Category: Media / Press

US Ambassador-designated to Beijing to call for dialogue between China and His Holiness the Dalai Lama

US Ambassador-designated to Beijing to call for dialogue between China and His Holiness the Dalai Lama

  January 30, 2014 DHARAMSHALA: US senator Max Baucus, nominated as Washington’s next ambassador to China, said he would counsel the Chinese leadership to restart dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama without any preconditions to reduce the growing instability in Tibet. In his testimony before the senate foreign relations committee on 28 January 2014, […]

Tibet’s world outreach to counter China’s growing influence: An interview with Chidril Kalon

Tibet’s world outreach to counter China’s growing influence: An interview with Chidril Kalon

  The Tibetan-government-in-exile is reaching out to the Chinese diaspora, as part of its campaign to keep the Tibet issue on the international agenda. Dicki Chhoyang, Minister of the Department of Information and International Relations, Central Tibetan Administration is in Australia for the annual Festival of Tibet in Brisbane.. but she’s also embarked on a […]

Tibet Film screened at European Parliament

Tibet Film screened at European Parliament

  Brussels; Lithuanian MEP Mr. Leonidas  Donskis organized an event in the European Parliament to screen Dhondup Wangchen’s documentary film ‘Leaving  Fear Behind’ on 21 January. The screening was attended by MEPs, assistants to MEPs, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Brussels, representatives from NGOs, representatives of ICT and executive members of the […]

The 6th Conference of Tibetan Education in Exile Opens in Dharamsala

The 6th Conference of Tibetan Education in Exile Opens in Dharamsala

  DHARAMSHALA – January 7:  The three-day sixth Conference on Tibetan Education in Exile commenced today in Dharamshala. Over 236 participants comprising of principals, directors, teachers and counselors from 76 Tibetan schools in Nepal and India, are currently attending the 3-day conference. The conference is the largest gathering of teachers and school administrators on education […]

Sikyong Inaugurates Tibetan Students’ Leadership Summit

Sikyong Inaugurates Tibetan Students’ Leadership Summit

  tibet.net December 26, 2013 DHARAMSHALA: Sikyong and Education Kalon Dr Lobsang Sangay today inaugurated a seven-day summit to impart leadership qualities to top Tibetan students of class X from across India and Nepal at the Lower TCV school in Dharamshala. Over 300 students comprising equal numbers of boys and girls, from 31 Tibetan schools […]

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's interchange with a Chilean Biologist and Russian Journalists

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s interchange with a Chilean Biologist and Russian Journalists

New Delhi, India    20 December 2013 For the second day today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with a Chilean delegation led by 85 year old biologist and philosopher Humberto Maturana, who was teacher and collaborator with His Holiness’s good friend Francisco Varela. He is also the scientist who His Holiness often quotes as […]

Tibetan Parliament Speaker successfully concludes US visit

Tibetan Parliament Speaker successfully concludes US visit

  NEW YORK: The Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile, Mr Penpa Tsering, concluded his 12-day visit to the United States with a meeting with the Governor of the Vermont State, Mr Peter Shumlin, on 16 December. The two leaders discussed about the critical situation inside Tibet, particularly a wave of tragic self-immolations in […]

Vested interests block reconciliation in Tibet

Vested interests block reconciliation in Tibet

  By Thubten Samphel The Asia Times Online December 16, 2013 China’s anti-splitism bureaucracy is up in arms. This time the Chinese Communist Party bureaucracy’s fight against separatists is turning against scholars within party think tanks who dare to suggest accommodation and reconciliation with the Dalai Lama is needed for when the time comes to […]

Tibet's Tense New Reality

Tibet’s Tense New Reality

  Checkpoints with fire extinguishers, pincer-wielding police officers, and spies disguised as monks—welcome to daily life in Lhasa. Anastasia Corell The Atlantic Dec 13 2013 From nearly any point in Lhasa, capital of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, you can see at least two police checkpoints. At each one, police officers stand by, wielding a metal […]

Statement of Kashag on 24th Anniversary of Conferment of Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama of Tibet

Statement of Kashag on 24th Anniversary of Conferment of Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama of Tibet

  On behalf of the 6 million Tibetans, the Kashag pays its deep reverence and humble respects to His Holiness the Great XIV Dalai Lama of Tibet on this special occasion of the 24th Anniversary of the conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The Kashag also extends its warmest […]