Yearly Archives: 2017
Dhondup Wangchen free, joins family in US
28 December 2017 | Tibet Sun Online News
Former Tibetan political prisoner Dhondup Wangchen has escaped to freedom in the US, and has joined his wife and four children in San Francisco. ...
Where are China-India ties headed in 2018?
26 December 2017 | Long Xingchun
If India would like to meet China halfway and make concerted effort, 2018 will probably become the best year for their bilateral ties. ...
How China got a US senator to do its political bidding
26 December 2017 | Josh Rogin
In its effort to cultivate foreign influence, the Chinese Communist Party boldly mixes economic incentives with requests for political favours. Its dealings with Sen Steve Daines, R-Mont, th ...
Footage shows ‘monk setting himself on fire’ in protest
24 December 2017 | Rachael Burford
Horrifying footage allegedly showing a monk setting himself on fire in protest over China's domination of Tibet has gone viral on social media. ...
Despite conversion ban, Christianity spreads in Nepal
23 December 2017 | Annabel Symington
More than two years after an earthquake flattened the Nepali village of Richet, most residents are still living in makeshift shelters. Only the church has been rebuilt. ...
Beijing slams US for sanctioning Chinese official for abuses
23 December 2017
China said Friday that it strongly opposes the Trump administration's decision to sanction a former Beijing police official for his role in the death of a human rights campaigner. ...
Defying Trump threat, UN rejects US decision on Jerusalem
23 December 2017 | Carole Landry
Defying President Donald Trump's threat to cut off funding, the United Nations approved by a resounding vote a motion rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. ...
India, China hold talks on long-running border dispute
22 December 2017 | Ashok Sharma
India and China on Friday discussed ways to prevent a repeat of a recent face-off between their armed forces at a Himalayan plateau where their borders meet. ...
Sri Lanka’s historic mistake to “gift” Hambantota Port to China
22 December 2017 | NS Venkataraman
The Sri Lanka government’s decision to hand over the Hambantota port to China is a classic instance of a government taking decision without viewing the long-term implications. ...
Mountains to Manhattan: A Tibetan journey
21 December 2017 | Lobsang Wangyal
It is amply clear that a free Tibet would be good for India, and the book Mountains to Manhattan will help spread that understanding. Well done Pinakie Kansabanik. ...