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China completes major project of Sichuan-Tibet railway

January 20, 2018 12:04 am0 comments
China completes major project of Sichuan-Tibet railway

(TibetanReview.net, Jan19, 2018) – Reporting progress in the ongoing building of China’s second railway line into Tibet, China said Jan 18 that it had completed on Jan 17 the first super long tunnel on the Sichuan-Tibet railway. The total length of the tunnel, named as Sangzhuling tunnel, is 16.449 kilometres, […]

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United States House Minority Leader publicly welcomes Tibetan filmmaker after his escape from Chinese rule

January 19, 2018 1:14 am0 comments
United States House Minority Leader publicly welcomes Tibetan filmmaker after his escape from Chinese rule

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18, 2018) – US Democratic Party and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has on Jan 14 accorded a public welcome to former Tibetan political prisoner Dhondup Wangchen,  complimenting his “courageous escape” from Chinese occupied Tibet to San Francisco where he now lives with his wife and three children. “He […]

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Australia’s Qantas amends website to support China’s territorial assertions

January 18, 2018 4:59 am0 comments
Australia’s Qantas amends website to support China’s territorial assertions

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17, 2018) – After Chinese authorities publicly scolded and began punishing several international firms for having inadvertently listed Tibet and Taiwan as well as Hong Kong and Macau as countries, other foreign companies having business links in China have taken to correct themselves on the issue. On Jan 16, […]

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Marriott sacking employee for ‘liking’ Tibet group’s Twitter post

January 15, 2018 2:16 pm0 comments
Marriott sacking employee for ‘liking’ Tibet group’s Twitter post

(TibetanReview.net, Jan15, 2018) – Under criminal investigation for allegedly treating Tibet and Taiwan as countries in a Chinese-language marketing questionnaire emailed to members, US hospitality giant Marriott International has said it was in the process of sacking an employee for “wrongfully liking” a Twitter post by an overseas Tibet campaign […]

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China directs anger at more foreign companies for Tibet gaffe

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

January 12, 2018 12:24 am0 comments
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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Leading Sri Lankan paper coerced to abandon serial on Dalai Lama autobiography

January 10, 2018 12:16 am0 comments
Leading Sri Lankan paper coerced to abandon serial on Dalai Lama autobiography

(TibetanReview.net, Jan09, 2018) – China has arm-twisted a leading newspaper in Sri Lanka into abandoning mid-way its weekly serialization of the first autobiography of Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. Mr Prasanna Sanjeewa Thennakoon, the paper’s segment which has already carried three initial episodes from ‘My Land My People’, […]

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