Tibet

Tibetan Language advocate Tashi Wangchuk’s trial ends without verdict

Tibetan Language advocate Tashi Wangchuk’s trial ends without verdict

By Lobsang Tenchoe
DHARAMSALA, Dec 4: Tibetan language advocate, Tashi Wangchuk’s trial ended without a verdict earlier today in Jyekundo Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.

China to try Tibetan Language advocate Tashi Wangchuk tomorrow for ‘inciting separatism’

China to try Tibetan Language advocate Tashi Wangchuk tomorrow for ‘inciting separatism’

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 3: Chinese officials are planning to put Tashi Wangchuk, who advocates for broader Tibetan language education, on trial tomorrow for ‘inciting separatism’, a charge that could result in a sentence of up to 15 years in prison, The New York Times reported citing his lawyer.

Image- Gu-Chu-Sum Movement of Tibet

Tibetan man self-immolates in Ngaba County in eastern Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe
DHRAMSALA, Dec 25: A Tibetan man engulfed in fire in a video circulating on social media sites has been identified as Konpe and has passed away after his fiery protest.

FIFA launches women’s soccer development initiative campaign in Tibet

FIFA launches women’s soccer development initiative campaign in Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 13: FIFA, the international governing body of football has launched its women’s soccer development initiative in Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet.

63 year old Tibetan monk self-immolates in Chinese ruled Tibet

63 year old Tibetan monk self-immolates in Chinese ruled Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 30: A senior Tibetan monk has set himself on fire in Kardze county in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham few days ago in an apparent protest against China’s repressive rule in Tibet.

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Tibet

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 18: A shallow earthquake measuring 6.3 on Richter scale struck Nyingchi prefecture in the traditional Tibetan province of U-Tsang early morning today.

China denies plan to divert Yarlung Tsangpo through 1000-km-long tunnel

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 31: China has dismissed media reports about its plan to build a tunnel stretching 1,000-Km-long from Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet to arid East Turkistan (Ch: Xinjiang) region as ‘false and untrue’.

Image source: ancient-origins.net

China to renovate Potala palace

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 6: Potala, the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s traditional winter palace will undergo a large scale renovation, according to a report by Chinese state media, Xinhua.

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.

Tibetan political prisoner released after completing ten years’ sentence

Tibetan political prisoner released after completing ten years’ sentence

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, August 22: Adruk Lopoe, a Tibetan monk has been released by the Chinese authorities after completing his ten years’ sentence.