Category Archives: News

  • Deputy Speaker to skip new Sikyong’s swearing-in ceremony

    In the ongoing feud between the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission and the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile, the Deputy Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has decided not to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the new Sikyong tomorrow. ...

  • US Speaker Nancy Pelosi congratulates Penpa Tsering, says US stands with Tibet

    Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, has congratulated Penpa Tsering on election as the new Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration, saying the US stands with the people of Tibet. ...

  • French Senator André Gattolin congratulates new Sikyong Penpa Tsering

    French Senator André Gattolin has congratulated Penpa Tsering for winning the election to be the new Sikyong, or the political leader of the Tibetans in exile. ...

  • China’s colonial rule in Tibet: A challenge to civilized world’s conscience

    China-Tibet experts discussed 70 years of China’s colonial rule over Tibet in an international webinar in New Delhi, as in a challenge to the conscience of the civilized world China is ‘celebrating’ 70 years of its colonialism in Tibet. ...

  • Dalai Lama to bless Penpa Tsering’s Sikyong oath

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will bless the swearing-in ceremony of Sikyong-elect Penpa Tsering in a virtual appearance, when Tsering takes his oath of office from the Chief Justice on Thursday, the 27th of this month. ...

  • Tibetan justices resume duties after two-month hiatus

    The Chief Justice and two Justice Commissioners of the Supreme Justice Commission announced resumption of their duties, two months after they had been terminated from their posts on charges of interfering in the business of the House. ...

  • Coronavirus: India battles fatal fungal threat as virus deaths near 300K

    Doctors in India are fighting a fatal fungal infection affecting COVID-19 patients or those who have recovered from the disease amid a coronavirus surge that has driven the country’s fatalities to nearly 300,000. ...

  • Tibetan Parliament to consult Dalai Lama about constitutional crisis

    The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile will consult the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, about the ongoing constitutional crisis, after they were unable to convene an extra session to resolve the issue. ...

  • China says it will approve Dalai Lama’s successor

    China on Friday indicated that it would choose the successor to the India-based Dalai Lama through “drawing lots from the golden urn” with the candidate subject to the approval of the Communist Party of China-ruled central government. ...

  • China, US argue over naval activity in South China Sea

    China on Thursday issued its second protest in as many days over US naval activity in the region, drawing an unusually sharp response from the US Navy's 7th Fleet, which accused Beijing of attempting to assert illegitimate maritime rights. ...