Tag Archives: China

Three Tibetans self-immolate

Three Tibetans have died after setting themselves on fire to protest against Chinese rule in a western region where authorities have imposed a heavy security presence, exiled Buddhist monks and reports said on Thursday. More than 100 Tibetans have self-immolated since 2011 to protest against Chinese policies in the region and call for the return […]

Japan summons China envoy over disputed isles

Japan has summoned the Chinese ambassador in protest over a flotilla of Chinese government ships that entered territorial waters near a disputed island chain. Japan’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday it had called in the envoy after eight Chinese vessels entered waters near the Senkaku islands, which China calls Diaoyu, the most in a single […]

Jason Chen Ethnicity and Identity

Jason Chen in his 2008 documentary Ethnicity and Identity interviews seven second-generation Chinese diaspora members asking a simple question – who are they? Chinese or French, Australian, Russian, Singaporean, Dutch etc.? What role does ethnicity play in personal identification? Watch it on YouTube (4 parts in total) Have questions or comments? Post them below to […]