Category Archives: News
China congratulates Biden, but few US policy changes seen
13 November 2020 | Joe McDonald
China on Friday became one of the last major countries to congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden, who is expected to make few changes to US policy in conflicts with Beijing over trade, technology and security. ...
India’s festive mood raises fears of surge of coronavirus
13 November 2020 | Ashok Sharma and Shonal Ganguly
The crowds filling shopping areas ahead of the Diwali festival of lights on Saturday are raising hopes of India’s distressed business community after months of lockdown losses but also spawning fears of a massive coronavirus upsurge. ...
China proposes pullback at Pangong, India considers offer
12 November 2020 | Deeptiman Tiwary and Krishn Kaushik
Six months after PLA troops came in 8 km west of the point which India says marks the Line of Actual Control on the north bank of Pangong Tso to trigger a military standoff in Ladakh, China has proposed moving its troops back to Finger 8. ...
India planning around $20 billion of new stimulus: sources
11 November 2020 | Aftab Ahmed
India is planning to announce a fresh round of stimulus totalling about $20 billion this week to help pull the economy out of its historic contraction, government officials said on Wednesday. ...
16th edition of Free Spirit Film Festival underway online
11 November 2020 | Tibet Sun Newsroom
The 16th edition of the Free Spirit Film Festival kick-started online at Festhome TV on Wednesday and will go on till Monday, the 16th November. ...
States cite smooth election, despite Trump’s baseless claims
11 November 2020 | Christina A Cassidy, Anthony Izaguirre and Julie Carr Smyth
The 2020 election unfolded smoothly across the country and without any widespread irregularities, according to state officials and election experts, a stark contrast to the baseless claims of fraud being levelled by President Donald Trump. ...
Sangay on US tour to seek support for Tibet Policy and Support Act
10 November 2020 | Lobsang Wangyal
Lobsang Sangay, President of CTA, will tour the US from next week to seek support for moving forward the Tibet Policy and Support Act, to eventually have President Donald Trump sign it into law before he leaves the White House. ...
China declines to acknowledge Biden victory
9 November 2020
China declined Monday to congratulate Joe Biden as the winner of the US presidential election, saying the outcome was still to be determined. Incumbent Donald Trump has yet to concede, many world leaders congratulated Biden and Harris. ...
Dalai Lama congratulates Joe Biden on election as US President
8 November 2020 | Lobsang Wangyal
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama congratulated Joe Biden on his election as the next president of the United States, hoping that he would be able to contribute to shaping a more peaceful world without poverty and injustice. ...
Joe Biden wins US presidential election, vows new direction for divided US
7 November 2020 | Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller
Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by the historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. ...