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Chinese delegation informs Mongolians on Tibet’s development

ULAN BATOR, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) — A visiting Tibetan cultural exchange delegation dispatched by China’s State Council Information Office has reported on the latest economic and social development of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region and China’s policies to protect traditional Tibetan culture. It has informed Mongolian officials, representatives of the Tibetan …

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Chinese delegation introduces Tibet’s development in Japan

TOKYO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) — A Tibetan cultural exchange delegation dispatched by China’s State Council Information Office has informed Japanese lawmakers, press and religious groups about the latest development of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. During the visit that kicked off on Wednesday, the delegation held seminars with Japanese lawmakers, religious …

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Assam: Preventive diplomacy needed to protect Bengali-speaking Muslims

BY RENE WADLOW POTENTIALLY, the people of Assam, northeast India, are sitting atop of a smoldering volcano that threatens to erupt into catastrophic suffering. The violence would target ethnic and religious minorities, most particularly Bengali-speaking Muslims, somewhat on the pattern of the fate of the Rohingya of Myanmar (Burma). The …

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BJP strategising for 2019 elections

BY M KHAAN INDIAN Elections for Lok Sabha are generally contested on the basis of enmity with Pakistan. In Indian elections, the political party which propagate maximum against Pakistan, Pakistani institutions, Pakistani Armed Forces and above all the Pakistan’s agency stand victorious. In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP under Modi …

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A taste of Tibet’s pioneering spirit

LHASA, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) — SichoDorje couldn’t be more familiar with the taste of air-dried yak meat. For generations, Tibetan herders without refrigerators had yak meat air-dried in winter, sometimes stored it in sheds made of cow dung, and ate it with Tsampa, the roasted barley flour, and buttered tea …

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Tibet holds tourism, culture expo

LHASA, Sept. 11, 2018 (Xinhua) — Foreigners visit the Fourth China Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 10, 2018. (Xinhua/Chogo) (zwx)LHASA, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) — The fourth tourism and culture expo kicks off in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region …

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Western officials ignored Myanmar’s warning signs of genocide

BY JUSTIN LYNCH ONE year ago, on August 30, 2017, Myanmar’s military began a bone-crushing massacre against its Muslim Rohingya minority in the village of Tula Toli. Survivors told me they saw dismembered bodies floating in the river. Rape was widespread. An 11-year-old boy described watching soldiers burn his grandmother …

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The Other India

By Govind Bhattacharjee Last year, the Prime Minister envisioned a new and vibrant India by 2022, to bring about what he described as “dramatic improvement in overall socio-economic development of backward districts”. Niti Aayog dutifully came up with a list of 115 most backward districts, including 35 affected by left-wing …

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India playing wily game with US, Russia and China

By Liu Zongyi The twice-postponed two plus two ministerial dialogue between the US and India took place on September 6 in New Delhi, during which US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary James Mattis held talks with their Indian counterparts – External Affairs Minister SushmaSwaraj and Defense Minister …

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