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China: Prominent pro-Tibetan rights writers placed under house arrest as Kerry visits

Jul 10, 2014

China: Prominent pro-Tibetan rights writers placed under house arrest as Kerry visits

Woeser said she was detained after a US Embassy staffer telephoned to invite her to meet a US official for dinner. #World #China #US #NewsTracker #Freedom of Speech #Tibet #Tsering Woeser #John Kerry #US-China Talks #Tibetan Rights
Gene from extinct humans helped Tibetans live in high altitudes: study

Jul 03, 2014

Gene from extinct humans helped Tibetans live in high altitudes: study

Tibetans are able to live at high altitudes thanks to a gene picked up when their ancestors mated with a species of humans that went extinct, according to a new study. #Tibet #ScienceBuzz #Tibetans #Super Athlete gene #EPAS1 gene
TIbetans write to Modi: Discuss us with Chinese foreign minister

Jun 08, 2014

TIbetans write to Modi: Discuss us with Chinese foreign minister

Organisation appeals to the prime minister to urge China to respond to negotiations extended by the in-exile Tibetan leadership. #China #BJP #Narendra Modi #Tibet #Foreign policy #Chinese Foreign Minister #CHina. NewsTracker
Tibetan monk flees to India after making documentary against China

May 28, 2014

Tibetan monk flees to India after making documentary against China

A Tibetan monk who worked on 2008 documentary film critical of China's rule in the Himalayan region said he escaped Chinese police custody in 2012 and fled to India last week after hiding out for 20 months. #China #NewsTracker #Tibet #Dalai Lama #Monk #Monastery #Himalaya #Chinese Police #China-Tibet #documentary #Tibetan Monk #Golog Jigme #Leaving fear behind #Dhondup Wangchen
No trace of missing plane found in our territory, says China

Mar 19, 2014

No trace of missing plane found in our territory, says China

China today said no trace of the missing Malaysian plane entering its territory or airspace has been found after scouring the most difficult terrain in Tibet and Xinjiang. #Tibet #Xinjiang #Kuala Lumpur #Boeing 777 #Flight MH370

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As Dalai, China play cat and mouse, India must step in

Oct 07, 2011

As Dalai, China play cat and mouse, India must step in

As China and the Dalai Lama begin their manoeuvres for the post-Dalai phase, India needs to get into the picture to ensure a smooth compromise #What'sNext #Tibet #Dalai Lama #Panchen Lama

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As Dalai, China play cat and mouse, India must step in

Jun 19, 2014

Tibet’s Slow Burn

Ever greater numbers of Chinese value Tibet’s religion and culture. But their government still treats it as a subversive region to be subdue... #Tibet #China
As Dalai, China play cat and mouse, India must step in

Jul 05, 2014

Dark snow: from the Arctic to the Himalayas, the phenomenon that is accelerating glacier melting

Industrial dust and soil, blown thousands of miles, settle on ice sheets and add to rising sea level threat When American geologist Ulyana Horodyskyj set up a mini weather station at 5,800m on Mount Himlung, on the Nepal-Tibet border, she looked east... #Nepal #Tibet #Himalayas #The Arctic
As Dalai, China play cat and mouse, India must step in

Jun 26, 2014

Keating: Getting a rise out of North Korea's Kim

It's not every day that the dudes from Pineapple Express can prompt an implicit threat of nuclear war. So I presume that the producers of "The Interview," the new Kim Jong Un assassination comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, presumably can't... #China #Europe #Central Intelligence Agency #Hollywood #Henry Kissinger #Tibet #Kazakhstan #Martin Scorsese #James Franco #Charlie Chaplin #Richard Gere #Seth Rogen #Kim Jong-un #Pineapple Express #Dalai Lama