President Hu meeting with official Panchen Lama: an intensification of Beijing’s campaign to enforce Tibetan acceptance for the “fake Panchen”
The meeting of China’s Party Secretary and President Hu Jintao with Gyaltsen Norbu, the boy chosen by Beijing as the 11th Panchen Lama at the Great Hall of the People yesterday (3 February)
In the days ahead, gender issues are likely to hog the limelight as the Department of Finance (DOF) steps up efforts to sensitise the matter.
“Hope for the best but plan for the worst” is the rallying cry as the Kashag grapples with the task of making the Tibetan settlements more functional and viable with the view of retaining the young educated workforce in the settlement.
New information about Tibetan political prisoners, including news about sentence reductions and releases, has reached Tibet Information Network.
Two men were shot dead as they fled members of a Hmong gang after a confrontation at a pool hall Thursday night, authorities said. Four other young men were wounded.
Between the Grand Trunk Road and the banks of Delhi’s Yamuna river, a series of dimly lit shacks is all that remains of one of the city’s liquid landmarks: a sour barley beer called chhang.