At an international meeting, supporters of Tibet see shrinking space for talks with China.
Dharamsala has a "magical" feel, but Tibetan residents hold painful memories of prison in their former homeland.
Tibetan exile government offers China a “final chance” at talks. Many younger Tibetans call Middle Way policy a failure.
After a week of meetings, many Tibetans still support the Middle Way. Others seek independence.
The Dalai Lama's eldest brother, Gyalo Thondup, reflects on Deng Xiaoping and what went wrong for Tibet.
Eight rounds of dialogue between Tibetan envoys and Chinese Communist officials have failed. What will happen next?
BEIJING—This is my last day in Beijing. Yesterday I forgot to mention an important point about pirated goods. I didn't find any “official, licensed” Olympics items or authorized Olympics Adidas sports products among the pirated products in the Silk Market.
BEIJING—Rain pours down heavily beginning at noon. The streets are still jammed with volunteers and with foreign and local tourists. It is really difficult to walk with my umbrella around the puddles on the pavement.
BEIJING - I have tried to access some “sensitive” Web sites—such as the Chinese Web pages of BBC, VOA, Amnesty International, and of course Radio Free Asia (RFA)—during the past few days, but have had no success.
BEIJING—I have to pay 12 yuan for my pork dumpling and soy-milk breakfast in a small restaurant this morning. Customers grumble that prices have gone up too fast.
BEIJING - It is sunny when my plane touches down at the new Beijing Airport, but the sky is blanketed with grey smog. The Beijing government has been trying very hard to at least temporarily clean the environment. The result is not obvious.
In An county, Sichuan province, our reporter meets anger and frustration. Left to fend for themselves, villagers curse the government.
Lin Di goes to Beichuan Qiang in Sichuan and meets an earthquake survivor rushing back to search for her father.
Reporter Lin Di drove 160 kms north of Chengdu to the mountainous region of Jiangyou and Pingwu on the Fujiang river. He saw schools flattened, with blood-stained drawings on the few walls still standing.
Burma's cyclone Nargis has exposed a secretive society in which the junta and its supporters enjoy privileges far removed from the lives of ordinary Burmese. Tyler Chapman visited central Maymyo, home to many of the country's elite and now a vital part of Burma's military-industrial complex.
Monks play a pivotal role in Burma, and never more so than in times of crisis. In his reporter's diary, veteran journalist Tyler Chapman describes what he observed of this unique relationship between monks and lay citizens when he attended the Ananda Festival in Bagan this year.
Guided tours to Tibet are nothing new. But in 1988, Dan Southerland recalls, a foreign correspondent could still break away from his handlers and do real reporting. It might not be so easy today.
Tyler Chapman spent a week among Burmese refugees and exiles in Thailand in February. He found that few, if any, have found happiness in their flight from the oppression back home.
During a month-long trip to Burma, Tyler Chapman saw how China has extended its grip on Burma’s economy to the point where the Burmese people are fed up.
In the cities and countryside of Burma, Tyler Chapman encountered heart-wrenching scenes of poverty every day of his visit in January and February, 2008.
Dith Pran, the hero of "The Killing Fields," was an interpreter and “fixer” in 1970. It was the first year of the war in Cambodia, a time when many Cambodians truly believed that they could defeat the Vietnamese Communists. At that time, the Khmer Rouge were just emerging as a military force that would ultimately conquer the country and send Dith Pran to a labor camp.
In Sittwe, a port city located on the bay of Bengal, Tyler Chapman met with monks and ordinary citizens who openly expressed their frustration with their government. The ruthless repression of a monks' uprising last fall is not silencing them.
Two decades ago, reporters could still play cops and robbers with the Chinese police in Lhasa—a far cry from today’s highly controlled environment.
Kate Webb, who died of cancer in 2007, arrived in Saigon in 1967 without a job and with only a few hundred dollars in her pocket. She went on to cover some of the biggest stories in Asia.