McLEOD GANJ, India, 15 August 2021
The political leader of the Tibetans-in-exile Sikyong Penpa Tsering hoisted the Indian flag as the national anthem was played at the Tibetan Secretariat (Kashag) courtyard, with top officials of the exile administration in attendance.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, 14 August 2021
At least 29 people were killed when a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday, just days before a tropical storm is expected to make landfall, and Prime Minister Ariel Henry said he was mobilizing all available government resource
BEIJING, China, 13 August 2021
Flooding in central China continued to cause havoc in both cities and rural areas, with authorities saying Friday that another 21 people had been killed and another four were missing.
BEIJING, China, 12 August 2021
Officers from the US and Taiwanese coast guards have met to discuss improving cooperation and communication despite efforts by China to isolate the self-governing island democracy.
Ending the stalemate at CTA
By Tsering Wangyal
I am hopeful that everyone involved in this will do everything in their capacity to move past this stalemate. The stakes are way too high for us not to tackle this issue with utmost urgency.
For US teen Buddhist lama, it’s faith, school, football
In most ways, Jalue Dorje is a typical American teen — he grew up in a suburb of Minneapolis, loving football, Pokémon and rap music. Yet a few years from now, he’s expecting to say goodbye to his family and homeland and join a monastery.