Friday, December 26, 2008
Fire broke out on Thursday at a hotel near Tibet’s holiest Buddhist temple in the capital, Lhasa, Chinese state media reported.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
A Chinese court has jailed a Tibetan who worked for a non-governmental organization for life for passing on information about the situation in the restless region to the outside world, a rights group said.
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Facing an angry protest from China, President Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday defended his decision to meet the Dalai Lama, saying it was his duty as French head of state to meet with a Nobel peace laureate.
Sunday, December 7, 2008
French President Nicolas Sarkozy met the Dalai Lama Saturday at a gathering of Nobel Peace Prize laureates in the Polish city of Gdansk, shrugging off Chinese anger, an Elysee spokesman said.5 Comments
Saturday, December 6, 2008
When democracy takes root in China, including the rule of law and freedom of the press, the issue of Tibet will be solved in a few days, Tibet’s spiritual leader said Friday.
Thursday, December 4, 2008
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday ruled out a visit to his island by the Dalai Lama, a gesture likely to please rival China, and give new impetus to rapidly improving relations across the volatile Taiwan Strait.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
A visit to Taiwan by the Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, would be politically sensitive, and will be left to the country’s security agencies to decide, the head of the Cabinet-level Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission.
Monday, November 24, 2008
Tibetans are regularly beaten up, their homes raided at night and hundreds have gone missing as a brutal Chinese crackdown continues inside Tibet, a group of Tibetan students who escaped into India this week said.
Friday, November 21, 2008
A key Communist Party policymaker for Tibet has been removed from her post, sources said, as exiles gather to discuss their future and a top Chinese negotiator warned there is no room for more concessions to the Dalai Lama.
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Young Tibetan leaders at a summit of exiles are pushing the Himalayan region to declare independence from China, while the older guard continues to support a more conciliatory approach toward Beijing, participants said.