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Reports speak of 154th protest self-immolation in Chinese ruled Tibet

November 9, 2018 3:28 am0 comments
Reports speak of 154th protest self-immolation in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov08, 2018) – Several online reports suggest that there has been a protest self-immolation by a Tibetan youth in Chinese ruled Tibet on Nov 4, although with little details as communication channels in the region is under tight government control even in normal times. In particular it is not […]

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Dalai Lama open to visiting Taiwan to confer with scientists

November 7, 2018 11:10 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama open to visiting Taiwan to confer with scientists

(TibetanReview.net, Nov07, 2018) – Although having all but ended any possible visit to distant lands, citing his age, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has made it clear that he is still able and willing to travel to Taiwan should the government there grant him a visa. The purpose, […]

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Asked to account for its rights record at UN review, China cries politics

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Asked to account for its rights record at UN review, China cries politics

(TibetanReview.net, Nov07, 2018) – Rather than answering the questions raised over its treatment of Tibetans, Uyghurs and human rights advocates and lawyers at the third universal periodic review of its human rights record which commenced at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Nov 6, China has resorted to rhetorical flourishes […]

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Dalai Lama still open on his successor issue

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Dalai Lama still open on his successor issue

(TibetanReview.net, Nov06, 2018) – The Dalai Lama has made it clear Nov 5 that he is still open to how his reincarnation or, as the case may be, successor, may be recognized or instituted, including the possibility of nominating a successor by himself or by way of voting like in […]

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Pakistan-China bus service launched over India’s territorial objections

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Pakistan-China bus service launched over India’s territorial objections

(TibetanReview.net, Nov06, 2018) – Overriding India’s protests, Pakistan and China have begun implementing the controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with the launch on Nov 5 of a luxury bus service between the former’s cultural hub of Lahore and Kashgar city in Chinese ruled in Xinjiang, running through Pakistan occupied Kashmir […]

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A CORRECTION

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A CORRECTION

It was inadvertently mentioned in our stories titled “Karmapa’s November visit to Dharamshala seen as uncertain” dated Oct 28’18 and “Karmapa awaits Indian visa for this month’s religious meet in Dharamshala” Nov 2’18 (last para), that the Karmapa had acquired a passport of the Dominican Republic which recently switched diplomatic […]

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Second landslide creates new barrier lake at Tibet’s Sichuan-TAR border

November 6, 2018 8:08 am0 comments
Second landslide creates new barrier lake at Tibet’s Sichuan-TAR border

(TibetanReview.net, Nov05, 2018) – A new barrier lake has formed after another large landslide hit Bolo Township in Chamdo (Qamdo) City of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) on Nov 3 evening, blocking a section of Jinsha River, part of the headwaters system of Yangze River known in Tibetan as the Drichu. […]

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Imports dominate India’s Lipulek border trade with Chinese ruled Tibet

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Imports dominate India’s Lipulek border trade with Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov05, 2018) – Seasonal border trade between Chinese ruled Tibet and India through the latter’s Lipukekh pass in Uttarakhand state for this year, which ended on Oct 31, was seen to reflect the lopsided overall trade between the two countries, leaving India with a large deficit. The total business […]

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Dalai Lama in first discussion with Chinese scientists

November 4, 2018 12:49 am0 comments
Dalai Lama in first discussion with Chinese scientists

(TibetanReview.net, Nov03, 2018) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Nov 1 began a three-day dialogue with ethnic Chinese scientists at his Thekchen Choling residence in Dharamshala. The nine visitors were stated to be mostly Physicists from Taiwan, including Nobel Laureate Professor Yuan Tseh Lee. There was obviously […]

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Exile Tibetan leaders’ participation prompts Chinese withdrawal from Madrid trade expo

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Exile Tibetan leaders’ participation prompts Chinese withdrawal from Madrid trade expo

(TibetanReview.net, Nov03, 2018) – Participants from China at a major trade expo in Spain’s capital Madrid withdrew in protest on Nov 1 after they failed to pressure the organizers to disinvite President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and member of the exile Tibetan parliament Ven. Thupten Wangchen […]

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