Category Archives: News

  • US hacks Chinese mobile phone messages: Snowden

    The US government is hacking Chinese mobile phone companies to gather data from millions of text messages, former intelligence technician Edward Snowden told the Sunday Morning Post. ...

  • CTA rejects China claims of inciting self-immolations

    The Central Tibetan Administration dismissed Chinese claims that it was behind the cycle of self-immolations in Tibet as "disseminating Chinese propaganda" and "a futile exercise". ...

  • US charges Edward Snowden with espionage

    US authorities have filed espionage charges against rogue intelligence technician Edward Snowden and have asked Hong Kong to detain him, a US official told AFP. ...

  • India races to rescue thousands of flood victims

    Thousands of pilgrims and tourists were sheltering in forests Friday awaiting rescue, almost a week after flash floods and landslides hit northern India, wiping out villages and leaving at least 150 dead. ...

  • Karmapa Lama outlines social vision in new book

    The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje has released a book presenting his social vision based on the Buddhist concept of interdependence, particularly in the arenas of environment and social activism. ...

  • Tibetan nun dies in self-immolation attempt

    A Tibetan nun who last week set fire to herself in protest at Chinese rule has died, a US-based broadcaster and rights group said. The woman set herself ablaze on 11 June near Nyitso monastery. ...

  • Xi Jinping launches “thorough clean-up” of the ruling Communist Party

    President Xi Jinping is to launch a "thorough clean-up" of the ruling Communist Party, state media reported Tuesday, the latest strongly-worded anti-corruption drive to be enacted by China's new leader. ...

  • China completes Internet, phone monitoring scheme for Tibet

    China has completed a monitoring scheme in Tibet that requires all telephone and internet users to register under their real names, as part of a campaign to crack down on what officials describe as rumours. ...

  • Rain toll rises as early monsoon lashes northern India

    Torrential rains have washed away hundreds of homes and roads, leaving at least 64 people dead and thousands stranded, after the annual monsoon hit northern India earlier than expected. ...

  • Dalai Lama – Soldier of Peace: photo exhibition concluded in Sydney

    Vijay Kranti's photo exhibition "Dalai Lama — The Soldier of Peace" concluded in Sydney after being a major sideshow during the Dalai Lama's teachings there. ...