Tag Archives: China

  • Moderate quake jolts Tibet; no injuries reported

    A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on Richter scale jolted the eastern part of Tibet on Tuesday, though no casualties were reported. ...

  • Mission accomplished: Biker Lhakpa Tsering

    Lhakpa Tsering received a hero's welcome as he arrived in Mcleod Ganj after touring 22 countries with his motorcycle, campaigning for the Tibetan cause. ...

  • Tibetans protest propaganda exhibition in Taiwan

    Dozens of Tibetans and their supporters mounted a protest in Taipei, accusing Beijing of using an exhibition of Tibetan artefacts as propaganda. More than 130 Tibetan cultural relics from monasteries and museums, on loan from the mainland, have been on display at Taipei's National Palace Museum. ...

  • Dalai Lama to tweet with Chinese web users

    The Dalai Lama will hold his first online chat with Chinese web users via Twitter on Friday, despite efforts by Beijing to silence him in China. ...

  • “I’m a Marxist”: Dalai Lama

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Thursday that he is a Marxist, yet credits capitalism for bringing new freedoms to the communist country that exiled him -- China. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Obama you can change!

    If Obama will not address the real issues when he meets the Dalai Lama on Thursday, he will be only betraying American principles, as well as his own. ...

  • Attack on Google exploited Microsoft browser flaw

    Recent sophisticated cyber attacks on Google Inc and other businesses exploited a previously unknown flaw in Microsoft Corp's Internet Explorer browser. ...

  • China plans world’s highest airport in Tibet

    China plans to build the world's highest airport in the Himalayan region of Tibet, at an elevation of nearly 4,500 metres. Construction of the airport on the so-called "roof of the world" is projected to start next year at a cost of 1.8 billion yuan (about 260 million dollars). ...

  • China rejects calls for dissident’s release

    China on Tuesday rejected as "unacceptable" US and EU calls to release prominent dissident Liu Xiaobo, who appears headed for trial on subversion charges after calling for political reform in China. Both the US and EU on Monday urged China to free Liu and end the harassment and detention of the dissidents. ...

  • “No Thank You President Obama: Tibet is NOT a part of China!

    Over 200 Tibetans and supporters gathered in front of the US Courthouse in Downtown Minneapolis on the eve of Thanksgiving to say, "No Thank You President Obama: Tibet is not a part of China". ...