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Taiwan’s Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission to be disbanded

Taiwan’s Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission to be disbanded

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, August 16: The Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission (MTAC) of the government of Taiwan is set to be disbanded by the end of this month, Minister without Portfolio, Hsu Jan-yau told Taiwan’s Central News Agency (CAN) on August 14.

More crack down on social media sites in China

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, August 11: Chinese cyber-security regulators have placed China’s major social networking sites under investigation for potential violations.

Beijing will stay neutral if North Korea attacks US first, not the other way round: Global Times

Beijing will stay neutral if North Korea attacks US first, not the other way round: Global Times

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, August 11: China will stay neutral if North Korea launches an attack on the United States but will stop United States if it attacks first and tries to overthrow North Korea’s regime, says Chinese state-run media.

Indian magazine cover receives flak from china but applause from global design society

Indian magazine cover receives flak from china but applause from global design society

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 29: The cover of the latest edition of India Today magazine has infuriated Chinese social media users, garnering thick and fast backlash.

Chelsea FC player sent home from China tour over social media post

Chelsea FC player sent home from China tour over social media post

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, JULY 25: English football club Chelsea FC has sent home its player, Robert Kenedy Nunes Nascimento from the club’s tour of China after the player’s messages on social media received backlash from Chinese people and netizens.

India should support Tibet’s independence, says former Indian Defense Minister

India should support Tibet’s independence, says former Indian Defense Minister

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 19: Former defense minister of India has called on the Indian government to reverse its stand on the Tibet issue and support its independence.

UK and EU urges China to allow Liu Xiaobo to travel for medical treatment

UK and EU urges China to allow Liu Xiaobo to travel for medical treatment

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 10: Britain and the European Union has joined the growing call for China to release dying dissident and Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo.

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Protest outside Chinese embassy for suspending Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage through Nathu La

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, July 5: Members of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch (SJM), an economic wing of the Sangh Parivar stormed the Chinese embassy in New Delhi after Beijing suspended Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage route through Nathu La pass.

China claims it tested new battle tank in Tibet

China claims it tested new battle tank in Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 30: China has claimed to have tested a new battle tank in Tibet amidst stand-off with India at Nathula pass which connects the Indian state of Sikkim with Tibet.

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Umbrella Movement leaders, Joshua Wong and Nathan Law among several arrested ahead of Xi’s visit

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, June 29: Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have staged a protest ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to mark 20 years of Hong Kong’s handover to China by Britain.