Reflections on a Bitter Reality

In the past few days, I tried to think and analyze on an unusual and candid comment made by a Tibetan woman who is a soprano in Chinese army and a current member of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).  Gowa Gyamo Kyi has long career in Chinese army as singer who normally performs at big national galas.

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THE INDIAN EXPRESS: A New Platform for Chinese Political Propaganda on Tibet?

The Indian Express being such a sought after and influential newspaper can go on without selling its pages to an expansionist colonial power whose aim is to whitewash its wrongdoings in Tibet. No money comes today without paying a price especially if it comes from China to cover on Tibet. The price The Indian Express is paying is not its pages but it’s principles as a Journalism of Courage; the courage to tell the truth and expose the false.

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Tsai Ing-wen Swept Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen and her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) swept Taiwan in both 2016 presidential and parliamentary election with 56.12 percent of the votes. Eric Chu of ruling Kuomintang candidate conceded his party’s defeat and wished Ms. Tsai good luck.
President Tsai’s election indicates the growing feeling among people in Taiwan on their identity as Taiwanese rather than Chinese.

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China Kidnapped Missing Hong Kong Bookseller

Lee is the fifth Hong Kong bookseller who went missing and the investigation he told he was assisting is related to four other booksellers who went missing so far. Lee is an employee of a publishing house, Mighty Current which publishes and sells books critical of the Communist Party of China.
A Hong Kong student activist said that bookstore where Lee works is popular destination for mainland tourists where they can get books banned in China.

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