Research Articles by Rinzin Dorjee

What does Xi Jinping power grab means to Tibet issue?

March 1, 2018

The official Chinese news agency, Xinhua, announced that Xi Jinping will clutch to the power after 2022. This generated much discourse amongst China experts and scholars lately. Xi will be the second leader in the history of modern China breaking the CCP's constitutional provision of ten years tenure. ......Read More

By *Rinzin Dorjee

Tourism in Tibet: Money Making Machine of China

February 13, 2018

The ten volumes of fictional book, The Tibet Code is authored by a Chinese from Sichuan Province, He Ma who earns royalty of 2.6 million Yuan (US$ 0.41million) was ranked in the Chinese writer's rich list in 2008, 2011 and 2012. He later signed to the Dream Works Animation, the producer of million dollars box office Kongfu Panda and the China Film Group which is the State Owned Enterprise of China to make his books into a six series of movies.......Read More

By *Dr. Rinzin Dorjee

China’s Urbancide in Tibet

March 17, 2017

The State Council of China unveiled the National New Type Urbanization Plan (NUP) in 2014 to increase the percentage of urban residents in the total population of China from 52.6 percent in 2012 to 60 percent by 2020. The ratio of citizens with urban hukou (resident permit) will increase 35.3 percent to approximately 45 percent.......Read More

By *Rinzin Dorjee

China’s Transport Infrastructural Build-up in Tibet: Impacts & Implications

June 4, 2016

Introduction  China recently announced the continuation of its preferential financial policies in Tibet[1] even though scholars such as Dexter Roberts and Jin Wei have been critical of such measures pointing out that the area not only derives little direct benefit from the investments but further exacerbates its dependency economy. Since the 1990’s, the government of... Read more »......Read More

By *Rinzin Dorjee