Monthly Archives: May 2018

MAKING CHINA GREAT IN LHUNTSE

MINING TIBETAN GOLD, MINING BEIJING’S PATRIOTIC SUBSIDIES   Chinese announcements of mineral bonanzas under the Tibetan surface have been made for decades, but in only a few areas has this led to mining. Now, in remote Lhuntse county, well to … Continue reading

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ARE TIBETANS POOR?

Blog three of four on POVERTY, IMMISERISATION and DESTITUTION in TIBET   HOW TIBETANS EXPERIENCE POVERTY China has for many years insisted that Tibet, usually meaning only Tibet Autonomous Region, is in fact progressing in great leaps, everyone benefits from … Continue reading

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PRECARITY IN TIBET

Blog four of four on POVERTY, IMMISERISATION and DESTITUTION in TIBET The more closely one looks at poverty and its remedies, the more problems arise. In 2018, as part of a major reorganisation of China‚Äôs party-state power, a new approach … Continue reading

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