Thousands in Tibet reported to have signed for recruitment into Chinese army

August 1, 2020 11:30 pm0 comments
Thousands in Tibet reported to have signed for recruitment into Chinese army

(TibetanReview.net, Aug01’20) – A total of 5,800 people in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) had signed up for recruitment into the Chinese People’s Liberation Army as of Jul 29, reported China’s party mouthpiece globaltimes.cn Jul 30. The annual recruitment takes place around China’s Army Day of Aug 1. The report did […]

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China holds day-and-night artillery exercises in Tibet as Ladakh border dispute simmers

July 31, 2020 11:31 pm0 comments
China holds day-and-night artillery exercises in Tibet as Ladakh border dispute simmers

(TibetanReview.net, Jul31’20) – Although restrained in its media and official comments on the ongoing Ladakh border faceoff with India, China has been conducting a series of military exercises in Tibet in recent times as its troops continue to stay put on the Indian side of the border in some areas […]

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India aims for 1 million Covid-19 tests/day in medium term as cases skyrocket

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India aims for 1 million Covid-19 tests/day in medium term as cases skyrocket

(TibetanReview.net, Jul31’20) – Covid-19 cases in India have seen record sharp increases in recent days as the government further unlocked virus curbs in a bid to revive the economy while also working to increase testing. The country is to carry out a record 600,000 tests on Jul 31 and aims […]

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Chinese cadre in Tibet under investigation for corruption

July 30, 2020 10:32 pm0 comments
Chinese cadre in Tibet under investigation for corruption

(TibetanReview.net, Jul30’20) – In a rare incident of a Chinese cadre in Tibet being investigated for corruption, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported Jul 29 that a senior health official in Tibet Autonomous Region was under the scanner of the regional anti-graft authorities. Chinese or cadres of any ethnicity in […]

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Tibet Autonomous Region saw the 9th highest net increase in migrants in 2019 in PRC

July 24, 2020 10:44 pm0 comments
Tibet Autonomous Region saw the 9th highest net increase in migrants in 2019 in PRC

(TibetanReview.net, Jul24’20) – Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) was the provincial-level region in the People’s Republic of China which saw the ninth most number of new migrants in 2019, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Jul 24. The report put the net influx of migrants in the region in 2019 at 32,300. It […]

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Over 8 million reported to have visited TAR in H1 of 2020

July 23, 2020 10:38 pm0 comments
Over 8 million reported to have visited TAR in H1 of 2020

(TibetanReview.net, Jul23’20) – While the tourism sector across the world has seen a sharp downturn in business due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the so-called autonomous region of Tibet (TAR) under Chinese rule received more than 8 million tourists in the first half of this year, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Jul […]

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China jails two Tibetans for song in praise of Dalai Lama

July 17, 2020 12:07 am0 comments
China jails two Tibetans for song in praise of Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jul16’20) – China has jailed in early July a Tibetan lyricist and a Tibetan singer in Qinghai Province for alleged “subversion” and “leaking state secrets,” said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet Jul 15. A woman was also held for posting the song online but release later on. Lyricist Khadro […]

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Exemplary Chinese sentences for 10 Tibetans who demanded compensation for land seized for slaughterhouse

July 16, 2020 11:40 pm0 comments
Exemplary Chinese sentences for 10 Tibetans who demanded compensation for land seized for slaughterhouse

(TibetanReview.net, Jul18’20) – China has imposes exemplary punishment on 10 Tibetans, including two Buddhist monks, who had tried to block the construction of a slaughterhouse on land confiscated from local residents in Sangchu (Chinese: Xiahe) County of Gansu Province, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Jul 15. The protesters had […]

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Anti-religion restrictions on party members in Tibet are more onerous than in rest of PRC

July 15, 2020 11:17 pm0 comments
Anti-religion restrictions on party members in Tibet are more onerous than in rest of PRC

(TibetanReview.net, Jul15’20) – Restrictions concerning religion on party members in Tibet are even more onerous than those for party members in the rest of the People’s Republic of China, reported bitterwinter.org Jul 14. In May last year, CCP members in Anshan, a prefecture-level city in the northeastern province of Liaoning, […]

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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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