China prioritizes 5G internet in ‘Tibet’

March 4, 2019 1:23 am0 comments
China prioritizes 5G internet in ‘Tibet’

(TibetanReview.net, Mar03’19) – China said Mar 1 that it had opened its first 5G internet base station in Tibet, located in capital Lhasa, with plans to launch tests to enable the facility to reach people living in the region’s remote farming areas as the next step. China Mobile’s Tibet branch […]

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China wants its Panchen to do more to serve the party, state

March 2, 2019 1:53 am0 comments
China wants its Panchen to do more to serve the party, state

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28’19) – Beijing wants to see its 11th Panchen Lama, Gyaltsen Norbu, to do more in Tibet to push the Xi Jinping-thought-oriented policy for a new era as Mr You Quan the head of the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) met with him […]

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China wants any peace proposal from Taiwan to include effort at ‘reunification’

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China wants any peace proposal from Taiwan to include effort at ‘reunification’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28’19) – In an apparent further hardening of its position on self-ruled Taiwan, China wants any proposal for a peace deal from it to include a push for reunification, not just an endorsement of the so-called One China policy. This followed a remark from the island’s main opposition party, […]

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China demands respect for Xinjiang internment camps, Saudi Arabia agrees

February 26, 2019 5:47 am0 comments
China demands respect for Xinjiang internment camps, Saudi Arabia agrees

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25’19) – China expects to be complimented, perhaps even awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, for its much criticized practice of incarcerating around a million Muslim minorities of East Turkestan (Xinjiang) in what has been described as concentration camps. Calling its move counter-terror and de-radicalisation efforts, a senior diplomat told […]

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All books to be printed in China censored even if not meant for distribution in the country

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All books to be printed in China censored even if not meant for distribution in the country

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25’19) – Publishers who get their books printed in China only for reason of cost are required to comply with the country’s strict censorship rules even if they are not meant for distribution in the country, according to a smh.com.au report Feb 23. Publishing industry figures have confirmed that […]

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China’s top graft bodies declared as tools to safeguard President Xi’s status

February 25, 2019 1:35 am0 comments
China’s top graft bodies declared as tools to safeguard President Xi’s status

(TibetanReview.net, Feb24’19) – The principal objective of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), the highest internal-control institution of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is to safeguard the leadership position of President Xi Jinping while its anti-corruption programme is the most potent tool to carrying out this objective, noted a […]

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China posting police officers in grassroots party cells to tighten grip on residents as economy falters

February 20, 2019 4:50 am0 comments
China posting police officers in grassroots party cells to tighten grip on residents as economy falters

(TibetanReview.net, Feb19’19) – As the country’s economy falters amid trade row with the US and rising labour unrest, China’s ruling clique is busy strengthening control over citizens by integrating police work with grassroots party functioning. To start with, police officers in Beijing were being appointed to top positions in grass-roots […]

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China names its newest guided-missile destroyer as ‘Lhasa’

February 19, 2019 11:08 am0 comments
China names its newest guided-missile destroyer as ‘Lhasa’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb17’19) – In an apparent move to strengthen its claim over Tibet, which it still struggles to defend as it own “since ancient times”, China has named its newest warship, a 10,000-tonne guided-missile destroyer of the PLA Navy, as ‘Lhasa,’ after the Tibetan capital. Other names proposed for it […]

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Turkey calls China’s treatment of Uyghurs ‘a great embarrassment for humanity’

February 12, 2019 2:35 am0 comments
Turkey calls China’s treatment of Uyghurs ‘a great embarrassment for humanity’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb11’19) – Turkey has severely criticized China on Feb 9 for its incarceration of more than a million Uyghur and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang in concentration camps, calling it “a great embarrassment for humanity”. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had once accused China of “genocide” but has since established […]

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Australia expels Chinese billionaire for United Front subversion of its democracy

February 8, 2019 6:57 am0 comments
Australia expels Chinese billionaire for United Front subversion of its democracy

(TibetanReview.net, Feb06’19) – Australia has stripped a Chinese billionaire of his permanent residency permit, rejected his citizenship application and banned him from returning to the country following allegations of buying influence for China through political donations, reported the AFP Feb 6. Huang Xiangmo, a property developer, has donated millions to […]

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