Several provinces dithered on supporting Xi over Zhou investigation

August 20, 2014 2:59 pm0 comments
Several provinces dithered on supporting Xi over Zhou investigation

(TibetanReview.net, Aug20, 2014) –Party General Secretary and State President Mr Xi Jinping may have consolidated power at the centre with the announcement Jul 29 of corruption investigation against former Politburo Standing Committee member Mr Zhou Yongkang. However, the hidden force of Zhou is not weak, the power struggle is still […]

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Thousands rally for China against pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong

August 19, 2014 5:24 pm0 comments
Thousands rally for China against pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong

(TibetanReview.net, Aug19, 2014) – As pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong prepared to carry out their Occupy Central business district campaign to press their demands ahead of the 2017 election, China on Aug 17 put up its own show of anti-democratic force to oppose that campaign. Under the banner of Alliance […]

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Participant denies endorsing China’s ‘Lhasa Consensus’ on Tibet

August 17, 2014 2:55 pm0 comments
Participant denies endorsing China’s ‘Lhasa Consensus’ on Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug17, 2014) –Sir Bob Parker, the former mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand, has said he had “not at all” endorsed what China calls the “Lhasa consensus” brought out at the end of an Aug 12-13 Fourth Forum on the Development of Tibet. He was one of the 40 overseas […]

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United States asked to include Chinese rights abusers in visa ban list

August 5, 2014 12:56 am0 comments
United States asked to include Chinese rights abusers in visa ban list

(TibetanReview.net, Aug04, 2014) – A Tibet campaign group has asked the United States government to extend its ban on officials in countries responsible for human rights abuses to Chinese violators as well. The call is based on a Jul 30 announcement this year by the State Department imposing restrictions on […]

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Corruption investigation targets China’s former internal security boss

July 31, 2014 3:21 pm0 comments
Corruption investigation targets China’s former internal security boss

(TibetanReview.net, Jul31, 2014) – After a sustained period of speculations and anticipations, during which lesser “tigers”, including relatives, were detained, investigated or jailed, China announced Jul 29 that the biggest of the big tigers in its anti-corruption campaign had been formally placed under investigation. The investigation of Zhou Yongkang, a […]

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China using fake Twitter accounts for Tibet propaganda purposes

July 23, 2014 12:34 pm0 comments
China using fake Twitter accounts for Tibet propaganda purposes

(TibetanReview.net, Jul23, 2014) –Apparently not satisfied with the enormous human, financial, and diplomatic resources it had committed to create a positive media image of its rule in occupied Tibet, China has created a large number of fake twitter accounts in mostly western personal names – often an odd combination of […]

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Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping stress economic relations, gloss on border dispute

July 16, 2014 2:41 pm0 comments
Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping stress economic relations, gloss on border dispute

(TibetanReview.net, Jul16, 2014) –Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting India in September this year while Indian Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi is likely to visit China in Nov-Dec 2014, reported thehindu.com Jul 15. The development emerged during the two leaders’ meeting at Fortaleza, Brazil, on the sidelines of the sixth […]

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Tibetan blog activist under house arrest after US invite during Secretary of State visit

July 10, 2014 4:22 pm0 comments
Tibetan blog activist under house arrest after US invite during Secretary of State visit

(TibetanReview.net, Jul10, 2014) –Tsering Woeser, a well-known Tibetan blog activist based in Beijing, has been put under house arrest after she received a dinner invitation from the US Embassy during the Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Beijing, reported AP Jul 9. State security officers arrived at her Beijing […]

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German Chancellor sings virtues of ‘open, pluralistic and free society’ in China

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German Chancellor sings virtues of ‘open, pluralistic and free society’ in China

(TibetanReview.net, Jul10, 2014) –German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel on Jun 8 gave an earful to China on the virtues of free dialogue, rather than brute force, and the importance of an “open, pluralistic and free society” for shaping a nation’s future successfully. Addressing Beijing’s elite Tsinghua University during her visit […]

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China angry as Hong Kong concludes poll demanding universal suffrage

July 9, 2014 9:43 am0 comments
China angry as Hong Kong concludes poll demanding universal suffrage

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01, 2014) –Nearly 800,000 residents of Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China enjoying a “high degree of autonomy” under the terms of its return from British rule on Jul 1, 1997, have voted in an unofficial 10-day referendum demanding universal suffrage for the […]

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