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Norbu Tenzin, Tibet’s master of tsampa

LHASA, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) — In Xigaze, the hometown of highland barley in southern Tibet, southwest China, Norbu Tenzin has been widely known as the master of tsampa. Each year, the watermill he runs in Guire Village of Gadong Township, Bainang County generates a revenue of more than 40 million …

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Courts in Tibet use new technologies to better serve farmers, herders

LHASA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — Courts in northwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region have started using new technologies such as voice recognition and big data to offer better services for people living in remote areas. Statistics show that 80 percent of cases handled in primary courts in Tibet involve farmers and …

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The Day of German Unity is a Day of European Unity

BY ROLAND SCHÄFER Today we remember the re-unification of Germany 28 years ago, which was also the re-unification of Europe, bringing some countries into the European Union’s fold, and opening up a new European orientation for others. Europe faces great challenges today: the territory of some European countries like Ukraine …

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An Indian perspective on China in Nepal

By Prakash Katoch The alacrity with which China is drawing Nepal into its orbit has raised eyebrows, but the process began almost seven decades back, with Mao Zedong calling Tibet the “palm of China” and Nepal one of the fingers, initiating Maoist insurgency in Nepal to install a regime in …

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Anti-SAARC doctrine of Modi

By C Kiran SINCE 1947 India has been pursuing its hegemonic ambitions in South Asia by bullying its smaller neighbouring countries. Nepal and Bhutan, being landlocked, have been dependent on India for getting access to its land routes and sea ports for trade and have been subjected to the intense …

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Beidou navigation system serves Tibet

LHASA, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) — Beidou, a domestically engineered satellite navigation system of China, started to serve its second largest provincial region of Tibet on Monday. A Beidou-supported information platform made a debut in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region. It is expected to provide services in disaster alert and …

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European Parliament members call for cancelation of all deals with India

BY SUHIT K SEN Nine Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have written to the European Union’s (EU) highest official on foreign affairs and security policy, Federica Mogherini, to cancel all agreements with India till all the activists arrested in connection with the violence at Bhima Koregaon have been released. …

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US faces blowback over sanctions

On September 20, the US State Department imposed sanctions on China’s Equipment Development Department of the Central Military Commission because of Beijing’s purchase of 10 Russian SU-35 combat aircraft in 2017 and S-400 surface-to-air missile system. A senior US State Department official, speaking to the media on condition of anonymity, …

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