Statues of historically deployed Chinese leaders to soon mark Tibet’s landscape

January 16, 2019 12:27 am0 comments
Statues of historically deployed Chinese leaders to soon mark Tibet’s landscape

(TibetanReview.net, Jan15’19) – China has come up with another bright idea to ‘prove’ that Tibet was historically part of it: plans to erect a group of statues of its officials deployed “to administer” the region from as far back as 1727 during the time of the seventh Dalai Lama. Tibetans […]

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25 reported convicted for separatism, harming security in ‘Tibet’ in 2018

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25 reported convicted for separatism, harming security in ‘Tibet’ in 2018

(TibetanReview.net, Jan15’19) – Chinese authorities in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) investigated and tried 25 cases involving 25 people for having allegedly incited separatism or financed others to jeopardize national security during the past one year, reported the official globaltimes.cn Jan 13, citing a report from the regional court. China labels […]

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‘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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Ngari discovery stated to be first prehistoric cave site confirmed on Tibetan Plateau

January 5, 2019 7:55 am0 comments
Ngari discovery stated to be first prehistoric cave site confirmed on Tibetan Plateau

(TibetanReview.net, Jan04’19) – A cave dwelling containing delicate stone tools and pottery shards believed to be at least 4,000 years old was unearthed in Ngari Prefecture in the westernmost part of Tibet, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan 3. The report said the site, named as the Melong Tagphug […]

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China to begin construction of key section of Sichuan Tibet railway this year

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China to begin construction of key section of Sichuan Tibet railway this year

(TibetanReview.net, Jan04’19) – Tibet’s key role in China’s globally ambitious Belt and Road Initiative is set to come into play with the expected beginning of the construction of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway in late 2019. Actually the construction has been underway at a hectic pace from both the ends since 2014. […]

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