Tibetans say the Dalai Lama should choose his successor

Asia Pacific / Politics Nov 28, 2019

Tibetans say the Dalai Lama should choose his successor

Senior religious figures representing four schools of Tibetan Buddhism on Wednesday unanimously endorsed the Dalai Lama's sole authority to choose his successor, guaranteeing legitimacy that a possible Chinese appointee would lack. Over 100 lamas, including nine high lamas, or senior Buddhist priests, representing all schools ...

China using U.S.-made satellites for internal security, WSJ reports

Asia Pacific Apr 24, 2019

China using U.S.-made satellites for internal security, WSJ reports

A fleet of U.S.-made satellites helps China's government police its people and supports its military despite growing wariness in Washington over Beijing's power, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. While the United States will not let China buy U.S.-made satellites for national security reasons, it ...