China is converting Tibetan plateau into one big Buddhism theme park

July 12, 2019 8:45 am0 comments
China is converting Tibetan plateau into one big Buddhism theme park

(TibetanReview.net, Jul11’19) – Ten years ago, Tibet’s capital Lhasa was a city of 100,000 Chinese, 50,000 Tibetans and 20,000 sex workers. Now, the population and infrastructure in the city has grown by 500 per cent, reported tribuneindia.com Jul 10, citing two Australian documentary filmmakers after their recent trip to Tibet. […]

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China rounds up Tibetan monks and nuns expelled by it at re-education detention centres

July 3, 2019 10:35 pm0 comments
China rounds up Tibetan monks and nuns expelled by it at re-education detention centres

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’19) – After carrying out a further expulsion campaign, China has now set the upper limit for the number of resident monks and nuns at the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist Centre in what is now part of Sichuan province at 4,700, a steep cut from around 10,000 monks, nuns […]

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China says newly-bred yak will improve meat production

July 2, 2019 1:54 am0 comments
China says newly-bred yak will improve meat production

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’19) – Demand for meat has seen dramatic rise in China in recent decades as a result of the country’s phenomenal economic growth which has seen many hundreds of millions of people lifted out of poverty. And as supplies of pork, the country’s main high nutrition diet, have been […]

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Temperature in Tibet reported to be highest since 1981 start of recordkeeping

June 28, 2019 12:29 am0 comments
Temperature in Tibet reported to be highest since 1981 start of recordkeeping

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’19) – In the backdrop of continuing increase since data began to be collected in 1981, temperature in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, as well as in some other places, was the highest thus far on Jun 24, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jun 25. The reading in Lhasa on […]

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China’s Panchen made head of Tibet Buddhist gov’t body

June 26, 2019 12:21 pm0 comments
China’s Panchen made head of Tibet Buddhist gov’t body

(TibetanReview.net, Jun25’19) – China has decorated the replacement 11th Panchen Lama it appointed back in 1995 in place of the one recognized by the Dalai Lama with a third title: the president of the Tibet Autonomous Regional Branch of the Buddhist Association of China. Gyaltsen Norbu, 29, is already a […]

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African swine outbreak reported in Qinghai

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African swine outbreak reported in Qinghai

(TibetanReview.net, Jun24’19) – China said Jun 21 that there was a new case of African swine fever in a district in Qinghai Province that was the birthplace of the current Dalai Lama. The outbreak occurred in a village in Shihuiyao County of Pingan (Tibetan: Tsongkhakhar) District, Haidong (Tsoshar) City, reported […]

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China says so-called separatism in Tibet is gang crime

June 19, 2019 10:27 pm0 comments
China says so-called separatism in Tibet is gang crime

(TibetanReview.net, Jun19’19) – China said Jun 18 that had intensified its crackdown on gang crimes in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) as it entered a key year in its strictest national campaign. And it explained that in the case of Tibet, such crimes were usually related to what it called separatist […]

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China said to have resumed expulsions, demolitions at sprawling Tibetan monastic centre

June 8, 2019 10:32 pm0 comments
China said to have resumed expulsions, demolitions at sprawling Tibetan monastic centre

(TibetanReview.net, Jun08’19) – Chinese authorities have been expelling monks and nuns from a sprawling monastic study complex in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) County of Karze (Ganzi) Prefecture in Sichuan Province over the past one month or so, with the move still underway, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Jun 7. The […]

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New push against Dalai Lama pictures in Tibet ahead of his 84th birthday

May 31, 2019 12:43 am0 comments
New push against Dalai Lama pictures in Tibet ahead of his 84th birthday

(TibetanReview.net, May30’19) – Ahead of celebrations marking his 84th birthday, Chinese authorities have Launched a new push to enforce its ban on pictures of the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, even in remote nomadic locations with little or no routine Chinese presence in Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture of Sichuan […]

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Top Chinese leader underlines separatism curb during Tibetan prefecture visit

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Top Chinese leader underlines separatism curb during Tibetan prefecture visit

(TibetanReview.net, May30’19) – As authorities launched a renewed push to strengthen a ban on pictures of the Dalai Lama in Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture of Sichuan Province ahead of the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader’s 84th birthday, visiting top Chinese leader Wang Yang has “underlined efforts to curb separatists, maintain normal […]

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