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Beijing-Vatican deal on Bishops seen as all but done

September 22, 2018 4:58 am0 comments
Beijing-Vatican deal on Bishops seen as all but done

(TibetanReview.net, Sep21, 2018) – A deal between China and the Vatican over the issue of appointment of bishops is all but imminent, according to China’s official globaltimes.cn Sep 19. If it materializes, the pact will mean substantial progress in China-Vatican relations, the report said. Such a deal is seen as […]

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China denies Dalai Lama-link to severe protest over alleged ill-treatment of Chinese tourists in Sweden

September 19, 2018 11:42 pm0 comments
China denies Dalai Lama-link to severe protest over alleged ill-treatment of Chinese tourists in Sweden

(TibetanReview.net, Sep19, 2018) – China’s official media has claimed Sep 17 that Beijing’s severe criticism of the Swedish police and demand for apology for the latter’s allegedly brutal treatment of three Chinese tourists was not linked to the recent visit of the Dalai Lama to Sweden. But it did strongly […]

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Indian parliament panel feels China avoiding border solution

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Indian parliament panel feels China avoiding border solution

(TibetanReview.net, Sep18, 2018) – An India parliamentary panel has suggested that the armies of India and China conclude an overarching “border engagement agreement” since the latter seemed to be interested only to keep the border dispute between the two sides alive, reported the tribuneindia.com Sep 16. “It is difficult for […]

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Dalai Lama reiterates Wutaishan pilgrimage and other China-wishes

September 15, 2018 6:42 am0 comments
Dalai Lama reiterates Wutaishan pilgrimage and other China-wishes

(TibetanReview.net, Sep14, 2018) – The Dalai Lama has reiterated his wish, first expressed to the Chinese leadership way back in 1954 when he was in Beijing, to undertake a pilgrimage to Mt Wutai, or Wutaishan, the fabled abode of the Buddhist deity of wisdom, Manjushri. However, given the situation today, […]

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European Parliament adopts EU-China relations report critical of Tibet situation

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European Parliament adopts EU-China relations report critical of Tibet situation

(TibetanReview.net, Sep14, 2018) – The European Parliament has on Sep 13 unanimously approved its EU-China relations report which, among other things, indicts China for severe violations of Tibetan rights and identity. The report, prepared by the rapporteur Bastiaan “Bas” Belder, a Dutch MEP, for the Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, […]

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China puts up sovereignty claim to snub new UN rights chief

September 12, 2018 10:38 pm0 comments
China puts up sovereignty claim to snub new UN rights chief

(TibetanReview.net, Sep12, 2018) – China has ‘welcomed’ the UN’s new human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, by telling her to respect its sovereignty after she urged it to allow monitors into the restive far western region of Xinjiang and expressed concern about the situation there. Last month, a United Nations rights […]

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China vandalizing churches in ongoing sinicization move

September 11, 2018 4:59 pm0 comments
China vandalizing churches in ongoing sinicization move

(TibetanReview.net, Sep11, 2018) – China is persecuting not just Muslims in Xinjiang and Buddhists in Tibet with an emergency-like urgency but also Christians on the mainland who do not subscribe to the government-approved church body. Ratcheting up a crackdown on Christian congregations in Beijing and several provinces, the government of […]

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With transit protocol, China helps reduce Nepal’s dependence on India

September 10, 2018 10:41 pm0 comments
With transit protocol, China helps reduce Nepal’s dependence on India

(TibetanReview.net, Sep09, 2018) – China has helped Nepal to reduce its heavy dependence on India for foreign trade and commerce by granting it access to three dry ports or land ports. These are located in Lanzhou, capital of China’s Gansu Province; Lhasa, capital of Tibet; and Xigatse (Shigatse), located in […]

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China condemned as exile Tibetans marked 58th Democracy Day

September 4, 2018 7:31 am0 comments
China condemned as exile Tibetans marked 58th Democracy Day

(TibetanReview.net, Sep03, 2018) – China’s repressive policies in Tibet blatantly contradict President Xi Jinping’s own words asserting that Buddhism helps promote the Chinese culture, said President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration in his remarks at the 58th Tibetan Democracy Day function at the Tsuglakhang, Dharamshala, on Sep 2. […]

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China embarrassed as scandal forces its top Buddhist leader to step down

September 3, 2018 12:18 am0 comments
China embarrassed as scandal forces its top Buddhist leader to step down

(TibetanReview.net, Sep02, 2018) – China is said to be desperately looking for a new face of Buddhism after its incumbent, Master Xuecheng, lost his face and position amid allegations of sexual harassment of two nuns as it prepares to host its 5th World Buddhist Forum (WBF) in Oct 2018. Xuecheng […]

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