China completes pivotal tunnel in major new Tibet railway project

August 6, 2019 6:57 am0 comments
China completes pivotal tunnel in major new Tibet railway project

(TibetanReview.net, Aug04’19) – China said Aug 3 that it had made a huge progress on the mammoth Lhasa-Nyingchi railway project by completing on Aug 2 the construction of a pivotal tunnel on it. The Bukamu Tunnel, located in Milin (Tibetan: Miling or Manling) County of Nyingchi (Nyingtri) City, is 9,240 […]

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Appeal lawyers denied access to jailed Tibetan language rights activist

August 3, 2019 11:41 pm0 comments
Appeal lawyers denied access to jailed Tibetan language rights activist

(TibetanReview.net, Aug03’19) – China is said to be illegally preventing personal lawyers of convicted Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk from visiting him in prison, saying the latter was being “uncooperative”. It turns out that Wangchuk, serving a five-year jail sentence for his activism, is refusing to succumb to pressures […]

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Ninth, fourth three-yearly batches of Chinese cadres reach TAR, Qinghai to support medical, educational services

August 1, 2019 4:45 am0 comments
Ninth, fourth three-yearly batches of Chinese cadres reach TAR, Qinghai to support medical, educational services

(TibetanReview.net, Jul31’19) – Despite its claim of having made enormous stride in the development of education in Tibet over the past 60 years or so, including with more than 36,000 Tibetan students returning to the so-called autonomous region after finishing higher studies in the mainland as of April this year, […]

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China punishes Tibetans for displaying Dalai Lama pictures at home

July 31, 2019 12:42 am0 comments
China punishes Tibetans for displaying Dalai Lama pictures at home

(TibetanReview.net, Jul30’19) – Openly revering their exiled spiritual leader by displaying his pictures at home and celebrating his 84th birthday proved costly to a number of poor Tibetans in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) County of Kardze (Ganzi) Prefecture in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province recently, according to the […]

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China expels 3,500 more from Tibetan Buddhist study centre

July 20, 2019 6:04 am0 comments
China expels 3,500 more from Tibetan Buddhist study centre

(TibetanReview.net, Jul19’19) – Chinese authorities in the traditionally Tibetan county of Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) which is now part of Sichuan Province have expelled 3,600 more monks and nuns from the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist study and meditation centre in recent days, bringing to 7,100 the number of such expulsions since […]

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China encourages, rewards Tibetan-Chinese marriages

July 18, 2019 7:27 am0 comments
China encourages, rewards Tibetan-Chinese marriages

(TibetanReview.net, Jul17’19) – Sinicization of Tibet is the watchword in all aspects of China’s policy in the restive Buddhist region. One area in which this policy is strongly emphasized on is in marriages between Tibetans and Chinese. China not only encourages such marriages but also rewards such intercommunity couples, fact […]

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China reiterates policy to deny Dalai Lama his own reincarnation

July 16, 2019 3:36 am0 comments
China reiterates policy to deny Dalai Lama his own reincarnation

(TibetanReview.net, Jul15’19) – China has reiterated its atheist policy-assertion that the next Dalai Lama shall not be a reincarnation of the present one but someone appointed by it as such. “On reincarnation of Dalai Lama, the position of Chinese government is clear. It’s not his personal decision to make,” dnaindia.com […]

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Expelled Tibetan monastics banned from religious pursuits, forced to become China patriots

July 13, 2019 3:29 pm0 comments
Expelled Tibetan monastics banned from religious pursuits, forced to become China patriots

(TibetanReview.net, Jul12’19) – Monks and nuns expelled by China recently from the famed Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist centre in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) County of what is now part of China’s Sichuan province for not belonging to the local area have not only been forced to give up their monastic robes […]

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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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