CHINA’S “GREAT WESTERN THOROUGHFARE”: BY SHIP TO TIBET

CHINA’S MEGA PROJECT TO CAPTURE TIBETAN RIVERS: PART TWO The previous blogpost revealed the vision of the official custodians of China’s Yellow River to build a huge inland shipway, capable of allowing shiops as big as 50,000 tonnes, as far inland as 3300 kms, to the foot of the Tibetan Plateau; all made possible by […]

THINKING LIKE A STATE

HOW CAN TIBET BE IN ANYONE’S NATIONAL INTEREST? Tibetans have a genius for timing, for seizing the moment when it arrives. Such moments are rare, even more so these days in a world distracted by each rich nation’s internal problems, deficits, austerity programs and precarious economies. Yet there is a highly professional band of Tibetans […]