Category Archives: News
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong reveals fear of arrest
23 August 2020 | Anthony Wallace
Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong told Sunday how he constantly feared arrest following the imposition of a new security law in Hong Kong, in a virtual appearance at British book festival. ...
US may soon refer to Chinese president as “General Secretary” Xi Jinping
22 August 2020 | Sophia Yan
US lawmakers have introduced a bill that seeks to change how the government refers to Xi Jinping, the leader of China, and would prohibit calling him “president”, instead refering to him by his official titles. ...
Tibetan voting registration to commence on 1 September
22 August 2020 | Tibet Sun Online News
The Election Commission of the CTA announced the voter's registration process, for exile Tibetans to exercise their franchise in the upcoming general elections for a new political leader and the members of the exile Parliament. ...
More evacuations as massive fires rapidly expand in California
20 August 2020 | Jocelyne Zablit
A series of massive fires in northern and central California forced more evacuations as they quickly spread Thursday, sending plumes of smoke over the San Francisco area and dangerously affecting air quality. ...
China floods force hundreds of thousands from homes
20 August 2020 | Stringer
Floods in mountainous southwest China have washed away roads and forced tens of thousands from their homes, with authorities warning Wednesday the giant Three Gorges Dam was facing the largest flood peak in its history. ...
Xi Jinping facing widespread opposition in his own party, insider claims
18 August 2020 | Lily Kuo
A former professor at China’s elite Central Party School has issued an unprecedented rebuke of the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, accusing him of “killing a country” and claiming that many more want out of the ruling Chinese Communist party. ...
September session of Tibetan Parliament cancelled, next in March
18 August 2020 | Tibet Sun Online News
The September session of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile has been cancelled due to concerns about the Coronavirus, according to a press release. It would have been the 10th session of the 16th Parliament. ...
China’s foreign minister makes rare visit to Tibet
16 August 2020 | KJM Varma
China''s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has made a rare visit to Tibet and the border areas last week and emphasised that the security and stability of the region is important to the overall development of the country, the official media reports. ...
Chinese spying on Dalai Lama arrested in Delhi
16 August 2020 | Neeta Sharma
A Chinese national arrested for alleged money-laundering, was also bribing some Tibetan monks in Delhi, possibly to gather information on Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama and his associates, the Income Tax department has found. ...
India to invest $1.46 trillion to lift virus-hit economy
15 August 2020 | Ashok Sharma and Aniruddha Ghosal
India’s prime minister said Saturday his country has done well in containing the coronavirus pandemic and announced $1.46 trillion in infrastructure projects to boost the sagging economy. ...