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Australian city council to newly fly Tibetan flag on uprising anniversary

September 23, 2018 2:01 am0 comments
Australian city council to newly fly Tibetan flag on uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Sep22, 2018) – Come Mar 10, 2019, the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising Day, and the Tibetan national flag will newly fly high over a local government chambers in New South Wales, Australia. Councilors of the Blue Mountains Council unanimously voted at this week’s meeting to show support […]

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Every villages in TAR to be accessible by road by 2020, shuttle buses to serve 80 percent of them

September 20, 2018 11:59 pm0 comments
Every villages in TAR to be accessible by road by 2020, shuttle buses to serve 80 percent of them

(TibetanReview.net, Sep20, 2018) – All but two of the 697 townships in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) have now been made accessible by road and by 2020 even all its 5,467 villages will be similarly opened up, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Sep 19, citing the region’s department of transportation. The report […]

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Dalai Lama: Sexual abuse lamas don’t care about Buddhist teaching

September 17, 2018 11:33 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama: Sexual abuse lamas don’t care about Buddhist teaching

(TibetanReview.net, Sep17, 2018) – The Dalai Lama has let it be known Sep 16, arriving in The Hague for the second leg of his four-nation tour of Europe, that he had learnt about the sexual assault allegations against some Tibetan Buddhist masters in the West as far back as 25 […]

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Entry at Potala and Norbulingka to be free for winter tourists

September 16, 2018 6:03 am0 comments
Entry at Potala and Norbulingka to be free for winter tourists

(TibetanReview.net, Sep15, 2018) – Entry will be free for tourists visiting the Potala and Norbulingka in Tibet’s capital Lhasa during the winter period of Nov 1, 2018 to Mar15, 2019, reported China’s online Tibet news service eng.tibet.cn Sep 14. The fees during the peak tourism season for these historical winter […]

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CTA begins meet to discuss its resilience for next 50 years

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CTA begins meet to discuss its resilience for next 50 years

(TibetanReview.net, Sep15, 2018) – A third round since last year of what is called the Five-Fifty Forum of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has kicked off at Dharamshala, India, on Sep 13 with the participation of Tibetan representatives as well as outside experts. The forum takes place under the theme […]

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

September 15, 2018 5:59 am0 comments
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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Making Headway in Education in Tibetan Schools in Exile: Introducing Evaluation Systems and Establishing a Center for Academic Excellence

September 14, 2018 1:28 am0 comments
Making Headway in Education in Tibetan Schools in Exile: Introducing Evaluation Systems and Establishing a Center for Academic Excellence

 By Dr B Tsering* Introduction An early and tactful advent of schools for Tibetan children in-exile is at the heart of Tibetan refugees’ success story. Considerable improvements have been made in education resources (both human and material) under the leadership of the Department of Education (DoE), Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). […]

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China concludes Tibet expo with 90 billion yuan investment deals

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China concludes Tibet expo with 90 billion yuan investment deals

(TibetanReview.net, Sep13, 2018) – China said Sep 11 that it concluded its Fourth China Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo on Sep 11 in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, attracting nearly 90 billion yuan (US$ 13 billion) of investment. The five-day expo was held in Lhasa as well as the region’s second city […]

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Steep decline seen in Tibetan ‘refugee’ number in India

September 12, 2018 11:05 pm0 comments
Steep decline seen in Tibetan ‘refugee’ number in India

(TibetanReview.net, Sep12, 2018) – The number of Tibetan ‘refugees’ living in India, always estimated in recent years to be well over 100,000 – in fact, as much as 150,000 – turns out to be likely to be only about 85,000 in reality. According to government’s advisor on Tibet Affairs, Mr […]

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India now sees the Karmapa as future face of Tibetan struggle as it woos him back from US

September 11, 2018 5:22 pm0 comments
India now sees the Karmapa as future face of Tibetan struggle as it woos him back from US

(TibetanReview.net, Sep11, 2018) – The government of India had put the Karmapa under watch at the time of his arrival at Dharmashala on Jan 5, 2000 after escaping from Chinese ruled Tibet because of some “suspicion” but that phase is “over”, reported indianexpress.com Sep 10, citing a top former Indian […]

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