Tibetan American honoured with iconic philanthropist award

October 2, 2018 11:28 pm0 comments
Tibetan American honoured with iconic philanthropist award

(TibetanReview.net, Oct02, 2018) – A US-based Tibetan woman is one of the 23 winners of the 21st Century Icon Awards for 2018 instituted by a UK-based company with support from the London Stock Exchange Group ELITE. The presentation of the award took place at a Gala Dinner in London on […]

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Professor Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, a foremost Tibet scholar, passes away

October 1, 2018 5:06 am0 comments
Professor Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, a foremost Tibet scholar, passes away

(TibetanReview.net, Sep30, 2018) – Professor Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, one of foremost Tibetan studies scholars and religious masters, has passed away on Sep 28, aged 79, reported lionsroar.com. The Dzogchen master, Buddhist scholar, and leader of the International Dzogchen Community, has died at Merigar West Buddhist Center founded by him in […]

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Italy honours top Tibetan scholar with highest-level recognition

September 12, 2018 11:30 pm0 comments
Italy honours top Tibetan scholar with highest-level recognition

(TibetanReview.net, Sep12, 2018) – The government of Italy has on Sep 10 honoured renowned Tibetan scholar with its highest recognition, the Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (Commendatore Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italianam or OMRI), the highest ranking honour and most senior order of the […]

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Steep decline seen in Tibetan ‘refugee’ number in India

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Steep decline seen in Tibetan ‘refugee’ number in India

(TibetanReview.net, Sep12, 2018) – The number of Tibetan ‘refugees’ living in India, always estimated in recent years to be well over 100,000 – in fact, as much as 150,000 – turns out to be likely to be only about 85,000 in reality. According to government’s advisor on Tibet Affairs, Mr […]

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Liverpool reported to have ended sponsorship deal with Tibet-exploiting Chinese company

September 11, 2018 5:10 pm0 comments
Liverpool reported to have ended sponsorship deal with Tibet-exploiting Chinese company

(TibetanReview.net, Sep11, 2018) – Following sustained campaign by Tibet advocacy groups, Premier League leaders Liverpool have ended their controversial sponsorship agreement with Tibet Water Resource Ltd, a Hong Kong-based Chinese company harvesting and marketing bottled glacial waters from the environmentally fragile Chinese ruled Tibet, reported sportspromedia.com Sep 10. The top-flight […]

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Tibetan film wins Venice Horizons Best Screenplay award

September 10, 2018 10:53 pm0 comments
Tibetan film wins Venice Horizons Best Screenplay award

(TibetanReview.net, Sep10, 2018) – Tibetan writer-director Pema Tseden from Chinese ruled Tibet has won the Best Screenplay award for his movie Jinpa in the Orizzonti section of the 75th Venice Film Festival on Sep 8. The Orizzonti (Horizons) section showcases the latest esthetic and expressive trends in international cinema, noted […]

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Grand ceremony held to enthrone new head of Tibet’s Bon religion

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Grand ceremony held to enthrone new head of Tibet’s Bon religion

(TibetanReview.net, Sep09, 2018) – The 34th Kyabje Menri Trizin, the head of Tibet’s pre-Buddhist religion Bonm was enthroned in a grand ceremony held at the Menri Monastery, located in Dolanji, Himachal Pradesh, India, over Sep 6-7. The new head, Dawa Dhargye Rinpoche, was earlier chosen on Jan 1, which was […]

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Tibetan flag raised at a London borough Town Hall

September 6, 2018 10:27 am0 comments
Tibetan flag raised at a London borough Town Hall

(TibetanReview.net, Sep05, 2018) – A borough in UK’s capital London has on Sep 2 raised the Tibetan national flag for the first time in its history to honour the exile Tibetans on their 58th Democracy Day. Among the more than 80 people who took part in the ceremony were stated […]

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Photo exhibition on exile Tibetans opens in European Parliament

August 31, 2018 1:13 am0 comments
Photo exhibition on exile Tibetans opens in European Parliament

(TibetanReview.net, Aug30, 2018) – Mr Thomas Mann, the President of the Tibet Interest Group in the European Parliament, is hosting a photo exhibition on Tibet from Aug 27 to 31. The exhibition, with the theme of “Tibetans in Diaspora: A Success Story”, is being held in the European Parliament building […]

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OBITUARY: Senator John McCain remembered as a strong voice for Tibet

August 29, 2018 7:01 am0 comments
OBITUARY: Senator John McCain remembered as a strong voice for Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug28, 2018) – Tibet’s exile spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has on Aug 26 expressed condolences over the passing away of US Senator John McCain, known to be a critic of China and strong supporter of the Tibet issue. He passed away on Aug 24 after refusing further treatment […]

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