Monthly Archives: February 2018
In Tokyo, Tibetan leader urges pressure on China to free his homeland
28 February 2018 | Daisuke Kikuchi
Japan and the international community should pressure China to find a peaceful solution to its conflict with Tibet, the president of the Tibetan government-in-exile said in Tokyo. ...
China sets stage for Xi to stay in office indefinitely
25 February 2018 | Ben Blanchard and Sue-Lin Wong
“Titles don’t matter as much in China as they do in the West. Here what matters is whether you are the emperor. In China, ordinary people already consider Xi Jinping to be the emperor.” ...
Reception in UK Parliament to celebrate Tibetan New Year
23 February 2018 | Riki Hyde-Chambers
Tibet Society and the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet (APPGT) hosted a joint reception at the UK Parliament to celebrate Losar, the Tibetan New Year. ...
Nepal to deepen ties with China to get more leverage in dealings with India: K P Oli
20 February 2018
Nepal's new Prime Minister K P Oli has said he wants to deepen ties with China to explore more options and get more leverage in his dealings with India "in keeping with the times". ...
Fire hits Jokhang temple, one of Tibet’s most sacred
18 February 2018
A fire broke out Saturday at one of the most sacred sites for Tibetan Buddhism, Lhasa's revered Jokhang temple, state media said, but no casualties were reported. ...
China strongly protests Tibetan leader’s visit to South Africa
9 February 2018 | Peter Fabricius
South African officials said China did not seem to appreciate that South Africa is a democracy, where the government does not have total control. ...
Mercedes-Benz apologizes to Chinese for quoting the Dalai Lama
6 February 2018 | Pei Li, Adam Jourdan
Mercedes-Benz apologized to Chinese on Tuesday for an Instagram post showing one of its luxury cars along with a quote from exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. ...
On a journey of self-discovery: Norbu Dhondup in Southeast Asia
2 February 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
Taking time off from his regular life in Toronto, Norbu Dhondup headed to southeast Asia on a spiritual journey. ...
Two arrested in connection with Bodh Gaya blast
2 February 2018 | Tibet Sun Online News
The Special Task Force of the Kolkata Police have arrested two people for their alleged involvement in a recent low-intensity blast in Bodh Gaya. ...