Nepalese protest against alleged Chinese border encroachment not seen as affecting bilateral ties

November 14, 2019 5:12 am0 comments
Nepalese protest against alleged Chinese border encroachment not seen as affecting bilateral ties

(TibetanReview.net, Nov13’19) – The official position of China and Nepal is that the two countries do not have any border dispute following the signing of a border agreement in 1961. But on Nov 11 angry protesters in Nepal burned effigies of Chinese President Xi Jinping after a recent government report […]

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China is top internet rights abuser for fourth successive year

November 7, 2019 11:41 pm0 comments
China is top internet rights abuser for fourth successive year

(TibetanReview.net, Nov06’19) – China has been the world’s worst abuser of internet freedom for the fourth consecutive year, while Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia were not far behind, according to Washington-based independent international rights monitoring group Freedom House, releasing its latest report Nov 5. The report, Freedom on the Net 2019: […]

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China vents anger at US religious envoy in D’sala with Dalai Lama

October 31, 2019 1:45 am0 comments
China vents anger at US religious envoy in D’sala with Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Oct30’19) – China has expressed bitter anger Oct 29 over the fact that Sam Brownback, the US ambassador at large for international religious freedom, had met Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at Dharamsala, India, and strongly criticized its interference in the Dalai Lama reincarnation process. Responding to […]

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China blocks access to nearly a quarter of foreign news sites it has accredited

October 23, 2019 11:46 pm0 comments
China blocks access to nearly a quarter of foreign news sites it has accredited

(TibetanReview.net, Oct23’19) – A total of 215 international news organizations have journalists based in China, with their 536 journalists having been given accreditation to report. However, China then bars its citizens from accessing the publicly available websites of 23 per cent of these news organizations, reported the AFP Oct 22, […]

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After restriction on Chinese diplomats, US planning additional rules for China’s party-state controlled employees

October 21, 2019 4:35 pm0 comments
After restriction on Chinese diplomats, US planning additional rules for China’s party-state controlled employees

(TibetanReview.net, Oct21’19) – US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad on Oct 21 defended his country’s plans to require Beijing’s diplomats in the US to report contacts with specified Americans while rejecting China’s criticism of it as “very outrageous”, reported the AP Oct 21. Beanstad has added that Washington was, in […]

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Nepal and China declare themselves strategic partners, everlasting friends

October 14, 2019 4:29 am0 comments
Nepal and China declare themselves strategic partners, everlasting friends

(TibetanReview.net, Oct13’19) – Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a 3.5 billion RMB (NRs 56 billion) to Nepal over the next two years to help the latter’s development programmes during his meeting with his counterpart Ms Bidya Devi Bhandari on Oct 12, reported the PTI news agency Oct 13. However […]

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‘China pressing Nepal to sign extradition deal during Xi’s Oct 12 visit’

October 11, 2019 4:23 pm0 comments
‘China pressing Nepal to sign extradition deal during Xi’s Oct 12 visit’

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09’19) – Under pressure from China mainly with Tibetans in mind, Nepal is preparing to sign an extradition treaty during the Oct 12 visit of President Xi Jinping, reported english.khabarhub.com Oct 4.  Nepal has so far not signed such an agreement with India, the reported noted. The report cited […]

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US sanctions unnamed Chinese officials for Xinjiang repression

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US sanctions unnamed Chinese officials for Xinjiang repression

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09’19) – The United States State Department has on Oct 8 slapped travel bans on Chinese officials involved in a massive crackdown on Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang. This came a day after the Commerce Department blacklisted Chinese government agencies and a number of Chinese companies that […]

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Beijing-tied student group banned from Canada’s McMaster University

October 5, 2019 5:10 pm0 comments
Beijing-tied student group banned from Canada’s McMaster University

(TibetanReview.net, Oct05’19) – After Confucius Institutes, it could be the turn of the Chinese Students and Scholars Associations (CSSA) to face backlash from university bodies and even governments for carrying out the Chinese government’s censorship and political campaigns on the campuses of Western countries. A student union at Canada’s McMaster […]

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Malaysian Prime Minister says China too powerful to be questioned for Uygur persecution

October 2, 2019 7:34 am0 comments
Malaysian Prime Minister says China too powerful to be questioned for Uygur persecution

(TibetanReview.net, Oct01’19) – Nonagenarian Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has admitted that Muslim countries refuse to censure China for its systematically brutal ill-treatment of their coreligionists in Xinjiang because the latter is too “powerful” and they do not want to endanger their flourishing economic ties with the repressive atheist party-state. […]

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