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Promising Covid-19 vaccine seen likely to become available before yearend

July 2, 2020 11:07 pm0 comments
Promising Covid-19 vaccine seen likely to become available before yearend

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’20) – A potential Covid-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University is not only considered safe even for people with a weak immune system but may become available earlier than expected, reported indianexpress.com Jul 2, citing the World Health Organisation (WHO). In fact, the WHO has identified the Oxford University-AstraZeneca […]

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Hundreds protest as draconian China national security law for Hong Kong comes into force

July 1, 2020 10:01 pm0 comments
Hundreds protest as draconian China national security law for Hong Kong comes into force

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’20) – Hundreds of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Jul 1, the 23rd anniversary of the city’s handover to China from Britain and on which China’s highly controversial national security law for Hong Kong came into force. In Causeway Bay, police raised a new flag […]

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India allows free interstate movement under Unlock-2 amid continuing high Covid-19 cases

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India allows free interstate movement under Unlock-2 amid continuing high Covid-19 cases

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’20) – India announced Jun 30 further opening of activities while making it clear that the Covid-19 lockdown will continue in the containment zones till Jul 31. Issuing guidelines for the month-long ‘Unlock 2’ – the “phased re-opening” of activities that had been barred to contain the coronavirus spread […]

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WHO warns that Covid-19 pandemic is speeding up globally, not even close to ending

June 30, 2020 10:34 pm0 comments
WHO warns that Covid-19 pandemic is speeding up globally, not even close to ending

(TibetanReview.net, Jun30’20) – “We all want this to be over. We all want to get on with our lives. But the hard reality is that this is not even close to being over. Although many countries have made some progress globally, the pandemic is actually speeding up,” bbc.com Jun 29 […]

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WeChat, popular with Tibetans, among 59 apps banned by India on national security grounds

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WeChat, popular with Tibetans, among 59 apps banned by India on national security grounds

(TibetanReview.net, Jun30’20) – Tibetan activists and groups have long campaigned to get fellow-Tibetans to boycott the popular Chinese social media app WeChat because it is monitored and censored by the Chinese government, resulting in many in Tibet being persecuted. But its popularity continued among exile Tibetans because there was little […]

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India, among the worst Covid-19- hit, seeing most rapid increase in cases

June 28, 2020 11:31 pm0 comments
India, among the worst Covid-19- hit, seeing most rapid increase in cases

(TibetanReview.net, Jun28’20) – The Covid-19 pandemic is growing fastest in South Asia and South America which have become the new epicentres. And both within South Asia and within countries on the top 20 global lists of cases and deaths, India is among those in which the disease is gaining ground […]

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China faces collective rebuke from nearly 50 UN experts for its rights record

June 27, 2020 11:33 pm0 comments
China faces collective rebuke from nearly 50 UN experts for its rights record

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’20) – An unusually large number of UN independent experts, numbering nearly 50, have on Jun 26 expressed alarm at the level of repression of “fundamental freedoms” by the Chinese Government and urged it to “abide by its international legal obligations” while also calling for renewed attention to the […]

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WHO says covid-19 vaccine could be ready in less than a year as new cases hit a new daily record

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WHO says covid-19 vaccine could be ready in less than a year as new cases hit a new daily record

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’20) – The world may have a Covid-19 vaccine within one year or even a few months earlier, the IANS news service Jun 27 cited Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of the World Health Organisation as saying Jun 25, citing predictions from scientists. Ghebreyesus has made the remark during a […]

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Tibet’s freedom is India’s best security: The Empirical Evidence

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Tibet’s freedom is India’s best security: The Empirical Evidence

by Tsewang Rigzin* (TibetanReview.net, Jun26’20) – Apart from Tibetans, the greatest beneficiary of a Free Tibet will be India. The recent Chinese incursion and brutal murder of twenty Indian soldiers in Galwan Valley in the Ladakh region of Northern India is yet another reminder of a prophetic letter by Sardar […]

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China tries to pacify families of its Jun 15 night Galwan Valley clash dead

June 26, 2020 11:02 pm0 comments
China tries to pacify families of its Jun 15 night Galwan Valley clash dead

(TibetanReview.net, Jun26’20) – China has sought to pacify families of its soldiers killed in the Jun 15 night clash with India troops in the Galwan Valley of eastern Ladakh border over the lack of state recognition for their sacrifices. “The dead have been treated with the highest respect in the […]

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