Family fears for life of Tibetan youth held by China for WeChat photo sharing

November 13, 2019 12:09 am0 comments
Family fears for life of Tibetan youth held by China for WeChat photo sharing

(TibetanReview.net, Nov12’19) – Chinese authorities continue to keep in dark the family of a Tibetan youth it arrested in Tibet’s capital Lhasa on the eve of the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising day of Mar 10 this year, said Dharamsala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy Nov12, […]

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Key progress reported in building of Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway set for completion in 2021

November 12, 2019 12:14 am0 comments
Key progress reported in building of Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway set for completion in 2021

(TibetanReview.net, Nov10’19) – After reporting big-step achievement in the building of the Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway with the completion of the construction of the Bayu Tunnel on Nov 4, China reported Nov 9 that it had also completed joining a key bridge along the same ongoing project. The […]

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China disappears Tibetan man, punishes his family for apparent online info posting

November 11, 2019 2:26 am0 comments
China disappears Tibetan man, punishes his family for apparent online info posting

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09’19) – A Tibetan man detained by Chinese police in Shigatse (Chinese: Xigaze) City of Tibet Autonomous Region around Mar 8 this year without giving any reason continues to remain disappeared while his family has their welfare benefits stopped and their movement restricted, said Dharamsala-based monitoring group Tibetan Centre […]

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Outspoken Tibetan on China’s watch list reported disappeared

November 7, 2019 11:57 pm0 comments
Outspoken Tibetan on China’s watch list reported disappeared

(TibetanReview.net, Nov07’19) – A Tibetan man who has been on “watch list” for his outspoken criticism of Chinese rule and policies in Tibet has disappeared after being taken away by police in Nagchu (Chinese: Naqu) City of Tibet Autonomous Region early last month, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Nov […]

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China completes big step for its rail link through Tibet with South Asia

November 5, 2019 12:50 am0 comments
China completes big step for its rail link through Tibet with South Asia

(TibetanReview.net, Nov04’19) – China said Nov 3 that it had achieved a big step to strengthen connections between it through Tibet and South Asia with the completion of the construction of the Bayu Tunnel from Lhasa to the Nyingchi railway section of the strategic Sichuan-Tibet Railway. The report said the […]

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China requires Party members, gov’t workers as surety for overseas Tibetan visa applicants’ good behaviour

November 1, 2019 12:25 am0 comments
China requires Party members, gov’t workers as surety for overseas Tibetan visa applicants’ good behaviour

(TibetanReview.net, Oct31’19) – China has impose further, highly onerous restrictions on oversea Tibetans intending to visit Tibet or any other part of the People’s Republic of China, requiring them to be hosted by Party members or at least state workers, reported the Tibetan Service of rga.org Oct 30. The existing […]

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China maps 1,340 plants in Qinghai for use in its traditional medicine

October 27, 2019 4:26 pm0 comments
China maps 1,340 plants in Qinghai for use in its traditional medicine

(TibetanReview.net, Oct26’19) – China said Oct 25 that it had discovered a total of 1,340 medicinal plants having use in traditional Chinese medicine in a historically Tibetan territory that now constitutes its Qinghai Province. The six-year traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) resources survey involved 1,200 technicians and experts and covered more […]

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China publishes 12 volumes of ‘selected’ archive materials to ‘prove’ ownership of Tibet

October 23, 2019 11:59 pm0 comments
China publishes 12 volumes of ‘selected’ archive materials to ‘prove’ ownership of Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct23’19) – Despite having the territory under tight military control with nary a national government questioning its sovereignty over it, China continues to be obsessed to “prove” that Tibet was historically part of it. The latest is an over-five-year long painstaking “research” to prove in a 12-volume compilation of […]

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China looks to its Panchen to lead Sinicization of Tibetan Buddhism

October 17, 2019 10:56 am0 comments
China looks to its Panchen to lead Sinicization of Tibetan Buddhism

(TibetanReview.net, Oct16’19) – China has expressed hope Oct 15 that the 11th Panchen Lama it had appointed in 1995 to replace the boy recognized by the Dalai Lama would play leading role in the Sinicization of Tibetan Buddhism as the latter presented to the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central […]

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China announces major incentives to promote winter tourism in Tibet

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China announces major incentives to promote winter tourism in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct16’19) – In order to maintain its economic growth and development story, China is to ensure continued flow of tourists to Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) by offering free visits to top sites and minimum 50 percent discounts on airfares and hotel accommodations and the like during the lean five-month […]

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