MCLEOD GANJ, India, 23 October 2014
Denma Locho Rinpoche passed away at his home in McLeod Ganj after a brief illness. He was 86 years old. Rinpoche is said to have entered into the meditative state (Thugdam).
HONG KONG, China, 22 October 2014
Hong Kong student leaders Wednesday said they may not take part in further talks with the government after accusing city authorities of failing to make any meaningful offers to end weeks of mass rallies.
GENEVA, Switzerland, 16 October 2014
The new United Nations human rights chief said that he wanted to visit China, including its troubled mountainous region of Tibet, and was holding discussions with Chinese authorities.
Hong Kong: China missing an opportunity
By Lobsang Wangyal
Here is an opportunity for China to open up and bring itself into the 21st century. But the bosses in Beijing are still keeping themselves (and their over one billion people) in the darkness.
Oh, Big Brother: How many sites are now blocked in China
The real issue with all China's web censorship is how it’s keeping people in the dark on a range of important yet contentious issues, happening on the kind of sites that are more in-depth than a page on Facebook or G+ could ever be.
From Joe Bialek, Cleveland, US:As a citizen of and believer in democracy, I applaud the efforts of Hong Kong. Their efforts are similar to what is happening in many other parts of the world. Read more ...