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Poverty eradication in Tibet conditional on beneficiaries’ allegiance to communist party leadership

March 16, 2019 1:18 am0 comments
Poverty eradication in Tibet conditional on beneficiaries’ allegiance to communist party leadership

(TibetanReview.net, Mar15’19) – China said during the ongoing session of its parliament, the National People’s Congress, in Beijing that Tibetans love its communist government more, and had no love for their exile spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. What it did not say, however, was that this is a government policy […]

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Poverty claimed eliminated in 25 more Tibet counties

February 10, 2019 1:10 am0 comments
Poverty claimed eliminated in 25 more Tibet counties

(TibetanReview.net, Feb08’19) – With the goal to eliminate poverty by 2020 set by China for the whole country, Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has reported Feb 7 that it had removed this state of economic deprivation in a total of 25 counties in 2018. China’s official Xinhua news agency Feb 6 […]

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China faults officials’ poverty relief work in Tibet

February 2, 2019 5:14 pm0 comments
China faults officials’ poverty relief work in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Feb02’19) – China said Feb1 that it had found bureaucratic practices and impractical working styles in 13 provincial-level regions, including in ‘Tibet’, as well as central government departments in the implementation of the country’s poverty relief work. China has set the goal of eliminating poverty by 2020 to usher […]

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China says Qinghai will be free of poverty by yearend

February 1, 2019 12:58 am0 comments
China says Qinghai will be free of poverty by yearend

(TibetanReview.net, Jan31’19) – In a rush to meet the 2020 national goal, Qinghai Province, one of the PRC’s poorest, has vowed to lift 77,000 impoverished people out of poverty this year, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan 29. With this the province, made up by most of the traditional […]

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Poverty elimination goal targets impoverished Tibetans’ religious freedom

January 21, 2019 6:04 am0 comments
Poverty elimination goal targets impoverished Tibetans’ religious freedom

(TibetanReview.net, Jan20’19) – China’s poverty elimination benefits come with the condition that impoverished Tibetans who live on minimum subsistence allowances from the state stop worshipping the Buddha or face the prospect of their subsistence allowances being cancelled, reported bitterwinter.org Jan 18, citing interviews with local people. The Tibetan are instead […]

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‘Tibet’ to eliminate poverty this year to beat PRC’s 2020 deadline

January 13, 2019 3:22 am0 comments
‘Tibet’ to eliminate poverty this year to beat PRC’s 2020 deadline

(TibetanReview.net, Jan12’19) – The government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has vowed to lift the remaining 150,000 people out of poverty and eradicate absolute poverty this year, thereby achieving the Chinese government target, first set in 2015 and reaffirmed during the party congress last year, one year ahead of the […]

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Lhasa claimed to be free of poverty

January 9, 2019 4:15 am0 comments
Lhasa claimed to be free of poverty

(TibetanReview.net, Jan08’19) – Given China’s national goal – set in 2015 and reaffirmed last year – of eliminating poverty by 2020 to create a moderately prosperous society, the city government of Tibet’s capital Lhasa has claimed to have achieved that target last year. The city government announced Jan 7 that […]

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Tibetans in Gansu protest broken promise of help for culling their livestock

October 21, 2018 12:46 am0 comments
Tibetans in Gansu protest broken promise of help for culling their livestock

(TibetanReview.net, Oct20, 2018) – While China’s central government speaks of achieving big strides in eliminating poverty, with a record number of 85 counties taken of the list most recently, its local governments in Tibet appear to be busy creating poverty. Dozens of Tibetans living in what is now part of […]

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China removes poverty tag from 85 more counties, many in Tibet

October 18, 2018 11:40 pm0 comments
China removes poverty tag from 85 more counties, many in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct18, 2018) – Given President Xi Jinping’s goal of eliminating poverty by the year 2020, China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Oct 17 cited Beijing as announcing Oct 17 that another 85 counties had been officially taken off the country’s list of impoverished areas. The announcement was made on Oct 17, China’s […]

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China removes ‘poverty’ label off 30 counties in ‘Tibet’

October 8, 2018 12:31 am0 comments
China removes ‘poverty’ label off 30 counties in ‘Tibet’

(TibetanReview.net, Oct07, 2018) – After being busy removing individual absolute poverty by leaps and bounds in recent years, at least on paper, China has now turned its attention to declaring counties and districts in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) free of poverty. Twenty-five counties and districts in the TAR have […]

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