Monthly Archives: January 2019
New Delhi successful in alienating Karmapa
31 January 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Karmapa is free now, it wouldn't make sense to go back to India where it suffocates him. But if New Delhi's plan is to keep the Karmapa away from India, then it is clearly succeeding. ...
US, China launch high-level trade talks amid deep differences
30 January 2019 | David Lawder and Jeff Mason
The United States and China opened a pivotal round of high-level talks on Wednesday aimed at digging out from their months-long trade war amid deep differences over Chinese practices on ...
Dalai Lama condoles death of ‘real heroic leader’ George Fernandes
29 January 2019 | Tibet Sun Online News
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama offered his condolences at the death of India's former Defence Minister George Fernandes, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 88. ...
Tibetan leader calls for dialogue with China
26 January 2019
A Tibetan political leader has urged the Chinese government to resume dialogue, saying that is the only way Beijing can guarantee true autonomy for the Tibetan people. ...
China says Soros’ criticism of Xi is ‘meaningless’
25 January 2019 | Michael Martina
US billionaire George Soros’ criticism of Chinese President Xi Jinping was “meaningless”, China’s foreign ministry said on Friday, after the investor and philanthropist called Xi the world’s ...
George Soros says Xi Jinping is ‘most dangerous enemy’ of freedom
25 January 2019 | Jitendra Joshi
Billionaire investor George Soros on Thursday said Chinese President Xi Jinping was "the most dangerous enemy" of free societies for presiding over a high-tech surveillance regime. ...
Karmapa Ogyen breaks silence, says applied for visa in October but yet to hear from India
24 January 2019 | Rahul Tripathi
The 17th Karmapa, speaking for the first time, said that he had applied for a visa in October last year and is yet to hear from Indian authorities. ...
Activists protest against Google’s ‘Project Dragonfly’ Chinese search engine
20 January 2019 | Chris Price
Protesters gathered outside the offices of Google in London on Friday to demonstrate against its controversial Project Dragonfly, a censored search engine for China. ...
How a Tibetan hotelier born in exile helped put Shangri-La on the map
20 January 2019 | Thomas Bird
At the age of 16, Dakpa Kelden returned to his father’s hometown and enrolled at elementary school to learn Chinese. Today, he operates boutique hotels in Shangri-La and Lijiang. ...
Tibet sees sharp decline in illegal entry, exit
18 January 2019 | KJM Varma
China's southwest Tibet Autonomous Region has registered a steep 79 per cent decline in illegal entry and exit of Tibetans in the second half of last year due to a crackdown. ...