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Tsewang-Kyab-Tibetan-Environment-Activist-dies-2017 Dharamshala - A Tibetan man who was leading protests against Chinese mining operations in a restive Amchok Sangchu county in Tibet has reportedly died after being severely tortured in Chinese ...
LHOKHA, China - APRIL 26: A child eats a lollipop as Tibetan women stand in a village near the Yamdrok Lake on April 26, 2017 in Dongla County in the Lhokha Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region, China. Yamdrok Lake is one of the four largest sacred ...
Read more. A Tibetan woman in a village near the Yamdrok Lake on April 26, 2017 in Dongla County in the Lhokha Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region, China. Yamdrok Lake is one of the four largest sacred lakes in Tibet. #. Wang He / Getty. Read more.
Her second novel, Just Fine with Caroline (Harper Collins, 2016), is set in fictional Cold River, Missouri, a town of 8,000 people in rural Ozark County. Noblin got the idea for her book after hearing Dr. Edward Henegar speak to a writers' retreat ...
Dharamshala - Chinese authorities have released a Tibetan woman jailed for four years over her alleged involvement in a self-immolation protest in Pema County, northeastern Tibet. "Tsedup Kyid, a 32-year-old Tibetan woman, has been released after ...
According to information circulating the net, a Tibetan doctor who is the director of Maru monastery hospital in Kanlho County in Qinghia province in China was rearrested on February 27, 2017. Khedrup, 47 was first arrested last year for writing ...
Authorities in northwestern China's Qinghai Province have released a Tibetan monk handed a 10-year prison term for his role in protests that swept Tibetan areas of China in 2008, a source in India said. ... in Gepasumdo (in Chinese, Tongde) county in ...
Authorities in a Tibetan-populated county of Sichuan are demanding that monks forced out of the Larung Gar Buddhist Academy now leave their new homes in a remote retreat center, warning them of "severe measures" if they try to stay, a local source says.
In a village of Xigaze's Jilung County, 30 kilometers from the China-Nepal border, concrete and steel houses partly funded by the government are being built.
Amidst the forests and the coffee plantation in Bylakuppe, is a Tibetan settlement where even the names of the shops are written in the Tibetan language. The famous Namdroling monastery is in Bylakuppe and was built on a land that was donated to the ...
Implementation of the legislation is being overseen by Chen Quanguo, who took over as Xinjiang's top Communist Party official last August, after serving as party boss for five years in Tibet. In his new post, Chen has instituted many of the same ...
Reconstruction work in the Tibetan villages damaged by a 2015 earthquake in Nepal should be completed this year, according to the Xigaze city government.
Dharamshala - A Tibetan man reportedly died after setting himself on fire last week in traditional Province of Tibet to protest Chinese rule, according to a Tibet sources. This was the second known act of self-immolation in a Tibetan county since March.
Dharamshala - A Tibetan man reportedly died after setting himself on fire last week in traditional Province of Tibet to protest Chinese rule, according to a Tibet sources. This was the second known act of self-immolation in a Tibetan county since March.
BENGALURU: On April 25 1989, a boy was born in Lhari County, Tibet. He was chosen to be the 11th Panchen Lama, the second highest position in Tibetan Buddhism after the Dalai Lama. On May 17,1995 three days after this announcement, Gedhun ...
GREENFIELD - Please join the Interfaith Council and Traprock Center on Thursday, May 11, to honor and celebrate county teens who are making a difference in their efforts for peace and justice.
Chengdu, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has called for meticulous efforts to reduce poverty during a research tour of Tibetan areas of Sichuan Province. From Wednesday to Friday, Wang went to several counties in Aba Tibetan and ...
Referring to allegations that it was "silly for China" not to have names for various counties and inventing them for six places in Arunachal Pradesh, an op-ed article in the state-run Global Times said "these comments are absurd".
Implementation of the legislation is being overseen by Chen Quanguo, who took over as Xinjiang's top Communist Party official last August, after serving as party boss for five years in Tibet. In his new post, Chen has instituted many of the same ...
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet and the best known of Tibetan Buddhist monastics, teaches that compassion provides the basis of human survival.
Lobsang Gyatso, a monk from Kirti monastery in the Ngaba (in Chinese, Aba) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture's Ngaba county, was freed on April 19 and returned to his family home, a resident of the area told RFA's Tibetan Service, speaking on condition of ...
Tibet-Self-immolation-protest-2017 Dharamshala - In reports coming out of Tibet, yet another Tibetan man set himself on fire Saturday in Karze County of Kham region, eastern Tibet in continued protest against China's occupation of Tibet. "Wangchuk ...
Tseten, a native of Nyagrong (in Chinese, Xinlong) county in Sichuan's Kardze (Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, set himself ablaze at about 7:00 a.m.
In Kardze Town Square, a 30-years-old Tibetan named Wangchuk Tseten attempted to self-immolate this past Saturday morning [15 April 2017].
"China did not previously have official names for some South Tibet areas, but now China has a better understanding and recognition of the geography in South Tibet, including the names of areas in the region," Xiong Kunxin, a professor of Ethnic Studies ...
The exiled Tibetan, who maintains close contact with residents of the area, said Tseten is a father of three children and lives in Zhido Township (also known as Asey Gyechak), in Nyagrong County, also in Kardze Prefecture. The former resident told ...
Organizers hope to see homeowners from both Northern and Southern Humboldt County. The event is free but RSVPs are appreciated.
He's come face to face with a mountain lion in North America, cycled in minus 40 degree temperatures in Tibet and feared death after losing a bag of water in a sweltering Australian desert - but for one Derby man it is time to come home.
Dharamshala - In reports coming out of Tibet, another Tibetan man set himself on fire Saturday in Karze County of Kham region, eastern Tibet in continued protest against China's occupation of Tibet. "Wangchuk Tseten, a 30-years old Tibetan nomad, set ...
Dharamshala - In reports coming out of Tibet, another Tibetan man set himself on fire Saturday in Karze County of Kham region, eastern Tibet in continued protest against China's occupation of Tibet. "Wangchuk Tseten, a 30-years old Tibetan nomad, set ...
Tibet-Self-immolation-protest-2017 Dharamshala - In reports coming out of Tibet, yet another Tibetan man set himself on fire Saturday in Karze County of Kham region, eastern Tibet in continued protest against China's occupation of Tibet. "Wangchuk ...
Train conductors stand at the railway station in Xigaza, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. File photo: CFP. Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region is aiming to enhance trade with its South Asian neighbor Nepal, which will help the region ...
The push toward the town of Tibet al-Imam came a day after troops and pro-government militiamen captured the town of Soran, a month after Soran was lost in a rebel offensive.
Dharamshala - In reports coming out of Tibet, another Tibetan man set himself on fire Saturday in Karze County of Kham region, eastern Tibet in continued protest against China's occupation of Tibet. "Wangchuk Tseten, a 30-years old Tibetan nomad, set ...
Oneonta Pridefest will be the first event of its kind in Otsego County, organizers said in a media release. Like other Pride ... Craig Schwalenberg of the Unitarian Universalist Society, Ani Samten of the Karme Ling Retreat Center, Tibetan Buddhism ...
But it's not only the mountains that make Bingzhongluo an officially designated scenic area. The district is also blessed with some of the best river scenery in the province, and home to an ethnic mix of Nu, Lisu and Tibetan communities, attractions ...
People have to trek on rugged paths to carry in and out goods in Medog, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region before the road was built.
According to a video and comments posted on social media this morning local time, a Tibetan monk set himself on fire in an apparent protest against Chinese rule.
About 5,000 monks and nuns have now been expelled from Serthar (Seda) county's sprawling Larung Gar Buddhist Institute, while homes and learning centers continue to be destroyed, much to the protest of international organizations.
The Tibetan Buddhist sand mandala, created over five days and ritually dismantled late Sunday afternoon by The Venerable Lama Losang Samten, can be viewed in its progress in the Great Hall 1 to 4:30 daily beginning April 19.
About 5,000 monks and nuns have now been expelled from Serthar (Seda) county's sprawling Larung Gar Buddhist Institute, while homes and learning centers continue to be destroyed, much to the protest of international organizations.
Dharamshala - A senior Tibetan Buddhist monk, also former chant master of Tsennyi Monastery in Amchok township, north-eastern Tibet, was released after completing nine-year prison sentence, for involving in widespread peaceful protests in 2008 ...
According to Chinese administrative divisions, Tawang belongs to the Cona County, Lhoka, Tibet Autonomous Region. It's beyond all ... As early as the 7th century, Tawang had been under the jurisdiction of a local government of the Tibetan Empire. In ...
About 5,000 monks and nuns have now been expelled from Serthar (Seda) county's sprawling Larung Gar Buddhist Institute, while homes and learning centers continue to be destroyed, much to the protest of international organizations.
Authorities in western China's Sichuan Province have demolished hundreds of tents set up by Tibetan pilgrims visiting the large Yachen Gar Buddhist Center, citing difficulties posed by the encampments to the orderly management of the complex, a local ...
The famed Tibetan Buddhist monks are paying a special visit to Cal Poly. The singers of Tibet's Drepung Loseling Monastery are best known for their sellout performances at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.
Dharamshala - A young Tibetan monk who set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule, while calling for freedom in Tibet and His Holiness the Dalai Lama's return to Tibet, was released from prison last month with one of his legs amputated ...
Tibetan Buddhist monks visit Cal Poly ... Two days after the coroner's report on a San Luis Obispo County Jail inmate's death was released, the sheriff's office has responded, prompting strong words from an attorney representing the deceased man's family.
Aged 20, he began to learn the craftsmanship from his father, who opened a garment store in nearby Litang county and earned money making hand-stitched Tibetan clothes. Measuring, cutting, sewing and embroidering all test a tailor's technique.
Photo taken on March 30, 2017 shows the aerial view of Medog highway in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The highway linking Medog, the last roadless county in China, with its neighboring Bome county in Tibet was formally opened to traffic ...


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