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Exile Tibetan leader briefs Danish MPs on Tibet situation

November 14, 2017 5:29 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan leader briefs Danish MPs on Tibet situation

(TibetanReview.net, Nov12, 2017) – The President of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, on Nov 11 had “further meetings” with Danish Parliamentarians belonging to various political parties in Copenhagen, said the CTA on its Tibet.net website Nov 11. The MPs were stated to include Soren […]

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President Xi’s ‘new era’ theory will not help the Tibetans

November 12, 2017 10:43 am0 comments
President Xi’s ‘new era’ theory will not help the Tibetans

In this exclusive interview with Tibetan Review’s Managing Editor Gelek Namgyal, Claude Arpi, a regular commentator on Tibet, China, India and Indo-French relations issues and author of ‘1962 and the McMahon Line Saga’, ‘Tibet: The Lost Frontier’ and ‘Dharamshala and Beijing: the Negotiations that Never Were,’ dwells on what Chinese […]

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Seventh annual seminar held in Beijing to discuss adapting Tibetan Buddhism to Chinese rule

November 11, 2017 11:13 pm2 comments
Seventh annual seminar held in Beijing to discuss adapting Tibetan Buddhism to Chinese rule

(TibetanReview.net, Nov11, 2017) – Nearly 200 people including scholars from Han Buddhist monasteries and scholars from religious research institutions as well as representatives from Buddhist institutes and monasteries in Tibet Autonomous Region and Tibetan-inhabited areas in Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces took part in the seventh annual Tibetan Buddhist […]

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India asserts its leaders’ right to visit Arunachal ahead of discussing border crisis control with China

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India asserts its leaders’ right to visit Arunachal ahead of discussing border crisis control with China

(TibetanReview.net, Nov11, 2017) – India has on Nov 9 rejected China’s objection to its Defence Minister Ms Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to the northeastern border state of Arunachal Pradesh, which Beijing insists is part of what it calls south Tibet. The state is an integral part of the country and Indian […]

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China’s Panchen says Tibetan Buddhism should adapt to President Xi’s New Era guidance

November 10, 2017 11:06 pm0 comments
China’s Panchen says Tibetan Buddhism should adapt to President Xi’s New Era guidance

(TibetanReview.net, Nov10, 2017) – Gyaltsen Norbu, the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet appointed by China to replace the one recognized by the Dalai Lama, has said that the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held in Beijing over Oct 18-24, could benefit Buddhism and called on […]

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Dissatisfaction with service cited as reason for replacing North America Office of Tibet Representative

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Dissatisfaction with service cited as reason for replacing North America Office of Tibet Representative

(TibetanReview.net, Nov10, 2017) – The Kashag (Cabinet) of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has explained Nov 9 that its Representative at the Office of Tibet in Washington, DC, Mr Penpa Tsering, was replaced due to dissatisfaction with the conduct of his service. Officiating President and Kalon (Minister) Karma Gelek Yuthok […]

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China jails Uighur man for religious extremism, having scolded his son for drinking alcohol 13 years ago

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China jails Uighur man for religious extremism, having scolded his son for drinking alcohol 13 years ago

(TibetanReview.net, Nov10, 2017) – For having admonished his son for drinking alcohol in violation of Islamic teachings 13 years ago, China has jailed a 67-year-old ethnic Uighur Muslim to 10 years in prison for “religious extremism”, reported the Uighur Service of Radio Free Asia (Washington) Nov 8. Tursun Memet was […]

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Small number of Dharamshala Tibetans voting first time for state election

November 9, 2017 1:48 pm0 comments
Small number of Dharamshala Tibetans voting first time for state election

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09, 2017) – Around 1,000 Tibetans in Dharamshala have registered to vote in the five-yearly Himachal Pradesh state Assembly and Government election this year, with the voting taking place on Nov 9,according to media reports. However, it was not clear how many will, or will be able, to vote, […]

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China objects to Indian defence minister’s border state visit

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China objects to Indian defence minister’s border state visit

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09, 2017) – China on Nov 6 expressed objection over the fact that India’s Defence Minister, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, had visited Arunachal Pradesh, which it claims is part of South Tibet and therefore part of Chinese territory. The visit would complicate efforts by both sides to maintain peace along […]

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Buddhists in free world urged not to forget those still suffering in Chinese ruled Tibet

November 8, 2017 11:56 pm0 comments
Buddhists in free world urged not to forget those still suffering in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov08, 2017) – The Honorary Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for Russia, Mongolia and CIS countries, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, was among the participants from 47 countries at the 7th world Buddhist summit, called the Supreme World Wide Buddhist Conference, in Sri Lanka from Nov 2 to 7. […]

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