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China fumes over President Sangay’s maiden South Africa visit

China fumes over President Sangay’s maiden South Africa visit

By Lobsang Tenchoe
DHARAMSALA, Feb 9: The President of the Central Tibetan Administration(CTA) Dr Lobsang Sangay’s maiden visit to South Africa has gravely angered China.

Mercedes issues dual apology for quoting Dalai Lama on Instagram

Mercedes issues dual apology for quoting Dalai Lama on Instagram

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Feb 8: The German auto giant Daimler has apologised twice to China for its ‘Monday Motivation’ post on Instagram quoting the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

His Holiness saddened by earthquake in Taiwan 

His Holiness saddened by earthquake in Taiwan 

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Feb 8: The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and magnitude of destruction caused by the devastating earthquakes in Taiwan.

U.S. lawmakers defy China, nominates ‘Umbrella Movement’ for the Nobel Peace Prize

U.S. lawmakers defy China, nominates ‘Umbrella Movement’ for the Nobel Peace Prize

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Feb 3: A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers has reportedly nominated Hong Kong’s pro-democracy ‘Umbrella Movement’ for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.

China detains  rights lawyer critical of President Xi Jinping

China detains rights lawyer critical of President Xi Jinping

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 19: Chinese authorities have detained rights lawyer Yu Wensheng while he was taking his child to school, Reuters reported citing his wife.

More foreign companies kowtow to China after Marriott International

More foreign companies kowtow to China after Marriott International

By Lobsang Tenchoe
DHARAMSALA, Jan 15: More multinational companies operating in China have kowtowed to China and removed Tibet, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau from its list of countries from their mobile apps and websites after facing rebuttal from China.

Suspected Chinese spy arrested from Manipur

Suspected Chinese spy arrested from Manipur

By Lobsang Tenchoe
DHARAMSALA, Dec 28: Assam Rifles jawans have arrested a suspected Chinese spy from a place near Moreh along the Myanmar border in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district.

China bans Katy Perry indefinitely over her 2015 Taiwan concert

China bans Katy Perry indefinitely over her 2015 Taiwan concert

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 17: American singer and song writer, Katy Perry has become the latest celebrity to be banned from China.

Another setback for China as Pakistan rejects Beijing’s $14 billion aid for dam in PoK

Another setback for China as Pakistan rejects Beijing’s $14 billion aid for dam in PoK

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, Nov 17: Pakistan has rejected China’s aid of $14 billion for Diamer-Bhasha Dam to be build in Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir citing undoable Chinese conditions against Pakistan’s interest. “Chinese conditions for financing the Diamer-Bhasha Dam were not doable and against our interests,” PTI quoted Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority Chairman Muzammil Hussain as saying in its report. According […]

Nepal scraps $2.5 billion hydropower project deal with Chinese state-owned company

Nepal scraps $2.5 billion hydropower project deal with Chinese state-owned company

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Nov 14: In a huge blow to China, Nepal has cancelled a deal with a Chinese state-owned company to build its biggest hydropower project worth USD 2.5 billion.