Australian Tibetans dedicate cultural festival to Dalai Lama

January 28, 2015 5:59 pm0 comments
Australian Tibetans dedicate cultural festival to Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jan28, 2015) – A festival of Tibet was held in the Australian city of Brisbane from Jan 19 to 25. Dedicated to Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, for his upcoming 80th birthday, the 7th annual edition of the festival highlighted Tibetan culture through concerts, exhibitions, panel discussions […]

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Nepal prevents 45 Solukhumbu Tibetan monks from visiting Kathmandu

January 1, 2015 2:40 pm0 comments
Nepal prevents 45 Solukhumbu Tibetan monks from visiting Kathmandu

(TibetanReview.net, Jan 01, 2015) – Nepal appears to have greatly tightened restrictions on Tibetan living in the country, requiring them to obtain permits for undertaking even domestic travels. On Dec 30, the District Police Office of Solukhumbu stopped a group of 45 monks of the Thupten Choling Monastery in the […]

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Facebook censored Tibet self-immolation video to eye China market?

December 29, 2014 3:19 pm0 comments
Facebook censored Tibet self-immolation video to eye China market?

(TibetanReview.net, Dec 29, 2014) – Has Facebook begun censoring Tibet contents in view of its interest to enter the China market where it is currently blocked? Beijing-based Tibetan writer and blog activist Ms Woeser has said her video posting on a Dec 23 self-immolation in the Tibetan county of Tawu […]

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China seeks feasibility study from Nepal for railway link from Tibet

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China seeks feasibility study from Nepal for railway link from Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Dec 29, 2014) – China is to extend its railway network in Tibet to the recently opened border trade port of Kerung (Tibetan: Kyirong) near Nepal’s border and is also willing to continue it to Kathmandu and beyond, reported Nepal’s ekantipur.com Dec 28. During bilateral talks in Kathmandu on […]

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China raises Nepal aid five-fold, calls crackdown on Tibetans a precious support

December 28, 2014 4:36 pm0 comments
China raises Nepal aid five-fold, calls crackdown on Tibetans a precious support

(TibetanReview.net, Dec 28, 2014) – China has raised more than five-fold its official aid to Nepal, with the two countries agreeing to enhance cooperation in nine vital areas, including energy, security, infrastructure development and connectivity, and with the former reiterating its call for cracking down on Tibetans entering Nepal or […]

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Sikyong calls Tibet a key factor in South Asia peace

December 24, 2014 1:50 pm0 comments
Sikyong calls Tibet a key factor in South Asia peace

(TibetanReview.net, Dec 24, 2014) – The head of the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay took part in a three-day India Ideas Conclave at Goa beginning Dec 19. He took part in a plenary session on “Enduring Peace in South Asia”, joining former Bhutanese Prime Minister Dasho […]

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Born Tibetan citizens of India to be allowed to vote in Delhi election

December 23, 2014 11:58 am1 comment
Born Tibetan citizens of India to be allowed to vote in Delhi election

(TibetanReview.net, Dec 22, 2014) – Following up on an order issued by the Election Commission of India (ECI) in Feb 2014, the Chief Electoral Office of Delhi has reiterated in a Dec 8 order that children of Tibetan refugees born in India between the cut-off dates of 1950 and 1987 […]

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D’shala Tibetans hold candlelight march for Tibet self-immolator

December 20, 2014 2:59 pm0 comments
D’shala Tibetans hold candlelight march for Tibet self-immolator

Reported by Rigzin Wangchuk (TibetanReview.net, Dec 20, 2014) – An assortment of about 100 Tibetans took part in a candlelight march at Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala, to mourn for and express solidarity with a Tibetan man who had died on Dec 16 after setting himself on fire in his homeland in […]

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US Congress sanctions $3 million for Tibetan projects in India, Nepal

December 19, 2014 4:17 pm0 comments
US Congress sanctions $3 million for Tibetan projects in India, Nepal

(TibetanReview.net, Dec19, 2014) – The US Congress has sanctioned a $3 million fund under a new line item to fund Tibetan community projects in India and Nepal in the areas of health, development assistance, economic support, and refugee rehabilitation, said the exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, on its Tibet.net […]

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From being a homesick refugee to a career-oriented exile Tibetan

December 17, 2014 10:57 pm0 comments
From being a homesick refugee to a career-oriented exile Tibetan

By Rigzin Wangchuk* (TibetanReview.net, Dec17, 2014) – Hardships of past bring inner strength to everyone and each has a different challenging story to tell. Among the many Tibetan refugees in India is a young energetic lady from a simple nomadic family in Kham Bawa who had crossed the forbidding snowy […]

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