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2,000 relocated after the 6.9-magnitude Nyingtri earthquake

November 21, 2017 11:11 pm0 comments
2,000 relocated after the 6.9-magnitude Nyingtri earthquake

(TibetanReview.net, Nov21, 2017) – Although only three people received injuries, which were minor, the 6.9-maginitude pre-dawn earthquake which jolted Nyingtri City of Tibet Autonomous Region on Nov 19 caused serious enough damage to homes and properties to required more than 2000 people to be relocated to temporary shelters, according to […]

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Northern Tibet’s permafrost to be melted to grow forests, welcome Chinese settlers

November 20, 2017 11:14 pm0 comments
Northern Tibet’s permafrost to be melted to grow forests, welcome Chinese settlers

(TibetanReview.net, Nov20, 2017) – With an aim to make the landscape more welcoming for Han settlers and soldiers struggling to cope emotionally with its treeless setting, China has launched a project to use solar power to melt permafrost in northern Tibet’s Nagchu region to allow trees to grow, reported the […]

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Under-20 China team walked off a friendly match in Germany, protesting Tibetan flag display

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Under-20 China team walked off a friendly match in Germany, protesting Tibetan flag display

(TibetanReview.net, Nov20, 2017) – An under-20 team from China stormed off the field in the first of a series of friendlies against German fourth-division clubs in Mainz on Nov 18 to protest fans’ display of Tibetan flags. The game, being held at the TSV Schott Mainz, was delayed for about […]

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China looks to rail-link Tibet with Nepal by 2022

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China looks to rail-link Tibet with Nepal by 2022

(TibetanReview.net, Nov19, 2017) – China is conducting a feasibility study for building a railway link to Nepal at an estimated cost of more than US$4 billion, with the line expected to reach Lumbini through Kathmandu and Pokhara by 2022, reported the hindustantimes.com Nov 18, citing China’s envoy to Kathmandu Yu […]

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First India-China border consultation mechanism meet after Doklam standoff held in Beijing

November 19, 2017 4:06 am0 comments
First India-China border consultation mechanism meet after Doklam standoff held in Beijing

(TibetanReview.net, Nov18, 2017) – India and China on Nov 17 held in Beijing their 10th round of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC), reported Indian’s PTI news agency Nov 17, citing a press release from the Indian Embassy. This was their first meeting on […]

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Canada urges China for access to long disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

November 17, 2017 11:03 pm0 comments
Canada urges China for access to long disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, Nov17, 2017) – Canada has called on China to allow UN rights officials to visit Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, who disappeared into its custody in 1995, at age 6, and has never been seen or heard of ever since. It […]

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US Congress asked to require Chinese state journalists to register as foreign agents

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US Congress asked to require Chinese state journalists to register as foreign agents

(TibetanReview.net, Nov17, 2017) – A key statutory commission on US policy towards China has asked the US Congress to require Chinese state media entities to register as foreign agents, plugging a current loophole and noting their involvement in spying and propaganda, reported Reuters Nov 14. It cited the annual report […]

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China again ranks as country with world’s worst internet freedom

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China again ranks as country with world’s worst internet freedom

(TibetanReview.net, Nov16, 2017) – For the third consecutive year, China has ranked as the country with the world’s worst internet freedoms, according to the US-based rights organization Freedom House which released its finding on Nov 14. The US state-funded non-profit organisation has found that new regulations had further tightened already […]

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Publisher dumps Australian academic’s work for fear of offending China

November 15, 2017 10:54 pm0 comments
Publisher dumps Australian academic’s work for fear of offending China

(TibetanReview.net, Nov15, 2017) – Citing fear of offending China, publisher Allen & Unwin has decided to rescind its decision to publish a book about the Chinese government’s domineering and pervasive influence inside Australia, a subject of much media discourse in recent times. CNN Nov 13 cited Clive Hamilton, a professor […]

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China’s anti-poverty campaign targets transforming believers in religion into believers in the party

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China’s anti-poverty campaign targets transforming believers in religion into believers in the party

(TibetanReview.net, Nov15, 2017) – China has vowed to make ending poverty by 2020 a top priority and a part of that campaign, at least in the case of one county, involves requiring believers in Christianity to replace the portraits of Jesus Christ that form the centrepieces of their homes with […]

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