‘Tibet’ gov’t claims resounding success in anti-Dalai Lama clique crackdown

January 13, 2019 4:17 am0 comments
‘Tibet’ gov’t claims resounding success in anti-Dalai Lama clique crackdown

(TibetanReview.net, Jan12’19) – The Chinese government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has exalted itself for having taken a “clear-cut” stance against the so-called Dalai Lama clique and resolutely safeguarded China’s national security and core interests. The remark was made by Qi Zhala, chairman of the regional government, in his government […]

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China to open Tibet wider without relaxing the special permit system

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China to open Tibet wider without relaxing the special permit system

(TibetanReview.net, Jan12’19) – China is to open Tibet wider to the outside world not by relaxing the special permit system but only by speeding up the process a bit for overseas tourists and by enhancing interconnectivity in terms of transport and business infrastructure. Tibet will build “a big routeway of […]

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Even Tibetan Medicine being taught only in Mandarin Chinese

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Even Tibetan Medicine being taught only in Mandarin Chinese

(TibetanReview.net, Jan12’19) – In a move to sinicize not just Tibetan religion but the whole gamut of Tibetan culture itself, China has switched to Chinese language the teaching of even an intrinsically Tibetan-language subject such as Tibetan Medicine. This has currently happened at the Tibet Minzu University, China’s oldest university […]

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‘Tibet’ to eliminate poverty this year to beat PRC’s 2020 deadline

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‘Tibet’ to eliminate poverty this year to beat PRC’s 2020 deadline

(TibetanReview.net, Jan12’19) – The government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has vowed to lift the remaining 150,000 people out of poverty and eradicate absolute poverty this year, thereby achieving the Chinese government target, first set in 2015 and reaffirmed during the party congress last year, one year ahead of the […]

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Non-Chinese foreigners to get faster tourist visa to Tibet

January 11, 2019 4:01 pm0 comments
Non-Chinese foreigners to get faster tourist visa to Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jan11’19) – With an aim to increase their number by 50 percent, Chinese authorities in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) will halve the time it takes for a foreign tourists applying to visit the region this year, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Jan 10. Travellers other than from China needs a […]

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Lhasa claimed to be free of poverty

January 9, 2019 4:15 am0 comments
Lhasa claimed to be free of poverty

(TibetanReview.net, Jan08’19) – Given China’s national goal – set in 2015 and reaffirmed last year – of eliminating poverty by 2020 to create a moderately prosperous society, the city government of Tibet’s capital Lhasa has claimed to have achieved that target last year. The city government announced Jan 7 that […]

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