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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China vows further internet-stifling of ‘separatists’ in occupied Tibet

May 21, 2014 5:18 am0 comments
China vows further internet-stifling of ‘separatists’ in occupied Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May16, 2014) – Despite occupied Tibet being among regions of the world with the most tightly controlled and monitored internet, China is not satisfied and has vowed to tighten the screw even further. At a meeting May 12 of the State Council’s information office, Dong Yunhu, the Tibet Autonomous […]

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Chicago professors demand end to dubious Confucian Institute ties

May 20, 2014 1:39 pm0 comments
Chicago professors demand end to dubious Confucian  Institute ties

(TibetanReview.net, May18, 2014) – Accusing it of indirectly placing schools under Beijing’s grip, a group of 108 professors at the University of Chicago have demanded that the latter kick out its Confucius Institute, a Beijing-affiliated language and culture center, reported the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) May 15. Launching […]

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3 Chinese officials revealed murdered ahead of Xi’s Apr 28-30 trip to Xinjiang

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(TibetanReview.net, May16, 2014) – If Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the troubled occupied region of East Turkestan (Chinese: Xinjiang) ended Apr 30 with a bomb explosion at the capital Urumqi’s railway station, it began Apr 28 with three Chinese officials being brutally murdered and their bodies dumped in a […]

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China rounding up dissidents ahead of Tiananmen bloodbath anniversary

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(TibetanReview.net, May14, 2014) – As the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre of Jun 4, 1989 approaches near, China has launched a crackdown more thorough than those seen in recent years, targeting critics, democracy and human rights activists as well as victims and their relatives. A number of them […]

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Norway not to congratulate future Chinese dissident prize winners

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(TibetanReview.net, May08, 2014) – Norway appears to have promised China that its Prime Ministers will in future never congratulate a dissident Chinese prize winner, according to thelocal.no May 7. Earlier, Norway’s NRK news channel May 5 cited Cui Hongjian, a professor at the China Institute of International Studies, a think […]

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Media freedom in China fell to another low in 2013

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(TibetanReview.net, May03, 2014) – The global media freedom fell to its lowest level in a decade in 2013, with China’s record hitting another low, said Washington-based Freedom House May 2 in its latest annual survey. China dropped to 84 points from 83 in 2012, on a scale which measures a […]

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