Category Archives: News

  • Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters return to the streets

    Police fired tear gas and pepper spray in Hong Kong on Sunday as tens of thousands of black-clad protesters flooded into the streets, a week after pro-democracy candidates scored a landslide local election victory. ...

  • Himalayan Buddhists support Tibetan-recognised Dalai Lama reincarnation

    A 3-day gathering in McLeod Ganj of Tibetan religious leaders and monks and nuns from Buddhist and Tibetan Bon tradition passed a resolution that opposed any interference in selecting the next Dalai Lama. ...

  • India’s economic growth slows, pressure on Modi to speed up reforms

    India’s annual economic growth slowed to 4.5% in the July-September quarter, its weakest pace since 2013, putting pressure on PM Modi to speed up reforms as five rate cuts by the central bank have failed to boost investments. ...

  • Dalai Lama says no hurry to discuss his reincarnation

    China is expected to pick a different 15th Dalai Lama despite Tibetan opposition, a move seen by Tibetans as to legitimise its control over Tibet. It has created new rules to control the reincarnation system of Tibetan Buddhism. ...

  • Tibetan dies in self-immolation protest in Amdo Ngawa

    42 of 150 self-immolation protests in Tibet since 2009 have occurred in Ngawa. The protestors all called for China to allow the Dalai Lama back to Tibet, and for freedom in Tibet; some that Tibet regain its independence. ...

  • Tibetan religious leaders oppose Chinese meddling in reincarnation issue

    As China sets its intention on appointing the next Dalai Lama, Tibetan religious leaders oppose a Chinese version, saying that China has no role to play in the selection process. ...

  • Visa denial leads to Karmapa’s absence at Tibetan Religious Conference

    The Karmapa left India in May 2017, and took citizenship and passport of Dominica, a Caribbean island country. He was denied a visa by Indian authorities to return to India. ...

  • Renowned Tibetan doctor Yeshi Dhonden passes away

    Dr Yeshi Dhonden, renowned Tibetan doctor and former physician of the Dalai Lama, known for curing cancer, passed away in the wee hours of the morning of 26 November 2019 at his home in McLeod Ganj. ...

  • Australia investigates ‘Chinese plot’ to create spy MP

    Australia's prime minister insisted he was "not naive" to the threat of foreign interference Monday, as authorities investigated an alleged plot by China to recruit a businessman and get him elected. ...

  • More secrets of China’s Xinjiang camps leaked to foreign media

    Classified Chinese government documents made public by an international group of journalists describe the repressive inner workings of detention camps in Xinjiang, in a second rare leak in days of secret files. ...