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China directs anger at more foreign companies for Tibet gaffe

January 15, 2018 1:05 am0 comments
China directs anger at more foreign companies for Tibet gaffe

(TibetanReview.net, Jan14, 2018) – Feeling slighted that foreign companies doing business in the country had listed as countries territories claimed by it or under its rule, China has demanded respect and apology from several of them. It all began with the US hospitality company Marriott International listing Tibet and Taiwan, […]

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Exile administration to open new Tibet Museum by Aug 2018

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Exile administration to open new Tibet Museum by Aug 2018

(TibetanReview.net, Jan14, 2018) – Calling the raising of awareness about Tibet pivotal to strengthening international support for the Tibet issue, the exile Tibetan Administration at Dharmashala, India, is to open a new Tibet Museum in a new building, currently under construction, at the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Secretariat. The plan […]

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Marriott faces up to 1 million yuan fine, even business license revocation

January 13, 2018 10:26 pm0 comments
Marriott faces up to 1 million yuan fine, even business license revocation

(TibetanReview.net, Jan13, 2018) – US hospitality company Marriott could face a maximum fine of 1 million yuan (US $153,822) or even have its business license revoked for its gaffe of listing Tibet and Taiwan as countries in an online, Chinese language marketing questionnaire, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan […]

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China shuts down Marriott website, probes it for Tibet gaffe despite apologizing

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China shuts down Marriott website, probes it for Tibet gaffe despite apologizing

(TibetanReview.net, Jan12, 2018) – Authorities in Shanghai have on Jan 11 shut down Marriott International Inc’s (MAR.O) Chinese website for a week, punishing the world’s biggest hotel chain for listing Tibet, as well as Taiwan, as countries in a customer questionnaire. Despite having apologised and taking corrective action, the global […]

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Dalai Lama addresses congress of higher education institution teachers

January 12, 2018 11:57 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama addresses congress of higher education institution teachers

(TibetanReview.net, Jan12, 2018) – The Dalai Lama on Jan 10 addressed the inauguration of the 2nd National Teachers’ Congress in the Indian city of Pune. He emphasized the importance of training the mind, saying technological developments alone cannot solve our emotional problems. The venue was the MAEER MIT World Peace […]

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China shut down 128,000 websites and confiscated 30.9 million publications in 2017

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China shut down 128,000 websites and confiscated 30.9 million publications in 2017

(TibetanReview.net, Jan11, 2018) – China shut down 128,000 websites that contained obscene and other “harmful” information, confiscated 30.9 million illegal publications, and subjected 1,900 people to criminal penalties during the course of 2017, reported Reuters Jan 9, citing China’s official Xinhua news agency. The figures were stated to be from […]

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Marriott forced to apologize in China for a questionnaire listing Tibet as a country

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Marriott forced to apologize in China for a questionnaire listing Tibet as a country

(TibetanReview.net, Jan11, 2018) – Chinese internet users have called for a boycott of Marriott International on Jan 9 after it had listed “China’s” Tibet Autonomous Region as a country in an email sent to elite members, prompting an apology from the global hotel chain from the USA, reported the globaltimes.cn […]

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A ‘compassionate city’ in US hopes for 2019 visit by Dalai Lama after his 2018 trips cancelled

January 11, 2018 11:44 pm0 comments
A ‘compassionate city’ in US hopes for 2019 visit by Dalai Lama after his 2018 trips cancelled

(TibetanReview.net, Jan11, 2018) – Having cancelled most of his overseas tours for this year, including all of his US trips, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, will not visit the city of Raleigh in the state of North Carolina as previously planned, reported bizjournals.com Jan 10, citing a news […]

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Exile Tibetan leader calls on new Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister

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Exile Tibetan leader calls on new Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister

(TibetanReview.net, Jan10, 2018) – The head of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, has on Jan 9 made a courtesy call on the newly elected Chief Minister Mr Jairan Thakur of Himachal Pradesh, joined by the CTA’s Finance Kalon (minister) Mr Karma Yeshi. The meeting, […]

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CTA announces 158 job vacancies as it takes over more Tibetan schools from government of India

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CTA announces 158 job vacancies as it takes over more Tibetan schools from government of India

(TibetanReview.net, Jan10, 2018) – The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, has announced 158 vacancies for teaching and other posts in eight schools it is to complete the process of taking over from the Central Tibetan Schools Administration (CTSA) of India’s Ministry of Human Resources by the end of […]

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