China banned outside visitors to monasteries in Tibet on Dalai Lama’s birthday

July 11, 2020 11:24 pm0 comments
China banned outside visitors to monasteries in Tibet on Dalai Lama’s birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Jul11’20) – As followers and devotees in the free world marked the Dalai Lama’s 85th birthday on Jul 6 with festivities, prayer services, charity events, environmental activism and the like, the Chinese government imposed a clampdown in many parts of his occupied homeland by banning outside visitors to monasteries. […]

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China’s top political advisor in Tibet, exhorts ‘patriotism’, socialist Buddhism

July 9, 2020 11:59 pm0 comments
China’s top political advisor in Tibet, exhorts ‘patriotism’, socialist Buddhism

(TibetanReview.net, Jul09’20) – Visiting Tibet Autonomous Region on a three-day inspection tour, Wang Yang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee, on Jul 8 called for raising the […]

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China reopens Tibet’s Jokhang Temple as peak tourism season arrives

July 3, 2020 11:21 pm0 comments
China reopens Tibet’s Jokhang Temple as peak tourism season arrives

(TibetanReview.net, Jul03’20) – The Jokhang Temple, considered the most sacred in Tibet, appears to have become more important as a tourist attraction than as a place of worship under Chinese rule. China said the temple, located in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, was reopened to the public on Jul 2 after being […]

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Primary school teacher in Tibet remains disappeared four years after arrest for Facebook postings

July 1, 2020 9:37 pm0 comments
Primary school teacher in Tibet remains disappeared four years after arrest for Facebook postings

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’20) – A primary school teacher in Tibet Autonomous Region has remained disappeared ever since authorities took her away in 2016 for making Facebook postings of overseas media reports about the situation in her occupied homeland. Her case has been tracked by Chinese activists, reported dailymail.co.uk Jun 30. Ms […]

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China reports completion of all 120 bridges, 47 tunnels on new strategic railway in occupied Tibet

June 21, 2020 8:32 pm0 comments
China reports completion of all 120 bridges, 47 tunnels on new strategic railway in occupied Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jun21’20) – Reporting further progress in the building of the Lhasa-Nyingchi railway in occupied Tibet, China said Jun 21 that the building of all its 120 bridges and 47 tunnels had now been completed. Once put into operation in 2021, it will be the Chinese railway, having both military […]

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China’s police recruitment practice grossly disadvantage Tibetan candidacy

June 12, 2020 10:58 pm0 comments
China’s police recruitment practice grossly disadvantage Tibetan candidacy

(TibetanReview.net, Jun12’20) – The fact that China bars Tibetans from government jobs if they are perceived to be anti-China for reasons ranging from participating in alleged “separatist activities” to simply being from a family whose members had “exited the country illegally” is all too well known. In a latest instance […]

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

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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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