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The Observer view on how the west should deal with rising China | Observer editorial
Xi Jinping’s expansionist policies abroad and dictatorship at home make pressing the need for new geopolitical strategy

Observer editorial

03, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Buddha would be green': Dalai Lama calls for urgent climate action
Exclusive: The Dalai Lama warns of terrible consequences of climate inaction

Krishnan Guru-Murthy

11, Nov, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Top 10 books about the Himalayas | Ed Douglas
Along with spectacular adventures, these books record a richly diverse culture that has often been missed in accounts of derring-do

Ed Douglas

21, Oct, 2020 @10:36 AM

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How did an NYPD officer from Tibet end up accused of spying for China?
Baimadajie Angwang, accused of ‘reporting on activities of Chinese citizens’, targeted a community center in Queens, stoking divisions in the community

Amanda Holpuch in New York

29, Sep, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Report charts China's expansion of mass labour programme in Tibet
Researcher says 500,000 rural workers trained for factories this year in programme likened to Xinjiang operations

Helen Davidson and agencies

22, Sep, 2020 @10:59 AM

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‘Chairman Xi’ seeks only to purge and subjugate. That is his weakness | Simon Tisdall
From Tibet to Taiwan, China’s leader is intent on wielding absolute power. Instead he is fanning the flames of dissent

Simon Tisdall

06, Sep, 2020 @6:56 AM

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Eat the Buddha by Barbara Demick review – voices from a forbidden culture
A detailed, vivid – and rare – portrait of the Tibetans struggling as their way of life is eroded by Beijing

Tania Branigan

23, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Charles Allen obituary
Author of Plain Tales from the Raj, and historian concerned with ’relearning’ the role of orientalists in south Asia

David Loyn

21, Aug, 2020 @1:52 PM

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Dalai Lama to release album of mantras and teachings set to music
‘Music has the potential to reach many more people,’ says the Tibetan spiritual leader

Harriet Sherwood

09, Jun, 2020 @5:02 PM

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Rinchen Ato's best photograph: Tibetan twins and their albino rabbits
‘These girls from Qinghai in China got albino rabbits for their birthdays. But albino rabbits don’t like harsh climates. They didn’t last the winter’

Interview by Dale Berning Sawa

02, Apr, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Himalayan wolf lopes towards recognition as distinct species
Animal’s unique adaptation to low-oxygen life can be basis for protection, say researchers

Patrick Barkham

21, Feb, 2020 @11:24 AM

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The world has a third pole – and it's melting quickly
An IPCC report says two-thirds of glaciers on the largest ice sheet after the Arctic and Antarctic are set to disappear in 80 years

Gaia Vince

15, Sep, 2019 @9:30 AM

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