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China says it held live-fire drills with new tactical weapons in mid-Himalayas

August 13, 2020 12:42 am0 comments
China says it held live-fire drills with new tactical weapons in mid-Himalayas

(TibetanReview.net, Aug12’20) – In an apparent bid to browbeat India into succumbing on the Ladakh border issue, China said Aug 11 that it had recently held live-fire drills in a high-elevation region in the Himalayas, where some of the PLA’s latest tactical weapons for mountain warfare, including a new 122-millimeter […]

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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, […]

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American writers’ group slams China-terror dictate on Hollywood films

August 7, 2020 11:04 pm0 comments
American writers’ group slams China-terror dictate on Hollywood films

(TibetanReview.net, Aug07’20) – PEN America has expressed alarms over China’s domineering influence over the film industry in the USA, noting that Hollywood studios that once spotlighted the Tibetan cause now censor their movies to appease the Chinese government which holds major sway over their profitability. The report, Made in Hollywood, […]

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US State department confirms systemic Chinese restrictions on travels to Tibet, officials liable to be sanctioned

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US State department confirms systemic Chinese restrictions on travels to Tibet, officials liable to be sanctioned

(TibetanReview.net, Aug07’20) – The Chinese government “systematically impeded travel to the [Tibet] Autonomous Region (TAR) and Tibetan areas outside the TAR for US diplomats and officials, journalists, and tourists in 2019,” said the US State Department in its report for 2019 released on Aug 5. The report is mandated under […]

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UN Rights experts reiterate concern over 25-year China-disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

August 5, 2020 11:08 pm0 comments
UN Rights experts reiterate concern over 25-year China-disappeared top Tibetan religious figure

(TibetanReview.net, Aug05’20) – The UN human rights system has, for the umpteenth time over the last more than 25 years, called on China to come clean on the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, Tibet’s second most prominent religious figure, whom it had disappeared in May 1995. Expressing concern over […]

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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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China seen as preparing for winter Ladakh assault

July 28, 2020 10:12 pm0 comments
China seen as preparing for winter Ladakh assault

(TibetanReview.net, Jul28’20) – Despite ongoing military level talks over the Ladakh border faceoff, Indian satellite images as well as those procured from friendly countries show a large concentration of Chinese troops in the Tibet Autonomous Region and the use of possible tunnels to amass equipment, reported theprint.in Jul 27. The […]

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