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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China calls on visiting overseas Tibetans to promote its policies, oppose ‘separatism’

January 29, 2019 2:52 am0 comments
China calls on visiting overseas Tibetans to promote its policies, oppose ‘separatism’

(TibetanReview.net, Jan28’19) – Chinese authorities in Tibet have on Jan 23 called on Tibetans who had returned home from abroad over the decades as well as those who had come to visit relatives to promote support for its policies, including by opposing what it calls separatist activities. China calls all […]

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Tibetans petition for release of man who campaigned for their subsistence rights

January 28, 2019 4:58 am0 comments
Tibetans petition for release of man who campaigned for their subsistence rights

(TibetanReview.net, Jan27’19) – Residents of three townships in Gade (Chinese: Gande) County of Golog (Guoluo) Prefecture, Qinghai Province, have submitted separate petitions in Oct and Nov 2018, calling for the release of a Tibetan man who had campaigned for their subsistence right and had been detained for it since Sep […]

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Tibetan nomads made to pay for forced relocation homes, denied promised assistance

January 26, 2019 2:10 am0 comments
Tibetan nomads made to pay for forced relocation homes, denied promised assistance

(TibetanReview.net, Jan25’19) – China has not only forced nomads and farmers in five counties of Chamdo prefecture-level City of Tibet Autonomous Region to relocate in newly built urban towns but also made them pay for their new homes while saying it was meant to alleviate their poverty. The relocated Tibetans […]

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

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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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