Building of critical section of Sichuan-Tibet Railway starting soon

June 21, 2019 1:45 am0 comments
Building of critical section of Sichuan-Tibet Railway starting soon

(TibetanReview.net, Jun18’19) – China is to open Tibet for mainland Chinese ever wider with work for the final section of the ongoing Sichuan-Tibet Railway project set to start soon. The railway will serve as a major transportation artery linking China with Tibet as well as South Asia. An announcement that […]

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Many schools in Nepal make Mandarin compulsory as China provides free teachers

June 18, 2019 11:53 pm0 comments
Many schools in Nepal make Mandarin compulsory as China provides free teachers

(TibetanReview.net, Jun16’19) – In clear violation of the government’s education guideline, many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin Chinese, lured by the Chinese government’s offer to provide the teachers free of cost, reported the Nepalese daily The Himalayan Times Jun 15. The report cited […]

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Two million protest in Hong Kong to demand withdrawal of China extradition bill

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Two million protest in Hong Kong to demand withdrawal of China extradition bill

(TibetanReview.net, Jun17’19) – Although the extradition bill is seen to be as good as dead after it was put on indefinite delay following a million-strong protest the previous Sunday, people of Hong Kong turned up in double that number on Jun 16 to protest against what they saw as a […]

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Record Hong Kong turnout as world remembers 1989 Tiananmen massacre

June 6, 2019 4:25 am0 comments
Record Hong Kong turnout as world remembers 1989 Tiananmen massacre

(TibetanReview.net, Jun05’19) – While the democratic world cannot stop talking about the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989, especially on its Jun 4th anniversary, China makes sure that everyone within the country, except the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao, pretends that they know nothing about the massacre of […]

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China claims US ambassador was positive about its Tibet development work

May 30, 2019 12:42 am0 comments
China claims US ambassador was positive about its Tibet development work

(TibetanReview.net, May29’19) – China has on May 28 sought to salvage a bit of its reputation from US Ambassador Terry Branstad’s visit to Tibet – when the latter called for religious freedom and talks to resolve the Tibet issue – by pointing out that he had made positive remarks on […]

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China makes clear it won’t accept negative Tibet report from visiting US ambassador

May 21, 2019 11:34 pm0 comments
China makes clear it won’t accept negative Tibet report from visiting US ambassador

(TibetanReview.net, May21’19) – China has made it clear May 20 that it expected the US ambassador to conform to its propaganda claim that all was well in Tibet under its rule as it permitted the latter to undertake a rare, week-long tour of Qinghai Province and Tibet Autonomous Region over […]

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China to name one of its latest destroyers as Lhasa

May 9, 2019 11:55 pm0 comments
China to name one of its latest destroyers as Lhasa

(TibetanReview.net, May09’19) – Anxious to ensure that its growing naval might reflects its past territorial gains and future ambitions, China has named one of its latest naval destroyers after Tibet’s capital Lhasa and is to name an upcoming acquisition after Taiwan’s capital Taipei, according to a globaltimes.cn report May 6. […]

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Nepal says Tibet-Kathmandu railway building will begin in two years

May 7, 2019 5:06 am0 comments
Nepal says Tibet-Kathmandu railway building will begin in two years

(TibetanReview.net, May06’19) – Railways linking Kathmandu with India and Chinese ruled Tibet will begin within two years, reported the ANI news service May 4, citing President Ms Bidhya Devi Bhandari after her return from the 2nd Belt and Road Forum in Beijing followed by a visit to Tibet. However, there […]

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Some 130,000 rally in Hong Kong to protest proposed extradition law amid China fears

May 1, 2019 1:21 am0 comments
Some 130,000 rally in Hong Kong to protest proposed extradition law amid China fears

(TibetanReview.net, Apr30’19) – Some 130,000 protesters took to the streets in Hong Kong on Apr 28 to express opposition to a legislative amendment that would allow the transfer of fugitives to mainland China and other jurisdictions in the largest rally in this special administrative region of China in the last […]

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China expects India’s support on Dalai Lama reincarnation issue

April 23, 2019 9:24 pm0 comments
China expects India’s support on Dalai Lama reincarnation issue

(TibetanReview.net, Apr23’19) – A Chinese government scholar has expressed confidence that India will side with China, not USA or Tibetan Buddhists, on the issue of the Dalai Lama reincarnation question. Beijing has already made it clear that the religious belief system on which the reincarnation system is fundamentally based is […]

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