Yearly Archives: 2018
China seeks emerging economies’ support for pushback on US tariffs
14 July 2018 | Jun Mai
China has urged the world’s developing economies to join forces against US tariffs as leaders of the world’s five major emerging markets prepare for their annual summit later this month. ...
Techung awarded New York state artist fellowship
14 July 2018 | Tibet Sun Online News
Tashi Dhondup Sharzur, aka Techung, has been accepted in the 2018 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist Fellowship Programme, among 89 artists throughout New York. ...
Liu Xia, widow of Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, flies to Germany
10 July 2018
Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, flew out of China bound for Germany on Tuesday morning, the South China Morning Post has learned. ...
Threats to scribes now omnipresent
8 July 2018 | Nava Thakuria
If nations want journalists to continue to do their risky jobs for the greater public interest, their security along with justice must be ensured. ...
Dalai Lama marks 83rd birthday in Ladakh
6 July 2018
Special prayers were held in this mountainous district of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir for the long life of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who turned 83 on Friday. ...
China accuses US of launching ‘largest trade war in economic history’
6 July 2018 | Sam Meredith
External observers have widely criticized this approach, saying such protectionist rhetoric undermines free trade policies that have shaped the global exchange of goods in recent decades. ...
Delhi CM, Dalai Lama launch Happiness Curriculum for schools
2 July 2018
The Delhi government launched a ‘Happiness Curriculum’ for its school students, with the Dalai Lama saying that India can lead the world by uniting modern and ancient knowledge. ...
Has Tibet finally lost out to China?
30 June 2018 | Jonathan Mirsky
Beijing’s pressure on world leaders to ignore Tibet is now overwhelming. Even No. 10 declares: ‘We have turned the page on the Dalai Lama’ ...
China holds drill in Tibet for military-civilian integration
29 June 2018
Chinese military stationed in Tibet has carried out a drill to test their logistics, armament support capabilities, and military-civilian integration in the remote Himalayan region. ...
From Jerusalem, leader in exile says ‘Next year in Tibet’
28 June 2018 | Tovah Lazaroof
Like the Jews while waiting to return to Israel, the Tibetans have also struggled to maintain their identity and culture in their diaspora, Lobsang Sangay said. ...