Tibet

India Plays Tibetan Card to Assuage Angry China

Girish Shetti   | Apr 15, 2017 12:28 PM EDT

India on Friday clarified that there is no change in its stance on the vexed Tibetan issue, asserting that it considers the Himalayan region to be an integral part of the Republic of China. The clarification comes barely weeks after the Dalai Lama concluded his first visit to the disputed region of Arunachal Pradesh since 2009. read more

Dalai Lama Offers Olive Branch to China: Want Autonomy, not Independence for Tibet

Girish Shetti   | Apr 06, 2017 04:35 AM EDT

The Dalai Lama, who is currently on a visit to disputed region of Arunachal Pradesh, on Thursday tried to appease China by claiming that he merely wants autonomy for the Tibetan region and not complete independence. read more

Tawang is an Integral part of China, says a Influential Tibetan Scholar

Girish Shetti   | Mar 23, 2017 08:18 PM EDT

China on Thursday once again staked claim over Tawang region located in the disputed Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh region and also issued a fresh warning to New Delhi that the Dalai Lama's forthcoming visit to Tawang may adversely affect the Indo - Sino bilateral relationship. read more

China Slams Dalai Lama’s Deceptive Acting Skills and ‘Brainless’ Comment

Girish Shetti   | Mar 07, 2017 10:15 AM EST

China on Tuesday reacted sharply to the Dalai Lama's recent sarcastic comment about Chinese leadership during an interview with U.S comedian John Oliver. Beijing said that the controversial spiritual leader's "braining missing" comment seems like a perfect enactment by an upcoming actor. read more

China Names New Governor for Tibet Region: Report

Girish Shetti   | Jan 15, 2017 10:19 AM EST

Chinese government has appointed a new governor for its autonomous and insurgency prone region of Tibet, state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday. read more

China to Construct World’s Highest Altitude Telescope in Tibet

Girish Shetti   | Jan 08, 2017 01:01 AM EST

China is all set to construct the world's highest altitude gravitational wave telescopes in Tibet. These telecscope will try to unravel the deeps secrets of the "big bang theory." read more

China Introduces New Tibet Border Regulations to Curb Separatism, Terrorism

Steve M.C.   | Jan 04, 2017 12:56 AM EST

China on Sunday introduced new regulations along its Tibet border, a move aimed at reducing any future terror risks and separatism. Under the new regulation, ports, scenic views, as well as trading zones, are to be affected. The move is believed to aim at making Tibet South Asia's trade hub. read more

Tibet Marches Ahead to Become China’s Foremost ‘Cashless Economy’

Girish Shetti   | Dec 31, 2016 08:51 PM EST

It turns out that the economic backward region of Tibet is taking gigantic steps towards 'cashless society.' Today the region's restaurants, retails shops and movie theatres are making transactions through online payment. read more

Tibetan Father Burns Himself While Preaching Dalai Lama Gospel: Report

Steve M.C.   | Dec 10, 2016 10:40 AM EST

A Tibetan father of three on Thursday evening set himself on fire in China's northwest region of Gansu, a Buddhist community, in what is considered to be a quest for the return of the Dalai Lama from India. read more

New Mothers in Tibet to Get 1 Year Maternity Leave

Steve M.C.   | Dec 01, 2016 10:19 AM EST

New mothers in the Western Region of China in Tibet county will now enjoy a prolonged period of paid maternity leave after the region's governing body passed a new law that will allow the women to have 365 days of paid leave. read more

India and Japan Strengthening Defense Ties to Defeat China

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Oct 29, 2016 10:25 AM EDT

Right-wing nationalists, Modi and Abe have developed a fast friendship over the years. read more

China Says it Will Seek to Counter Dalai Lama's Influence in Tibets Affairs

Girish Shetti   | Sep 30, 2016 01:13 PM EDT

Countering the Dalai Lama's influence in the Tibet's ethnic affair will be our "highest priority," China's Communist Party's new Secretary for Tibet Wu Yingjie said. The statement comes nearly a month after his appointment as Tibet's new chief. read more

Tibet Citizens Under Constant Watch by Officials

ALVIN MUNENE   | Sep 22, 2016 08:59 PM EDT

Freedom is a word with limited meaning for the citizens of Tibet, China. The religious region is highly guarded and patrolled by police with the government paying close attention to the citizens to make sure every law is followed to the ladder. read more

China Seeks to Revamp Tibet Tourism Sector

ALVIN MUNENE   | Sep 22, 2016 08:42 PM EDT

Tibet, an area in the Tibetan plateau region of Asia, is a hot target for China as it seeks to expand the tourism sector to become a leading source of economic development in the region. read more

China Miffed After Dalai Lama Delivers Speech at EU Parliament

Girish Shetti   | Sep 19, 2016 04:59 PM EDT

China on Monday expressed anger over the Dalai Lama's speech at the European Union's (EU) parliament last week and his meeting with EU President Martin Schulz. read more

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