Yearly Archives: 2018
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. ...
China waging new ‘Cold War’ to replace US as superpower: CIA
23 July 2018 | Deb Riechmann
China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia. ...
Tibetans in Arunachal continue to feel wrath of locals
21 July 2018 | Tibet Sun Online News
Following protests asking Tibetans to leave in Arunachal Pradesh in India, another group has now demanded that Tibetans be verified whether they are refugees or living illegally as locals. ...
Dharamshala Municipal scrutinises Tibetan hotels in McLeod Ganj
20 July 2018 | Tibet Sun Online News
After hearing a Public Interest Litigation file by local Indians, the HP High Court issued an order to DMC to take appropriate action against Tibetan hotels which may have irregularities. ...
Thai cave boys speak of ‘miracle’ rescue as they leave hospital
19 July 2018 | Jonathan Klein and Thanaporn Promyamyai
Twelve Thai boys and their football coach who were rescued by divers after being trapped in a flooded cave for over two weeks spoke publicly Wednesday of their incredible ordeal. ...
China builds unmanned weather station in Tibet near India border
18 July 2018
China has set up an unmanned automatic weather observation station in Tibet near Arunachal Pradesh border to provide meteorological support to its military and assist operations of aircraft. ...
Police arrest 18 in Chennai for raping 12-year-old girl over months
18 July 2018 | Sudarshan Varadhan
Eighteen men appeared in court in Chennai on Tuesday on charges of repeatedly raping a 12-year girl over a seven-month period. ...
France takes Football World Cup with final victory over Croatia
15 July 2018 | Henry Bushnell
Twenty years and three days after the most glorious day in French soccer history, the second-most glorious arrived. France won its second World Cup title in style, beating Croatia 4-2. ...
Waiting for Karmapa: Delhi in fix over Tibet
14 July 2018 | Bharat Bhushan
With the 14th Dalai Lama turning 83 this month, India feels the need to cultivate influential monks to ensure Tibetan unity and support for its position on the Tibetan leader’s succession. ...