CTA leadership attends swearing-in ceremony of Taiwan’s new president

By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, May 20: In what is seen as a clear gesture of support for Tibetan government in exile by Taiwan, officials from the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and lawmakers of the Tibetan parliament in exile attended the swearing in ceremony of President-elect of Taiwan Lai Ching-te on Monday in Taipei. CTA’s Minister […]

Tibetan singer detained for song expressing anguish under Chinese rule

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, May 18: A Tibetan singer named Gegjom Dorjee, whose song openly expressed the struggles of Tibetans under Chinese rule, has been detained by police, reported Tibetan research group Tibet Watch.  Dorjee has been arbitrarily detented by the authorities in Khyungchu County since 12 February 2024. This follows his summons to the county […]

29 years on, the world demands information on Panchen Lama

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, May 18: Exactly 29 years since the abduction of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama by Chinese authorities, the world continues to demand answers regarding the whereabouts of the world’s youngest political prisoner. International figures including politicians, activists and rights groups continue to call for information on the Tibetan religious figure […]

Tibet Museum counters China’s narrative, says TPI research fellow

By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, May 18: Dr. Tenzin Lhadon, a research fellow at the Tibet Policy Institute (TPI), a think tank under the Central Tibet Administration, emphasised the significance of the Tibet Museum during a talk titled, “Museum for Education and Research” commemorating the 47th International Museum Day on Friday. She noted that the Dharamshala […]

29th GCM Gold Cup kicks off in South India’s Hunsur Rabgyaling

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, May 15: The 29th Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup (GCMGC) football tournament, the premier sports event of the Tibetan exile community, kicked off on Wednesday, in Hunsur Rabgyaling Tibetan settlement in Southern India. The tournament honours the late mother of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and is set to go on for […]

Former Chinese spy expose covert operations against dissidents overseas

By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, May 15: A former Chinese secret agent named Eric, once a dissident himself, has come forward with crucial information exposing the Chinese Communist Party’s covert operations targeting dissidents overseas. He was assigned to infiltrate pro-democracy organisations and target dissidents critical of the Communist regime for 15 years since 2008, reported ABC […]

CTSA Tibetan schools top all India CBSE’s 2024 class XII results

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, May 14: The Central Tibetan School Administration (CTSA) schools which is administered by Sambhota Tibetan Schools Society of the Central Tibetan Administration, has emerged as the leading institution in the class XII results, surpassing other educational bodies, including Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs), Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), government and government-aided schools, and independent schools. […]

No interest from PRC to resume dialogue: US Congressional Committee on China

By Tenzin Nyidon  DHARAMSHALA, May 14: The 2023 annual report of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) released on Friday stated that there is no interest from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in resuming the long-stalled dialogue with the representatives of the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  The commission […]

Human rights violations and repression tactics prevalent in Tibet: CECC 2023 report

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, May 13: The United States Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) released its 2023 Annual Report on May 10, detailing continued violation of human rights and rule of law in Tibet. The 373-page report, released by U.S. Representative Christopher Smith (R-NJ) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) of the bipartisan and bicameral CECC. CECC Chair […]