China celebrates annexation of Tibet with events in border villages

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, April 2: China has organized celebratory events in newly built border villages close to the borders with India and Bhutan to commemorate the anniversary of its annexation of Tibet last week on March 28. Chinese state-run Xinhua news agency in its report stated that March 28th marks the 65th anniversary of what […]

Netflix’s ‘3 Body Problem’ sparks backlash in China over depiction of Cultural Revolution

By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, April 2: Netflix’s recent global sensation, “3 Body Problem,” has ignited controversy due to its portrayal of the Chinese Communist Party. Adapted from Liu Cixin’s 2006 acclaimed Chinese science fiction novel “The Three-Body Problem,” the series has faced criticism within China for what some perceive as a negative depiction of Chinese […]

US government allocates $23 million to support Tibetan programs

By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, April 2: The US has earmarked $23 million to support Tibetan programs, according to the Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT). This allocation forms part of the extensive $1.2 trillion government funding bill recently passed by the US Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 23, aimed […]

China renames 30 places in disputed border region with India

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, April 2: China has announced the renaming of 30 additional places within a disputed border region with India, in a move seen as a bid to reinforce its territorial claims in the area. The Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs released the updated list of names on Saturday, covering various locations in Arunachal […]

Arrest made in fatal stabbing of Tsering Wangdu in New York city

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, April 2: Three months after the incident, police have arrested a 35-year-old bar bouncer in the case of Tsering Wangdu who was killed on New Year’s Day in New York City, according Daily News. Torrence Holmes was apprehended at his Manhattan residence on 23 March in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 29-year-old […]