A CORRECTION

November 7, 2018 12:19 am0 comments
A CORRECTION

It was inadvertently mentioned in our stories titled “Karmapa’s November visit to Dharamshala seen as uncertain” dated Oct 28’18 and “Karmapa awaits Indian visa for this month’s religious meet in Dharamshala” Nov 2’18 (last para), that the Karmapa had acquired a passport of the Dominican Republic which recently switched diplomatic […]

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OBITUARY: Top Tibetan diplomat, Dalai Lama’s former special envoy, no more

October 31, 2018 11:49 pm0 comments
OBITUARY: Top Tibetan diplomat, Dalai Lama’s former special envoy, no more

(TibetanReview.net, Oct31, 2018) – Mr Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari, best known as the Special Envoy of the Dalai Lama in nine rounds of talks with Chinese officials from 2002 to 2010 towards the settlement of the Tibet issue, has passed away in hospital in San Francisco on Oct 29 morning, aged […]

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Centre denies links with alleged sexual-abuse lama

October 15, 2018 4:46 am0 comments
Centre denies links with alleged sexual-abuse lama

(TibetanReview.net, Oct14, 2018) Dear Sir, Regarding the article published in Tibetan Review on September 16th, 2018, “Top Tibetan Buddhist leaders to hear sex abuse allegations against lamas in the West?” in which Lama Kunzang Dorje (M. Robert Spatz) is mentioned, we would like to bring to your attention the following […]

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Making Headway in Education in Tibetan Schools in Exile: Introducing Evaluation Systems and Establishing a Center for Academic Excellence

September 14, 2018 1:28 am0 comments
Making Headway in Education in Tibetan Schools in Exile: Introducing Evaluation Systems and Establishing a Center for Academic Excellence

 By Dr B Tsering* Introduction An early and tactful advent of schools for Tibetan children in-exile is at the heart of Tibetan refugees’ success story. Considerable improvements have been made in education resources (both human and material) under the leadership of the Department of Education (DoE), Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). […]

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Decoding Xi: Political Loyalty is Imperative for Party Career

July 16, 2018 1:40 am0 comments
Decoding Xi: Political Loyalty is Imperative for Party Career

By Palden Sonam* (TibetanReview.net, Jul14, 2018) – In the murky politics of China, it is a challenge for scholars and policymakers to decipher the meaning and motive of official speeches and documents. What the party leaders said or revealed to public cannot be read at their face value. This is […]

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The 2008 uprising and the Olympics

June 22, 2018 12:30 am0 comments
The 2008 uprising and the Olympics

by Wangpo Tethong1 There is a widespread perception that the main cause of the 2008 uprising (or “unrest,” as it is named by some authors) was feelings of discrimination and an urge for free expression, especially among young people in Tibet. This essay, however, suggests that a multi-year campaign by […]

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