Top former general of China set for corruption trial

April 8, 2016 12:15 pm0 comments
Top former general of China set for corruption trial

(TibetanReview.net, Apr07, 2016) – The man who once ran the world’s largest army, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China, has just been charged with taking bribes totalling 80 million yuan, reported the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) Apr 6. Guo Boxiong, the retired military chief of the People’s […]

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Relative of top Chinese leaders in leaked overseas cash stash list

April 6, 2016 11:47 am0 comments
Relative of top Chinese leaders in leaked overseas cash stash list

(TibetanReview.net, Apr06’16) – Documents from Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca leaked on Apr 3 has revealed that relatives or contacts of several sitting and former Chinese high officials are among world leaders who have, or are closely connected to, offshore entities that are potential conduits for receiving and disbursing black […]

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Chinese journalist disappears after open letter urges President Xi to resign

March 21, 2016 3:34 pm0 comments
Chinese journalist disappears after open letter urges President Xi to resign

(TibetanReview.net, Mar21’16) – A Chinese journalist suspected to be linked to an open letter signed in the name simply of “loyal party members”, calling on President Xi Jinping to resign, has disappeared while on his way to board a flight from Beijing to Hong Kong to give a university talk, […]

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Growing labor unrest poses rising threat to capitalist Chinese rule

March 16, 2016 11:52 am0 comments
Growing labor unrest poses rising threat to capitalist Chinese rule

(TibetanReview.net, Mar16’16) – There were more than 2,700 recorded industrial strikes and protests in China last year, more than double the number in 2014, and the situation is only getting worse this year, nytimes.com Mar 14 cited China Labor Bulletin, a labor rights group based in Hong Kong, as saying. […]

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Tibet delegates’ badge of loyalty criticized as return to China’s Cultural-Revolution dark days

March 11, 2016 11:03 am0 comments
Tibet delegates’ badge of loyalty criticized as return to China’s Cultural-Revolution dark days

(TibetanReview.net, Mar11’16) – Chinese and Tibetan delegates who wore badges with photos of President Xi Jinping and past top Communist Chinese leaders during the country’s ongoing annual parliament session, which opened on Mar 5, have faced criticism from netizens for reviving the Mao-era practice of personality cult, reported the PTI […]

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China warns Taiwan on Dalai Lama invite, vows to continue current Tibet policy

March 9, 2016 11:34 am0 comments
China warns Taiwan on Dalai Lama invite, vows to continue current Tibet policy

(TibetanReview.net, Mar09’16) – Apart from announcing plans to build a second China-Tibet railway line, Chinese and Tibetan delegates representing the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) at the Chinese National People’s Congress, or Parliament, which opened on Mar 5, have condemned any possible visit by the Dalai Lama to Taiwan, vowed to […]

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China no longer considers Dalai Lama a religious leader?

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China no longer considers Dalai Lama a religious leader?

(TibetanReview.net, Mar09’16) – The Dalai Lama ceased to be a religious leader after he “betrayed his country” and this possibly represented a change in policy by the Chinese government, reported China’s official globaltimes.cn Mar 8, citing a senior official from the Tibet Autonomous Region and Chinese experts. “He was no […]

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China outraged by prospect of its embassy in US being addressed as ‘1, Liu Xiaobo Plaza’

February 18, 2016 11:12 am0 comments
China outraged by prospect of its embassy in US being addressed as ‘1, Liu Xiaobo Plaza’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb17’16) – The address of the Chinese embassy in Washington, DC, may soon be ‘1, Liu Xiaobo Plaza’, named after the 2010 Nobel Peace laureate jailed by China for campaigning for democracy for his country. That’s because on Feb 12 the US Senate unanimously passed a bill that would […]

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China says prized Tibetan ‘caterpillar fungus’ is danger to health

February 7, 2016 11:07 am1 comment
China says prized Tibetan ‘caterpillar fungus’ is danger to health

(TibetanReview.net, Feb07’16) – China’s food and drug regulators have declared Cordyceps, or caterpillar fungus, a danger to human health, reported scmp.com Feb 5, citing a Chinese-language report on the country’s official Chinanews.com news website. The declaration potentially affects the major source of income for many Tibetan farmers and nomads. One […]

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China said to directly target publishers, publications in Hong Kong

January 27, 2016 12:24 pm0 comments
China said to directly target publishers, publications in Hong Kong

(TibetanReview.net, Jan27’16) – The government of China has identified 14 publishing houses and 21 publications in Hong Kong as targets for “extermination,” apparently authorizing cross-border operations, under a secret “Guangdong Action Plan,” reported Radio Free Asia (Washington) Jan 25, citing London’s Sunday Times newspaper. The leaked Communist Party document was […]

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