on Monday for deliberation at the bi-monthly session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee. More
  • Tibet, the 19th Party Congress and China’s United Front work
    November 1, 2017
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    Tshering Chonzom, PhD, Associate  Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies, 1 November 2017 Read original story here What does a powerful Xi Jinping as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China mean for the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) various minority nationalities, especially the Tibetans? The nature and extent of authority accorded to the United Front Works Department (UFWD) th More
  • Xi Jinping’s “New Era” Begins with a Warning
    October 31, 2017
     •  Published By Tenzin Rinzin
     
    Dharamshala: Over the Years China has maneuvered denigrating language to refer to His Holiness the Dalai Lama aiming to create a dent or diminish His Holiness’ stature worldwide. They seem to be failing in that respect, as His Holiness’ commitments based on non-violence and oneness of humanity has only grown in the wake of Chinese slander. More
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    EU backs away from trade statement in blow to China’s ‘modern Silk Road’ plan
    May 16, 2017
     
    Member states wary of Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road initiative without guarantees on transparency, sustainability and tendering process. More
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    Will Xi Bend Retirement ‘Rule’ to Keep Top Officials in Power?
    November 4, 2016
     
    Bloomberg News, 31 October 2016 A senior Communist Party policy official dismissed as “pure folklore” a retirement rule widely used to predict Chinese leadership changes, calling into question key assumptions about who will step down after President Xi Jinping’s reshuffle next year. More