China riles by Dalai Lama’s ‘lack of common sense’ criticism

March 9, 2017 11:11 pm0 comments
China riles by Dalai Lama’s ‘lack of common sense’ criticism

(TibetanReview.net, Mar09, 2017) – China has on Mar 7 called Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, describing him as an ‘actor’ whose performance can be rather deceptive, when asked to respond to his remark that its hardline leaders “have no common sense” on the issue of Tibet. Not in […]

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Chinese premier calls Tibet a special priority for stability, development

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Chinese premier calls Tibet a special priority for stability, development

(TibetanReview.net, Mar09, 2017) – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has on Mar 7 said the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) had a special place in the overall development of the People’s Republic of China, reported the official chinadaily.com.cn Mar 8. The premier was reported to have made his remark while attending a […]

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Chinese gov’t behind anti-Dalai Lama protest in US university

March 4, 2017 12:01 am1 comment
Chinese gov’t behind anti-Dalai Lama protest in US university

(TibetanReview.net, Mar03, 2017) – The government of China, acting through it consulate in Los Angeles, is said to be behind the Chinese student protest aimed at preventing Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, from giving the commencement speech at the University of California, San Diego, in Jun 2017. China […]

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China-Mongolia ties, ruptured by Dalai Lama’s Ulaanbaatar visit, back on track

February 22, 2017 11:07 pm0 comments
China-Mongolia ties, ruptured by Dalai Lama’s Ulaanbaatar visit, back on track

(TibetanReview.net, Feb22, 2017) – Ties between landlocked Mongolia and China appear to have been restored, with the foreign ministers of the two countries meeting in Beijing for two hours on Feb 20 to signal the development. China had cancelled diplomatic visits and exchanges with Mongolia in anger at the latter’s […]

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Uighur activist cancels Taiwan visit after strong pressure from China

February 18, 2017 12:04 am0 comments
Uighur activist cancels Taiwan visit after strong pressure from China

(TibetanReview.net, Feb17, 2017) – Rebiya Kadeer, a prominent human right activist from Chinese ruled East Turkestan (Xinjiang) currently living in exile in Germany, has decided to back out from accepting an invitation to visit Taiwan next month, reported chinapost.com.tw Feb 15, citing a pro-Taiwan independence opposition party. The Uighur activist […]

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Trump relents to Xi Jinping on ‘one China’ policy

February 14, 2017 4:10 am0 comments
Trump relents to Xi Jinping on ‘one China’ policy

(TibetanReview.net, Feb12, 2017) – US President Donald Trump has told his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that he will toe its line to abide by the ‘one China’ policy during a phone conversation on Feb 10. Earlier, in December, Trump had angered Beijing by taking a congratulatory call from the president […]

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