No local support for China’s claim over Arunachal

November 18, 2020 11:21 pm0 comments
No local support for China’s claim over Arunachal

(TibetanReview.net, Nov18’20) – China’s claim that the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh belongs to it for the reason that it is a part of Tibet under its occupation rule has no takers in the state itself. Chief Minister Pema Khandu has reiterated Nov 17 that the territory historically shared border […]

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China begins construction of vital, most challenging section of Sichuan-Tibet Railway, stressing its strategic importance

November 8, 2020 11:42 pm0 comments
China begins construction of vital, most challenging section of Sichuan-Tibet Railway, stressing its strategic importance

(TibetanReview.net, Nov08’20) – Chinese President Xi Jinping has underlined the strategic importance of the 1,838-kilometer-long Sichuan-Tibet Railway project by calling for efforts to advance its construction with high quality. The project will connect Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province, with Tibet’s capital Lhasa, with its route passing close to the border […]

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Indian army chief: Full scale war improbable, but larger Ladakh border conflict not to be ruled out

November 7, 2020 11:21 pm0 comments
Indian army chief: Full scale war improbable, but larger Ladakh border conflict not to be ruled out

(TibetanReview.net, Nov07’20) – Prospects of a full-scale war are low, but border tensions and intrusions escalating into a larger conflict cannot be ruled out, timesofindia.com Nov 6 cited India’s chief of defence staff, General Bipin Rawat, as saying, speaking about the prolonged Ladakh standoff with a belligerently expansionist China. The […]

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China says transport infrastructure in Tibet enables its rapid border deployment of arms, troops

November 6, 2020 11:55 pm0 comments
China says transport infrastructure in Tibet enables its rapid border deployment of arms, troops

(TibetanReview.net, Nov06’20) – China said Nov 5 that its People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Command recently conducted a long-distance maneuver exercise featuring heavy equipment, including dozens of Type 15 light tanks and different types of infantry fighting vehicles and trucks, in a demonstration of its rapid, comprehensive deployment capabilities […]

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Sino-India ties under ‘severe stress’ as Beijing seeks status quo change

November 2, 2020 10:47 pm0 comments
Sino-India ties under ‘severe stress’ as Beijing seeks status quo change

(TibetanReview.net, Nov02’20) – Ties between India and China have come under “severe stress” and the agreements inked by the two sides over the last few years must be respected to restore normalcy in relations, thehansindia.com Nov 2 cited India’s Foreign Minister S Jaishankar as saying amid the eastern Ladakh border […]

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China says it held live-fire drills for multiple types of new artillery in the Himalayas

October 29, 2020 10:36 pm0 comments
China says it held live-fire drills for multiple types of new artillery in the Himalayas

(TibetanReview.net, Oct29’20) – In continuation of its hostile stance towards India over the Ladakh border faceoff, China said Oct 29 that a brigade of its People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Command had carried out “ultra-limit range live fire drills of multiple types of artillery in an area at an […]

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