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Infections Continue to Climb in Sichuan’s Tawu County Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Sichuan’s Tawu county are continuing to climb, with three new cases reported on Wednesday bringing the total to 60, all of them ethnic Tibetans, sources in the region say. In a Feb. 19 statement, the Health Commission of the Kardze (in Chinese, Ganzi)..

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Bill to Support Tibet Moves Forward in the US Congress Thursday, December 19th, 2019

WASHINGTON: A new bill to strengthen U.S. policy in support of Tibet moved forward in the U.S. Congress this week, with unanimous approval given on Wednesday by the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The Tibetan Policy and Support Act (TPSA) of 2019 will next go the House for a floor vote. No date..

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China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

By CHRISTINA LARSON and EMILY WANG, XINING, China (AP): There’s a building boom on the Tibetan plateau, one of the world’s last remote places. Mountains long crowned by garlands of fluttering prayer flags — a traditional landscape blessing — are newly topped with sprawling steel power..

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US wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession: envoy Friday, November 8th, 2019

WASHINGTON, (AFP): The United States wants the United Nations to take up the Dalai Lama's succession in an intensifying bid to stop China from trying to handpick his successor, an envoy said after meeting the Tibetan spiritual leader. Sam Brownback, the US ambassador-at-large for international..

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Significant protest by Tibetans at Chennai Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping was given grand reception during his visit to Chennai (India) on11th and 12th October,2019. The bilateral meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping took place at Mamallapuram near Chennai. Mamallapuram is a historical place..

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Thousands of Monks, Nuns Evicted From Sichuan’s Yachen Gar Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province have recently forced nearly 3,500 monks and nuns from the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist Center located in Kardze prefecture’s Palyul county, Tibetan sources say. In a campaign beginning in May, the removals targeted mainly residents who had come..

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China Launches New Drive Against Dalai Lama Photos in Kardze Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Authorities in Tibetan-populated regions of western Chinese provinces have launched a new push against possession of photos of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, traveling to remote areas that had previously escaped police attention, Tibetan sources say. The campaign, which began at..

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Dalai Lama back in Dharamshala, says fully recovered now Saturday, April 27th, 2019

DHAMRMASALA, INDIA: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, who was admitted to a private hospital in New Delhi for treatment after being diagnosed with the chest infection, returned to Dharamshala on Friday. "Fully recovered. No problem. The illness was a little serious, but now I have fully..

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