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Australian MPs visit D’shala, meets with Dalai Lama

November 23, 2017 1:12 am0 comments
Australian MPs visit D’shala, meets with Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Nov22, 2017) – A delegation of members of the Australian parliament is on a four-day visit to Dharamshala to meet with Central Tibetan Administration officials and institutions and others over Nov 20-23. On their way to Dharamshala, the delegation met with the Dalai Lama at the Taj Mahal Hotel, […]

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China strongly criticizes Indian President’s visit to Arunachal

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China strongly criticizes Indian President’s visit to Arunachal

(TibetanReview.net, Nov22, 2017) – Saying Sino-India relations were at a “crucial moment” and that New Delhi should not complicate the dispute, China on Nov 20 strongly criticised Indian President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh the day before. China calls the Indian state a disputed territory, claiming it is […]

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Tibetan feminist writer, singer, former journalist protests unending official harassment after her 2008 detention

November 21, 2017 11:44 pm0 comments
Tibetan feminist writer, singer, former journalist protests unending official harassment after her 2008 detention

(TibetanReview.net, Nov21, 2017) – A Tibetan woman in Qinghai Province well known as a singer and for her writings on feminist and social issues has expressed protest on social media postings for officials’ confiscation in a dubious manner several of her books in the recent past, according to Dharamshala-based Tibetan […]

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Exile Tibetan leader addresses North America’s leading foreign affairs and defence conference

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Exile Tibetan leader addresses North America’s leading foreign affairs and defence conference

(TibetanReview.net, Nov21, 2017) – The President of the Central Tibetan Administration at Dharamshala, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, was reported to have spoken at the 9th annual Halifax International Security Forum in Canada which concluded on Nov 20. Speaking at the forum’s panel on ‘India-China Relations’, he was reported to have described […]

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Washington Office of Tibet Representative to challenge grounds cited for his removal from office

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Washington Office of Tibet Representative to challenge grounds cited for his removal from office

(TibetanReview.net, Nov21, 2017) – Representative Penpa Tsering at the Office of Tibet, Washington, DC, is reported to have rejected all the 10 grounds cited by the Kashag, the Cabinet of the Central Administration at Dharamshala, India, in a Nov 18 clarification for his removal from his post, vowing to challenge […]

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2,000 relocated after the 6.9-magnitude Nyingtri earthquake

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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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Litany of allegations cited for removing Representative at Office of Tibet, Washington, DC

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Litany of allegations cited for removing Representative at Office of Tibet, Washington, DC

(TibetanReview.net, Nov19, 2017) – After initially dismissing any need to let the Tibetan public know why Representative Penpa Tsering of the Office of Tibet, Washington, DC, had been replaced, the Kashag (Cabinet) of the Central Tibetan Administration has, on Nov 18, explained that he had been removed due to growing […]

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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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No major casualties reported as strong earthquake jolts Tibet’s Nyingtri City

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No major casualties reported as strong earthquake jolts Tibet’s Nyingtri City

(TibetanReview.net, Nov19, 2017) – A strong earthquake has jolted a remote, sparsely populated area in Nyingtri (Chinese: Nyingchi) City of Tibet Autonomous Region in the early hours of Nov 18. Three people sustained minor injuries and the quake also caused power failure and cracks in houses in a number of […]

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