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China has failed to win the trust of the Tibetan people: Dalai Lama

Nobel laureate and Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, said that despite China’s best efforts, the People’s Republic of China has failed to win over the Tibetan people and transform their minds. Instead, the thinking of the Chinese people themselves is rapidly changing, he said during a meeting with US special coordinator for Tibetan issues Uzra Zeya on Thursday at …

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Tibetans forced to relocate to make way for Chinese power plant — Radio Free Asia

Residents of a Tibetan village in northwest China’s Qinghai province are being forced from their homes to make way for a government-commissioned hydroelectric power station, and monks living in a nearby monastery have also ordered to leave, according to Tibetan sources. Monks at Atsok Gon Dechen Choekhor Ling Monastery in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Tsolho (in Chinese, Hainan) have …

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China’s self-developed floating airship breaks record

Photo taken on May 12, 2022 shows the floating airship “Jimu No.1” Type III in Zhaxizom Township of Tingri County, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. China’s self-developed floating airship, designed for atmospheric observation, reached a record altitude of 9,032 meters in the Tibet Autonomous Region on Sunday, according to its developer. Developed by the Aerospace Information Research Institute of the …

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UNHCR Commissioner’s visit to China makes no sense, without possibility of unhindered access, investigation of human rights violations

The announcement of the visit of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Batchelet to China on March 8 was seen as a much-anticipated welcome development considering that it came to fruition after requests formulated three and a half years ago. While the UN human rights chief has officially announced a visit to Uyghur regions, she has no …

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Dalai Lama, peace is synonymous with each other

NNA | Update: May 12, 2022 11:18 p.m. STI Lhasa [Tibet], May 12 (ANI): Nowadays, the words “Dalai Lama” and “peace” have become synonymous with each other. On a popular TV show, “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”, a British-American comedian and TV host asked his American audience to portray the Dalai Lama. This show’s spiritual guru has been described …

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China threatens consequences if Canada interferes in Tibetan issues

Breadcrumb Links World News Canada Tibetan administration appeals to lawmakers to help find Tibet‘s 11th Panchen Lama, who has been missing for 27 years Publication date : May 10, 2022 • 5 hours ago • 2 minute read • 62 comments Sikyong Penpa Tsering testifies before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of the House of Commons …

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Western multinationals hail Hong Kong’s new leader

Published on: 05/09/2022 – 07:30Amended: 05/09/2022 – 07:28 Hong Kong (AFP) – Western multinationals and local tycoons ran newspaper ads on Monday congratulating John Lee on becoming Hong Kong’s next leader, following a rubber stamp selection process condemned by critics as undemocratic. Lee, 64, a former security chief who oversaw a crackdown on Hong Kong’s democracy movement, was named the …

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Forget Taiwan or Xinjiang, China’s Xi Jinping warns of ‘zero tolerance’ challenging his crippling policies

The Russian invasion of Ukraine raised concerns in Taiwan about a possible Chinese attack on the island. Beijing’s rhetoric on “reunification” has led to a frantic effort by the beleaguered island to seek help from the United States and other democratic allies. China has consistently warned the United States to stay away from Taiwan and refrain from providing any diplomatic …

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China sets up world’s tallest automatic weather station_英语频道_央视网(cctv.com)

* Chinese scientific researchers have established the world’s highest automatic weather monitoring station on Mount Qomolangma on the China-Nepal border. * An expedition team reached the summit of Mount Qomolangma and measured the thickness of ice and snow for the first time using high-precision radar. * The new comprehensive scientific expedition to Mount Qomolangma is the country’s first scientific research …

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JNU VC urged to exempt Tibetan students from exorbitant fee hike

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, May 2: The rising fees imposed on Foreign Nationals (FN), including Tibetan students at New Delhi’s prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University since 2019, saw a further development on Monday when CTA Education Minister (Sherig Kalon) Tharlam Dolma met with the newly appointed JNU Vice-Chancellor. Teacher. Santishree D Pandit to discuss the plight of young Tibetan students. “There …

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Tibetan students urged to prove their ‘ideological morality’ for admissions

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, April 30: Regular 2022 Tibet Autonomous Region University Admission Regulations issued by China’s Ministry of Education last week said they required prospective applicants to declare their “political attitude and ideological morality” for be admitted to universities in Tibet. Under Section 12, of the “Assessment of Ideological and Political Morality”, in order for extraordinary students to be …

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Journey of Buddhism, from Tibet to India

NNA | Update: April 29, 2022 10:26 a.m. STI Lhasa [Tibet], April 29 (ANI): Students for a Free Tibet-India (SFT) celebrated the 33rd birthday of the 11th Panchen Lama in the northern Indian city of Dharamshala, reflecting the friendly relations between India and Tibet. But their relationship didn’t blossom overnight.The two countries share a relationship that dates back to the …

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Lithium Carbonate Market Size, Scope and Outlook

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The Dalai Lama salutes Macron for his re-election

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his re-election as President of France for a second five-year term. “It is the good fortune of the Tibetan people to have received the friendship and encouragement of the French people and their respective leaders in our efforts to protect and preserve our ancient Buddhist culture, a culture …

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Eco-friendly industrial system helps protect ecological environment in northwest China

Aerial photo shows yaks grazing in Qumalai County of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China’s Qinghai Province, April 19, 2022. Animal husbandry has always been a mainstay industry of Qumalai County, located in Sanjiangyuan National Park. In recent years, the local government has built an environmentally friendly industrial system, which not only promotes rural revitalization, but also effectively protects the …

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Valued at $183.7 billion by 2026, bottled water is set to experience robust growth worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New market research published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA), the leading market research firm, today released its report titled “Bottled Water – Global Market Trajectory and Analysis”. The report presents new insights into the opportunities and challenges in a significantly transformed post COVID-19 market. Valued at $183.7 billion by 2026, bottled water …

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China is trying to manipulate the nomination of the next Dalai Lama: report

After facing failure in projecting its own appointees as Tibet’s spiritual leaders, China is now trying to influence the nomination of the next Dalai Lama and forge an acceptance of the ‘selected’ leader among Buddhist countries through diplomacy. , according to a report. Chinese efforts on constructing false narratives with a focus on highlighting the positive aspects of Chinese policies …

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New asphalt roads linking regions of Tibet

The Lhasa Southern Ring Road is one of the new roads completed in the Tibet Autonomous Region last year. (Photo by PALDEN NYIMA/CHINA DAILY) Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will invest 21.6 billion yuan ($3.4 billion) in its transportation and traffic sector this year, according to the Department of Traffic and Traffic. transport in the region. The money will be …

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Lithium Carbonate Market Size, Trends and Forecasts

New Jersey, United States – Verified Market Research provides an encyclopedic study of lithium carbonate market with holistic information about important factors and aspects impacting the future growth of the market. The lithium carbonate market has been analyzed for the forecast period 2022-2029 and the historical period 2015-2021. To assist players to gain thorough understanding of the Lithium Carbonate Market …

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Know Your Paramilitary | Part 2: Indo-Tibetan Border Police

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), with a total strength of over 90,000 jawans and officers, has mainly provided services to the nation by guarding the Himalayan borders in addition to doing other tasks like deployment in the areas affected by Naxal, law and order-related exercises, etc. It is a unique and highly trained Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) specializing in …

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Cannot use violence to banish Chinese from Tibet, says Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama reiterated his stance on the issue while addressing attendees of the 25th Shoton Festival, a cultural event held in Dharamsala Archive image of the Dalai Lama. News18 Dharamshala: Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Thursday that Tibetans cannot use violence to banish the Chinese from Tibet and must learn to coexist peacefully while preserving their identity. …

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Pronounce, the Chinese fashion brand that challenges male stereotypes

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN The subject of masculinity – and the threats to it – seems to be increasingly sensitive in today’s China. The country’s state broadcaster moved to ban shows depicting “effeminate styles,” education officials offered ways to tackle “feminization” in schools, and state media denounced ” the sickly aesthetic” that propels “ambiguous” young men to stardom. For …

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Kalachakra manuals launched in Dharamsala : The Tribune India

Tribune press service Dharamsala, April 3 A series of Kalachakra commentary manuals, authored by Tibetan scholar Sherab Dhargye, was launched on Saturday evening at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) by Sikyong Penpa Tsering. Also present on the occasion were Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile Khenpo Sonam, Tenphel Kirti Rinpoche, Jado Tulku Rinpoche and Secretary Lobsang …

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Questions loom over donation of Tibetan thangkas to three US universities

On March 8, Skidmore, Vassar and Williams colleges jointly announced that they would collectively acquire more than 60 Tibetan thangkas in an “innovative collaboration” between their three university art museums, thanks to a generous donation from the Jack Shears collection. Thangkas – Tibetan Buddhist devotional paintings on scrolls of cotton and silk appliqué intended to guide monastic students in meditation …

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Tibet will maintain prolonged stability and high-quality development (official)

Tibet will maintain prolonged stability and high-quality development, said Yan Jinhai, chairman of the People’s Government of Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. Over the past 63 years, Tibet has made great progress after suffering so much, which fully demonstrates the incomparable superiority of the system of socialism with Chinese characteristics, Yan said Sunday night during a local TV speech at …

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China upgrades military infrastructure along western border of Tibet and Xinjiang

NNA | Update: March 26, 2022 9:33 p.m. STI Lhasa [Tibet]March 26 (ANI): China, under the guise of internal and external security threats, upgrades its military infrastructure along the western border in Tibet and Xinjiang.New airports and heliports are built or modernized as a priority. Most of them will be military or dual-use installations. The air facilities are complemented by …

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Rights advocates urge UN rights chief to visit Tibet — Radio Free Asia

The UN human rights chief must include Tibet in the itinerary of her planned trip to China in May, human rights groups have told RFA. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet announced earlier this month that she had reached an agreement with the Chinese government for a visit “scheduled for May”. Although Xinjiang is expected to be a …

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The Lost Buddhist Kingdom of Khotan

Sources of Buddhist Traditions is a monthly chronicle of three of the leading digital resources for Buddhist research, texts and translation: Buddhist Digital Resource Center, The Treasure of Livesand 84000: Translating the words of the Buddha. Focusing on stories, texts, translation and teachers, the series will illuminate aspects of Buddhist practice, thought and tradition. One of the most fundamental teachings …

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Mountain Guide Services Market Trends by 2026 with Major Key Players – Mountain Trip, Extreme Expeditions, Himalayan Guides Nepal, Tibet Shengshan and International Mountain Guides

This Global Mountain Guide Service Market is an attempt to analyze the global opportunities in the field of the worldwide industry, its present capabilities and the potential of the selected countries and regions in the market. The report to businesses and companies provides a better understanding of their ability to invest in the market. The report provides the most critical …

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63rd Anniversary of National Uprising Day Celebrated by Tibetans in Exile

By Tenzin Lekdhen DHARAMSHALA, March 10: The echoes of cries from 63 years ago in Lhasa against China’s invasion of Tibet still resonate in the streets today. Tibetans around the world marked the 63rd National Uprising Day today, filling the streets with anti-Chinese slogans and demands for human rights in Tibet. The Tibetan Government in Exile (CTA) held an official …

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Queens businesses say they are battling the COVID-19 pandemic and look forward to fewer regulations – QNS.com

When the Punda Tibetan restaurant in Sunnyside opened in 2015, owner Tenzing Tsering said business was doing extremely well. Tsering said he received awards from elected officials, was mentioned in local newspapers and even had an article appear in the New York Times. The Times article described the traditional Tibetan menu items of Tsering in great detail, making any reader’s …

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Tibetan activist trained by “Bombay” local trains | Bombay News

Two decades have passed since Tibetan poet-activist Tenzin Tsundue left the city he still calls Bombay. Two decades have passed since Tibetan poet-activist Tenzin Tsundue left the city he still calls Bombay. On the occasion of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, Tenzin Tsundue, who had protested against China’s “aggressive” policy towards his homeland by climbing to the 14th floor of …

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University student detained for teaching Tibetan despite Chinese restrictions, World News

A university student was reportedly arrested earlier this month for teaching Tibetans in Chamdo and was not seen again, according to Tibet Watch. Notably, Chinese authorities have banned “informal” Tibetan language classes in many parts of Tibet that children attend outside of their schools. Authorities have also warned that anyone caught violating the government order will face “serious legal consequences …

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Angel’s Strange New World Just Brought Back a Fan-Favorite Buffy Hero

The latest Angel series just brought back a classic Buffy-Verse hero, and they may have brought the next big bad with them. WARNING: The following contains major spoilers for Angel #2, available now from Boom! Studios. Angel has been an indelible part of the Buffy-Verse for decades, but his latest comic book outing is far from anything fans would recognize. …

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Airbnb benefits from listings in Tibet and Xinjiang

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, February 21: Beijing Olympics sponsor Airbnb has hundreds of listings for rent in Tibet and East Turkestan (Ch:Xinjiang), two regions where China has been heavily accused of committing human rights abuses. man. According to free tibet with verified reports of AFP, the online platform has seen growth in the Chinese market with around 700 accommodation listings …

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Indo-Tibetan Border Police Jawan shoots himself to death in central Delhi

An ITBP jawan committed suicide in Delhi. (Representative image: ITBP) An alleged suicide note was found in his bed in which he accused his wife and stepfather of mentally harassing him, officials said. PTI New Delhi Last update:February 20, 2022, 2:41 PM HST FOLLOW US ON: A 31-year-old jawan from the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) deployed for security duties at …

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Exhibition of Tibetan wall paintings from the 13th to 15th centuries

An exhibition in Shanghai features replica murals from Sakya, Shalu and Palcho monasteries between the 13th and 15th centuries in the Xigaze region of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Sakya is one of the four major Buddhist schools in Tibet, and the monastery library is considered one of Tibet’s cultural treasures. Shalu is recognized as a center of scholarly learning and …

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Story of Tibetan holy mountain casts doubt on Chinese claims to Arunachal Pradesh in India | Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s recent renaming of the Indian province of Arunachal Pradesh, which it claims as its own territory, has again stoked tensions with Delhi and drawn attention to the aggressive expansion from Beijing to the Himalayas. A spokesperson for India‘s External Affairs Ministry criticized China’s renaming last month as a “ridiculous exercise” that did not …

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Anger has spread over the holding of the Olympics in China

Dawa Kyab The awarding of the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing remains as controversial as the awarding of the 2008 Summer Games to the Chinese capital, except that this time a large number of democratic countries have announced a diplomatic boycott of the world sporting event. Several hundred Tibetans and their allies have staged protests around the world as …

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A delegation from the Tibetan parliament in exile meets an RJD MP and discusses the deteriorating human rights situation

NNA | Update: February 13, 2022 2:47 a.m. STI New Delhi [India]Feb. 13 (ANI): A delegation from the Tibetan Parliament in Exile met Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Amarendra Dhari Singh who raised the issue of Tibetans in Parliament and discussed the deteriorating human rights situation in the country by China.“The Chinese have really suppressed not only Tibetans, but also …

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Tibetans with contacts in exile ordered to install spyware on their cellphones

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, February 11: Tibetans in Dragyab and Chamdo counties with contacts in exile have reportedly been ordered to install spyware on their cellphones in order to monitor them closely. The Dharamshala-based research group Tibet watch said local sources in Tibet have confirmed the use of cellphone spyware that actively monitors Tibetans with contacts in exile. Chinese authorities …

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China to build astronomical observatory on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

Тимофей Борзенко The night view of Lenghu region in Qinghai province (northwest China). Photo by National Astronomical Observatories/Handout via Xinhua. Chinese astronomers have signed an agreement with Qinghai provincial government officials to jointly build a world-class astronomical observation base on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, known as “the roof of the world”. This was reported by the Xinhua News Agency. After three …

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Greek court postponed trial to avoid embarrassing China, activist says

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, February 8: The trial of the three activists who interrupted the live torch-lighting ceremony in Greece in October has been postponed until the end of this year. The trial was due to take place on Thursday, a day before the opening ceremony of the Olympics, but lawyers and human rights activists have accused the Greek court …

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PLA has a new book on the 1962 India-China War

The 1962 war with India has been described as “a complete victory” and is often cited as a “lesson” taught to India. Recently, from January 7, 2022, observersnews.com featured excerpts from a newly released book titled 《中印边境自卫反击作战一百问》(hundred questions on Counterattack in self defense along the China–India border) in a special file dedicated to the occasion of the 60and anniversary of …

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Tibetan Monks Sent to Labor Camps for Spreading News of Buddhist Statue Destruction — Radio Free Asia

Eleven Tibetans beaten and arrested by Chinese authorities in January for spreading news of the destruction of a 99-foot-tall Buddha statue and dozens of prayer wheels in southwestern China’s Sichuan province. China, were sent to labor camps in the region, Tibetans with knowledge of the situation said on Friday. Monks Tashi Dorjee, Tsering Samdup, Nyima Lhamo and Abbot Pelga, along …

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Chinese police arrest three Tibetan pilgrims over state secrets — Radio Free Asia

Chinese authorities in Sichuan province have arrested three Tibetan Buddhists who they believe were in possession of “politically sensitive information” as they returned from a pilgrimage, Tibetan sources in exile said. Asang, Dodra and Nortso were interrogated by police on Jan. 10 as they returned home from the sprawling Larung Gar Tibetan Buddhist Academy in Serta (Chinese, Seda) county in …

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Japanese resolution expresses concern over China’s rights issues

Japan’s parliament yesterday passed a rare resolution expressing concern over rights issues in China, including the treatment of its Uyghur and Hong Kong Muslim population, ahead of the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics. The resolution, passed by the lower house, says the international community has expressed concern over issues including internment and violations of religious freedom in the Xinjiang …

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A Tibetan village forges its way to prosperity

Drolkar, left, and her daughter Palyang work in the weaving workshop in Zangkha village in Shigatse in the Tibet Autonomous Region. [For chinadaily.com.cn/Palden Nyima] Tsamchung and his fellow citizens earn their living by working in a handicraft cooperative in Zangkha village in Shigatse in the Tibet Autonomous Region. This work also helps villagers preserve traditional weaving skills. Tsamchung has worked …

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Chinese social media filled with unchecked fake news about Nepal

A news article on weibo.com, China’s social media, misrepresented the five-year “Sino-Gorkha War” over the trade dispute as a Chinese Qing dynasty invasion of the Kathmandu Valley in 1792. C It is a well-known fact that Nepal has never been invaded by a foreign country. But the social media post wrongly mentioned the war between two countries and accused the …

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Morality is worth more than Olympic gold – YubaNet

January 25, 2022 – During a recent discussion on Tibet and the Beijing Winter Olympics, Enes Kanter Freedom called on fellow athletes to give voice to the voiceless, saying Olympic gold medals are worth less than moral values. Freedom, the NBA player and activist, appeared on January 21, 2022 on the International Campaign for Tibet’s “Tibet Talks” live webcast. Other …

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Keanu Reeves criticized in China for his support for Tibet

TOKYO, JAPAN – SEPTEMBER 10: Keanu Reeves attends the Japanese premiere of ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ at Roppongi Hills on September 10, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images) Keanu Reeves is unquestionably one of the industry’s most universally beloved actors, a reputation he fully deserves thanks to decades of being the nicest, nicest guy in …

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World News | Chinese repression in Tibet paints the new Taliban face of Xi Jinping: analysis

Lhasa [Tibet], Jan 22 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping’s campaign against religious symbols, practitioners and language in Tibet reflects the emergence of a “communist Taliban” in today’s China, the NNA said. analyst Vijay Kranti who referred to the recent demolition of Buddha statues in Sichuan province to the 2001 destruction of historic statues in Bamiyan in Afghanistan. In 2001, Taliban …

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China silent on Kashmir, Palestine’

Islamabad: Human Rights Minister Dr. Shireen Mazari says the US is playing the ‘Xinjiang card’ against China while keeping silent on Kashmir and Palestine. The Pakistan-China Institute (PCI) hosted a unique webinar on the “New Cold War? Playing the Xinjiang card against China” as part of its flagship event series, “Friends of Silk Road (FOSR)”. The webinar brought together over …

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Tibetan language advocate speaks out again after being released from prison — Radio Free Asia

A Tibetan activist is speaking out again against language restrictions after spending five years in prison for discussing the issue with Western media, RFA has learned. Tashi Wangchuk, a resident of Yulshul County in western China’s Sichuan Province, was released on January 28, 2021, after serving a prison term for “inciting separatism” and is now subject to quasi-surveillance. constant by …

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Two Tibetan brothers held incommunicado for months in Kham

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, January 15: Two Tibetan brothers, both monks at Nenang Monastery in Drago County, have been held incommunicado for five months since August 15, 2021. The duo, Tenzin Norbu and Wangchen Nyima, are currently being held in Tawu County Jail by the Chinese authorities. According to a tibet.net report, these officials hid any information about the charges …

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China charged India over 150m rupees for river data: RTI

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the two neighbors in 2002 for the sharing of hydrological information on the Yarlung Zangbu (Siang) during the flood season by China for three stations on the river, on the level of water, precipitation and flow. The agreement was renewed in 2008, 2013 and in 2018 for a further period of five …

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Tibetan arrested for denouncing Chinese language policy – Radio Free Asia

Authorities in northwest China’s Qinghai province arrested a Tibetan university graduate last year for denouncing Chinese policies forcing Chinese language education in Tibetan areas, RFA has learned. Loten, 23, was arrested on December 20 in Matoe County (in Chinese, Maduo) of the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Golog (Guoluo) after opposing on social media the replacement of Tibetan textbooks in schools …

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U.Va. Tibet Center anticipates sixth international seminar for young Tibetologists this summer – The Cavalier Daily

The University is preparing to be the first American university to host the Young Tibetologists Seminar, an event that brings together young Tibetan scholars from around the world to exchange and share knowledge about Tibetan culture. The public is invited to attend the seminar, which will take place in August 2022, with detailed plans slated for release around February. The …

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China commits “cultural genocide” in Mongolia (Report)

China is inflicting “cultural genocide” not only in Xinjiang and Tibet, but also in Mongolia, a newspaper report said on Friday. In its report, The HK Post said that China’s strategy of using economic tools to pressure other parties to agree to its terms is well known. A recent example is Mongolia. The report says Chinese authorities recently restricted transport …

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Zillow Research Helps the Philly Family Find a Bigger Home

When Meena Ramakrishnan took a break from Facebook, she turned to Zillow instead. Although she and her husband, Ravi Rajagopalan, did not seek to move to a new home, she found an ad they could not pass up. They recognized the roof top solarium of the house a few blocks from their current house and were intrigued by the size …

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[Exclusive] Chinese military uses robot vehicles in Tibet

Representation image | Photo credit: ANI New Delhi: Bearing in mind the difficult terrain of the Tibetan Plateau and the difficulties faced by Han Chinese soldiers due to the cold and high altitude, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) moved in a large number of ground vehicles. unmanned to transport troops, weapons and supplies. More than half of the vehicles are …

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Tibetan bikers urge Indian government to boycott Winter Games

A group of 15 Tibetan bikers, rallying against the Winter Olympics to be held in Beijing next year, said China does not deserve to host games that uphold the virtues of unity and world peace and called on the Indian government to boycott the same. The Tibetans, who arrived in Ahmedabad on Sunday, stressed the flagrant violation of human rights …

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The eighth wonder of the world

When I was in school, I was fascinated by the tale of the Tibetan plateau formed by the two great mountain ranges – the Himalayas in the south and the Kunfun mountains in the north. The plateau has an average height of 12,000 to 16,000 feet above sea level and is aptly called the roof of the world. I could …

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Covid fears keep Tibetan traders away from winter clothing markets

Even though Mumbai’s annual winter clothing markets are teeming with shoppers, they lack the soul of commerce – Tibetans, the majority of whom have stayed away this year for fear of Covid-19. Compared to the pre-pandemic years, when nearly 300 traders from Tibet traveled to Maharashtra’s capital to sell their winter clothes, barely 50 people set up their stalls this …

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Tibetan President Penpa Tsering: priority is to restart talks with China

Penpa Tsering, sikyong (chairman) of the Tibetan Central Administration (CTA) based in Dharamshala, intends to denounce China’s growing belligerence along the Indian border. The hawkish leader of the Tibetan government in exile has ordered his Ministry of State Security to prepare a report on the activities of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on the Tibetan plateau, which he intends to …

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