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US lawmakers meet Tibet’s Dalai Lama, say won’t let China influence choice of successor

The group, which includes ex-House speaker Nancy Pelosi, says it won’t let China influence the spiritual leader’s choice of successor.

US lawmakers meet Dalai Lama as China slams visit  

New Delhi — A group of U.S. lawmakers met the Dalai Lama in India’s northern town of Dharamshala Wednesday, amid cheers from Tibetans in exile and an angry reaction from China, which calls the Tibetan spiritual leader a separatist and...

Nancy Pelosi, After Meeting Dalai Lama, Says China Is ‘Trying to Erase’ Tibetan Culture

Pelosi was among a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers who visited the Dalai Lama and officials from Tibet’s government in exile, which Beijing considers separatists.

Nancy Pelosi Meets With Dalai Lama, Despite China’s Criticism

The former House speaker joined a congressional delegation that met with the Tibetan spiritual leader at his home in India. China calls him a separatist.

China: Hundreds of Uyghur Village Names Change

.pb-video{ padding-bottom: 99.25%; } .data-table details { font-family: var(--font-sans); } Click to expand Image A signboard reads "Welcome to Hotan Unity New Village" in Hotan, Xinjiang, September 21, 2018. © 2018 Andy Wong/AP Photo (New York) – Chinese authorities in...

China warns US over congressional delegation’s trip to meet with the Dalai Lama

Washington should ‘have no contact with the Dalai group in any form, and stop sending the wrong signal to the world’, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman says.

Washington’s new Tibet policy bill ‘likely to be counterproductive’

Bill that seeks to counter China’s narrative is expected to provoke ‘very strong’ reaction from Beijing.

One-third of Hong Kong firms expect to hire more staff but economic pressures make bosses cautious

Human resources firm releases quarterly survey on city’s employment outlook,

EU Raises Serious Human Rights Concerns at the 39th Human Rights Dialogue With China. Civil Society Organizations Call for Suspension of the Dialogue

The EU and China held the 39th session of joint Human Rights Dialogue in Chongqing on June 16, 2024. The meeting was preceded by a side visit to Tibet from June 13-15.  A press statement released after the meeting...

Protesters Highlight Human Rights Issues During China Discussions

Protesters in Canberra denounced China's human rights abuses during Chinese Premier Li Qiang's visit, highlighting Tibet, Xinjiang, and Hong Kong, urging prioritization of rights over economic ties.

China Hosts 39th Human Rights Dialogue with European Union in Chongqing

The EU and China held their 39th Human Rights Dialogue in Chongqing, addressing concerns over fundamental freedoms and human rights in Tibet, Xinjiang, and Hong Kong, with emphasis on judicial independence and anti-death penalty.

The forced assimilation of Tibet

The situation in Tibet is complex and sensitive, with reports saying the Chinese government is attempting to assimilate Tibetan culture into the Han culture....

G7 Leaders Express Concern on Human Rights Situation in China

The 50th G7 Summit was held from June 13-15, 2024 at Borgo Egnazia in the city of Fasano in Apulia, Italy on June 13-15, 2024. The event brought together the Leaders of the seven member States, as well as...

China’s anti-corruption watchdog investigates former Tibet party boss Wu Yingjie

He is the eighth ministerial-level official to face CCDI probe since Communist Party national congress in 2022.

Albanese tells China’s Li Australia cannot be silent on key issues

Premier Li Qiang is the most senior Chinese leader to visit Australia since 2017.

Australia news live: Chinese premier greeted in Canberra by 19-gun salute – and chants and shouts of protesters

Ceremonial welcome for China’s premier, Li Qiang, takes place at Parliament House in Canberra. Follow today’s news headlines liveGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastEx-Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann arrives at a Toowoomba courtBruce...

In the name of the law: scholar He Weifang argues his case for remembering China’s past

The retired academic speaks out about his country’s legal system, political reform, private enterprise protection, nationalism and why 2008 was China’s ‘first year’.

Unravelling old China custom of ‘couvade’, pampers husband to care for newborn

In ancient China, the tradition of “couvade” was very similar to modern-day confinement periods, except practised by men.

G7 vows to counter ‘economic and national security threats’ posed by China

G7 statement pledges ‘to protect our workers and businesses from unfair practices’, but stressed that it welcomed “constructive and stable” with Beijing.

US lawmakers to meet Dalai Lama on India trip next week

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is among a group of US lawmakers visiting Dharamsala – where the 88-year-old Tibetan monk lives in exile – on June 18 and 19.