After President Xi took most of his powers, Premier Li seen likely to lose his post

February 4, 2017 7:29 pm0 comments
After President Xi took most of his powers, Premier Li seen likely to lose his post

(TibetanReview.net, Feb03, 2017) – After losing much of his powers to an apparently unstoppable new strongman President Xi Jinping, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang may lose his post as well, according to an AsiaToday commentary posted on huffingtonpost.com Jan 2. Li belongs to the former President Hu Jintao-led Communist Youth League […]

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China to strengthen Mandarin learning push in minority areas

January 26, 2017 8:26 pm0 comments
China to strengthen Mandarin learning push in minority areas

(TibetanReview.net, Jan26, 2017) – China has on Jan 24 expressed determination to continue its push to force ethnic minorities under its rule to adapt the officially promoted Mandarin Chinese language even though this has led to resentment and protests in past years. It has also spoken of taking steps to […]

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China draws the line for forcing Taiwan to ‘sacrifice itself’

January 24, 2017 8:28 pm0 comments
China draws the line for forcing Taiwan to ‘sacrifice itself’

(TibetanReview.net, Jan24, 2017) – China has made it clear Jan 22 that Taiwan may have to pay the ultimate price if US President Donald Trump uses it as a bargaining chip in negotiations with Beijing, reported the country’s official mouthpiece globaltimes.cn Jan 22, citing a government think tank. The report […]

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China to unveil new regulations to allow harsher crackdown on religious practices

January 19, 2017 1:56 am0 comments
China to unveil new regulations to allow harsher crackdown on religious practices

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18, 2017) – China’s top religious authority has been cited as saying the country will soon introduce new regulations on religious affairs designed to allow harsher means to crack down on religious practices for national security, reported the country’s party mouthpiece Globaltimes.cn Jan 16. With the sole ruling Communist […]

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Beijing negative as Trump reiterates negotiable stand on ‘one China’ Taiwan policy

January 16, 2017 11:55 pm0 comments
Beijing negative as Trump reiterates negotiable stand on ‘one China’ Taiwan policy

(TibetanReview.net, Jan16, 2017) – As the date for his assumption of US presidency draws near, Donald Trump has reiterated Jan 13 that the ‘one China’ policy, seen as the bedrock of US-China relations since 1979, would be up for negotiation, like all other issues. However, China has made it clear […]

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New rights group targets corrupt and rights abusers in China under US law

January 12, 2017 9:24 pm0 comments
New rights group targets corrupt and rights abusers in China under US law

(TibetanReview.net, Jan12, 2017) – Chinese rights activists have on Jan 10 launched a new group that will collect data on officials who violate human rights to have them sanctioned under a recently expanded US law that targets corruption and human rights abusers globally, reported the Mandarin and Cantonese services of […]

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