China wants Tibetan Buddhism to help strengthen BRI in Central, south Asia, condemns Dalai Lama

October 20, 2018 1:30 am0 comments
China wants Tibetan Buddhism to help strengthen BRI in Central, south Asia, condemns Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Oct19, 2018) – China has organized a conference of Tibetan monks and scholars over Oct 16-17 in Qinghai Province to discuss ways in which Buddhism could better serve China’s Belt and Road initiative (BRI) and resist separatism. Guided by the core socialist values, the symposium aimed to encourage Tibetan […]

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China removes poverty tag from 85 more counties, many in Tibet

October 18, 2018 11:40 pm0 comments
China removes poverty tag from 85 more counties, many in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct18, 2018) – Given President Xi Jinping’s goal of eliminating poverty by the year 2020, China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Oct 17 cited Beijing as announcing Oct 17 that another 85 counties had been officially taken off the country’s list of impoverished areas. The announcement was made on Oct 17, China’s […]

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China gives legal veneer to its still indefensible mass incarceration camps in Xinjiang

October 13, 2018 12:00 am0 comments
China gives legal veneer to its still indefensible mass incarceration camps in Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2018) – Not that it mattered at all to the leadership in Beijing, but for the sake of formality, China has just made legal its more-than-a-year-old sprawling network of extra-legal ‘re-education camps’ incarcerating up to a million Uyghur and other ethnic Muslims in the Xinjiang region to make […]

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China investigates its Interpol chief for corruption, indicates lapse in loyalty to Xi leadership

October 9, 2018 10:09 pm0 comments
China investigates its Interpol chief for corruption, indicates lapse in loyalty to Xi leadership

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09, 2018) – Corruption cases involving top-level leaders in China are hardly ever about corruption alone and so it has turned out to be in the case of Mr Meng Hongwei, the missing Lyon-based Interpol chief whom China has confirmed is under detention for investigation. An Oct 8 statement […]

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China defends Hong Kong’s rejection of FT journalist’s visa for hosting independence supporter’s talk

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China defends Hong Kong’s rejection of FT journalist’s visa for hosting independence supporter’s talk

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09, 2018) – While the government of Hong Kong would not be forthcoming about its rejection of work visa renewal for the Asia news editor Victor Mallet of the UK’s Financial times newspaper, China’s official Global Times has piped in to explain Oct 7 that Mallet’s actions at the […]

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China demands apology from UK after one of it reporters went berserk at a conference and was removed

October 4, 2018 12:03 am0 comments
China demands apology from UK after one of it reporters went berserk at a conference and was removed

(TibetanReview.net, Oct03, 2018) – China is demanding an apology from the UK after one of its state TV journalists hackled a fringe event organized by the ruling Conservative party’s Human Rights Committee and then repeatedly slapped a party activist who asked her to leave for shouting at one of the […]

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