Tibetan News

Protests and Arrests over Tunnel Construction

Twenty Tibetans have been taken into custody by the Chinese authorities as a result of their alleged participation in recent protests against the construction of a local tunnel in Derge county, or Kardze in Chinese, in the Sichuan province. On January 7 more than 1,000 paramilitaries from the People’s Army read more →

His Holiness Delivers the Lam Rim Teachings in Karnataka

His Holiness the Dalai Lama spent a week in Karnataka where he delivered various discourses on the “18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) commentaries” at Sera Monastery.  Gaden Shartse Monastery and His Eminence Ling Choktrul Rinpoche had personally requested that these teachings, which began on December 26, be read more →

Education Conference Attracts Record Attendence

The sixth Tibetan General Conference on Education was held from Januay 7-9 and was the largest gathering to date.  236 participants from 76 schools attended from India and Nepal, including principals, directors and teachers.  The conference was organised by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Department of Education, and funded by read more →

China Threatens to Throw out International Investigators

The Chinese government is threatening to expel nearly two dozen foreign correspondents from the New York Times and Bloomberg, a New York based international financial and business news agency,  following investigations that exposed the private wealth of Chinese leaders. Unless the government changes course, reporters and their dependants will be required to leave the country read more →

Tibetan Parliament-in-exile Speaker Visits the US

Tibetan Parliament-in-exile Speaker Mr Penpa Tsering visited eight states in the US from December 6-17 where, in addition to official meetings and public talks, he met and addressed Tibetan residents in every state and had talks with the leaders of the various Tibetan Associations in America.  His tour of America read more →

No Respite in Driru

Chinese authorities in Tibet’s Driru County have shut down Drongna monastery as well as surrounding other monasteries in the region with paramilitary police and detaining monks. In recent weeks, security forces have been raiding monks’ quarters and family homes, seizing computers and mobile phones. Three monks from the Driru area read more →

European Celebrations

The European celebrations surrounding the 24th anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai lama being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize took place on December 10, International Human Rights Day, and were attended by Religion and Culture Kalon Pema Chhinjor, Health Kalon Dr Tsering Wangchuk, Finance Kalon Tsering Dhondup, DIIR Kalon Dicki read more →

Indo-China Dispute over Borders and Water Supply Continues

The 32-year dispute over the India-China border continues, even after the two countries signed an agreement only last month in the hope of ensuring that these contentions do not result in conflict. The main area of continued disagreement is the furthest east Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh which China has read more →

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