Seattle activists hope the Arab Spring will blossom in Tibet
by Ansel Herz
Local Tibetans and supporters marched from Ballard to downtown Seattle on Wednesday to mark Losar, the start of the Tibetan new year. But instead of celebrating, the marchers carried cardboard coffins draped in Tibetan flags, to symbolize the estimated 25 monks and nuns who have self-immolated in the past year in protest of Chinese rule […]
Feb 23, 2012
New Chinese highway exposes medieval Tibetan kingdom to the modern world
by Nina Wegner
Cheap denim jeans replace handwoven textiles and ancient farming techniques give way to tractors as the ancient Tibetan Kingdom of Lo gets a long-awaited taste of modernity.
Jan 30, 2013
Meet the fantastic fungus that fuels Tibet’s economy
by Casey Malone
Local mushroom hunter Daniel Winkler puts the fun in fungi.
Feb 3, 2014
5 ways to ring in the Lunar New Year in the Northwest
by Megan Herndon
The Year of the Sheep is coming! Where to catch the Lunar New Year action around the Seattle area.
Jan 21, 2015
Tibetan monk-turned-developer accused of defrauding immigrants
by Venice Buhain
The SEC filed a lawsuit against Lobsang Dargey, whose development firm Path America woos Chinese investors with the EB-5 immigrant program.
Aug 25, 2015
Who’s out protesting the Chinese President?
by Alex Garland
Protestors representing Tibet, Taiwan, the Falun Gong and pro-democracy movements turned out for day one of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Seattle.
Sep 23, 2015