Royal Court Theatre Removes Tibet Play Fearing Chinese Backlash

The Royal Court theatre in London is now being accused of censoring its shelves for fear of offending the Chinese government. The Guardian reported that a major new play about contemporary Tibet was pulled off from scheduled by the theatre. Abhishek Majumdar revealed a copy of the Tibet play which has been named Pah-la (Father).

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For Corporations, China’s New International Courts is a Cause of Concern

For being the second-largest and fastest growing economy in the world, China has the advantage to arbitrarily dictact new regulations to the market. While this was always a cause for concern, it has come to fore with China now intending to establish international courts in Beijing, Xi’an and Shenzhen.

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‘Theresa May Must Not Remain Silent While China Tramples on Human Rights’

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been called out by Hong Kong activists to raise Human Rights issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping this week. Britain is being criticised for readily succumbing to China’s hard-line policies. Before leaving for a three-city tour of China, May told reporters that she would discuss the sensitive issues with President Xi Jinping.

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Tibetans Condole Death of Ladakh’s Dr. Sonam Dawa Lonpo, a True Friend of Tibet

Condolences poured in after the passing away for Dr Sonam Dawa Lonpo, Chief Executive Councillor of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council. The Tibetan government in exile, along with the Tibetan and Ladakhi communities, mourned the death of the leader who passed away due to sudden cardiac arrest at his home on January 30, 2018.

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Earthquake of 6.1 Magnitude Shakes North India; Tremors felt in Delhi 

On Wednesday, a 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region, sparking tremors which shook several parts of north India. The tremors were felt as far as the national capital, New Delhi. As soon as the tremors were felt in the Delhi-NCR region, people rushed out of their home and tried to run outdoors for a safe shelter.

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Daily Mail’s Article on Dalai Lama is One Short Attempt at Sensationalism 

The Daily Mail, in its report, sternly states that it has confirmed reports on the Tibetan leader making a “secret deal” with a billionaire. However, in a bid to highlight the Dalai Lama’s direct involvement with the organisation, the Daily Mail makes the erroneous assumption that the Dalai Lama is wary about the kind of people he is addressing, especially one that secretly operates as a cult.

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Largest Tibetan Antiques Exhibition to be Held in Beijing 

The Chinese government will be putting on exhibition a collection of 185 cultural relics from Tibet at the Capital Museum in Beijing at February’s end. These cultural relics have all been retrieved from temples and monasteries which were seized or razed to the ground seemingly during the Chinese invasion of Tibet.

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Suffering of the Tibetan People is Real Tells Dr. Sangay in Europe

Tibetan Prime Minister Dr Lobsang Sangay recently stated that the suffering of the Tibetan people is real and that the international community must take cognizance of that fact. Dr Lobsang Sangay is currently on his three-nation tour of Europe; he is addressing government officials and Tibetan communities on his tour.

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Sandeep Lamichhane is the First Nepalese to Play IPL

Sandeep, who faced tough competition in the market during the IPL auction, was bought by Delhi Daredevils for Rs 20 lakh. Although the price is comparatively small, this is big news for Sandeep who will make a mark in Nepalese history as the first Nepalese to play in the lucrative Indian tournament.

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China Successfully Clones Two Monkeys. Are Humans Next? 

A laboratory in China has successfully clones two monkeys using the same technique which once enabled scientists to clone a sheep a decade ago. This development, many fears, could lead to humans being cloned next in laboratories. ABC News reported that Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, two long-tailed macaques, were born in a laboratory six and eight weeks ago, registering them as the first cloned primates in the world.

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