Dalai Lama says no more Dalai Lamas

September 9, 2014 12:31 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama says no more Dalai Lamas

(TibetanReview.net, Sep09, 2014) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader has been reported as saying Sep 7 that he should be the last Dalai Lama, thereby potentially denying China the opportunity to manipulate the most powerful institution for rallying the Tibetan people after he is no more. Previously the Dalai Lama has […]

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Cape Town mayor calls her gov’t disingenuous on Dalai Lama visa issue

September 8, 2014 9:37 pm0 comments
Cape Town mayor calls her gov’t disingenuous on Dalai Lama visa issue

(TibetanReview.net, Sep08, 2014) – Despite having adopted an official position that the application for a visa for Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to be held in Cape Town from Oct 13 to 15, was still under process, the […]

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China highly appreciates South Africa’s visa snub to Dalai Lama

September 6, 2014 11:23 pm0 comments
China highly appreciates South Africa’s visa snub to Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Sep06, 2014) – China has expressed high appreciation to South Africa for its reported decision to deny visa to Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, although the latter has said the application was still under process. The 1989 Nobel Peace laureate needs the visa to attend the 14th […]

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Conflicting reports confound South African visa decision on Dalai Lama

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Conflicting reports confound South African visa decision on Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Sep06, 2014) – While the Dalai Lama’s South Africa representative has said Sep 4 that the country’s International Relations and Cooperation Department had phoned her to say the exile spiritual leader of Tibet’s visa application had been denied in order to avoid offending China, the department’s spokesman has been […]

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Dalai Lama visa denial may affect Nobel Peace laureates’ summit in South Africa

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Dalai Lama visa denial may affect Nobel Peace laureates’ summit in South Africa

(TibetanReview.net, Sep06, 2014) – South Africa has again denied visa for Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who was otherwise to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to be held in Cape Town from Oct 13 to 15. Media reports Sep 4 said the 1989 Noble […]

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Exile administration marks 54th Tibetan Democracy Day

September 4, 2014 12:55 pm0 comments
Exile administration marks 54th Tibetan Democracy Day

(TibetanReview.net, Sep04, 2014) – The exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, is to invite Nobel Peace laureates from across the world on Mahatma Gandhi’s 145th birthday of Oct 2 as a part of a series of functions to mark 2014 as “the year of His Holiness the Great 14th Dalai […]

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Arunachal Tibetans’ resettlement in Canada on course

September 3, 2014 3:52 pm0 comments
Arunachal Tibetans’ resettlement in Canada on course

(TibetanReview.net, Sep02, 2014) – A total of 171 of the 890 people from the Tibetan settlements in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh shortlisted through lot drawing for resettlement in Canada have already left, with 52 others leaving this month, said the exile Tibetan administration on its Tibet.net website Sep […]

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Reported China-Dalai Lama envoy contact claim denied

September 2, 2014 10:45 pm0 comments
Reported China-Dalai Lama envoy contact claim denied

(TibetanReview.net, Sep02, 2014) – The head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, has denied a reported Chinese claim that it was still in talks with Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, through “personal envoys.” This referred to a report which appeared on the thehindu.com […]

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Tibetan youth group expels anti-independence regional executives

August 31, 2014 7:26 pm0 comments
Tibetan youth group expels anti-independence regional executives

(TibetanReview.net, Aug31, 2014) – Executive members of eight of the more than 80 worldwide regional chapters of the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the largest Tibetan voluntary grassroots organization, have found themselves booted out after they failed to overturn the organization’s raison d’être, namely campaigning for Tibet’s independence. However the Regional […]

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China lauds Russia’s acquiescence on Dalai Lama issue

August 30, 2014 6:17 pm0 comments
China lauds Russia’s acquiescence on Dalai Lama issue

(TibetanReview.net, Aug30, 2014) – By demanding that the Dalai Lama “must fully distance himself from politics” if he wants to visit Russia, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has taken a stance which echoes China’s position while appeasing Buddhists at home, said Global Times, the international English language edition owned by […]

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