China wants Dalai Lama to be realistic

  • Mon, 02/01/2010 - 11:00

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Special Envoy Lodi G. Gyari and Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen arrived in China on January 26,2010, for the ninth round of discussions with the representatives of the Chinese leadership.

China sticks to hard line in talks on Tibet

  • Mon, 02/01/2010 - 11:00

China stuck to its hard line in its first talks with Tibetan envoys in 15 months, refusing to discuss changes to the Himalayan region's status and thus dashing hopes of a breakthrough.

New China-Tibet talks highlight shift in Beijing's policies

  • Fri, 01/29/2010 - 11:00

New talks with the Dalai Lama’s envoys are highlighting subtle shifts in China’s approach to its restive, riot-scarred western regions of Tibet and Xinjiang.

China-Tibet talks resume amid bitter climate

  • Wed, 01/27/2010 - 11:00

Talks on Tibet's future resume this week after a 14-month hiatus that has seen China tighten its grip on the Himalayan region, leaving few signs Tibetan autonomy hopes will be realised soon, observers say.

Tibet envoys leave for fresh talks with China

  • Mon, 01/25/2010 - 11:00

Top envoys of the Dalai Lama will arrive in China for talks on Tuesday, the Tibetan government-in-exile said, the latest attempt to revive dialogue that has stalled since 2008.

China appoints former soldier as new governor in restive Tibet

  • Fri, 01/15/2010 - 11:00

China has appointed a former soldier as the new governor of restive Tibet, reasserting hardline policies toward the Himalayan region which two years ago witnessed the largest uprising against Chinese rule in decades.

Movies pulled out after organisers declined China's request

  • Thu, 01/07/2010 - 11:00

The director of the Palm Springs International Film Festival has said two Chinese movies selected for the event have been withdrawn after organisers declined Chinese government representatives' request to cancel screenings of a documentary about Tibet's freedom struggle.

Dharamsala to host film festival

  • Wed, 12/09/2009 - 11:00

The fifth three-day Free Spirit Film Festival will be organised in this Himachal Pradesh hill station from Dec 10, an organiser said Wednesday.

China and India tensions up again over Dalai Lama

  • Fri, 11/06/2009 - 11:00

Less than a month after tensions rose between India and China over the latter's territorial claims in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, India has announced it will bar foreign media from a trip by the 14th Dalai Lama, the de jure head of state of Tibet, to a monastery in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, territory of which is claimed by — you guessed it — China.

China Throws its Weight Around

  • Fri, 11/06/2009 - 11:00

Beijing forces the cancellation of a Tibetan photo exhibit in Dhaka