China to further reduce number of Everest climb permits to 200 per year

January 26, 2019 1:56 am0 comments
China to further reduce number of Everest climb permits to 200 per year

(TibetanReview.net, Jan25’19) – China is to reduce the number of people being permitted to climb Mt Everest from the Tibet side not just in this major cleanup year but every year and by a greater number, according to an official chinadaily.com.cn news report Jan 24. The number of climbers allowed […]

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China has sent 141,000 Tibetan children to mainland schools since 1985

January 25, 2019 2:05 am0 comments
China has sent 141,000 Tibetan children to mainland schools since 1985

(TibetanReview.net, Jan24’19) – Call it a Sinicization move or giving of better modern education to Tibetan children. China has so far educated in schools in mainland provinces more than 141,000 Tibetan students over the past 33 years, reported China’s official globaltimes.cn Jan 22, citing the education authority of the Tibet […]

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16 corpses of failed Mt Everest climbers on Tibet side found so far

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16 corpses of failed Mt Everest climbers on Tibet side found so far

(TibetanReview.net, Jan24’19) – China said Jan 23 that it had found 16 corpses so far of people who had died while attempting to climb Mt Everest, which straddles the border between Nepal and Tibet. The report came after China announced Jan 21 that it will cut the number of climbers […]

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China to relocate Tibet’s Tsonyi County nomads

January 24, 2019 1:06 am0 comments
China to relocate Tibet’s Tsonyi County nomads

(TibetanReview.net, Jan23’19) – China is to relocate in new settlements that are under construction about the 3,900 residents of the three townships of Tsonyi (Chinese: Shuanghu) County in Nagchu (Naqu) prefecture-level City of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) in the name of ecological protection. The relocation is obviously coercive, for the […]

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China to curtail Mt Everest climbers from Tibet side this year

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China to curtail Mt Everest climbers from Tibet side this year

(TibetanReview.net, Jan22’19) – China has announced Jan 21 that it will cut the number of climbers permitted to attempt to scale Mount Everest from the north by a third this year as part of plans for a major cleanup on the world’s highest peak, reported the AP Jan 21, citing […]

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Poverty elimination goal targets impoverished Tibetans’ religious freedom

January 21, 2019 6:04 am0 comments
Poverty elimination goal targets impoverished Tibetans’ religious freedom

(TibetanReview.net, Jan20’19) – China’s poverty elimination benefits come with the condition that impoverished Tibetans who live on minimum subsistence allowances from the state stop worshipping the Buddha or face the prospect of their subsistence allowances being cancelled, reported bitterwinter.org Jan 18, citing interviews with local people. The Tibetan are instead […]

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China touts success in preventing undocumented Tibet-border crossings

January 19, 2019 1:40 am0 comments
China touts success in preventing undocumented Tibet-border crossings

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’19) – China said Jan 17 that it launched a stringent drive in Jul 2018 to crack down on illegal entry to and exit from Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), resulting in a 79-percent decrease in the number of cases compared with the first half of the year. Responding to […]

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Highways to reach all villages of ‘Tibet’ by 2020

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Highways to reach all villages of ‘Tibet’ by 2020

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’19) – All townships and administrative villages in Tibet Autonomous Region, the western half of ethnographic Tibet, will be connected by highways by 2020 in a bid to boost rural development, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan 16. During this year the region will implement nearly 55 billion […]

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Tibetans being made to worship Chinese leaders?

January 18, 2019 2:26 am0 comments
Tibetans being made to worship Chinese leaders?

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17’19) – The campaign to Sinicize religion appears to have taken a bizarre turn in eastern Tibet with residents being compelled to replace images of Buddhist deities with that of Chinese President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders and compelled to make religious offerings to the atheists’ images. Even […]

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China approves a major new hydropower project in Tibetan territory

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China approves a major new hydropower project in Tibetan territory

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17’19) – China has approved what would be one of its tallest dams at the junction between Tibet autonomous Region (TAR) and the Tibetan prefecture of Karze in Sichuan Province over the Yangze tributary of Jinsha, known in Tibetan as the Drichu. The National Development and Reform Commission, China’s […]

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