Thousands demonstrate to demand referendum on Taiwan independence

October 22, 2018 1:37 am0 comments
Thousands demonstrate to demand referendum on Taiwan independence

(TibetanReview.net, Oct21, 2018) – Several thousand people demonstrated in Taiwan’s capital Taipei on Oct 20, calling on the island nation whose territory is claimed by China to hold a referendum on whether it should formally declare independence, reported usnews.com Oct 20. China has long made it clear that any such […]

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China wants Tibetan Buddhism to help strengthen BRI in Central, south Asia, condemns Dalai Lama

October 20, 2018 1:30 am0 comments
China wants Tibetan Buddhism to help strengthen BRI in Central, south Asia, condemns Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Oct19, 2018) – China has organized a conference of Tibetan monks and scholars over Oct 16-17 in Qinghai Province to discuss ways in which Buddhism could better serve China’s Belt and Road initiative (BRI) and resist separatism. Guided by the core socialist values, the symposium aimed to encourage Tibetan […]

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China removes poverty tag from 85 more counties, many in Tibet

October 18, 2018 11:40 pm0 comments
China removes poverty tag from 85 more counties, many in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct18, 2018) – Given President Xi Jinping’s goal of eliminating poverty by the year 2020, China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Oct 17 cited Beijing as announcing Oct 17 that another 85 counties had been officially taken off the country’s list of impoverished areas. The announcement was made on Oct 17, China’s […]

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China gives legal veneer to its still indefensible mass incarceration camps in Xinjiang

October 13, 2018 12:00 am0 comments
China gives legal veneer to its still indefensible mass incarceration camps in Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2018) – Not that it mattered at all to the leadership in Beijing, but for the sake of formality, China has just made legal its more-than-a-year-old sprawling network of extra-legal ‘re-education camps’ incarcerating up to a million Uyghur and other ethnic Muslims in the Xinjiang region to make […]

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China investigates its Interpol chief for corruption, indicates lapse in loyalty to Xi leadership

October 9, 2018 10:09 pm0 comments
China investigates its Interpol chief for corruption, indicates lapse in loyalty to Xi leadership

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09, 2018) – Corruption cases involving top-level leaders in China are hardly ever about corruption alone and so it has turned out to be in the case of Mr Meng Hongwei, the missing Lyon-based Interpol chief whom China has confirmed is under detention for investigation. An Oct 8 statement […]

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China defends Hong Kong’s rejection of FT journalist’s visa for hosting independence supporter’s talk

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China defends Hong Kong’s rejection of FT journalist’s visa for hosting independence supporter’s talk

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09, 2018) – While the government of Hong Kong would not be forthcoming about its rejection of work visa renewal for the Asia news editor Victor Mallet of the UK’s Financial times newspaper, China’s official Global Times has piped in to explain Oct 7 that Mallet’s actions at the […]

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China demands apology from UK after one of it reporters went berserk at a conference and was removed

October 4, 2018 12:03 am0 comments
China demands apology from UK after one of it reporters went berserk at a conference and was removed

(TibetanReview.net, Oct03, 2018) – China is demanding an apology from the UK after one of its state TV journalists hackled a fringe event organized by the ruling Conservative party’s Human Rights Committee and then repeatedly slapped a party activist who asked her to leave for shouting at one of the […]

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Pope to get no allegiance from China Bishops he presumes say on appointment

October 1, 2018 4:55 am0 comments
Pope to get no allegiance from China Bishops he presumes say on appointment

(TibetanReview.net, Sep30, 2018) – The Pope may have won a say in the appointment of Bishops in China following the signing of a historic “provisional agreement” in Beijing on Sep 22; however, the church there has made it clear that it will owe its allegiance to the atheist government while […]

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China tightening the field of religious citizenry – state employees, students told to give up religious belief

September 29, 2018 4:13 am0 comments
China tightening the field of religious citizenry – state employees, students told to give up religious belief

(TibetanReview.net, Sep28, 2018) – Apart from “Sinicization” of religion, which requires religion to be subjected to an ever-widening range and depth of communist party controls, China is imposing ban on religious belief on increasing categories of citizens. The ban now extends to government employees, including schoolteachers and medical personnel, apart […]

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Pope Francis admits his Beijing deal will cause suffering for ‘underground’ Churches, but calls unification most important

September 27, 2018 11:45 pm0 comments
Pope Francis admits his Beijing deal will cause suffering for ‘underground’ Churches, but calls unification most important

(TibetanReview.net, Sep27, 2018) – In his first public remark on the provisional agreement the Vatican had signed with China on Sep 22 in Beijing, Pope Francis has acknowledged Sep 25 that his landmark deal with China over bishop nominations will cause suffering among the underground faithful. But while taking full […]

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