Monthly Archives: July 2018
China criminalises support for autonomy in Tibet
31 July 2018 | Jennifer Creery
China has criminalised expressions of support for increased autonomy in Tibet for the first time, NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Monday. ...
China’s premier says Tibet inseparable part of country’s ‘sacred’ territory
31 July 2018 | Ben Blanchard
Tibet is an inseparable part of China’s “sacred” territory, and religious figures should promote national unity and ethnic harmony, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said. ...
New York Times publisher warned Trump his rhetoric against media
31 July 2018 | Meridith McGraw
The publisher of the New York Times says he told President Trump during a meeting at the White House that his language toward the media is “not just divisive but increasingly dangerous.” ...
Tibetan Weekend School teacher’s workshop begins in New York
29 July 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Education Minister of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) opened a two-day workshop for teachers of the Weekend School for Tibetan children in the New York and New Jersey area. ...
US panel unanimously passes Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act
29 July 2018
A key Congressional committee has unanimously passed a crucial bill titled: 'The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act', which seeks unhindered access to Tibet for US officials and citizens. ...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang tells Buddhist leaders to defend ethnic unity
29 July 2018 | Teddy Ng and Matt Ho
Li Keqiang has made a rare trip to Tibet, the first publicly reported visit by a Chinese premier to the remote Himalayan region in recent decades. ...
Imran Khan on his way to becoming Pakistan’s next Prime Minister
26 July 2018 | Sarah Titterton
Pakistan's incumbent party rejected early election results Thursday that suggested Imran Khan was on his way to becoming the country's next prime minister, alleging "blatant" rigging. ...
Facebook shares plunge, Mark Zuckerberg loses $15 billion
26 July 2018 | Vibhuti Sharma, Munsif Vengattil
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune took a more than $15-billion hit on Thursday, as the social media company suffered the biggest one-day wipeout in US stock market. ...
Fear they thought they left behind
25 July 2018 | Ugyen Gyalpo
Fear, that our people thought they had left behind, knocks ever closer in our home away from home. ...
China bans religious activities for Tibetan students
24 July 2018
Students inside occupied Tibet have been banned from taking part in religious activities over the summer holidays, follow similar edicts by the ruling Communist Party in other regions. ...