DANIEL SEUNG TAK OH WRITES – The Dalai Lama is often seen as the face of peace, love, and compassion in the West. To the Tibetan people, he is the vanguard of their national identity and a living buddha. However, to the Chinese he is a dangerous demon, or as…Full Article CHINA AND TIBET: WILL THIS DALAI LAMA BE OUR LAST?
ELLA KELLEHER WRITES — Many are already aware of how the Uyghur people are interned at “reeducation” camps in Xinjiang, the Western province of China. Few realize, however, that ethnic Kazakhs have also been subjected to the same mass extermination and forced labor. Mainstream media propagates that both ethnic Uyghurs…Full Article KAZAKHSTAN: ETHNIC KAZAKHS IN XINJIANG
MOON CHUNG-IN WRITES –To avoid a new Cold War with Washington, Beijing needs to clarify its national strategy and win over the international community A country where the Communist Party dictatorship oppresses its people. A country whose hegemonic ambitions threaten the world. The country responsible for spreading the COVID-19 virus…Full Article WORLD: CAN CHINA TRULY BECOME A GLOBAL LEADER?
KAISARA WALTON WRITES — Every nation faces the challenge of keeping its food supply safe and healthy— especially China, the world’s fourth largest country by area, and the world’s largest by population, just below 1.4 billion. China can’t afford to lose livestock – but a United Nations (UN) report issued…Full Article CHINA: SWINE FLU SCARE IS TRULY SCARY
BRADLEY JAMES CAVANAGH WRITES – As the Chinese Communist Party seeks to keep itself relevant in the 21st century, it has a committed cheerleader in President Xi Jinping. Over the Lunar New Year, Xi made a rare round of appearances on major state-run networks to preach his message of revitalization…Full Article CHINA: Xi Jinping appears on State run TV to spread message of Chinese revitalization
LAUREN CHEN WRITES – Kevin Lau Chun, editor in chief of the Ming Pao newspaper, transferred suddenly to the parent company’s new unit for electronic books and teaching materials. This action has been perceived as a threat to editorial independence. Word on the street is that Lau’s replacement will be Chong Tien-siong, Malaysian journalist and…Full Article HONG KONG: Chinese Communist Party Supporter as Chief Newspaper Editor?
Reports of the Bo Xilai political scandal that is currently unfolding in China have been intentionally incomplete and superficial. Taiwanese media has focused solely on sex scandals and individual corruption, instead of addressing the serious political crisis that is afflicting the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). At the heart of the…Full Article TAIWAN: Media Coverage Lacking in Bo Xilai Scandal