Tag Archives: Politics

  • Myanmar military stages coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

    Myanmar's military seized power in a bloodless coup on Monday, detaining democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and imposing a one-year state of emergency. The intervention ended a decade of transition from outright military rule. ...

  • Joe Biden becomes 46th President of the United States

    Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors. ...

  • China sends top official to Nepal amid political crisis

    A senior Chinese official arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday to assess the political situation, local party officials said, a first diplomatic step by the neighbouring power after Nepal’s Prime Minister dissolved parliament a week ago. ...

  • Hundreds protest against Nepali PM’s sudden dissolution of parliament

    Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli faced a fresh political challenge on Friday as hundreds of opponents protested against his sudden move to dissolve parliament and call elections more than a year ahead of the schedule. ...

  • Nepal’s PM Oli says parliament had to be dissolved to end inaction

    Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday said his decision to dissolve parliament was the only way to resolve disputes and non-cooperation in his party that have led to a “state of inaction”. ...

  • As China restricts access to Tibet, US urges nations to make laws over it

    Slamming China for its "repressive" regime in Tibet, a top American diplomat has urged other countries to pass their own versions of a US law that calls for denying access to the US for Chinese officials known to be involved in restricting ...

  • Rejecting Trump’s foreign policy approach, Biden says ‘America is back’

    President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday the US will be “ready to lead” again on the global stage, turning the page on Republican President Donald Trump’s “America First” policies as he pledged to work together with the nation’s allies. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Sangay’s desperate act for legacy

    A recent announcement by Lobsang Sangay saying he is the first Tibetan leader to enter the White House seems to have created confusion amongst Tibetan people. It deserves to be analysed in depth, if not outright debunked. ...

  • Tibetan political leader visits White House for first time in six decades

    The head of the Tibetan government in exile has visited the US White House for the first time in six decades, a move that could further infuriate Beijing, which has accused the United States of trying to destabilise the region. ...

  • US to pursue autonomy for Tibet: Special Coordinator Destro

    The US is committed to advocating autonomy for Tibet within China and to foster the middle way approach for a dialogue with Beijing proposed by the Dalai Lama, American Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, Robert Destro, has said. ...