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Dalai Lama apologizes for misconstrued remark about possible woman successor

July 3, 2019 10:53 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama apologizes for misconstrued remark about possible woman successor

(TibetanReview.net, Jul03’19) – The Dalai Lama has on Jul 2 said he was deeply sorry that people had been hurt by what he had said light-heartedly about his successor, if to be a woman, being required to be attractive, and offered sincere apologies. “He is deeply sorry that people have […]

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China rounds up Tibetan monks and nuns expelled by it at re-education detention centres

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China rounds up Tibetan monks and nuns expelled by it at re-education detention centres

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’19) – After carrying out a further expulsion campaign, China has now set the upper limit for the number of resident monks and nuns at the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist Centre in what is now part of Sichuan province at 4,700, a steep cut from around 10,000 monks, nuns […]

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China thwart’s Kiwi boy’s football dream for being Tibetan

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China thwart’s Kiwi boy’s football dream for being Tibetan

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’19) – By adopting indefinite procedural delays, China has effectively sabotaged the participation of a 14-year-old Kiwi boy whose father is Tibetan in the Gothia Cup – the “Youth World Cup” – tournament, which will open on Aug 12 in Chengyang district in Qingdao Province. On its website, the […]

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China says newly-bred yak will improve meat production

July 2, 2019 1:54 am0 comments
China says newly-bred yak will improve meat production

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’19) – Demand for meat has seen dramatic rise in China in recent decades as a result of the country’s phenomenal economic growth which has seen many hundreds of millions of people lifted out of poverty. And as supplies of pork, the country’s main high nutrition diet, have been […]

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China reports increased party membership, now at over 90 million

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China reports increased party membership, now at over 90 million

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’19) – The membership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has risen to more than 90 million as it seeks greater amount of legitimacy under conditions of the country’s great economic prosperity. About 34 percent of party members were born in the 1980s and 1990s, and nearly half […]

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United States seeks Nepal’s clarification for deporting its citizen as Dalai Lama agent

June 29, 2019 1:12 am0 comments
United States seeks Nepal’s clarification for deporting its citizen as Dalai Lama agent

(TibetanReview.net, Jun28’19) – After deporting on Jun 22 a man for being an alleged agent of the Dalai Lama, as if that, even if true, is any sort of any danger to any country, Nepal has a serious bit of question to answer to the United States: Are US citizens […]

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Temperature in Tibet reported to be highest since 1981 start of recordkeeping

June 28, 2019 12:29 am0 comments
Temperature in Tibet reported to be highest since 1981 start of recordkeeping

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’19) – In the backdrop of continuing increase since data began to be collected in 1981, temperature in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, as well as in some other places, was the highest thus far on Jun 24, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jun 25. The reading in Lhasa on […]

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Nepal party suspends MP for attending global lawmakers’ Tibet support meet

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Nepal party suspends MP for attending global lawmakers’ Tibet support meet

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’19) – A political party in Nepal that is part of the governing communist coalition has on Jun 25 suspended one of its members for six month as punishment for attending an international conference of parliamentarians co-hosted by the Tibetan Parliament in Exile in Latvia’s capital Riga over May […]

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Speaker leads welcome for exile Tibetan leader in UK House of Commons

June 27, 2019 11:52 pm0 comments
Speaker leads welcome for exile Tibetan leader in UK House of Commons

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’19) – The visit of President Lobsang Sangay to the UK House of Commons was on Jun 26 warmly acknowledged by Speaker John Bercow who called on him to continue his good and important Tibet work in the face of very considerable pressures. He was seated in the Gallery […]

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Nepal’s deportation to US of ‘Dalai Lama agent’ turned out to be a blunder

June 26, 2019 11:32 pm0 comments
Nepal’s deportation to US of ‘Dalai Lama agent’ turned out to be a blunder

(TibetanReview.net, Jun26’19) – Nepal’s deportation on Jun 22 of a presumably Tibetan man named Penpa Tsering from the USA turned out to be only a rehearsal of what it would do if the real person targeted by China bearing that name comes to the country. The man they interrogated harshly […]

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