Tibet generous in donating for earthquake relief

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 30’08 Donations in money totaling 46.32 million yuan and disaster relief materials valued at 12.9201 million yuan were raised for the May 12 Sichuan earthquake victims in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) by Jun 8 while a drive to raise more donations continued in the region, reported China’s online […]

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Tibet railway unaffected by two low-magnitude earthquakes, aftershocks

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 30’08 Two low-magnitude earthquakes hit the sparsely populated Mongolian-Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi (Tibetan: Tsonub) in Qinghai Province early in the morning of Jun 9, causing no injuries or damages. The Amdo Station in Amdo County of Tibet Autonomous Region, the nearest railway station to the quake area, […]

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China reopens Tibet for foreign tourists, with just two visitors

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 26’08 After several false promises, China finally declared that the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) had been opened for foreign tourists on Jun 25, although it continued to be closed for foreign media. “The success of the Olympic torch relay held three days ago in Lhasa demonstrated that the […]

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Security tight, monks detained as Olympic flame relayed through Gyalthang

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 24’08 The torch for the Olympic Games in Beijing passed through its first predominantly Tibetan inhabited area on Jun 11 when it was carried over a 6.5 km stretch in the tourist town of Shangri-la, formerly known as Zhongdian (Tibetan: Gyalthang) in Yunnan Province. It passed through Yunnan’s […]

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Tibet railway unaffected by two low-magnitude earthquakes, aftershocks.

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 24’08 Two low-magnitude earthquakes hit the sparsely populated Mongolian-Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi (Tibetan: Tsonub) in Qinghai Province early in the morning of Jun 9, causing no injuries or damages. The Amdo Station in Amdo County of Tibet Autonomous Region, the nearest railway station to the quake area, […]

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China to permit only patriotic monks

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www.TibetanReview.net, June16’08 In order to rein in the monasteries, which spearheaded much of the protests across the Tibetan Plateau in Mar 2008, China requires monks to pass a patriotism test, possibly in September, to be allowed to remain as monks, reported Reuters Jun 13. It said that at the Tibetan […]

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A cultural approach to resolving the Tibet issue?

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www.TibetanReview.net, June16’08 China has agreed to commit 70 million dollars over a five-year period to the Louise Blouin Foundation, an international fund for preservation of culture in Tibet, under an agreement, reported the AFP Jun 6. “This unique and significant agreement is aimed at preserving Tibetan culture,” French-Canadian magazine publisher […]

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Kirti monastery deserted as monks flee repression

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 11’08 Unable to endure anymore the constant patriotic education and the accompanying severe restrictions and repression, including the sacrilege, beatings and arrests, monks at monasteries in Tibet have been leaving their religious schools and centres in large numbers. At the Tak-stang Lhamo Kirti Monastery in Dzoge (Chinese: Ruo’ergai) […]

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Nun severely beaten and held after staging lone protest, scores others treated alike for protesting it

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 11’08 One nun was severely beaten and arrested for staging a lone morning protest and many others given similar treatment after over 200 fellow-nuns staged a peaceful protest later in the evening demanding her release in Draggo (Chinese: Luhuo) County of Kardze Prefecture on Jun 8, reported TCHRD […]

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One monk feared dead, two others in hospital after severe beating for protesting

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www.TibetanReview.net, June 11’08 Three monks who staged a demonstration in front of the Draggo County government offices on Jun 6 were so severely beaten that they had to be taken to a hospital before they could be jailed, said TCHRD Jun 9. The monks have been named and described as […]

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