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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
Tight security in Nepal for possible Tibetan protests

Mar 10, 2014

Tight security in Nepal for possible Tibetan protests

Nepal has beefed up security in sensitive areas in and around the capital to prevent any anti-China protests as Tibetan exiles prepare to mark the 55th anniversary of the failed uprising in Tibet. #World #India #China #NewsTracker #Nepal #Tibet #Dalai Lama
No locals committed self-immolations in Tibet: Chinese official

Mar 09, 2014

No locals committed self-immolations in Tibet: Chinese official

A senior Chinese official from Tibet today refuted reports that 120 self-immolations opposing the Chinese rule happened in the Himalayan region in recent times. #NewsTracker #Tibet #Dalai Lama #Himalaya #Self-immolations
Dalai Lama must shun separatist acts for talks, says China

Feb 24, 2014

Dalai Lama must shun separatist acts for talks, says China

Accusing the Dalai Lama of pursuing independence of Tibet in a "disguised way", China on Sunday said the Tibetan spiritual leader should stop all "separatist and destructive activities" for progress in reconciliation talks. #World #China #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Tibet #Dalai Lama
China summons US official over meeting between Obama and Dalai Lama

Feb 22, 2014

China summons US official over meeting between Obama and Dalai Lama

China's Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui summoned on Friday a senior U.S. embassy official in China after US President Barack Obama held low-key talks with the Dalai Lama at the White House despite warnings from Beijing the meeting would damage ties. #United States #World #China #Barack Obama #Tibet #Dalai Lama #Daniel Kritenbrink
Obama hosts Dalai Lama at White House, ignores China's protests

Feb 22, 2014

Obama hosts Dalai Lama at White House, ignores China's protests

Obama played host to his fellow Nobel laureate in the White House's Map Room rather than the Oval Office, where the president traditionally brings dignitaries for photos. Beijing decries the Dalai Lama as an anti-Chinese separatist because of his quest for greater Tibetan autonomy. #White House #China #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Tibet #Dalai Lama #Nobel