Articles by: Tenzin Gaphel

China Opens Highway To Nepal Via Tibet, Ready For Military Use If Needed

China Opens Highway To Nepal Via Tibet, Ready For Military Use If Needed

[PTI] BEIJING, SEP 18: China has been stepping efforts to improve road connectivity between Tibet and Nepal while speeding up plans to build a railway line connecting to Nepal’s border after KP Sharma Oli, pro-China former Nepalese Prime Minister, signed a Transit Trade Treaty with Beijing last year during his tenure.

Fourth session of 16th Tibetan Parliament begins

Fourth session of 16th Tibetan Parliament begins

DHARAMSALA, Sep 19: The fourth session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile began today to discuss the work reports of the seven departments of the Central Tibetan Administration.

Fourth inter-school under-ten football tournament held at Mcleod to mark World Peace Day

Fourth inter-school under-ten football tournament held at Mcleod to mark World Peace Day

DHARAMSALA, Sep 19: The fourth inter-school under-ten football tournament was held over Sep 16-17 at TCV Day School in Mcleaod Ganj, Dharamsala to commemorate World Peace Day.

US support to Tibet cause: Congressional committees approve $ 17 mn aid

[PTI] Washington, Sep 12: As part of its support to the Tibetan cause, two key Congressional committees of US have approved at least USD 17 million to help the Tibetan government in exile to preserve its culture, help its refugees and develop institutions to promote its growth.

Tibetan asylum seeker in Switzerland commits suicide on railway track

Tibetan asylum seeker in Switzerland commits suicide on railway track

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, September 12: A Tibetan man has committed suicide by lying down on a railway track in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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Dalai Lama calls for peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

By Lobsang Tenchoe

September 11: His Holiness the Dalai Lama has expressed his concern over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar and urged Aung San Suu Kyi to find a peaceful solution to the crisis.

Chinese poet detained by police for trying to commemorate Lui Xiaobo

Chinese poet detained by police for trying to commemorate Lui Xiaobo

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Sep 7: Chinese police have detained a celebrated poet from the southern province of Guangdong for aiding to produce an anthology of poems commemorating Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died in Chinese custody.

Tibetan athletes win medals at China’s 13th National Games

Tibetan athletes win medals at China’s 13th National Games

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, September 6: Three Tibetan athletes have won medals in the China’s 13th National Games underway in Tianjin, a port city in north-eastern China.

American teen arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Tibetan teen in US

American teen arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Tibetan teen in US

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Sep 6: Police have arrested Jonathan Perry, a teenage fugitive in connection with last week’s fatal shooting of a 16-year-old Tibetan teen in Somerville, United States.

Manipur invites His Holiness to attend international peace conference

Manipur invites His Holiness to attend international peace conference

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, September 5: The speaker of Manipur Assembly, Yunnan Khemchand, has invited His Holiness the Dalai Lama to visit Manipur to attend international peace conference in October.