China wants its Panchen to do more to serve the party, state

March 2, 2019 1:53 am0 comments
China wants its Panchen to do more to serve the party, state

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28’19) – Beijing wants to see its 11th Panchen Lama, Gyaltsen Norbu, to do more in Tibet to push the Xi Jinping-thought-oriented policy for a new era as Mr You Quan the head of the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) met with him […]

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China wants any peace proposal from Taiwan to include effort at ‘reunification’

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China wants any peace proposal from Taiwan to include effort at ‘reunification’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28’19) – In an apparent further hardening of its position on self-ruled Taiwan, China wants any proposal for a peace deal from it to include a push for reunification, not just an endorsement of the so-called One China policy. This followed a remark from the island’s main opposition party, […]

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China demands respect for Xinjiang internment camps, Saudi Arabia agrees

February 26, 2019 5:47 am0 comments
China demands respect for Xinjiang internment camps, Saudi Arabia agrees

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25’19) – China expects to be complimented, perhaps even awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, for its much criticized practice of incarcerating around a million Muslim minorities of East Turkestan (Xinjiang) in what has been described as concentration camps. Calling its move counter-terror and de-radicalisation efforts, a senior diplomat told […]

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All books to be printed in China censored even if not meant for distribution in the country

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All books to be printed in China censored even if not meant for distribution in the country

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25’19) – Publishers who get their books printed in China only for reason of cost are required to comply with the country’s strict censorship rules even if they are not meant for distribution in the country, according to a smh.com.au report Feb 23. Publishing industry figures have confirmed that […]

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China’s top graft bodies declared as tools to safeguard President Xi’s status

February 25, 2019 1:35 am0 comments
China’s top graft bodies declared as tools to safeguard President Xi’s status

(TibetanReview.net, Feb24’19) – The principal objective of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), the highest internal-control institution of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is to safeguard the leadership position of President Xi Jinping while its anti-corruption programme is the most potent tool to carrying out this objective, noted a […]

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China posting police officers in grassroots party cells to tighten grip on residents as economy falters

February 20, 2019 4:50 am0 comments
China posting police officers in grassroots party cells to tighten grip on residents as economy falters

(TibetanReview.net, Feb19’19) – As the country’s economy falters amid trade row with the US and rising labour unrest, China’s ruling clique is busy strengthening control over citizens by integrating police work with grassroots party functioning. To start with, police officers in Beijing were being appointed to top positions in grass-roots […]

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