Category Archives: News

  • Hundreds protest coup in Myanmar as resistance spreads

    Hundreds of students and teachers took to Myanmar's streets on Friday to demand the military hand power back to elected politicians, as resistance to a coup swelled with demonstrations in several parts of the country. ...

  • West concerned by closer Russia-China ties, top NATO general says

    The United States and its Western allies are increasingly concerned about growing cooperation between Russia and China in areas of common interest, NATO’s top general said on Wednesday. ...

  • Women detained in China’s Xinjiang allegedly raped, sexually abused: BBC

    Women in China’s system of detention camps for ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims in its western region of Xinjiang were subject to rape, sexual abuse and torture, according to a BBC report on Wednesday. ...

  • Top Chinese diplomat calls for China, US to mend relations

    China’s top diplomat called on Tuesday for Beijing and Washington to put relations back on a predictable and constructive path, saying the United States should stop meddling in China’s internal affairs, like Hong Kong and Tibet. ...

  • Myanmar military stages coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

    Myanmar's military seized power in a bloodless coup on Monday, detaining democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and imposing a one-year state of emergency. The intervention ended a decade of transition from outright military rule. ...

  • India spends big to revive pandemic-hit economy

    India unveiled a massive spending plan focused on healthcare and infrastructure on Monday, as the government sought to boost a coronavirus-ravaged economy on course for its biggest annual contraction on record. ...

  • Coronavirus: Twelve tested positive at old-age home in McLeod Ganj

    Twelve elderly Tibetans have tested positive for Coronavirus at the Jampaling Old People's Home in McLeod Ganj. Jampaling is currently a red zone, and the area has become out of bounds, with six police guarding the area. ...

  • A year after COVID-19’s arrival, India’s active cases fall

    India reported its lowest active number of novel coronavirus cases in seven months on Saturday, a year after the virus was first confirmed in the country. ...

  • Tibetan activist Tashi Wangchuk released after five years in prison

    Tibetan-language advocate Tashi Wangchuk has been released after five years in prison, according to a press release by Free Tibet, a Tibet Support Group in the UK. Wangchuk was freed on Thursday, and was brought to his family in Kham. ...

  • India projects annual economic growth of 11% for 2021/22

    India forecast robust economic growth of 11% for the coming fiscal year on Friday in its annual economic survey, after a massive COVID-19 vaccination drive and a rebound in consumer demand and investments. ...