Tag Archives: Exile Tibetans

  • Norbu Tsering Can we have nominated Choeluk MPs?

    Monks are supposed to have preferred the life of spirituality to the tumultuous life of the layman. Throwing them into the messy business of parliamentary politics can be a disservice to the Buddha. ...

  • Tibetan Parliament crisis continues with no end in sight

    The ongoing crisis of the Tibetan Parliament, which has seen two factions challenging each other over the validity of taking oath before the Protem Speaker, continues with no end in sight. ...

  • New Tibetan Parliament in limbo, half of oaths nullified

    Protem Speaker Dawa Tsering took oath before Chief Justice Commissioner Sonam Norbu Dagpo at 9am, and then administered oath of office to all the ten members of Amdo, nine from U-Tsang, two from Europe, and one from North America, at 10am. ...

  • Tibetan Parliament members to take oath in violation of Charter

    The newly-elected members of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile will take oath as planned on the morning of 8 June, but some will be taking oath in violation of the Tibetan Charter. ...

  • Sikyong Penpa Tsering meets Tibetan press, explains policy priorities

    Sikyong Penpa Tsering met with the members of the Tibetan press in the afternoon today to reiterate his policy priorities, particularly on the vexed issue of dealing with China. Tsering has had three virtual audiences with the Dalai Lama. ...

  • New members of the 17th Tibetan Parliament to take oath on 8 June

    The new members elected to the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile will take oath as members of parliament before a Pro-tem Speaker on 8 June to officially start their five-year term. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Lobsang Sangay’s ten years as Sikyong in a nutshell

    My assessment of Lobsang Sangay's ten years as Sikyong in a nutshell – a disaster, wasted ten precious years for Tibet and the Tibetan people, and the Tibetan unity was fractured. Even the CTA lost its sheen. ...

  • New Sikyong Penpa Tsering says reaching out to China his priority

    Penpa Tsering, the new Sikyong of the Tibetans-in-exile, who took the oath of office earlier today to lead the Central Tibetan Administration, said reaching out to China to resolve the Sino-Tibet conflict will be his top priority. ...

  • Deputy Speaker to skip new Sikyong’s swearing-in ceremony

    In the ongoing feud between the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission and the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile, the Deputy Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has decided not to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the new Sikyong tomorrow. ...

  • Dalai Lama to bless Penpa Tsering’s Sikyong oath

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will bless the swearing-in ceremony of Sikyong-elect Penpa Tsering in a virtual appearance, when Tsering takes his oath of office from the Chief Justice on Thursday, the 27th of this month. ...