105 from Tibetan schools test positive, all asymptomatic

TCV Suja school premises (Yayschool)

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Nov. 9: 105 Tibetan students and staff have tested positive for COVID-19 at two different Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) schools. TCV Suja recorded 99 positive cases; 74 students and 25 staff members while TCV Chauntra recorded 6 cases; 4 students and 2 staff members, according to numbers given by a senior […]

Dalai Lama, exile leadership congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden

US President-elect Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris (twitter)

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMSHALA, Nov. 9: The exile Tibetan leadership and spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulated the former Vice-President Joe Biden after he secured the majority in the United States Presidential voting system. Biden secured more popular votes as well as surpassed the necessary majority of 270 presidential electors in the electoral […]

Germany to join Australia to curb Chinese influence in Indo-Pacific

Germany's Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer with Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2018 (Photo- The Sydney Morning Herald)

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Nov. 7: Germany is expected to patrol the Indian Ocean with the Australian Navy in what is seen as a plan to manage Chinese influence in the Indo-Pacific region. The German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said that the Indo-Pacific had become crucial to the world’s well-being, “We believe that Germany needs […]