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Chinese-Indian Border Conflict Could Escalate to War

Chinese-Indian Border Conflict Could Escalate to War

As hundreds of Chinese and Indian troops remain huddled along a Himalayan ridge, analysts believe the two sides haven’t been closer to a clash since the 1960s. Back door negotiations have failed to solve the latest border dispute between the two nuclear-armed nations, and neither is keeping force off the table. On Tuesday, Indian and […]

Umbrella Movement Leader Faces Jail Time

Umbrella Movement Leader Faces Jail Time

Joshua Wong, a political activist whose actions sparked months of pro-democracy protests throughout Hong Kong, has been handed down a harsher punishment for his actions. He will now face six months in prison. Wong gained national attention in 2014 when he and two friends stormed the Legislative Council building, kicking off what came to be […]

Dalai Lama on China-India Border Dispute

Dalai Lama on China-India Border Dispute

From exile in India, the Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama said that words and not bullets must solve the current border dispute in the Doklam plateau region between Beijing and New Delhi. He assured that any military conflict would result in a loss for both sides and no real progress. “This century should be […]

Nepal Walking a Tightrope in China-India Conflict

Nepal Walking a Tightrope in China-India Conflict

Even though Nepal has spent a substantial amount of time under India’s influence, Kathmandu has been forging stronger economic ties with China. Amidst a series of diplomatic visits among all three nations, Nepal finds itself in a very awkward situation while Beijing and India face off in a heated border dispute with no end in […]

China Backs Sanctions on North Korea at a Price

China Backs Sanctions on North Korea at a Price

China, North Korea’s biggest trading partner, announced it supports the United Nations’ new sanctions on Pyongyang, which could cut the secluded Communist regime’s $3 billion export revenue by a third. “Owing to China’s traditional economic ties with North Korea, it will mainly be China paying the price for implementing the resolution,” said China’s Foreign Minister […]

Diplomacy Comes to a Halt in China and India Border Dispute

Diplomacy Comes to a Halt in China and India Border Dispute

Diplomatic efforts to resolve an armed border dispute between China and India along the Doklam Plateau have hit a standstill, according to sources familiar with the matter and cited by Reuters. Both sides have denied the other’s calls to pull troops back. In a last attempt, China offered to move back 328 feet instead a […]

China’s Most Diabolical Censorship Strategy: Keep ‘em Happy

China’s Most Diabolical Censorship Strategy: Keep ‘em Happy

China is known as one of the world’s leaders in propaganda and censorship. The ruling Communist Party runs mass-reaching print and broadcast media networks.  Meanwhile, it controls what its people can and can’t see online: The Great Firewall. But in the age of the Internet and mobile everything, the most influential wing of its propaganda […]

China Bans Muslim Minority’s Language in Schools

China Bans Muslim Minority’s Language in Schools

The ethnically-Muslim Uyghur population in China’s Xinjiang province has been banned from using its language in schools. The Education Department in Holtan province issued a five point directive recently. According to Radio Free Asia, the directive urged schools to prevent the Uyghur language in “collective activities, public activities, and management work of the education system” […]

State Media Fires Up China-India Standoff

State Media Fires Up China-India Standoff

Media reports coming out of China and India seem to be encouraging their nations to stand their ground and honor their people as Beijing and Delhi engage in a heated dispute along the Doklam border. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang during a press briefing on Tuesday warned India to withdraw its troops in order to avoid […]

Chinese Face Arrest as they Mourn Liu Xiaobo

Chinese Face Arrest as they Mourn Liu Xiaobo

Days after the death of Nobel Prize laureate and Chinese Democracy activist Liu Xiaobo died, supporters began a social media campaign of mourning. A common theme among photos people posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram was an empty chair by the sea. It symbolized the empty seat meant for Liu in Oslo, Norway, in 2010 […]

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