Number of exile Tibetans known to be hit by Covid-19 infection touches six

March 30, 2020 6:21 am0 comments
Number of exile Tibetans known to be hit by Covid-19 infection touches six

(TibetanReview.net, Mar29’20) – The number of exile Tibetans known to have been infected by the Covid-19 global pandemic that broke out in China’s central city of Wuhan in late 2019 has now risen to six, with the Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) saying Mar 28 that two more […]

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69-year-old is first Tibetan Covid-19 infection, first death in Kangra district

March 25, 2020 12:02 am0 comments
69-year-old is first Tibetan Covid-19 infection, first death in Kangra district

(TibetanReview.net, Mar24’20) – A 69-year old Tibetan man named Tenzin Choephel (mentioned in some reports as Tenzin Chudan or Tenzin Choedhen), a resident of Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala, has died on Mar 23, becoming the first Tibetan known to be infected by the China-exported Covid-19 global pandemic, and the first person […]

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Covid-19: Exile Tibetan administration to function with 50 per cent staff

March 24, 2020 11:13 am0 comments
Covid-19: Exile Tibetan administration to function with 50 per cent staff

(TibetanReview.net, Mar23’20) – The Covid-19 global pandemic has not reached the Tibetan community in Dharamshala yet, although two residents of its district of Kangra have tested positive in preliminary tests after returning from trips to Singapore and Dubai. However, following lockdown measures announced by the government of India as well […]

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Tibetan parliament in exile passes annual budget in one-day sitting

March 18, 2020 4:09 am0 comments
Tibetan parliament in exile passes annual budget in one-day sitting

(TibetanReview.net, Mar17’20) – The 16th Tibetan Parliament in Exile began and concluded its 9th session Mar 16 by adopting the budget of the Central Tibetan Administration for the financial year Apr 2020 – Mar 2021 and passing resolutions of mourning and solidarity. The brevity of the session was necessitated by […]

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UPRISING ANNIVERSARY: Tibetans urge UN rights chief to visit Tibet, China to ease Tibet chokehold

March 12, 2020 3:18 am0 comments
UPRISING ANNIVERSARY: Tibetans urge UN rights chief to visit Tibet, China to ease Tibet chokehold

(TibetanReview.net, Mar11’20) – Exile Tibetans marked the 61st anniversary of the national uprising against Chinese occupation rule over their homeland on Mar 10 with their elected political head calling on the UN rights chief to visit Tibet and their parliament in exile Speaker asking China’s leadership to relax their decades-old […]

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Exile parliament’s Deputy Speaker announces race for election as Sikyong

March 8, 2020 6:15 am0 comments
Exile parliament’s Deputy Speaker announces race for election as Sikyong

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07’20) – Deputy speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile (TPIE) has said Mar 6 that he too is in the race for election as the Sikyong (President), the top elective post in the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) of the Tibetans in exile. The election is due, alongside […]

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Exile Tibetan administration criticizes Myanmar for calling Tibet ‘inalienable part of China’

January 23, 2020 12:09 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan administration criticizes Myanmar for calling Tibet ‘inalienable part of China’

(TibetanReview.net, Jan22’20) – The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala has on Jan 21 criticized Myanmar for calling Tibet, along with Taiwan and Xinjiang, “inalienable parts of China” in a joint declaration with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Jan 18. Xi was on a two-day visit to sign 33 […]

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Tibetan motorbikes targeted in night arson attacks in Mcleod Ganj

January 22, 2020 9:55 am0 comments
Tibetan motorbikes targeted in night arson attacks in Mcleod Ganj

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21’20) – Four motorbikes belonging to Tibetan residents were seen set on fire in the intervening night of Jan 19-20 as police investigate to find out who the arsonists might be. Two motorbikes belonging to Tibetan residents were said to have been set on fire a few nights earlier […]

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Dolma Gyari announces candidature for 2021 Sikyong election

January 20, 2020 6:05 am0 comments
Dolma Gyari announces candidature for 2021 Sikyong election

(TibetanReview.net, Jan19’20) – Former Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) minister Ms Dolma Gyari has announced Jan 17 that she would stand for election as the Sikyong, the executive head of the CTA, for which voting will be held in 2021. Candidates for the election will be determine after a preliminary poll […]

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Exile Tibetan cabinet regrets its wrongful 2017 dismissal of Washington Representative

December 28, 2019 6:38 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan cabinet regrets its wrongful 2017 dismissal of Washington Representative

(TibetanReview.net, Dec27’19) – The Kashag (cabinet) of the Central Tibetan Administration has issued an announcement today, expressing regret that the ten-point clarification it had issued on Nov 27, 2017 for dismissing Mr Penpa Tsering as the Representative at the Office of Tibet, Washington, DC, had unintentionally defamed him. This has […]

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