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Guided White House tour, dinner symbolise Modi-Trump bonhomie

PTI | June 27, 2017

WASHINGTON: A guided White House tour by President Donald Trump, a few laughs and a working dinner – the first for a foreign dignitary at the White House under the current administration – was how Prime Minister Narendra Modi rounded off his US visit.

Liu Xiaobo, Jailed Chinese Nobel Laureate, Is Moved From Prison for Cancer Treatment

Chris Buckley and Austin Ramzy, The New York Times | June 26, 2017

BEIJING — Liu Xiaobo, the jailed Chinese dissident who received the Nobel Peace Prize for his writings promoting democracy, has been moved from prison to be treated for late-stage cancer, one of his lawyers said on Monday.

China: Tibet Propaganda Masks Repression

New York – Chinese authorities are increasingly using opaque policy terms in official media to tighten repression in Tibet, Human Rights Watch said in an illustrated glossary released today.

China-India border tension remains despite growing economic

By Lalit K Jha

Washington, Jun 7 (PTI) The Pentagon has said that tension continues to exist along the disputed portions of India-China border even though the economic relationship between the two Asian giants have expanded in recent years.

China did not succeed in destroying Buddhism in Tibet: Lobsang Sangay

PTI | Washington | May 25, 2017

Sangay said the Tibetan government in exile discourages self-immolation and also noted that not a single Chinese person has been harmed by Tibetans.

President Trump, meet the Dalai Lama

LOBSANG SANGAY, The Hill | May 23, 2017

On his first foreign trip, President Trump has met with King Salman in Saudi Arabia, the home of Mecca and Medina, the holiest shrines of Islam. He met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel and visited the Western Wall, all that remains of the Jewish Temple Mount. And he then met with Pope Francis in the Vatican.

Lie detector test used to evaluate government officials in Tibetan area of China

Sutirtho Patranobis, Hindustan Times |May 17, 2017

Beijing – Local government officials from a Tibetan region of Sichuan province have had to undergo a polygraph or “lie detector” test to prove their loyalty to the Communist Party of China (CPC), a rights organisation has said.

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India and Japan plan Asia-Africa connectivity project after giving Chia’s BRI a miss

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 17: India and Japan, the two Asian giants having stayed away from China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), are now set to launch their own Asia-Africa connectivity project.

China Takes Exception To India’s Stand On OBOR, Asks What Kind Of ‘Meaningful Dialogue’ It Wants

Outlook | May 16, 2017


China today took strong exception to India’s stand on its Belt and Road initiative and asked New Delhi to explain what kind of “meaningful dialogue” it wants with Beijing on the multibillion-dollar venture.

Arunachal leaders slam China for renaming places in State

[PTI] ITANAGAR, April 23 – “Will naming Beijing as Mumbai make China’s capital an Indian territory,” asks the president of Arunachal Chamber of Commerce and Industries summing up the mood of locals on China renaming places in Arunachal Pradesh.