Tag Archives: Democracy

  • Tens of thousands rally for Taiwan independence vote

    Tens of thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took to the streets Saturday for a major rally that is a rebuke to Beijing and a challenge to the island's already embattled government. ...

  • Bhutan chooses new party to form government

    Bhutan's voters gave an overwhelming victory to a new party headed by a surgeon, in only the third democratic election held by the Himalayan kingdom, according to provisional results. ...

  • Norbu Tsering Palden Tsok-Tso Chok – My take on our Parliamentary sessions

    What distinguishes us from others is the fact that at the risk of falling prey to the dormant disunifying chaos of democracy, we have very bravely adopted democracy come what may. ...

  • Parliament disapproves one-time voting proposed by Cabinet

    Members of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile rejected the Cabinet's proposal to conduct exile Tibetan elections in one go in electing the CTA President and members of Parliament. ...

  • Ngawang Choechen Do we need changes in our Parliament system?

    Do we need to amend election laws in line with changing circumstances? We certainly need some drastic changes now and should start discussion about it during the current session. ...

  • Mila Rangzen Dawa Tsering and the Khampa faction: A question of integrity

    I write this piece on our Tibetan Democracy Day in hopes it will find its way onto our Parliament floor to help promote fair and transparent debate as part of our budding democracy. ...

  • Sharchok Khukta The title “President” for Sikyong is not legal

    Since there have been many who have put forth questions regarding the usage of the title "President" in English for "Sikyong", I will answer in one presentation for all. ...

  • Investigation into Mr Dhundup Nyarong
  • Lobsang Wangyal What if the protesters bring Lobsang Sangay to court?

    Should the issue end up in court, it will not only be about Lobsang Sangay and the protesters, but will reflect badly on Tibet, as well as the Dalai Lama. ...

  • Student-led US gun protests draw huge crowds

    More than a million Americans flooded the streets of cities nationwide demanding tighter gun control, with the largest protest in Washington, with a crowd estimated at more than 800,000. ...