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Chinese officials "bribed" to destroy Tibetan brick factories, beat up workers
Organizers of Tibetan language event forced to cancel contest
China arrests Tibetan monks for funding prayer for Dalai Lama
China asks India to exclude Arunachal youth from Indian delegation
Names for final election of Domed seat out, Lukar withdraws
Dalai Lama saddened by South Korea ferry disaster, offers prayers
Tibetan arrested for photographing self immolation protest
Exile Tibetans pray for Tibetan self immolators
Conference on CTA’s international efforts concludes
Abbot among five Tibetans arrested
 Hot Articles
Toronto - Tibetan youth stabbed to death trying to stop a fight, police say
Tibetans decry Dalai Lama slander by western followers of Shugden
Missing Tibetan man in Bylakuppe found dead
Is the Dalai Lama safe? - by Jamyang Norbu
Youngest Tibetan MP slams China at Geneva Summit
Taiwan Tibet support group 'hurt' by CTA official's remarks
Tibetan monk rescues German teenager from the streets of Cardiff
AN ALTERNATE TRIBUTE TO BAPA PHUNTSOG WANGYAL - A SLAVE MINDSET
Tibetan Parliament passes unanimous resolution on Dholgyal issue
A Tibetan monk self immolates in Ngaba
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17 April 2014
China on the Edge - by Gordon G. Chang
There is something very wrong in China at the moment. China, I believe, has just passed an inflection point. Until recently, everything was going its way. Now, however, it seems all its problems are catching up with the Chinese sta
16 April 2014
For Hu the Bell Tolls
Today, April 15, marks the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the Tiananmen Movement of 1989. On this day 25 years ago, Hu Yaobang, former General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (he had been demoted from th
06 April 2014
THE ARROGANCE OF TREASON by Jamyang Norbu
The Buddha and Christ both spoke of the virtue of turning the other cheek when wronged, but no one has suggested, to date, that if violently sodomized it would be the correct thing (excuse me) to turn the other cheek, and furthermore, sho
02 April 2014
AN ALTERNATE TRIBUTE TO BAPA PHUNTSOG WANGYAL - A SLAVE MINDSET
Be it a common Tibetan's compassionate attitude towards a street dog or liberal cash alms even to an obvious cunning, professional beggar, I've always found my Tibetan friends more kind than I could have been in a similar situ
01 April 2014
An Unnecessary Resolution
Today I am writing this as I can no longer stay silent and feign ignorance of this little thing that happened last year at the Tibetan Youth Congress General Body Meeting. This thing has been nagging me ever since. Many people, who were paying attention, have raised questions regarding one section in the final resolution o
30 March 2014
U.S. First Lady Eats in a Chinese State-owned Tibetan Restaurant
I spoke to a manager at the hotel on the phone and she confirmed the Obamas ate at the restaurant called Zangxiang Renjia 藏乡人家 (Tibetan Village Home) inside the hotel on March 26. “The restaurant has stopped service since they
18 March 2014
Missing the big moment: by Jamyang Norbu
In Spring 2010, Chinese officials reportedly communicated to U.S. officials that the entire South China Sea was an area of “core interest” that was as non-negotiable and on par with Taiwan and Tibet on the nation
14 March 2014
Until a favorable solution is reached
It has been close to 63 years since the infamous 17-point Agreement was signed under duress between Tibet and China and 55 years since the Tibetan National Uprising in Lhasa. However, Chinese repression in Tibet still con
08 March 2014
"Getting to Yes" in Sino-Tibetan Dialogue
he classic negotiation book “Getting to Yes”, by Harvard law professor Roger Fisher and anthropologist William Ury, describes how a successful negotiator uses the concept of BATNA: Best Alternative to Negotiated AgrePh
02 March 2014
Is the Dalai Lama safe? - by Jamyang Norbu
Of course, people must be allowed their beliefs no matter how ridiculous or wrong we may perceive them. I believe people have the right to worship Shugden or any other deity they want, while the Dalai Lama as a spiritual lea
27 February 2014
China and Tibet's Revolution in Exile
Throughout China's long and turbulent history, no people along its imperial fringes have been such a nuisance to the Middle Kingdom as the Tibetans are today.
26 February 2014
Stanford University Welcomes Chinese Regime’s Propaganda
A propaganda show is playing at Stanford University, the latest incursion in a silent war being waged in large cities, small rural towns and most especially, college class
16 February 2014
Can Tibetan language become a soft political power?
Can Tibetan language be a soft political power? Recently, serious questions have been raised concerning the survival of the Tibetan language. From a negative standpoint,
10 February 2014
Tibetan Language in the West: A Personal Observation
San Francisco bay area is a good place to live in: good sunshine, pleasant hills, summer beaches, good driving, old free books, good wines and good weekend parties with good people. Tibetan community there is very vibrant and active. Most of the people are very community-driven and with great Lhaksam. Tibetan Association o
30 January 2014
Tibet's Panchen Lama: 25 Years After
On his part, the Panchen Lama while working within the Chinese communist establishment chose to be its most vocal critic. How he did it is a story of courage, personal tragedy and how Tibet in his view could productively co-exist with modern China without
22 January 2014
Tibet’s Ticking Time Bomb
After lunch one afternoon in December of last year, Tsulrim Gyatso repaired to his room at the Amchok Buddhist monastery in Tibet to write a letter. Gyatso, a highly respected monk in the province of Gansu, had been thinking, in the Bu
10 January 2014
Stumbling Toward a More Level-Headed Debate on Independence v. Autonomy in 2014?
For those interested in the development of the Tibetan people’s young democracy in exile, 2013 saw some dramatic internal developments. It is perhaps no coincidence that these developments all relate to the key political question facing Tibetan socie
06 January 2014
Swami Vivekananda and the Dalai Lama: where two divine minds meet
India is celebrating the 150 birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, one of the greatest exponents of Hinduism, the bridge between the philosophy of east and philosophy of west and also between Hinduism and Buddhism. According to siste
04 January 2014
Self-immolation/Tibet/China
On Dec. 19, Tsultrim Gyatso, a monk of Amchok monastery near the sprawling monastic town of Labrang Tashi Kyil in the ethnically Tibetan area of the Chinese province of Gansu, set himself on fire. The 43-year-old monk left behind a handwritten note that serves as his last political testament. The note calls for Tibetan
02 January 2014
Growing Up a Girl in India
In the wake of the recent alleged rape of a Tibetan minor in the Mundgod Tibetan settlement, my girlfriends and I talked one evening about incidents of sexual harassment
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 Latest News Discussions
Names for final election of Domed seat out, Lukar withdraws (22:04, 22 Apr 2014)
Reshuffle in Offices of Tibet, Japan and Australia (21:04, 20 Apr 2014)
Tibetan immolates self in Tawu (18:04, 16 Apr 2014)
For Hu the Bell Tolls (13:04, 16 Apr 2014)
China scraps human rights talk with UK (13:04, 16 Apr 2014)
  Hot News Discussions
Is the Dalai Lama safe? - by Jamyang Norbu (7)
AN ALTERNATE TRIBUTE TO BAPA PHUNTSOG WANGYAL - A SLAVE MINDSET (7)
Toronto - Tibetan youth stabbed to death trying to stop a fight, police say (4)
An Unnecessary Resolution (3)
Missing the big moment: by Jamyang Norbu (2)
Reshuffle in Offices of Tibet, Japan and Australia (2)
Taiwan Tibet support group 'hurt' by CTA official's remarks (2)
Names for final election of Domed seat out, Lukar withdraws (2)
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama inside a shop during a brief stopover for rest  on a roadtrip from Kyoto to Koyasan, Japan, where he delivered Buddhist teachings,  April 13, 2013/Photo/Office of Tibet, Japan
His Holiness the Dalai Lama responds as Ven. Suguri Kouzui, Dean of Shuchiin University, offers prostration before a talk at the university in Kyoto, Japan on April 10, 2014. Photo/Office of Tibet, Japan
Tibetans hold a candle light vigil after news of a self immolation protest by a Tibetan nun in Bathang County in Kham, Tibet, reached India. McLeod Ganj, March 30, 2014, Phayul Photo/Kunsang Gashon
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 Latest Opinions
China on the Edge - by Gordon G. Chang
For Hu the Bell Tolls
THE ARROGANCE OF TREASON by Jamyang Norbu
AN ALTERNATE TRIBUTE TO BAPA PHUNTSOG WANGYAL - A SLAVE MINDSET
An Unnecessary Resolution
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A Way Ahead: Human Approach to a Peaceful World
Green is In…Red is Out
Subcontinental Drift
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In Conversation with Loten Namling
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The Dalai Lama shares wisdom on dissent, death and politicians
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