- Tue, 05/14/2013 - 22:54
Fifteen years ago, on May 14, 1998, U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of a landmark effort to promote a pivotal human right abroad. In October of that year, the Senate also acted and President Clinton signed the International Religious Freedom Act, or IRFA, into law.
- Fri, 05/10/2013 - 21:41
Middle-grade and adult fiction share territory largely ignored by young adult literature: the exploration of countries and eras beyond the borders of the contemporary teenager’s navel.
- Fri, 05/10/2013 - 21:13
Now that the 'tent confrontation` in Ladakh is over and politicians' call to "drive out" the Chinese has died down, the story will disappear from the front pages.
- Tue, 05/07/2013 - 22:04
In 2009, development of Kashgar’s old town accelerated after the revelations of the deadly role of faulty architecture during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
- Mon, 05/06/2013 - 21:24
An interview with the award-winning author about freedom of expression, the People's Republic, and how literature can thrive under repressive governments.
- Fri, 05/03/2013 - 23:20
Chinese forces have staged an “intrusion” into Indian territory that would have been top world news had they been North Korean troops straying across the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea.
- Wed, 05/01/2013 - 21:32
Mystics seem to have a penchant for seeking out remote locations. Perhaps out-of-the-way spots are more conducive to contemplation, and they add an element of enigma when chosen as a final resting place.
- Mon, 04/29/2013 - 21:46
Let's face it: We have little idea what's actually going on in Xinjiang and Tibet.
- Thu, 04/18/2013 - 21:51
The largest ethnic group, the Muslim, Turkic-speaking Uighurs, has lived in China’s shadow for centuries.