China throwing out thousands of Qinghai Tibetans from their ancestral land for national park

September 10, 2020 11:11 pm0 comments
China throwing out thousands of Qinghai Tibetans from their ancestral land for national park

(TibetanReview.net, Sep10’20) – Thousands of Tibetan farmers and nomads are being forced out by the Chinese government from their ancestral land in Themchen (Chinese: Tianjin) County of Tsonub (Haixi) Prefecture, Qinghai Province, under a plan to turn their hometown area into a 50,200 square kilometre Mount Qilian National Park. The […]

Read more ›

China set for 1 trillion yuan spending to tighten Tibet’s integration

September 5, 2020 11:07 pm0 comments
China set for 1 trillion yuan spending to tighten Tibet’s integration

(TibetanReview.net, Sep05’20) – In a move to further assimilate Tibet and boost internal security and border strength amid increased border tension with India, China has embarked on a plan to spend more than 1 trillion yuan ($146 billion) to accelerate infrastructure investment in occupied Tibet, reported Reuters Sep 4, citing […]

Read more ›

China says environmentally devastating illegal coal mining in Qinghai allowed to continue from 2006

September 2, 2020 10:09 pm0 comments
China says environmentally devastating illegal coal mining in Qinghai allowed to continue from 2006

(TibetanReview.net, Sep02’20) – Illegal coal mining has been going on in the Qilian Mountains in Muli town of Haixi Prefecture, Qinghai Province, since 2006, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Sep 1, suggesting that there is nothing to stop such environmentally devastating exploitation of mineral resources in Chinese ruled Tibet until the […]

Read more ›

All 2,050 administrative villages in Tibet Autonomous Region now have bus services

September 1, 2020 9:21 pm0 comments
All 2,050 administrative villages in Tibet Autonomous Region now have bus services

(TibetanReview.net, Sep01’20) – All the 74 counties in Tibet Autonomous Region have now been linked by asphalt roads and are accessible by buses, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Sep 1. Besides, all the 476 townships and 2,050 administrative villages in it are accessible by buses, it said. The region […]

Read more ›

China’s Panchen concludes 15-day Tibet visit

August 26, 2020 9:38 pm0 comments
China’s Panchen concludes 15-day Tibet visit

(TibetanReview.net, Aug26’20) – China said Aug 25 that its appointee to the position of the 11th Panchen Lama, Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, after disappearing the Dalai Lama-recognized reincarnation of the 10th Panchen Lama back in 1995, had gone back to Beijing after a 15-day trip to his occupied […]

Read more ›

Tibetan man held with his nephew as Qinghai Tibetans resist gov’t takeover of their land

August 25, 2020 9:41 pm0 comments
Tibetan man held with his nephew as Qinghai Tibetans resist gov’t takeover of their land

(TibetanReview.net, Aug25’20) – Chinese police have arrested a Tibetan man and his nephew in Yushu Prefecture of Qinghai province over the weekend after they had tried to dissuade local Tibetans from signing away their rights to their grazing land, angering the local Chinese authorities, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org […]

Read more ›

China’s foreign minister calls for strengthening national security on Tibet visit

August 16, 2020 10:16 pm0 comments
China’s foreign minister calls for strengthening national security on Tibet visit

(TibetanReview.net, Aug16’20) – Visiting the region on an inspection tour, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Aug 14 called for efforts in safeguarding the security and advancing the economic and social development of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), reported China’s official cgtn.com Aug 15. He visited the border […]

Read more ›

Tibet issues local gov’t bonds for first time for public health spending etc.

9:49 pm0 comments
Tibet issues local gov’t bonds for first time for public health spending etc.

(TibetanReview.net, Aug16’20) – China under President Xi Jinping appear to have decided to focus central government funding in Tibet more on infrastructure and development projects meant especially to strengthen internal stability and external security, leaving the local government to raise its own resources for the other governmental purposes. As a […]

Read more ›

China investigates Qinghai’s richest man, officials for illegal mining in Yellow River source area

August 15, 2020 10:36 pm0 comments
China investigates Qinghai’s richest man, officials for illegal mining in Yellow River source area

(TibetanReview.net, Aug15’20) – Illegal mining in collusion with corrupt locally posted party and government leaders in Chinese ruled Tibet continue for many years, even for more than ten years, until Beijing finally happens to take notice and order an investigation, a fact most recently illustrated by the ongoing crackdown on […]

Read more ›

China developing Himalayan areas to resettle Tibetans to strengthen border security

August 12, 2020 11:30 pm0 comments
China developing Himalayan areas to resettle Tibetans to strengthen border security

(TibetanReview.net, Aug12’20) – China says it is stepping up efforts to relocate Tibetans to the border with India and Bhutan and developing infrastructure there to boost both national security and quality of life, reported China’s party mouthpiece globaltimes.cn Aug 11, citing residents and officials. It has called the resettlement voluntary, […]

Read more ›