Category Archives: News
Xi Jinping asks PLA to be battle ready as India-China border tension simmers
8 February 2021 | India Today Web Desk
Emphasising that control over information is key to victory in modern warfare, Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the People’s Liberation Army to be “combat ready” as nine rounds of talks to resolve military faceoff in eastern Ladakh ...
Tibetan Elections: Preliminary round results and fallout
7 February 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
With much enthusiasm and excitement, more than 60 thousand Tibetans in over 30 countries took part in the preliminary round of elections to choose their new leader known as Sikyong and the members of the Tibetan exile Parliament. ...
Antony Blinken raises Xinjiang, Tibet, Hong Kong in his first call with China
6 February 2021 | Yashwant Raj
US secretary of state Antony Blinken on Friday raised human rights violations in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet in his first conversation with his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi. ...
Indian protests against agriculture reforms attract new supporters
5 February 2021 | Devjyot Ghoshal
Thousands of farmers in a politically important Indian state on Friday rallied in opposition to new agricultural laws, signalling growing support for a months-long campaign to have the government reforms scrapped. ...
McLeod Ganj Tibetans to get a new hall
5 February 2021 | Lobsang Wangyal
President of CTA Lobsang Sangay laid the foundation stone of a new hall for Tibetans in McLeod Ganj. The new hall, named Phuntsok Khangsar, will be built Tibetan style architecture, and is expected to be ready in nine months. ...
Hundreds protest coup in Myanmar as resistance spreads
5 February 2021
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
4 February 2021 | Reuters Staff
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
3 February 2021 | Reuters Staff
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
2 February 2021 | Reuters Staff
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
1 February 2021
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. ...