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Chinese media fault Obama for meeting with Dalai Lama

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Chinese media fault Obama for meeting with Dalai Lama

China continues to criticize the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader's visit to Washington. China's state-controlled media claims the Obama administration used the meeting to divert attention from economic and political challenges at home. As the English-language channel of China's state television reports, the meeting was damaging to U.S.-China relations.

Posted: February 19, 2010 15:22   Comments: 7
U.S-China relations chill further over Tibetan question

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U.S-China relations chill further over Tibetan question

Disputes surrounding U.S. military support for Taiwan, internet freedoms and currency appreciation have created tension between the two countries in recent months. Washington's Tibetan community is reportedly proud that their spiritual leader was invited to the White House, but many have played down the visit. Here's more from our German partner Deutsche Welle.

Posted: February 18, 2010 16:20   Comments: 17
Dalai Lama meets Obama for private chat in Map Room

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Dalai Lama meets Obama for private chat in Map Room

Today in Washington, D.C., President Obama welcomed the Dalai Lama to the White House. It was described as a "muted" meeting -- with neither a joint press conference nor public fanfare. The administration's low-key approach was aimed at not offending the Chinese government. For more, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Robert Barnett.

Posted: February 18, 2010 14:00   Comments: 61
Tibetan plateau experiences ill effects of climate change

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Tibetan plateau experiences ill effects of climate change

The Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations has been extensively covering China's environmental shift for the China Green project. Worldfocus has selected four multimedia pieces from "Tibetan Plateau in Peril" that address climate change in Tibet, where glacial melting threatens Asia's water supply -- leading to potentially disastrous consequences.

Posted: December 15, 2009 17:46   Comments: 4
Reflecting on Pres. Obama’s maiden voyage to the East

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Reflecting on Pres. Obama’s maiden voyage to the East

Worldfocus contributing blogger S. Azmat Hassan writes how President Obama’s first visit to China elicited considerable curiosity among the Chinese, though Obama could not have expected the generally rapturous welcome he has received in Europe. Additionally, the Chinese government saw to it that his visit was strictly controlled and choreographed.

Posted: November 23, 2009 17:00   Comments: 1
Chinese Uighurs and Tibetans in the same boat

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Chinese Uighurs and Tibetans in the same boat

Kinsey Wright taught English in Urumqi, the capital of China's Xinjiang region. She writes about her experience watching coverage of early July's Uighur civil unrest while in north India with exiled Tibetans.

Posted: September 2, 2009 12:14   Comments: 9
Tibetan refugees seek livelihoods in Ladakh, India

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Tibetan refugees seek livelihoods in Ladakh, India

A vibrant and enterprising community of Tibetans lives in Ladakh, the easternmost area of the contested state of Jammu and Kashmir. Thousands of essentially stateless Tibetans have migrated westward to Ladakh since Chinese forces conquered Tibet in 1959.

Posted: July 15, 2009 08:59   Comments: 4
Chinese cyber spies hack into government computers

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Chinese cyber spies hack into government computers

Over the weekend, a Canadian research group reported that a cyber spy network based mainly in China had hacked into the computers and secret documents of governments and organizations in 103 countries. Keith Epstein of BusinessWeek discusses the implications of cyber spying.

Posted: March 30, 2009 13:35   Comments: 7
China blocks YouTube and calls violent Tibet video a fake

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China blocks YouTube and calls violent Tibet video a fake

China blocked the video-sharing network YouTube and the government denounced footage from a Tibetan exile group appearing to show security forces beating Tibetans in Lhasa last year.

Posted: March 25, 2009 15:57   Comments: 0
Dalai Lama blasts China on Tibet anniversary

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Dalai Lama blasts China on Tibet anniversary

Orville Schell of the Asia Society discusses the Dalai Lama's recent outspoken comments about the Chinese government and the future of the dispute between China and Tibet.

Posted: March 10, 2009 15:25   Comments: 1

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