Vatican gets two of its China bishops to give way to gov’t-approved priests

January 8, 2019 4:26 am0 comments
Vatican gets two of its China bishops to give way to gov’t-approved priests

(TibetanReview.net, Jan07’19) – The Vatican has ordered two bishops previously appointed by it to step aside in favour of Beijing-appointed priests who it had previously excommunicated. The underground bishops Vincent Guo Xijin of Mindong (Ningde) and Peter Zhuang Jianjian of Shantou have given way to the government approved Chinese Patriotic […]

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Tibet independence call made at annual Jan 1 Hong Kong demonstration

January 4, 2019 1:31 am0 comments
Tibet independence call made at annual Jan 1 Hong Kong demonstration

(TibetanReview.net, Jan03’19) – Activists calling for Tibet’s independence joined a traditional annual Jan 1 demonstration in Hong Kong protesting against the policies of the regional administration, reported sputniknews.com Jan 1. Up to 5,000 people took part in the demonstration, according to rfa.org Jan 1. Both pro-independence activists and supporters of […]

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President Xi says Taiwan reunification inevitable for China’s rejuvenation

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President Xi says Taiwan reunification inevitable for China’s rejuvenation

(TibetanReview.net, Jan03’19) – President Xi Jinping has made it clear Jan 2 that China must and will be reunified with the incorporation of what Beijing considers the breakaway province of Taiwan. Although Taiwan was not an issue of immediate interest and concern to Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping, China’s phenomenal […]

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China calls repressive Xinjiang internment reports defamatory

January 2, 2019 6:59 am0 comments
China calls repressive Xinjiang internment reports defamatory

(TibetanReview.net, Dec28, 2018) – China has on Dec 25 described as defamatory the widely reported incarceration by it of a million or so Muslim minorities, mostly Uyghurs, in a network of camps set up in the Xinjiang region, claiming it was only carrying out a de-extremism efforts there. China firmly […]

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China to be second largest contributor to UN budget

December 25, 2018 4:09 pm0 comments
China to be second largest contributor to UN budget

(TibetanReview.net, Dec25, 2018) – Because of its rapid economic growth and the size of its economy, China will become the second-largest monetary sponsor of the United Nations, behind only the US, under newly adopted contribution plans, reported asia.nikkei.com Dec 24. This is expected to further raise China’s influence in the […]

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China vents spleen on Dalai Lama over US reciprocal access to Tibet Act

December 22, 2018 2:09 am0 comments
China vents spleen on Dalai Lama over US reciprocal access to Tibet Act

(TibetanReview.net, Dec21, 2018) – China has not only published commentaries but also reports on those commentaries to severely malign Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, as the United States enacted on Dec 19 a law requiring it to provide reciprocal access to occupied Tibet region. The 14th Dalai Lama […]

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