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Could China’s Interest In Tibet Be Hydro Power?

September 17, 2014 by


By Anton Lang ~ Have you ever wondered why China wants a stake in Tibet, and why there has been so much trouble that they’ve had there. Why would China view Tibet as looking so attractive when Tibet is such a seemingly backward place at the top of the World, a freezing cold Country, seemingly […]

The Three Gorges Dam (Part 4)

August 15, 2008 by


There’s a lot of things that I don’t agree with when China is talked about. The political situation is not as democratic as we are in the West. Their human rights record at home, and in foreign Countries also leaves a lot for us to question them on. What we need to take into account […]

The Three Gorges Dam (Part 3)

August 14, 2008 by


Even though this project has a history dating back 90 years, the addition of the ability to generate hydro electric power would have been something more recent than that, and the ability not to be able to do this was an opportunity too good to pass up, as China strives to industrialise and bring electricity […]

The Three Gorges Dam (Part 2)

August 13, 2008 by


Recently there was an Australian 60 Minutes report on the Three Gorges Dam, and in the main, the report was basically negative. I’m not an apologist for China, but some thoughts I had after viewing that report made me want to look at the project a little more in depth to address some of those […]

The Three Gorges Dam (Part 1)

August 12, 2008 by


Satellite Image of The Three Gorges Dam. NASA Commons Image. Click on image to open in a larger window. Some say that The Great Wall Of China is just so big, it can be seen from outer space. That may or may not be so, but something new in China IS so big it can […]