All Tibetan children in India to be registered as foreigners, for residence permit

February 19, 2019 1:07 pm0 comments
All Tibetan children in India to be registered as foreigners, for residence permit

(TibetanReview.net, Feb18’19) – A new directive issued by the government of India and circulated by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) requires all Tibetan children born or living in the country to register themselves as foreigners irrespective of age. This is a change from the previous practice under which such registration […]

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Tibet included in new law enhancing US leadership in the Indio-Pacific Region

January 5, 2019 8:01 am0 comments
Tibet included in new law enhancing US leadership in the Indio-Pacific Region

(TibetanReview.net, Jan04’19) – Tibet has been included in a new US law aimed at developing a long-term strategic vision and policy for the country in the Indo-Pacific region. The law, titled as the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018 (S.2736), was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Dec […]

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President Trump signs law requiring China to allow reciprocal access to Tibet for US citizens

December 22, 2018 1:21 am0 comments
President Trump signs law requiring China to allow reciprocal access to Tibet for US citizens

(TibetanReview.net, Dec21, 2018) – US President Donald Trump has, on Dec 19, 2018, signed into law HR 1872, the “Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018,” which promotes access for diplomats, other officials, journalists, and others from the United States to Tibetan areas of China, said a White House Statement […]

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Parliamentary panel calls for masculine reciprocity in India’s China policy

December 20, 2018 1:03 am0 comments
Parliamentary panel calls for masculine reciprocity in India’s China policy

(TibetanReview.net, Dec19, 2018) – An Indian parliamentary panel has described as “overly cautious” India’s policy on China’s sensitivities on Taiwan and Tibet issues while Beijing does not show the same deference to New Delhi’s sovereignty concerns, reported India’s PTI news agency Dec 18. Calling for a more robust and equitable […]

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China demands retraction of US reciprocal access to Tibet bill

December 15, 2018 5:21 pm0 comments
China demands retraction of US reciprocal access to Tibet bill

(TibetanReview.net, Dec15, 2018) – In its first official reaction on the issue, China on Dec 14 criticized the US Congress’s passage of the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act and called on President Donald Trump not to sign it into law. Reports say, however, that President Trump is expected to sign […]

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Reciprocal Access to Tibet bill receives final US Congressional approval

December 14, 2018 4:52 am0 comments
Reciprocal Access to Tibet bill receives final US Congressional approval

(TibetanReview.net, Dec13, 2018) – The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act received its final US Congressional approval on Dec 11 when the Senate unanimously approved it, leaving only a signature from President Donald Trump for it to become law. The legislation seeks to end the isolation of Tibet by requiring that […]

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China permits German rights commissioner Kofler to visit Tibet, but not Xinjiang

December 7, 2018 3:56 am0 comments
China permits German rights commissioner Kofler to visit Tibet, but not Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Dec06, 2018) – China appears to bet that German Human Rights Commissioner Barbel Kofler would be least likely to be critical of it on the situation in Tibet as it has given her a rarely, if ever, granted permission to visit the Himalayan territory on Dec 5. She is […]

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Law for reciprocal access to Tibet approved by US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

December 1, 2018 12:38 am0 comments
Law for reciprocal access to Tibet approved by US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

(TibetanReview.net, Nov30, 2018) – The bill for Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act meandering through the US Congress since Apr 4, 2017, when it was introduced in both the Chambers, passed a major milestone on Nov 28 when it was unanimously approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The Act was […]

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Canada grants C$ 5.4 million for exile Tibetans’ education

November 22, 2018 12:35 am0 comments
Canada grants C$ 5.4 million for exile Tibetans’ education

(TibetanReview.net, Nov21, 2018) – The government of Canada has made a grant of Canadian $5.4 million for an education project in the Indian Subcontinent of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) over the next five years. The grant was announced by Canadian MP and Chair of Parliamentary Friends of Tibet Mr […]

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Resolution honouring Dalai Lama’s deceased former spl envoy’s legacy introduced in US Senate

November 18, 2018 2:45 pm0 comments
Resolution honouring Dalai Lama’s deceased former spl envoy’s legacy introduced in US Senate

(TibetanReview.net, Nov18, 2018) – A draft resolution introduced Nov 13 in the US Senate to honour the life, accomplishments, and legacy of the His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s recently deceased former special envoy Mr Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari has been referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The draft, introduced by […]

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