Yearly Archives: 2018
US Congress unanimously passes Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act
26 September 2018
The US Congress has passed a crucial bipartisan bill that seeks to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, government officials and journalists access to Tibet. ...
Dobhi Tibetan settlement affected by flood; CTA yet to reach out
26 September 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
Life has been disrupted in the nothern Indian states of Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, and Jammu and Kashmir due to incessant rainfall over the past few days. ...
Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty tells China
24 September 2018
China must come clean about the fate of an estimated one million minority Muslims swept up in a "massive crackdown" in its far western region of Xinjiang, Amnesty International said Monday. ...
China has begun building its case to appoint next Dalai Lama of its choice
23 September 2018
Chinese officials argue that there is precedent for Beijing to be involved in selecting the next Dalai Lama. ...
China summons US ambassador over military sanctions
22 September 2018
China summoned the US ambassador on Saturday to lodge an official protest over sanctions imposed by the United States against a Chinese military organisation for buying Russian fighter jets. ...
Changes required in our election rules
22 September 2018 | Norbu Tsering
Many factors have led to irresponsible use of political freedom in the name of democracy, and regional sentiments are out-weighing our need for national unity. ...
Tibetans applying for passport can surrender RC/IC at RPOs
21 September 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Ministry of External Affairs of the Govt of India has directed all the passport issuing authorities to accept surrender of both the RC and IC from Tibetans applying for Indian passport. ...
Do we need changes in our Parliament system?
20 September 2018 | Ngawang Choechen
Do we need to amend election laws in line with changing circumstances? We certainly need some drastic changes now and should start discussion about it during the current session. ...
CTA is asked to choose one Chushi Gangdruk
19 September 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Dhotoe Cholkha Welfare Society has received no response to their petition to CTA asking whether they or Chushi Gangdruk in Delhi is the legitimate one to represent the Kham people. ...
Wonderful that European countries welcome refugees: Dalai Lama
18 September 2018 | Lobsang Wangyal
"Most of those refugees think of their own lands as home, but just now there is lots of killing, bullying, and suffering there. That’s why they escaped." ...