Category Archives: News
WHO team arrives in Wuhan for coronavirus investigation
14 January 2021 | Nicolas Asfouri
A team of experts from the World Health Organization arrived in Wuhan Thursday to probe the origins of the coronavirus more than a year after it emerged, although two members were barred from boarding a flight in Singapore after testing pos ...
Art for human rights exhibition held in Taiwan
13 January 2021 | Tibet Sun Newsroom
An art exhibition from a group of artists raising awareness about human rights issues was held in Taiwan for two weeks last month. Titled "Inside the Outsider", the exhibition brings awareness about human rights issues through art. ...
Tibetan Elections: Penpa Tsering and Kaydor Aukatsang final candidates
13 January 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
As the preliminary round of elections draws to a close, results show Penpa Tsering as the front-runner for the post of Sikyong. Kelsang Dorjee Aukatsang trailing second will challenge Tsering in the final round in April. ...
UK judge refuses US extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange
4 January 2021 | Jill Lawless
A British judge on Monday rejected the United States’ request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges over the publication of secret US documents a decade ago, saying he was likely to kill himself. ...
Tibetan Elections: Preliminary round votes cast around the world
3 January 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
Tibetans around the world cast their votes to elect a new Sikyong (political leader) and members of their 17th Parliament. Voters lined up in droves at polling stations in the exile capital McLeod Ganj to cast their ballots. ...
China senior diplomat says US relations at ‘new crossroads’
2 January 2021 | Reuters Staff
China’s relationship with the United States has reached a “new crossroads” and could get back on the right track following a period of “unprecedented difficulty”, senior diplomat Wang Yi said in official comments published on Saturday. ...
India approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine
1 January 2021 | Nigam Prusty and Shilpa Jamkhandikar
India’s drug regulator on Friday approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. ...
After a harrowing 2020, Asia tiptoes into the New Year
31 December 2020 | Reuters Staff
As Asia says goodbye to 2020 - a tumultuous year that saw the planet roiled by a deadly pandemic - celebrations will be smaller, shorter and more muted amid fears of coronavirus flare-ups. ...
Three awards for Plandemic Indoctornation at Free Spirit Film Festival
31 December 2020 | Tibet Sun Newsroom
The hugely controversial 2020 film 'Plandemic Indoctrination' bagged three awards at the Free Spirit Film Festival, in the first time that the Festival was hosted online. ...
Tibetan Elections: Gyari Dolma gives final campaign shot in exile capital
30 December 2020 | Lobsang Wangyal
Giving her final shot before Election Day in the heart of Tibetan politics in McLeod Ganj, Gyari Dolma said she's ready to take on the responsibility as Sikyong to work for Tibet and the Tibetan community. ...