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Pakistan’s appeal to China for help to ease tension with India a non-starter?

March 2, 2019 2:05 am0 comments
Pakistan’s appeal to China for help to ease tension with India a non-starter?

(TibetanReview.net, Mar01’19) – Pakistan has approached China to mediate in its latest conflict with India arising from a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir on Feb 14, but the later could only ask both sides to exercise restraint to prevent tensions from escalating, according to a scmp.com report Feb 28. […]

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

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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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Tibet closed for non-Chinese foreigners ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

February 22, 2019 5:12 pm0 comments
Tibet closed for non-Chinese foreigners ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Feb21’19) – Although regularly denying it officially, China has again closed Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) for foreign visitors who are not mainland Chinese, ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising day which falls on Mar 10. The duration and beginning of the closure have varied from […]

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UK’s ruling party’s rights body seeks review of Confucius Institutes on university campuses

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UK’s ruling party’s rights body seeks review of Confucius Institutes on university campuses

(TibetanReview.net, Feb21’19) – The human right commission of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party has called for a review of all agreements between British institutions and the Confucius Institutes run by a body under China’s Ministry of Education, reported the Mandarin Service of rfa.org Feb 19. It has said the institutes could […]

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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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China names its newest guided-missile destroyer as ‘Lhasa’

February 19, 2019 11:08 am0 comments
China names its newest guided-missile destroyer as ‘Lhasa’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb17’19) – In an apparent move to strengthen its claim over Tibet, which it still struggles to defend as it own “since ancient times”, China has named its newest warship, a 10,000-tonne guided-missile destroyer of the PLA Navy, as ‘Lhasa,’ after the Tibetan capital. Other names proposed for it […]

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