Tibet

Shallow 5.1 earthquake hits south-west Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA Dec 5: A shallow earthquake measuring 5.1 on Richter scale struck Nyainrong county in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham early Monday morning.

Two Tibetan women stage peaceful protest in Ngaba

Two Tibetan women stage peaceful protest in Ngaba

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, Nov 17: Two Tibetan women have staged a peaceful protest on Tuesday against China’s repressive rule in Tibet in restive Ngaba county in the traditional Tibetan province of Amdo. A short video of the protest circulating on various social media apps shows the two women, draped in traditional Tibetan Chuba and each lifting a portrait of […]

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China lashes out at Nepal over commitment on ‘One China’ policy

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 9: Concerned by the ‘anti-China’ activities in Nepal in recent days, China has expressed its resentment to Nepal’s new government over its commitment on ‘One-China’ policy.

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Young Chinese activist detained for wearing anti-Xi Jinping T-shirt

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 3: A young Chinese activist vocal about China’s crackdown on lawyers, the Tiananmen massacre, Tibet, Hong Kong independence and human rights was secretly detained by authorities after he disclosed plans to wear a t-shirt with messages expressing sentiments against the Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Labrang Jigme receiving a traditional Tibetan scarf from a well wisher.

Labrang Jigme freed after completing 5 years’ imprisonment

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 27: A senior Tibetan monk who was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment for engaging in ‘splittist activities’ in 2011 was released by Chinese authorities after completing his sentence.

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Solo monk protester from Kirti monastery in critical condition after being tortured in detention

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, Oct 20: A Tibetan monk from Kirti monastery in Ngaba county in the traditional Tibetan province of Amdo was arrested and beaten up by Chinese police for staging a solo protest against China’s repressive policies in Tibet. The monk, identified as Lobsang Tsultrim staged a solo protest in Ngaba on Oct 17 around noon. He was […]

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A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Tibet on Oct 17, 2016.
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Triple earthquake hits Zatoe county in Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 16: A Series of earthquake measuring 6.4, 4.6 and 4.2 hit Zatoe county in eastern Tibet’s Yushu Tibetan Autonomus Prefecture earlier today according to the United States Geological survey.

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Sangdak Kyab in an undated photo.

Sangdak Kyap detained after 3 years in hiding in connection with self-immolation

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Oct 13: A Tibetan man accused of assisting in providing safe passage to a self-immolator’s body to avoid Chinese takeover of the body was detained by Chinese authorities after three years on the run.

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Chinese scientists propose massive cloud seeding project on Tibetan plateau to solve China’s water crisis

Chinese scientists propose massive cloud seeding project on Tibetan plateau to solve China’s water crisis

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, September 12: A group of Chinese scientists have proposed cloud seeding on a massive scale on the Tibetan plateau to generate water for China’s arid north as its water crisis deepens.

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Tibetan monk released after seven and half years’imprisonment

Tibetan monk released after seven and half years’imprisonment

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, September 7: A Tibetan monk from Ngaba in the traditional Tibetan province of Amdo has been released by Chinese authorities after completing seven and half years’ sentence.

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