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China says it uses WeChat to fight ‘separatist’ gang crimes in Tibet

May 9, 2019 1:02 am0 comments
China says it uses WeChat to fight ‘separatist’ gang crimes in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May08’19) – China said May 6 that it was using WeChat to fight “gang crimes” in Tibet, meaning it was being used to report on messages alleged to “spread separatism and create separatist incidents”. Calling it a nationwide tendency to use the advantages of social media to fight crimes, […]

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China angry as CTA President Sangay addressed press with Lithuania’s first post-Soviet President

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China angry as CTA President Sangay addressed press with Lithuania’s first post-Soviet President

(TibetanReview.net, May08’19) – On his way to attend the 7th World Parliamentarians’ Convention on Tibet in Latvia’s capital Riga, President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala, India, has met with Tibet supporters in neighbouring Lithuania’s capital Vilnius on May 6, including lawmakers and nationally prominent figures. […]

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Nepal says Tibet-Kathmandu railway building will begin in two years

May 7, 2019 5:06 am0 comments
Nepal says Tibet-Kathmandu railway building will begin in two years

(TibetanReview.net, May06’19) – Railways linking Kathmandu with India and Chinese ruled Tibet will begin within two years, reported the ANI news service May 4, citing President Ms Bidhya Devi Bhandari after her return from the 2nd Belt and Road Forum in Beijing followed by a visit to Tibet. However, there […]

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China finally relents as UN designates Pak-based Masood Azhar a global terrorist

May 3, 2019 4:19 pm0 comments
China finally relents as UN designates Pak-based Masood Azhar a global terrorist

(TibetanReview.net, May03’19) – The United Nations has on May 1 finally been able to add Masood Azhar, the leader of a Pakistan-based Islamist group, to its list of global terrorists after China, which had kept blocking the move for the last 10 years, finally relented to pressure from others led […]

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Pro-Tibet Prague mayor refuses to be cowered by China’s reprisal

May 2, 2019 12:13 am0 comments
Pro-Tibet Prague mayor refuses to be cowered by China’s reprisal

(TibetanReview.net, May01’19) – For welcoming in March this year President Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration, China has sought to punish the Czech capital Prague by cancelling many concerts and cultural events of Prague-based cultural organisations in China, reported europeaninterest.eu Apr 29. But the city’s mayor and his party […]

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Some 130,000 rally in Hong Kong to protest proposed extradition law amid China fears

May 1, 2019 1:21 am0 comments
Some 130,000 rally in Hong Kong to protest proposed extradition law amid China fears

(TibetanReview.net, Apr30’19) – Some 130,000 protesters took to the streets in Hong Kong on Apr 28 to express opposition to a legislative amendment that would allow the transfer of fugitives to mainland China and other jurisdictions in the largest rally in this special administrative region of China in the last […]

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China’s BRI’s South Asia projects hobbled by India’s boycott

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China’s BRI’s South Asia projects hobbled by India’s boycott

(TibetanReview.net, Apr30’19) – China has concluded its 2nd Belt and Road Forum (BRF) in Beijing on Apr 27 with signing of deals worth USD 64 billion but minus the Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar Economic Corridor (BCIMEC) it had originally listed in its multi-billion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects […]

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China teased India with possibility for J&K, Arunachal concessions?

April 30, 2019 1:40 am0 comments
China teased India with possibility for J&K, Arunachal concessions?

(TibetanReview.net, Apr29’19) – China appeared to have sought to indicate that it will accept Jammu & Kashmir as well as Arunachal Pradesh as parts of India if it joined its globally ambitious geostrategic Belt and Road Initiative projects. Ahead of the second edition of its BRI Summit, China produced a […]

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Sino-Vatican ties seen broadening

April 19, 2019 4:58 am0 comments
Sino-Vatican ties seen broadening

(TibetanReview.net, Apr18’19) – In a sign of the broadening of the improving ties between the two sides, China has invited the Vatican to participate in the 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition to be held in late Apr 2019. This is despite the fact that repression of Christianity, like in the […]

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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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