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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.

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.

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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’.