Talking about Tibet

A general view of Tibet Hall during the Tibet delegation meeting on the sidelines of the fourth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing yesterday. The NPC has over 3,000 delegates and is the wor
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A general view of Tibet Hall during the Tibet delegation meeting on the sidelines of the fourth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing yesterday. The NPC has over 3,000 delegates and is the world's largest Parliament, or legislative assembly, though its function is largely to serve as a formal seal of approval for the policies fixed by the leaders of the Chinese Communist Party.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 08, 2016, with the headline 'Talking about Tibet'. Print Edition | Subscribe