User: norgay Topic: Tibet
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China launches website for citizens to report spies, corrupt bureaucrats 17.4.2018 Phayul.com
The Chinese government has launched a website which encourages its citizens to report information on potential threat from foreign agents and their designs to its “sovereignty, territorial integrit
Shoton Festival postponed in solidarity for families of 27 killed in bus mishap 16.4.2018 Phayul.com
The Tibetan opera festival or Shoton, (Yoghurt festival) due to begin from Wednesday here has been postponed by two days in a show of solidarity and expression of condolence for the families of
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The collapse of the U.S.-led world order has done more harm than we realize 16.4.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
In multiple miserable corners of the world, where U.S. envoys and aid would normally be, there is a void.
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Trump extends wishes on Sinhala, Tamil New Year 13.4.2018 General News
The United States has extended greetings to Sri Lankans living across the globe for Sinhala and Tamil New Year."On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I wish a joyous New Year to all the Sri Lankan people. The New Year celebration is a chance to reflect on the milestones of the past year, including the celebration of the 70th anniversary of Sri Lanka's independence and U.S.-Sri Lankan diplomatic relations, as well as continued progress on good governance, economic stability, and reconciliation to ensure an even brighter future for the Sri Lankan people," acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan said in an official statement."The United States looks forward to working with Sri Lanka on our shared goals of peace, prosperity, and further growth in the Indo-Pacific region in the year ahead. Best wishes to the Sri Lankan people for a safe and prosperous year ahead," the statement further added.The day, called Aluth Aurudu, is an important national holiday for both the ...
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Tibetan man charged in Sweden for spying for China 12.4.2018 Phayul.com
A Tibetan man has been charged by Sweden for spying and passing information about Tibetan refugees and their personal details to the Chinese government. Swedish state prosecutor said that the 49 year-old Tibetan man attended political meetings in the country as well as in other E
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Sweden charges man with spying on Tibetans for China 12.4.2018 Washington Post: World
A man has been charged with spying for China, on suspicion that he gathered information on Tibetans who had fled to Sweden, authorities said Thursday.
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Sweden charges Tibetan with spying for China 12.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Sweden has charged a 49-year-old Tibetan man living in the country for spying on fellow exiles for the Chinese government, the media reported on Thursday.
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Six Sri Lankan ministers quit unity government 12.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Six Sri Lankan ministers resigned on Thursday, saying they were unable to continue work in the country's unity government.
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Sweden charges Chinese man with spying on Tibetans 11.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The man was identified in the charge sheet as Dorjee Gyantsan
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Sri Lanka's health sector among best worldwide: WHO 11.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Sri Lanka's health service is one of the best not only in Asia but in the world, the Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday.
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Sweden charges Chinese with spying on Tibetan refugees 11.4.2018 General News
Swedish prosecutors today charged a 49-year-old Chinese man with espionage for allegedly gathering intelligence on Tibetan refugees in Sweden and Norway for China. The man, identified in the charge sheet as Dorjee Gyantsan, is accused of infiltrating the Tibetan community to pass information on their personal and political activities to Chinese officials in exchange for money. His lawyer, Mikael Soderberg, told AFP his client -- who faces up to four years in prison -- denied all charges. Dorjee acquired resident status as a refugee in Sweden in the early 2000s, and posed as a supporter of Tibetan independence, prosecutors said. He also attended Tibetan anti-China protests in Norway, and covered a visit of the Dalai Lama to Norway as a reporter for the pro-Tibetan Voice of Tibet, in order to collect information on Tibetan refugees. The espionage is believed to have taken place from July 2015 to February 2017, when he was arrested. "This is a very serious crime. The espionage has ...
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Tibetan democracy is unique, says President Sangay at Emory Law 10.4.2018 Phayul.com
The President of the exile Tibetan government known officially as the Central Tibetan Administration on Monday delivered a lecture on his people’s transition to secular democracy from the Dalai Lama institution ruled model, at Emory Law’s annual Berman Lecture. Dr. Lobsan
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Danish students renovate Tibetan monument in India 8.4.2018 General News
In a show of solidarity, a team of 22 Danish volunteers in collaboration with a Tibetan Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)-in-exile are renovating a prominent Tibetan monument known as 'Tibetan Martyrs Pillar' near the main Buddhist temple in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamsala .Director of Tibet Hope Center, Damdul, said, "We are collaborating with a group students from a Danish college who are here for three weeks. The theme of their work is to gain a cultural understanding. Under this theme, they are able to understand more about the Tibetan culture and their way of life. There are a few students; some of them are here renovating this martyrs pillar whereas some are visiting schools for educational activities."A group of 22 young Danish volunteers from a Danish college along with Tibet Hope Center, a Tibetan NGO in-exile are undertaking such an initiative in order to further an inter-cultural understanding.A Danish volunteer Lassa, says, "I am working voluntarily to help the Tibetan ...
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Play on Tibet dropped by London theatre on advice from British Council 6.4.2018 Phayul.com
London based Royal Court Theatre has dropped a play on Tibet following advice from the UK government’s cultural diplomacy arm, British Council which cited possible fallout of a joint arts pro
As Dalai Lama looks for practical solution over 'Free Tibet'... 5.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
As Dalai Lama looks for practical solution over 'Free Tibet'...
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US Congressional delegation visits exile Tibetan seat 5.4.2018 Phayul.com
A two member US Congressional delegation is on an official visit to the exile Tibetan seat here in Dharamshala which, in addition to being the ground zero of the Central Tibetan Administration,
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No official communication with Beijing but “back channel talks” happen, says CTA President 4.4.2018 Phayul.com
The head of the Tibetan exile government, known officially as the Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay on Tuesday said that while there is no official communication between t
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Lone female Minister sworn in 3.4.2018 Phayul.com
The new minister in the incumbent President Dr. Lobsang Sangay led cabinet was formally sworn into office on Tuesday here at exile Tibetan government’s seat in Gangchen Kyishong. Dr. Pema
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Tibetan Buddhism flourished with India support: Sangay 2.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Tibet's Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Monday said that Tibetan Buddhism had flourished due to India's support in the last 60 years ever since the Dalai Lama arrived in India in 1959.
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Not scared of China, no comparison between Communism and Buddhism: Sangay 2.4.2018 General News
Central Tibetan Administration president Lobsang Sangay today said the resilience of the Tibetan spirit emanated from the Nalanda tradition of Buddhism that was 2,500 years old and there was no comparison between Communism and Buddhism, as he asserted that his community was "not scared" of China. "When people ask are you not scared of China? China is so powerful economically, militarily, politically. We say we are not, Communism is 100 years old while Buddhism is 2,500 years old, there is no competition between the two," Sangay said. He was speaking at the launch of a cultural festival of Tibet, marking the 60th anniversary of the arrival of the Dalai Lama in India. Expressing gratitude towards India, the CTA president said the ancient civilisation and culture of Tibet that were "almost destroyed" had been preserved and now flourished in India. Sangay said that the Tibetan community wanted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make In India' initiative to succeed, as their movement was ...
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