New textbook teaches patriotism with sinicized Tibetan history, culture

February 24, 2019 1:41 am0 comments
New textbook teaches patriotism with sinicized Tibetan history, culture

(TibetanReview.net, Feb23’19) – A new textbook has been introduced for primary and middle schools in Gyangze County of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) designed to teach Tibetan students patriotism through a Sinicized version of Tibet’s history and culture. Beside, the county is the first in the TAR to introduce a textbook […]

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Nearly 60,000 Tibetans in Qinghai hit by snow disaster

February 23, 2019 3:06 am0 comments
Nearly 60,000 Tibetans in Qinghai hit by snow disaster

(TibetanReview.net, Feb21’19) – At least 12,931 households, with 58,289 residents, had been affected by a prolonged devastating snow disaster in Yushu (Tibetan: Yulshul) Prefecture of Qinghai Province, accounting for roughly 14% of the local population, as of Feb 19 evening, reported China’s caixinglobal.com Feb 20. Around 21,000 livestock animals had […]

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Tibet closed for non-Chinese foreigners ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

February 22, 2019 5:12 pm0 comments
Tibet closed for non-Chinese foreigners ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Feb21’19) – Although regularly denying it officially, China has again closed Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) for foreign visitors who are not mainland Chinese, ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising day which falls on Mar 10. The duration and beginning of the closure have varied from […]

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China dealt with 25 ‘separatism’, ‘national security’ cases in Tibet in 2018

February 13, 2019 5:26 am0 comments
China dealt with 25 ‘separatism’, ‘national security’ cases in Tibet in 2018

(TibetanReview.net, Feb12’19) – China said Feb 10 that its local government in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) dealt with 25 cases involving inciting separatism or financial crimes which jeopardized national security in 2018. The official globaltimes.cn media website, which reported it, did not give details about any of those cases. That […]

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Thousand of livestock, hundreds of wild lives killed in Tibet’s Yulshul snowstorms

February 11, 2019 12:31 pm0 comments
Thousand of livestock, hundreds of wild lives killed in Tibet’s Yulshul snowstorms

(TibetanReview.net, Feb10’19) – Thousands of livestock and hundreds of wild animals have died as snowstorms lasting for days hit all the one city and five other counties in Yushu (Tibetan: Yulshul) Prefecture of Qinghai Province, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Feb 9. Roads in many areas of the Tibetan […]

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China restricts Tibetan New Year Celebrations

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China restricts Tibetan New Year Celebrations

(TibetanReview.net, Feb10’19) – In its ongoing move to Sinicize all aspects of Tibetan life, China has imposed all manners of restrictions on this ethnic minority group’s celebrations of Losar, its traditional New Year, while began on Feb 5 this year. In Tibet’s capital Lhasa, police filled the streets and government […]

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Poverty claimed eliminated in 25 more Tibet counties

February 10, 2019 1:10 am0 comments
Poverty claimed eliminated in 25 more Tibet counties

(TibetanReview.net, Feb08’19) – With the goal to eliminate poverty by 2020 set by China for the whole country, Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has reported Feb 7 that it had removed this state of economic deprivation in a total of 25 counties in 2018. China’s official Xinhua news agency Feb 6 […]

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China’s official media confirms ban on ‘illegal’ Tibetan classes in monasteries

February 5, 2019 1:59 am0 comments
China’s official media confirms ban on ‘illegal’ Tibetan classes in monasteries

(TibetanReview.net, Feb04’19) – China’s official media confirmed Jan 31 that a county government in Qinghai Province had ordered temples to stop holding “illegal” Tibetan language classes for students during holidays, contending they infuse students with ideas threatening social stability due to lack of teaching qualification. Some Buddhist temples in Nangqen […]

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215 party members punished in ‘Tibet’ for religious faith, other discipline violations

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215 party members punished in ‘Tibet’ for religious faith, other discipline violations

(TibetanReview.net, Feb03’19) – The Chinese government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), the western half of ethnographic Tibet, has said it had exposed and punished party officials for having religious belief or for alleged involvement in separatism or corruption. The allegations were contained in a 46-minute video produced by the publicity […]

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China says Qinghai will be free of poverty by yearend

February 1, 2019 12:58 am0 comments
China says Qinghai will be free of poverty by yearend

(TibetanReview.net, Jan31’19) – In a rush to meet the 2020 national goal, Qinghai Province, one of the PRC’s poorest, has vowed to lift 77,000 impoverished people out of poverty this year, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan 29. With this the province, made up by most of the traditional […]

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