Al Jazeera's 101 East takes a closer look how China is cultivating a new wave of visionaries in a bid to revive its slowing economic growth. But it also faces allegations of unfair trade practices and intellectual piracy by some of its major trading partners in the US and Europe.
Link Asia News reports on tens of thousands that took to the streets in Hong Kong for a candlelight vigil and protest on June 4th, the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing. That day, the Shanghai stock market also caught the attention of conspiracy theorists and human rights activists alike.
Al Jazeera's Inside Story questions if U.S. views on human rights are applicable for China and in particular, in the case of the Chinese activist Chen Guangchen. On the discussion panel is Renyie Mei, professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University, David Finkelstein from the Center for Naval Analysis and Simon Chen, associate professor at the Hong Kong Institute of Education.
The blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng speaks with CNN's Anderson Cooper in his first in-depth interview in the United States about his work as a 'barefoot lawyer', his time in 'illegal detention' and ultimately, his escape.
Bringing Tibet Home is a documentary film that tells the story of Tibetan artist Tenzing Rigdol, as he sets out on a great mission to bring Tibet closer to Tibetan exiles through an unprecedented art project -- a site specific art installation titled "Our Land, Our People", that involves smuggling 20,000 kilos of native Tibetan soil across the Himalayas.
Al Jazeera's Listening Post examines the stories coming out of China that have dominated global headlines. First came the Bo Xilai political scandal, followed by the story of Chen Guangcheng, the blind dissident, and more recently, the expulsion of Al Jazeera's sole China correspondent Melissa Chan.
CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight welcomes His Holiness The Dalai Lama for a wide-ranging and enlightening interview, touching upon such topics as politics, religion and temptation.
The Associated Press reports on Chinese government criticism of the Dalai Lama's recent visit to Britain as he receives the $1.7 million Templeton Prize in London.
The Foreign Policy Institute hosts a panel discussion on Tibet and the future of Asia. As the Obama administration pursues its “Asia pivot”, Tibet is taking on increased strategic significance due to its importance as a source of water and minerals, the militarization of the Tibetan plateau and the Sino-Indian border, Chinese influence in Nepal, and Beijing’s insistence on deference to its control of Tibet as a “core interest.”
CTV News discusses the significance of the Dalai Lama's visit to Canada with the Tibetan Government in Exile's Department of Information and International Relations Kalon, Dicki Chhoyang.
PBS Newshour's Gwen Ifill discusses the impact and significance of Chen Guangcheng's escape and how it unfolded with Susan Shirk of the University of California, San Diego and Voice of America's Sasha Gong.