Category Archives: News
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sentenced for Tiananmen vigil
6 May 2021
Prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to more jail time Thursday for participating in an unauthorized vigil to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, as Hong Kong authorities exert more control over dissents. ...
Coronavirus: Himachal Pradesh imposes 10-day curfew to fight infection surge
5 May 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
The government of Himachal Pradesh announced "Corona curfew" for 10 days due to the unprecedented surge in the number of Coronavirus infections and high fatality rate in the state. ...
Fauci advises India to go for nationwide lockdown to fight Covid
4 May 2021
Terming the situation in India “very desperate”, America’s top public health expert Dr Anthony Fauci has suggested the government marshal all its resources, including the armed forces, to immediately build makeshift field hospitals. ...
New Zealand leader Ardern takes tougher stance on China
3 May 2021 | Nick Perry
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took a tougher stance on China's human rights record Monday by saying it was getting harder to reconcile differences as China's role in the world grows. ...
Indian court urges government action as hospitals cry help
2 May 2021
With Indian hospitals struggling to secure a steady supply of oxygen, and more COVID-19 patients dying amid the shortages, a court in New Delhi said it would start punishing government officials for failing to deliver the life-saving items. ...
Anthony Fauci recommends India lockdown as cases surge
1 May 2021
India should go into lockdown for several weeks to arrest the current devastating surge in Covid cases, top US pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci said in comments published Saturday. ...
Who is lying — Sikyong Sangay or US officials?
30 April 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
Sikyong Lobsang Sangay travelled to the US for "a courtesy visit" to Washington DC to "meet with the newly elected members of the Biden administration" and to attend a thank you gala dinner organised by Tibetans in New York City. ...
Stressing diplomacy, Biden says not seeking conflict with China, Russia
29 April 2021 | Shaun Tandon
US President Joe Biden said Wednesday he was not seeking conflict with China or Russia as he put a renewed focus on diplomacy in his first address to Congress. ...
Tibetan Parliament to hold session on 20 May with concerning questions
28 April 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has announced that an extra session will be held on the 20th of May for one day. The session was convened to elect a new Chief Justice and two additional justices, following their dismissal last month. ...
Sangay appoints Lobsang Dakpa as Chinese Liaison Officer in Australia in apparent favour
27 April 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
Lobsang Sangay and his Cabinet have appointed Lobsang Dakpa, the lawyer who represented the Cabinet in the famous Case no 20, as the new Chinese Liaison Officer at the Office of Tibet, Canberra, Australia. ...