51, including 26 ‘aid’, projects this year set to Sinicize county in Tibet

June 12, 2020 9:44 pm0 comments
51, including 26 ‘aid’, projects this year set to Sinicize county in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jun11’20) – China said Jun 10 that 26 construction projects covering infrastructure, public services and tourism were officially launched in Nyingchi (Tibetan: Nyingtri) City of Tibet Autonomous Region that day. Although the official Xinhua news agency said Jun 10 that the projects would help generate labour and other peripheral […]

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Oxygen supply system project makes high-altitude Tibetan City more attractive for Chinese immigration

June 9, 2020 11:09 pm0 comments
Oxygen supply system project makes high-altitude Tibetan City more attractive for Chinese immigration

(TibetanReview.net, Jun09’20) – In what can only be seen to be meant to make life convenient for Chinese cadres, workers, and other settlers from China, and possibly encourage many more of them to come in, the Prefecture-level City of Nagchu in Tibet Autonomous Region is carrying out a central oxygen […]

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China reopens Tibet’s Potala palace for tourists

June 4, 2020 1:53 am0 comments
China reopens Tibet’s Potala palace for tourists

(TibetanReview.net, Jun03’20) – China said June 2 it was reopening the Potala, the historical winter residence of the Dalai Lamas, from Jun 3, with the visitors being required to book their tickets online a day in advance. China closed down the Potala from Jan 27 after the outbreak of the […]

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China warns Tibetan employees, students, others in Lhasa to stay away from religion during Buddhist holy month

May 28, 2020 1:02 am0 comments
China warns Tibetan employees, students, others in Lhasa to stay away from religion during Buddhist holy month

(TibetanReview.net, May27’20) – The rule has been in force for many years, applies even in normal times, and is highly draconian. However, each year, ahead of the most important Tibetan Buddhist religious festival marking the birth, enlightenment and passing away of the Buddha Shakyamuni, China makes it a point to […]

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China reopening all temples in Lhasa as peak tourism season underway

May 21, 2020 5:47 am0 comments
China reopening all temples in Lhasa as peak tourism season underway

(TibetanReview.net, May20’20) – As the peak tourism season (May-Oct) in Tibet gets underway, China is gradually reopening all temples in towns and city proper except the Jokhang Temple of Tibet’s capital Lhasa starting May 20. After the reopening, all local temples will not hold clustered religious activities attended by Buddhist […]

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UN rights experts urge China to respect int’l law, free jailed Tibetan activist

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UN rights experts urge China to respect int’l law, free jailed Tibetan activist

(TibetanReview.net, May20’20) – Accusing China of criminalizing the legitimate work of a minority community member and human rights defender, major UN bodies of human rights experts have on May 19 called for the dropping of charges and release of a Tibetan activist in Golog (Chinese: Guoluo) Prefecture of Qinghai Province. […]

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