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Landslide-lake inundated monastery in Tibet’s Jomda Town

November 15, 2018 12:15 am0 comments
Landslide-lake inundated monastery in Tibet’s Jomda Town

(TibetanReview.net, Nov14, 2018) – The barrier lake formed as a result of landslides over the Drichu (Chinese: Jinsha River) on Oct 11 and again on Nov 3 had submerged a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Jomda (Jiangda) County of Chamdo City, Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org […]

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Barrier lake in Tibet overflows in man-made floodway, deluge expected

November 14, 2018 5:36 am0 comments
Barrier lake in Tibet overflows in man-made floodway, deluge expected

(TibetanReview.net, Nov13, 2018) – A second barrier lake formed by a landslide in Chamdo city of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) on Nov 3 on the Jinsha (Tibetan: Drichu) River had begun overflowing at 10:50 am on Nov 12 through a man-made floodway, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Nov 12. It cited […]

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34,200 in Tibet evacuated as landslide-barricaded lake on Jinsha River set to burst

November 12, 2018 1:12 am0 comments
34,200 in Tibet evacuated as landslide-barricaded lake on Jinsha River set to burst

(TibetanReview.net, Nov11, 2018) – A total of 34,200 people have been evacuated along the Jinsha River (Tibetan: Drichu river), part of the headwater systems of the Yangze River, in Chamdo City of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and Garze (Karze, or Kanze) Prefecture of Sichuan Province as a barrier lake formed […]

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Melting Tibet glaciers may lead to climate refugees in downstream countries

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Melting Tibet glaciers may lead to climate refugees in downstream countries

(TibetanReview.net, Nov11, 2018) – The pace at which glaciers are melting in Asia, including on the Tibetan Plateau, may lead to a large number of climate refugees and affect the lives of over one billion residents in countries like China, Pakistan, India, Iran and Kazakhstan some 50 years from now, […]

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154th protest self-immolator in Tibet did not survive

November 11, 2018 2:29 am0 comments
154th protest self-immolator in Tibet did not survive

(TibetanReview.net, Nov10, 2018) – Further reports on the protest self-immolation that took place in Chinese ruled Tibet on Nov 4 suggest that the protester did not survive and that he was a 23 year-old man whose name has been spelled as Dobo as well as Dorbe. The reports confirm that […]

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Boasting a record 31.025 visitors, China promotes winter Tibet tour with free Potala entry etc

November 9, 2018 11:16 pm0 comments
Boasting a record 31.025 visitors, China promotes winter Tibet tour with free Potala entry etc

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09, 2018) – In order to promote winter tourism, China has begun offering free entry to the Potala palace, the historical winter palace of the Dalai Lamas, for tourists from Nov 1 to Mar 15 next year. As in past several years, numerous other attractive concessions are also being […]

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Reports speak of 154th protest self-immolation in Chinese ruled Tibet

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Reports speak of 154th protest self-immolation in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov08, 2018) – Several online reports suggest that there has been a protest self-immolation by a Tibetan youth in Chinese ruled Tibet on Nov 4, although with little details as communication channels in the region is under tight government control even in normal times. In particular it is not […]

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Asked to account for its rights record at UN review, China cries politics

November 7, 2018 10:32 pm0 comments
Asked to account for its rights record at UN review, China cries politics

(TibetanReview.net, Nov07, 2018) – Rather than answering the questions raised over its treatment of Tibetans, Uyghurs and human rights advocates and lawyers at the third universal periodic review of its human rights record which commenced at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Nov 6, China has resorted to rhetorical flourishes […]

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Dalai Lama still open on his successor issue

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Dalai Lama still open on his successor issue

(TibetanReview.net, Nov06, 2018) – The Dalai Lama has made it clear Nov 5 that he is still open to how his reincarnation or, as the case may be, successor, may be recognized or instituted, including the possibility of nominating a successor by himself or by way of voting like in […]

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Second landslide creates new barrier lake at Tibet’s Sichuan-TAR border

November 6, 2018 8:08 am0 comments
Second landslide creates new barrier lake at Tibet’s Sichuan-TAR border

(TibetanReview.net, Nov05, 2018) – A new barrier lake has formed after another large landslide hit Bolo Township in Chamdo (Qamdo) City of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) on Nov 3 evening, blocking a section of Jinsha River, part of the headwaters system of Yangze River known in Tibetan as the Drichu. […]

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