Chinese spies keep eye on leading universities
By John Garnaut, The Sydney Morning Herald | April 21, 2014 China is building large covert spy networks inside Australia's leading universities, prompting Australia to strengthen its counter-intelligence capabilities. more...
Pilgrimage to Koyasan, Headquarters of the Shingon Tradition of Japanese Buddhism
[dalailama.com] Koyasan, Japan, 13 April 2014 – Skies were grey and there was a chill in the air this morning as His Holiness the Dalai Lama left Kyoto to drive to Koyasan. The Koyasan mountains south of Osaka are the headquarters of the Shingon sect of Japanese Buddhism, sometimes referred to as Esoteric Buddhism, an epithet for the path of secret mantra. more...
China drills 7km borehole in ‘roof of world’ in oil and gas hunt
By Stephen Chen, South China Morning Post | Arpril 7, 2014 Chinese exploration teams have drilled their deepest borehole yet in the "roof of the world". more...
Nepal: Increased Pressure from China Threatens Tibetans
[Human Rights Watch] KATHMANDU, April 1: Nepal has imposed increasing restrictions on Tibetans living in the country as a result of strong pressure from China, more...
A Merkel, a Map, a Message to China?
By Rachel Lu, Tea Leaf Nation | April 2, 2014 On March 28, German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping at a dinner more...
Medicine Buddha Empowerment in the Theckchen Chöling Tsuglagkhang
[dalailama.com] DHARAMSALA, Mar 31: His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived promptly in the Theckchen Chöling Tsuglagkhang this morning to commence preparatory procedures for the Medicine Buddha more...
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