Good News Tibetans, Rep. McGovern to Chair US Commission on China

In a great news to the Tibetans, Representative Jim McGovern has been appointed to Chair the Congressional Executive Commission on China on Thursday. While Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) was appointed the Chair of the commission, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) was appointed as the Cochair.

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BBC To Unveil Image of How Panchen Lama Look Like Today

The premier news broadcasting company BBC is reported to published a short film which features the forensically constructed image of how Tibet’s Panchen Lama would look like today. Forensic image of the Tibetan spiritual leader under Chinese captivity would have a high level of congruence to his real look.

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China Arrests Tibetan Student Complaining Lack of Govt Job

A Tibetan student was detained by the Chinese authorities in Tibet after he wrote an article about lack of government job opportunity Tibetans. The student has been been taken away from his college since the beginning of the April and not heard of till now according to the report in Radio Free Asia.

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A Tibetan Elected Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific Democrat Union

A Tibetan has been elected as the Vice Chairman of the Asia Pacific Democrat Union (APDU) according to the report published in the official website of Central Tibetan Administration on Saturday. The Union’s members have elected the Tibetan, making him the first Tibetan to represent the Union.

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Padma Shri Dr. Yeshi Dhonden Retires from Practice at the Age of 92

The Padma Shri award recipient from government of India and a former personal physician to Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dr. Yeshi Dhonden has now retired from seeing patients at the age of 92. In a circular notice published from Dr. Dhonden’s clinic, he will no longer be seeing patients due to old age.

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Tibetans Will Never Forget India’s Safety Provided to Dalai Lama

During a recent symposium held in Indian city of Pune, a former minister of the Central Tibetan Administration has said that the Tibetans will never forget the safety provided for the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama by India. The Tibetan politician while commending India’s peaceful attributes, warned of China’s dubious tactics.

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Banaras Hindu University Puts Special Status for Tibetan Students

One of the premier Universities in India, the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in a welcome move has given a special consideration to the Tibetan students. The University has relaxed Tibetan students from paying tuition fees as foreigners and they will now pay same as Indians, relieving the financial burden of Tibetan refugees.

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China Has No Right to Interfere in Dalai Lama’s Reincarnation

In a response to the recent interest of intervention expressed by the Chinese government over the reincarnation of the 14th Dalai Lama, the ongoing Tibetan Parliament in Exile (TPiE) told that China has no right to interfere in the matter. TPiE’s ongoing budget session has begun on last Tuesday and scheduled to go on till Friday.

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China Systematically Banned US Citizens from Tibet: Report

The State Department of United States in their report to the Congress on Monday concluded that China systematically banned the US citizens from Tibet. The state department’s report to the Congress was mandated by the Reciprocal Access to Tibet act passed with bipartisan support in December last year.

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