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Chinese student in US forced to apologise for commencement speech lauding freedom and fresh air in US

Chinese student in US forced to apologise for commencement speech lauding freedom and fresh air in US

By Lobsang Tenchoe DHARAMSALA, May 24:  A Chinese student in the US was forced to issue an apology after her commencement speech about celebrating the fresh air and free speech in the US became a subject of backlash from nitizens in mainland. Shuping Yang, a psychology and theatre graduate from the University of Maryland was chosen by the faculty and […]

Apple quietly lifts ban on ‘China uncensored’

Apple quietly lifts ban on ‘China uncensored’

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 18: Apple has now waived off its ban on satirical news show ‘China uncensored’ from the App stores in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

India suspends Chinese fruit imports after failed pesticide test

India suspends Chinese fruit imports after failed pesticide test

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 18: India has temporally banned imports of Chinese fruits owing to the presence of harmful pests found after repeated test.

Image: AFP

EU joins India with reservations on China’s BRI

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 16: After India raised public opposition and skipped China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) summit held in Beijing, the European Union(EU) has backed away from supporting a trade statement prepared by Beijing in a major blow to China’s so called ‘Project of the Century’.

China bans Uighurs from giving Muslim names to children

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 26: China has banned Uighurs from giving Muslim names to their children which China sees as overly religious or splittist.

Hong Kong police detain two ousted pro-independence lawmakers

Hong Kong police detain two ousted pro-independence lawmakers

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 26: Hong Kong police have detained two ousted pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers from their homes allegedly for unlawful assembly.

Swedish free speech honors China dissident publisher

Swedish free speech honors China dissident publisher

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 21: Chinese-born scholar and book publisher who was detained in China for publishing books on the personal lives of Communist Party leaders including President Xi Jinping has been awarded prize for free speech

China executed most people in 2016: Amnesty International

China executed most people in 2016: Amnesty International

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 12: China has executed more people than the rest of the world put together last year, says the human rights group Amnesty International.

Trump calls India ‘true friend’, invites Indian Prime Minister to visit US

Trump calls India ‘true friend’, invites Indian Prime Minister to visit US

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 25: The US considers India a true friend and a partner in addressing challenges around the world, President Donald Trump told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a phone conversation between the two leaders late Tuesday night.

Image: Reuters

President Trump vows tougher stance against China on South China Sea and trade under his administration

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Jan 24: After questioning Washington’s longstanding ‘One-China’ policy over Taiwan, the Trump administration has now vowed to adopt a tougher stance against China on South China sea and trade under his administration.