With transit protocol, China helps reduce Nepal’s dependence on India

September 10, 2018 10:41 pm0 comments
With transit protocol, China helps reduce Nepal’s dependence on India

(TibetanReview.net, Sep09, 2018) – China has helped Nepal to reduce its heavy dependence on India for foreign trade and commerce by granting it access to three dry ports or land ports. These are located in Lanzhou, capital of China’s Gansu Province; Lhasa, capital of Tibet; and Xigatse (Shigatse), located in […]

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China embarrassed as scandal forces its top Buddhist leader to step down

September 3, 2018 12:18 am0 comments
China embarrassed as scandal forces its top Buddhist leader to step down

(TibetanReview.net, Sep02, 2018) – China is said to be desperately looking for a new face of Buddhism after its incumbent, Master Xuecheng, lost his face and position amid allegations of sexual harassment of two nuns as it prepares to host its 5th World Buddhist Forum (WBF) in Oct 2018. Xuecheng […]

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China withdraws from MoU-commitment to build Nepal’s first reservoir project

September 1, 2018 10:13 pm0 comments
China withdraws from MoU-commitment to build Nepal’s first reservoir project

(TibetanReview.net, Sep01, 2018) – China has made it clear that it is, in the end, all about money, not charity as it pulled out of a commitment to build a 750-MW hydropower project in Nepal, citing adverse profitability concerns. The first reservoir project in Nepal was to be completed by […]

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China bans minors from religious activities

August 31, 2018 1:34 am0 comments
China bans minors from religious activities

(TibetanReview.net, Aug30, 2018) – A ban on children from engaging in religious activities is being enforced throughout mainland China, including especially at Tibetan Buddhist temples, Christian churches, and Islamic mosques in Xinjiang and elsewhere, reported mainichi.jp/English Aug 29. A revised government rules on religion issued in February this year placed […]

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Police intimidate two Hong Kong democracy activists during mainland visit

August 29, 2018 11:42 pm0 comments
Police intimidate two Hong Kong democracy activists during mainland visit

(TibetanReview.net, Aug29, 2018) – Two members of a democracy party in Hong Kong were detained and subjected to hours of intimidating questioning during their separate visits to China in March and August this year, with the latter one having been asked whether he or she supported the Tibetan independence movement, […]

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China’s party members face punishment for political rumours, expulsion for religiosity

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China’s party members face punishment for political rumours, expulsion for religiosity

(TibetanReview.net, Aug28, 2018) – In a further tightening of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s already absolute control, China’s ruling Communist Party has issued a revised set of regulations governing its members’ behaviour, threatening punishment for spreading ‘political rumours’ and recommending that those who cling to religious beliefs be asked to leave […]

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