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Tibetan Bhutanese collaborative film on Drimey Kunden premieres
Tibetan Language a lifeline for Nalanda tradition: Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama accepts longlife prayer offering from 5 organizations
China tightens security in Golok, Rebkong prior to March 10
CTA holds seminar of four schools of Buddhism, Bon
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Two Tibetans stabbed to death in Majnu-ka-tilla
Object found near Dalai Lama temple not a bomb, says security official
TIBETANS RUSH TO OFFER TERROR TIPS TO CHINESE POLICE
PEN International condoles Tibetan member's death
China hot at Obama for first public appearance with Dalai Lama
US women killed by IS militants a Tibet supporter, Tibetans remember her
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Dalai Lama among World’s 10 Most Admired Men
Dalai Lama hopeful of return to Tibet
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27 February 2015
THE GREAT LEAP FORWARD TO A TIBET SOLUTION
This year, on March 10, Tibetans will remember and commemorate for the 56th time, the most important of events in the Tibetan calendar, a day when our ancestors defended our supreme religious leader, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, in front of the Potala palace, and in unison called for Tibet's Independence and demanded the Chinese leave our homeland. Each year, on this occasion, Tibetans residing in eve
24 February 2015
After 75 years, the Dalai Lama is more important than ever
It is three quarters of a century since the Dalai Lama’s coronation as the temporal and spiritual leader of Tibet. He is now almost 80-years-old and still presents a dilemma for Western leaders, who routinely come under
12 February 2015
THINK TANKS AND SCHOOLS IN CHINA ARE NOT ALLOWED TO THINK, THE PARTY WILL DO THAT FOR THEM
Perhaps as an indication of the dangerous direction China is lurching towards is the loud thinking among official circles that there should be a campaign to root out subversive ideas from the West. Research centres
03 February 2015
TIBETANS RUSH TO OFFER TERROR TIPS TO CHINESE POLICE
Lhasa – As soon as China announced a $48,000 reward for tip-offs about acts of terrorism in Tibet, hundreds of Tibetans called their local police stations and offered tips to the government. According to the police, ma
10 January 2015
XI JINPING: THE GREAT BALANCER
There is no shortage of commentators trying to figure out what China’s rise means to the international system. Lately their focus has shifted to Xi Jinping, the party secretary and the country’s president, whose abili
07 January 2015
Beijing's new point woman for Tibet affairs
Sun Chunlan, one of the two-female members of the current 25-member Politburo was appointed head of the United Front Work Department (UFWD) after a widely anticipated purge of Ling Jihua. The UFWD is an agency und
01 January 2015
Tibet 2014 in Review: Winning by not Losing?
As 2014 draws to a close, it seems like a good time to look back at what the past year has meant for the cause that animates every Tibetan heart: the struggle for freedom in Tibet. There are many ways to look at this questio
31 December 2014
Faith in Addition to Face – To Facebook, Inc. - By Woeser
On December 26, 2014, I reposted on my Facebook page a video of Tibetan Buddhist monk Kalsang Yeshe’s self-immolation that occurred on December 23 [in Tawu county, Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China], accompanied by an excerpted report explaining that self-immolation is a tragic, ultimat
26 December 2014
Xi Jinping: The Real Gamer
Whether you call it an internal power politics or genuine anti-corruption drive, former member of the Politburo Standing Committee and security czar Zhou Yongkang, was finally trapped in Xi Jinping's net. Zhou was in fact
24 December 2014
THE LAST DALAI LAMA? WHO SHOULD HAVE THE LAST WORD?
We’ve all read the news by now that the Dalai Lama has speculated that he may be the last Dalai Lama. This was reported by the German newspaper Die Welt and subsequently picked up by other newspapers such as the Wall
16 December 2014
One of the Seven Billion Human Beings
Following is an essay by Jamyang Tashi who was awarded $1,000 prize for his winning essay "One of Seven Billion Human Beings." Representative Kaydor Aukatsang congratulated and awarded the check to him dur
15 December 2014
Fostering An Entrepreneurship Environment in Exile
This essay is primarily an extension of the set of recommendations that I made in the report of my recent survey research titled, ‘Survey Research on Tibetan Entrepreneurs in India’, which I conducted in association
09 December 2014
Brand Tibet: China’s and Tibetan Exiles’ Contrasting Narratives on Tibet
No struggle in the world is as unequal as the one between Tibet and China. Beijing’s position in Tibet is unassailable, reinforced by a network of all-weather roads, airports and an expanding railway line that are integrating the w
08 December 2014
The Jailor Jailed: Zhou Yonkang Behind Bars
In a widely anticipated move, Zhou Yongkang, China’s most powerful domestic security chief who on his watch commanded a budget bigger than that of China’s armed forces, was late this week expelled fro
15 November 2014
Frying up a revolution
We were having dinner at the very cosy Little Tibet Restaurant at Jackson Heights last month. Someone insisted I try a Shabhalay from a plate he had ordered. It’s not my favorite food. The shabhalays
12 November 2014
Sizing up Xi's 'Friendly Overture'- Part-1
When the Chinese President Xi Jinping returned to Beijing from India this September, he addressed China's top military officials at the People's Liberation Army (PLA) headquarters and demanded "absolute loyalty and firm faith in the Communist Party of China". This statement unleashed a floodgate of speculations. Questions we
10 October 2014
Thoughts on Kasur Lodi Gyari’s article about TYC
We hope that our editorial will further the conversation that Gyari Rinpoche’s article initiated and encourage Tibetans and Tibet supporters to join the debate in a civil and constructive manner. With this motivation in mind, we also did not want to repeat points made elsewhere. Migmar Dolma and Tenzin Kel
06 October 2014
Response to Lodi Gyari's article on TYC status
We have read the article by Kasur Lodi Gyari with great interest. Since his article is an appeal to the younger generation, we, as two young Tibetans, not only feel encouraged but see it as our duty to actively take part in
Status and position of the Tibetan Youth Congress in 1968: Lodi Gyari
Last year in 2013, the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress of New York and New Jersey invited me to speak on the founding day of the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) which I could not attend. Later in 2014 on the 16th March th
22 September 2014
Why the Scottish Referendum was great for Tibet
Many Tibetans eagerly followed the Scottish independence referendum. Now the results are in and 55% of voters chose to stay with the U.K. We believe that this entire referendum process is a positive developme
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Dalai Lama among World’s 10 Most Admired Men (01:02, 05 Feb 2015)
TIBETANS RUSH TO OFFER TERROR TIPS TO CHINESE POLICE (01:02, 05 Feb 2015)
Tibetan minister inaugurates exhibition on Tibet self immolations (20:02, 04 Feb 2015)
China hot at Obama for first public appearance with Dalai Lama (20:02, 01 Feb 2015)
XI JINPING: THE GREAT BALANCER (03:01, 22 Jan 2015)
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TIBETANS RUSH TO OFFER TERROR TIPS TO CHINESE POLICE (1)
China hot at Obama for first public appearance with Dalai Lama (1)
XI JINPING: THE GREAT BALANCER (1)
CTA starts trainers' Workshop on Middle Way (1)
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives in McLeod Ganj after touring the US and Europe, Feb. 14, 2015/Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
Lakha Lama Rinpoche introducing His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the start of his talk in Copenhagen, Denmark on February 11, 2015. Photo/Elona Sjøgren
His Holiness the Dalai Lama having lunch with Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mr Akhilesh Yadav, in Sankisa, UP, India on February 1, 2015. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
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THE GREAT LEAP FORWARD TO A TIBET SOLUTION
After 75 years, the Dalai Lama is more important than ever
THINK TANKS AND SCHOOLS IN CHINA ARE NOT ALLOWED TO THINK, THE PARTY WILL DO THAT FOR THEM
TIBETANS RUSH TO OFFER TERROR TIPS TO CHINESE POLICE
XI JINPING: THE GREAT BALANCER
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