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China looks to rail-link Tibet with Nepal by 2022

November 20, 2017 1:11 am0 comments
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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Fatigued Dalai Lama designates emissaries for overseas engagements

November 19, 2017 4:11 am1 comment
Fatigued Dalai Lama designates emissaries for overseas engagements

(TibetanReview.net, Nov18, 2017) – Citing much increased tiredness since last year, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has said he had appointed emissaries to attend international engagements and speak on his behalf for an indefinite period of time. The Dalai Lama revealed this decision during a dialogue on Nov […]

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Canada urges China for access to long disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

November 17, 2017 11:03 pm0 comments
Canada urges China for access to long disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, Nov17, 2017) – Canada has called on China to allow UN rights officials to visit Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, who disappeared into its custody in 1995, at age 6, and has never been seen or heard of ever since. It […]

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Tibet group to be re-established in Norwegian parliament

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Tibet group to be re-established in Norwegian parliament

(TibetanReview.net, Nov16, 2017) – Norwegian MPs Ola Elvestuen from the Liberal Party and Petter Eide from the Socialist Left Party have undertaken to re-establish a Parliamentary Support Group for Tibet in their parliament during their meeting in Oslo with the President of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, […]

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WEEKLY CARTOON

November 15, 2017 10:26 pm0 comments
WEEKLY CARTOON

Weekly Cartoon from Jamyang Phuntsok

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President ‘Xi Jinping thought’ being sought to be inculcated in people across Tibet

November 14, 2017 11:04 pm0 comments
President ‘Xi Jinping thought’ being sought to be inculcated in people across Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Nov14, 2017) – Like in urban neighbourhoods, rural villages and other centres across China, lectures to explain and publicize the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held in Beijing over 18-24 Oct had most recently been organized by Party and government officials […]

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Preliminary survey for an underground Tibet-Nepal OBOR railway line concluded

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Preliminary survey for an underground Tibet-Nepal OBOR railway line concluded

(TibetanReview.net, Nov13, 2017) – A railway line linking Chinese ruled Tibet with Nepal has begun taking concrete shape with the two sides having concluded a preliminary study. The cross-border 100-km railway will connect Kathmandu and Tibet’s border town of Kerung (Tibetan: Kyirong or Kyidrong), reported Nepal’s myrepublica.com Nov 11. A […]

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Exile Tibetan leader briefs Danish MPs on Tibet situation

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Exile Tibetan leader briefs Danish MPs on Tibet situation

(TibetanReview.net, Nov12, 2017) – The President of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, on Nov 11 had “further meetings” with Danish Parliamentarians belonging to various political parties in Copenhagen, said the CTA on its Tibet.net website Nov 11. The MPs were stated to include Soren […]

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President Xi’s ‘new era’ theory will not help the Tibetans

November 12, 2017 10:43 am0 comments
President Xi’s ‘new era’ theory will not help the Tibetans

In this exclusive interview with Tibetan Review’s Managing Editor Gelek Namgyal, Claude Arpi, a regular commentator on Tibet, China, India and Indo-French relations issues and author of ‘1962 and the McMahon Line Saga’, ‘Tibet: The Lost Frontier’ and ‘Dharamshala and Beijing: the Negotiations that Never Were,’ dwells on what Chinese […]

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