Construction of the world’s highest railway line, the Qinghai-Tibet railway has entered a crucial period, the state media reported today. “Given most of the year’s construction work would be done at an elevation of more than 4,500 meters
Lu Goutzan, deputy foreign minister of People’s Republic of China, stressed that China considered Azerbaijan a friendly country and stood for development of multi-sided relations with Azerbaijan.
Following the recent change of leadership in China, Tibet’s spiritual leader is optimistic about gaining autonomy for his country. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel laureate, the Dalai Lama, is once again waving an olive branch to the Chinese leadership.
An introductory lecture on the “Tibetan Community in Exile” by Mr. Tsering Tashi of the Office of Tibet, London, and the screening of Micky Lemle’s documentary film, “Compassion in Exile” marked the conclusion yesterday of the International
The United States delegation to the 59th session of the United Nations Human Rights Commission failed to file a resolution condemning China’s human rights record today, as the deadline to submit a country resolution passed in Geneva.
Dear WTN editors, In January this year, a story was sent out on WTN about two Tibetan teenagers ( a thirteen year old girl and a fifteen year old boy) and their traveling companion being arrested in Nepal for not having travel documents.
The imposition of Chinese urban and industrial models on traditional modes of production amongst Tibet¹s nomads is leading to increasing poverty and contributing to grassland degradation, according to the findings of recent surveys of
On January 26, 2003, in Sichuan province, China executed Lobsang Dondrup, a Tibetan political prisoner, on allegations of having been involved in bombings aimed at supporting Tibetan independence.