Tag Archives: China

  • China to hold national mourning for coronavirus victims

    China will hold a national mourning event on Saturday to commemorate those who died in its fight against the deadly coronavirus, including 14 frontline workers. ...

  • NS Venkataraman COVID 19 – Has China failed the world?

    US President Trump has been repeatedly accusing China of not informing the world adequately and in right time about the seriousness of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue in China. ...

  • Obituary: Jamyang Choegyal Kashopa in three different worlds

    Our dear friend Jamyang Choegyal Kashopa was taken from us in the night on Tuesday, becoming the second Tibetan elder to succumb to the Coronavirus. Jamchoe la's destiny had unfolded in three different worlds. ...

  • Xi tells Trump China and US must ‘unite to fight virus’

    China and the United States should "unite to fight" the deadly coronavirus pandemic, President Xi Jinping said in a call with Donald Trump on Friday, as he called for the US to improve relations. ...

  • China expels journalists from three US newspapers

    China on Wednesday expelled American journalists at The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal in the Communist government's most severe move against foreign media in recent memory. ...

  • China state media accuses US politicians of spreading ‘political virus’

    Some United States politicians are using coronavirus as a weapon to smear China, the Xinhua official news agency said on Sunday, as a war of words escalated between the two countries over China’s handling of the epidemic. ...

  • Tibetans call on China to change its hardline policy in Tibet

    Despite the coronavirus scare, Tibetans gathered together in McLeod Ganj for the most important annual Tibetan event, marking the Tibetan uprising of 10 March 1959 against the invading Chinese. ...

  • Exiled Dalai Lama marks 80 years as Tibet’s spiritual leader

    The Dalai Lama on Saturday marked the 80th anniversary of his enthronement as the spiritual leader of Tibet, a position held almost entirely in exile and as a target of constant vilification by the Chinese state. ...

  • Protesters for a Free Tibet call on Queens Public Library to shut down Elmhurst exhibit

    More than 150 people took part in a demonstration outside the Elmhurst library Saturday to protest an exhibition on display about the life and customs of Tibet. ...

  • World defence spending spikes as rivalries heat up

    Global defence spending saw its biggest jump in a decade in 2019, driven by the US and China, a study said Friday, as rivalries and conflicts stoke military investment. ...