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Tibetan hauled out of university for alleging selection discrimination in civil service test essay

April 19, 2019 4:38 am0 comments
Tibetan hauled out of university for alleging selection discrimination in civil service test essay

(TibetanReview.net, Apr18’19) – A Tibetan youth was hauled out of his university in the beginning of this month for an essay he wrote in his civil service exams lamenting the declining rate of acceptance of Tibetans for jobs in their own local-level governments, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Apr […]

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China says more than 55,000 Qinghai Tibetans had ‘abandoned’ nomadic life since 2005

April 18, 2019 6:02 am0 comments
China says more than 55,000 Qinghai Tibetans had ‘abandoned’ nomadic life since 2005

(TibetanReview.net, Apr17’19) – More than 55,000 Tibetan herdsmen in Qinghai Province had ‘abandoned’ their nomadic life under China’s resettlement programme for them since 2005, reported the official globaltimes.cn Apr 16. China claims that the programme was meant to preserve the area’s fragile ecology rather than to exercise better control over […]

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Vehicular access likely contributed to huge trash collection at Mt Everest base camp in Tibet

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Vehicular access likely contributed to huge trash collection at Mt Everest base camp in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr17’19) – After opening access to the base camp of Mt Everest with asphalt road for vehicular traffic in the name of development and modernization, China has now closed the site to everyone except those with permits to scale the world’s highest peak. The move was taken in response […]

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200 MPs, Bihar Chief Minister join calls for India’s highest civilian honour for Dalai Lama

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200 MPs, Bihar Chief Minister join calls for India’s highest civilian honour for Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Apr16’19) – More prominent Indian leaders, including 200 MPs, have called on New Delhi to confer the nation’s highest civilian honour on His Holiness the Dalai Lama while the country’s heath minister has called on the exile spiritual leader of Tibet on Apr 14 following his recent hospital treatment […]

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Nepal-China BRI projects a non-starter?

April 16, 2019 3:51 am0 comments
Nepal-China BRI projects a non-starter?

(TibetanReview.net, Apr15’19) – China’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative (BRI) with Nepal may be a non-starter due to enormous technical as well as economic challenges that beset it unless Kathmandu is prepared to sacrifice strategic national interests to follow the well-trodden doomed path towards debt trap taken by Sri Lanka […]

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Nonagenarian Tibetan doctor of last resort ends practice

April 14, 2019 2:45 pm0 comments
Nonagenarian Tibetan doctor of last resort ends practice

(TibetanReview.net, Apr14’19) – Famed doctor of Tibetan Medicine Dr Yeshi Dhonden, a doctor of last resort for chronic patients, especially cancer sufferers, from across India as well as abroad, has stopped taking appointments from Apr 1, citing his nonagenarian age and declining health. Patients usually had to get appointment a […]

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Dalai Lama back in health after treatment for chest infection

April 13, 2019 1:17 am0 comments
Dalai Lama back in health after treatment for chest infection

(TibetanReview.net, Apr12’19) – The Dalai Lama has moved to a hotel this morning after being discharged from hospital after treatment for a chest infection and is expected to be back at his exile home in Dharamsala after a few days, said the Central Tibetan Administration on its Tibet.net website today. […]

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New AIDS association underlines serious health issue in immigrant-flooded Tibet

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New AIDS association underlines serious health issue in immigrant-flooded Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr12’19) – The challenge posed by the relentlessly large scale arrival of Chinese immigrants on Tibet’s local population is well known – it is political, economic, social, health, cultural and, indeed, everything else which affects every aspect of Tibetan life. However, one of the most immediate and urgent, if […]

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Relatively recent arrivals from Tibet get new village in Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

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Relatively recent arrivals from Tibet get new village in Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement

(TibetanReview.net, Apr12’19) – A new village of 80 houses for accommodating relatively newly arrived refugees from Tibet was inaugurated on Apr 10 at the Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement in Karnataka state, India. The inauguration was made by Home Secretary Mr Wangdu Tsering Pesur of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). Five senior […]

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Campaign orders Tibetan monks to repay gratitude to China

April 12, 2019 12:59 am0 comments
Campaign orders Tibetan monks to repay gratitude to China

(TibetanReview.net, Apr11’19) – A new campaign is underway at Sera Monastery in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, ordering its monks to strictly obey Chinese laws and take a “stand against separatism” in keeping with the country’s ongoing Sinicization-of-religion policy, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org, citing official Chinese media reports. The report […]

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