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    China Built an Army of Influence Agents in the U.S.
    July 21, 2018
     
    The Russians may be getting all the attention for influencing American opinion and policy. But Beijing has been at it for decades. In May, a classified Australian government report revealed that the Chinese Communist Party had spent the last decade attempting to influence every level of that nation’s government and politics. More
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    Tibetan refugees, Chinese man held
    July 20, 2018
     
    Two Tibetan refugees and a Chinese national, who had overstayed in Nepal without renewing a visa, were arrested on Tuesday night, as they were trying to enter China illegally through Tatopani border point. More
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    Rise of China in Nepal
    July 19, 2018
     
    By  Kamal Dev Bhattarai, My Republica In the last 10 years, India is gradually losing its influence in Nepal while Chinese influence has increased at all levels When Nepal formally overthrew monarchy in 2008, China feared that its security interests in Nepal could be at peril in the absence of a reliable partner. More
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    China’s online weather station in Tibet could support PLA during conflict
    July 19, 2018
     
    By Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury, ET Bureau NEW DELHI: China has installed an unmanned automatic weather observation station near its border with India in Tibet, reportedly to support PLA in the event of a live fire conflict with India. More
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    Authorities Force Uyghur Students to Return to Xinjiang From Mainland For Propaganda Drive
    July 18, 2018
     
      Authorities are requiring Uyghur pupils studying in mainland China universities to return to their homes in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) during their summer break to take part in propaganda tours promoting ethnic unity and lauding central government policies. More
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    Sounds of Tibet and Universal Love & Compassion at Makawao Union Church
    July 18, 2018
     
    By Alex Mitchell Sounds of Tibet and Universal Love & Compassion will be at Makawao Union Church on Saturday, July 21st. The concert is a dedication to Maui’s late Tibetan Venerable Lama Dhondup Gyaltsen. Renowned Tibetan flutist and composer Nawang Khechog has been hailed as the global ambassador of Tibetan music. More
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    Disgraced MP held Parliament press conference to promote Chinese propaganda on Tibet
    July 17, 2018
     
      By Kirsty Needham Beijing: Disgraced Wagga Wagga MP Daryl Maguire hosted a press conference inside NSW Parliament with a key United Front official from China to promote propaganda on Tibet. More
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    Tibetan community shares faith, food in honor of Dalai Lama’s birthday
    July 17, 2018
     
        By ANDY CASTILLO NORTHAMPTON — Against a backdrop of vibrant Tibetan prayer flags, Rinzin Wangyal, 70, bowed deeply to a white Katak prayer scarf resting on the pavement in front of him, offering thanks for the Dalai Lama’s 83rd birthday during an interfaith service outside the First Churches of Northampton. More
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    Beijing Reaches Far And Wide To Silence Critics – We Must Not Stay Silent
    July 17, 2018
     
    By Benedict Roger, The Huffington Post Speaking up for freedom and autonomy for Hong Kong is no longer simply a matter of duty and moral obligation, but a matter of self-interest too The abduction of booksellers, the imprisonment of democracy activists, and the disqualification of candidates and legislators who don’t toe Beijing’s line all illustrate the extremes to which the Chinese Comm More
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    Let the Dalai Lama go Home
    July 14, 2018
     
    By: Nancy Pelosi and James McGovern, July 13, 2018, Boston Globe Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, celebrated his 83rd birthday last week. What a wonderful gift it would be if China would treat the Tibetan people with the dignity and respect they deserve, and let the Dalai Lama go home to Tibet, whether to visit or to stay. The Dalai Lama was born and educated in Tibet. More
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    Minister of Tibet’s exile government visits the Pioneer Valley
    July 13, 2018
     
    By LUIS FIELDMAN, Daily Hampshire Gazette, 12 July 2018 HADLEY — A Tibetan cabinet minister arrived Wednesday in the Pioneer Valley to meet with Tibetan refugees in the region, where he will provide a progress report on accomplishments and goals of their country’s exile government and to discuss how they can preserve their native language and culture. More
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    Liu Xia, widow of Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo, ‘on flight to Berlin’ after years of de facto house arrest
    July 10, 2018
     
    Tom Grundy & Catherine Lai 10 July 2018 12:20 Liu Xia, widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, has left China on a flight to Germany following years of de facto house arrest, according to her brother. The 57-year-old departed on a Finnair flight from Beijing on Tuesday at around 11am, BBC Chinese reported. Liu Xia. File photo: Factwire screenshot. More
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    Taiwan protests Air India’s decision to change the country’s name to Chinese Taipei on its website
    July 9, 2018
     
    Taiwan’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson Andrew Lee said his ministry would monitor developments to safeguard ‘the independent sovereignty’ of the country. Taiwan on Thursday protested against Air India’s decision to refer to the country as Chinese Taipei on the carrier’s website as demanded by Beijing, news channel Focus Taiwan reported. More
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    China looking to buy stake in UK nuclear plants, say reports
    July 9, 2018
     
    Chinese state-run firm eyeing up multibillion-pound deal for majority share in eight sites Zoe Wood @zoewoodguardian Sun 8 Jul 2018 17.26 BST Last modified on Mon 9 Jul 2018 12.26 BST Sizewell B nuclear power station in Suffolk is said to be one of the plants of interest to China. More
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    How a China-Nepal railway could fast-track change in the Himalayan nation and redraw relations with India
    July 9, 2018
     
    Lekhanath Pandey, South China Morning Post, 8 July 2018 Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli visited Beijing last month on a mission to secure Chinese cash and commitment for his key development priorities. He met President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang and was given generous assurances of support for Nepal’s development endeavours. More
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    Review: Blessings from Beijing: Inside China’s Soft-power War on Tibet by Greg Bruno
    July 7, 2018
     
    Thubten Samphel Hindustan Times, 6 July 2018 These days, some books on Tibet are hopeful. Others speak of doom and gloom for Tibetans against the background of China’s rise and its willingness to throw its economic muscle around the world. Blessings from Beijing, a combination of fine travel writing and great reporting, expresses both fear and hope. More
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    Prayers Mark Dalai Lama’s 83rd Birthday Celebrations
    July 6, 2018
     
    All India | Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: July 06, 2018 15:03 IST Leh: Special prayers were held in this mountainous district of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir for the long life of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who turned 83 today. Large crowds donning traditional dresses began to assemble from morning at the Shewatsel Phodrang complex on the outskirts of Leh for the celebrations. More
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    Speaking Tree: Compassion as the source of happiness
    July 4, 2018
     
    The XIV Dalai Lama, Times of India, 4 July 2018 The purpose of life is to strive for happiness. We are here; we exist and we have the right to exist. Even non-sentient beings like flowers have the right to exist. And as sentient beings, we have even more mechanisms to help us survive. Pleasure and pain; happiness and unhappiness, are things that we need to examine in more depth. More
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    Dalai Lama to celebrate 83rd birthday in Ladakh
    July 4, 2018
     
    The Statesman News Service, 3 July 2018 Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama would celebrate his 83rd birthday in Ladakh in Jammu Kashmir, a spokesperson of Tibetan government-in-exile said on Tuesday. The spokesperson said on 6 July, a grand celebration in honour of the 83rd birthday of Dalai Lama will be held at Shiwatsel Phodrang. More
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    Dalai Lama, Arvind Kejriwal Launch Happiness Program For Delhi Schools
    July 3, 2018
     
    Press Trust of India, NDTV, July 2 2018 New Delhi: The Delhi government today launched 'Happiness Curriculum' for school students, with the Dalai Lama gracing the occasion and saying that India can help the world overcome "negative emotions" of the mankind. The curriculum is for students up to class 8. More