Category Archives: Features

  • The union between Adam Yauch and Dechen Wangdu: a look back

    Dechen Wangdu, an American-born activist, has devoted her life to the cause of Tibetan liberation from China. When she met Yauch, the two joined forces to fight against injustice together. ...

  • Lhamo Tso brings fight for husband’s freedom to Auburn

    Lhamo Tso has not seen, or even spoken to, her husband in five years. She has spent years campaigning for the release of Dhondup Wangchen. ...

  • Word of mouth: Tibetan dumplings

    It was in a monastery in Eastern Tibet as a teenager that Phuntsok Gyatso learned to make neatly pleated steamed dumplings. ...

  • An Irishman’s Diary

    Who knew that the "Abominable Snowman" – one of the most enduring myths of the last century – had an Offaly connection? ...

  • Tibetan students share ethnic food in Montville

    Tibetan students at Montville, Connecticut, prepared momos, a Tibetan meal, that was served at lunch Thursday in honour of Losar, the Tibetan new year. ...

  • Lhasa: The land of Shangri-la

    Jaideep Mukerji embarks on a journey to Lhasa, a place steeped in history, that has withstood the ravages of time and cultural vandalism ...

  • Tibetan UNI students to meet Dalai Lama

    "The Dalai Lama and UNI, they've taught us how to become not just better Tibetans, but better humans," University of Northern Iowa graduate Dolma Tsering said. ...

  • The long march backwards: Chinese capitalism

    Most people, particularly those living outside China, assume that the country's phenomenal growth and increasing global heft are based on a steady, if not always smooth, transition to capitalism. ...