Thursday 2014/12/18

Tibet

Tibetan Man Self-immolates in Amchok

Sangyal Khar

17.12.2014
Tibetan man has died after self-immolating in Sangchu County of Kanlho Prefecture, Gansu Province on December 16, 2014. More

Audio Vatican Denies Dalai Lama Papal Audience Over China Concern

Vatican, which has had no formal diplomatic ties to Beijing since shortly after Communist Party took power in 1949, has been trying to improve relations with China

Audio Historic Dalai Lama Broadcast Resonates on Chinese Social Media

Sweeping 80-minute interview covers range of topics, including necessity of Tibet's cultural preservation amid myriad conflicts

Video The Cultural Heritage Of Tibet And Tibetans

A Special Program to mark the 25th anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize award to His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Audio World AIDS Day In Exile Tibetan Society

The activities for increasing awareness of the deadly disease taking place in Dharamsala and other Tibetan settlements across India are discussed.

Audio Tibetans Emphasize Cultural Identity Through 'Lhakar'

On Wednesdays, students at the Tibetan Children's Village School in Dharamsala pray and participate in an important ritual. Instead of their usual uniforms, girls come wearing an ethnic tunic and boys a traditional shirt.

Audio Scientists Discover 2.5 Million Year Old Canyon Underneath Yarlung River in Tibet

The study, which was published in American Association for the Advancement of Science a week ago, shows that as collision of Indian Plate and the Eurasian Plate lifted the Tibetan Plateau, sediments from the tectonic activities filled up the ancient canyon.

Audio The State Of Buddhist Culture In Nepal Today

The possible challenges faced in practicing and preserving Tibetan culture and identity in Nepal after the political changes in recent years are discussed.

Audio China Intensifies Legal Education Campaign in Rural Tibetan Area

Kham TV shows the authorities travel in rural villages in Ganze Prefecture with a Tibetan pony carrying China’s national emblem on its back and displaying written regulations on pray-flag-like-papers.

Audio Earthquake in Karze Tibetan Prefecture Kills 5 Leaving Thousands Homeless

The natural calamity that occurred Saturday afternoon around 4pm Beijing time has left over 6200 people homeless, and 2630 families “seriously affected.”

Audio Struggle of the Tibetan People is Very Meaningful and Important to Me: Ashoka Mukpo

“The struggle of Tibet is very meaningful for me and important. And I hope that there is a resolution to the situation in Tibet very soon and that the Tibetans can have a homeland that they have control of and they have their say on how to govern it," said Mukpo.

Audio State of Writers in Detention in Tibet

The Day of Imprisoned Writers was observed in Dharamsala with the release of two books by imprisoned authors.

Audio Dalai Lama Delivers Eleventh Nehru Memorial Lecture in Delhi

The memorial lecture on the first prime minister of India was attended by over a thousand people.

Audio China Releases Tibetan Political Prisoner in Kardze

Lobsang Palden, 33, a monk of Bheri monastery, was arrested in June of 2008 and sentenced to a nine year prison term for holding a peaceful protest.

Audio Interview with Author of ‘Tibet: An Unfinished Story’

Halper covers the global politics of the 1940s and 1950s that impacted the fate of Tibet.

Audio US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Visit Samyeling Colony

Secretary Sewell is currently on her visit to India and Nepal to help improve the quality of health services within the Tibetan refugee community.

Audio 26 Nuns in Driru Expelled After Refusing to Denounce Dalai Lama

Jhada Nunnery, originally built in 1477, was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution and rebuilt in 1984 by the local nuns.

Audio TCHRD Releases Imprisoned Tibetan Writer's Books in Exile

Jigme Gyatso’s “Diaries of Hardship and Struggle” and Jado Rinchen’s “The Power of Justice" are the personal collection of the prisoner's experiences, difficulties, and their accounts of the situation inside Tibet.

Audio Jetsun Pema Inaugurates Maitreya Children Home in Delhi

Foundation established in 1997 aims to support disabled and disadvantaged Tibetan refugees living in India.

Audio Obama's China Visit Concludes with US-China Pledge to Boost Cooperation

The announcement of US-China cooperation on a range of issues was discussed at the just concluded state visit by President Obama to China.

Audio Dalai Lama Concludes Three Day Teaching to Koreans

Requested by a group of Korean followers, the teaching was attended by nearly 5000 followers from 57 countries including 350 Koreans.

Audio  Indian Government Announces New Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy

Kalon Dolma Gyari discusses the adjustments made to the use and lease of land in Tibetan settlements and other benefits from the Central and State governments for Tibetan refugees.

Video Resettlement of Over a Million Tibetan Nomads

China has resettled over a million Tibetan nomads in ‘socialist villages’ and closed their grasslands for ‘nature reserves’ and ‘development’

Audio Tibetans Sentenced in Connection With Self-Immolation Death

A court in southwestern China has given out two and three year prison terms to three Tibetans for their alleged involvement in a self-immolation last year.

Audio China to Punish Communist Officials Who Support Dalai Lama

China regards the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader as a dangerous 'terrorist,' a charge the Dalai Lama rejects

Audio Dharamsala Holds Cosmology and Consciousness 3rd Conference

Tibetan Buddhist scholars, scientists and students from various parts of the world gathered at TCV Auditorium in Dharmsala for a three day conference on Cosmology and Consciousness on the theme of Harmony and Happiness.

Audio Tibetans Demonstrate Against Chinese Education Policy

The protest was apparently sparked by an official meeting on nationality and bilingual education policy in the area, where authorities reprimanded local officials for their failure to implement government education policy.

Audio Dalai Lama At Princeton University and Boston

Representative Kaydor Aukatsang speaks on these two recent events.

Audio Dalai Lama Concludes Birmingham Visit

The visit was organized by Ven. Tenzin Dheshek, Head Lama of Losel Maitreya Tibetan Buddhism and Culture Center of Birmingham.

Audio Lobsang Sangay Graces Founding Anniversary of Tibet Charity

Sangay applauded the 'remarkable achievement' of the organization's service in the fields of education, health, social service, animal care, and self sustainable business programs in the exile community.

Audio Dalai Lama Arrives in North America

Dalai Lama’s ongoing visit to Vancouver, Canada and upcoming activities in Birmingham, Boston and New York City in the US are discussed.

Audio Monk Arrested in March in Sog Sentenced to 12 Years: Exile Tibetans

His arrest in March followed a series of arrests in connection with Tibet freedom slogans that had appeared on rocks and on the frozen rivers of the Sog region.

Audio TCV Dedicates 54th Anniversary to Dalai Lama

The function was presided over by the guest of honor, 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorji and Penpa Tsering, Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile.

Video Tibetan Youth Congress: Past and Present

The founding principles of the organization and its continuing stand for Tibetan independence are discussed.

Audio Dharamsala Based NGO 'Tibet World' Celebrates First Anniversary

"Tibet world aims to make the world a compassionate haven to live on. Since its formation, the organization has touched more than 700 students within a short period of a year and eight months," said Yeshi Lhundup.

Audio China Sentences Tibetan Abbot to a Two Year and Six Months Prison Term

The abbot of Jahpa monastery in Nangchen County, was arrested on the night of December 6, 2013 in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province.

Audio UN Right Chief Talking to China About Tibet Visit

Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein says he's spoken with Chinese officials about 'multi-day visit,' adds he assumes he will be able to 'move around' during proposed trip

Audio Lodi Gyari: Founding Principles Of TYC and Tibetan Struggle Today

His recently published writing on the status and position of the exile Tibetan Youth Congress, and views on the Middle Way Approach proposal for resolving the Tibet China conflict are discussed.

Audio CECC Annual Report Indicates China's Violation of Tibetans' Rights

The CECC was first established in October 2000 by the United States Congress to monitor human rights and the development of the rule of law inside China.

Audio Ama Jetsun Pema On Education Today

Former President of Tibetan Children's Village discusses the role of Tibetan concepts on ethics in curricula, and parental engagement in a child’s educational development.

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Headline News Dec 15, 2014i
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15.12.2014
༡༽ ༸གོང་ས་མཆོག་གི་མཛད་འཕྲིན། ༢༽སློབ་མ་ཞིག་ལ་གཅར་རྡུང་བྱས་ཏེ་བསད་པ། ༣༽ནང་སོག་ཐོབ་ཐང་དོན་གཉེར་བ་ཧཱ་ཏ། ༤༽ ཧོང་ཀོང་གི་ངོ་རྒོལ་མཚམས་འཇོག ༥༽ ཉི་ཧོང་གི་འོས་འདེམས། ༦༽འཛམ་གླིང་གི་མཛངས་མ།

KUNLENG DISCUSSION

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Chidue Dhardon Sharling On Her Worki
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12.12.2014
Kunleng invites Ms. Dhardon Sharling, current member of the Exile Tibetan Parliament, to discuss the lobbying efforts in India by Tibetan parliamentarians, and her work on empowering exile Tibetan women.
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Video Chidue Dhardon Sharling On Her Work

Kunleng invites Ms. Dhardon Sharling, current member of the Exile Tibetan Parliament, to discuss the lobbying efforts in India by Tibetan parliamentarians, and her work on empowering exile Tibetan women.
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Video The Power Of The Nobel Peace Prize

Kunleng discusses the Dalai Lama’s 1989 Nobel Peace Prize and its wide ranging impact on wider Tibetan issues at the international forum. Guest: Tethong Tenzin Namgyal, former Kalon Tripa
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Video The Cultural Heritage Of Tibet And Tibetans

A Special 2 Hour Program to Mark the 25th Anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize Award to His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
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Video World AIDS Day In Exile Tibetan Society

Kunleng discusses the activities for increasing awareness of the deadly disease taking place in Dharamsala and other Tibetan settlements across India
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Video Upset In The Taiwan Elections

Kunleng discusses the recent stunning losses for the Kuomntang party in the Taiwan elections and their impact on cross-strait relations and the region as a whole.
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CYBER TIBET

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Cyber Tibet Dec 12, 2014i
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Cyber Tibet introduces VOA Tibetan’s QR Code project, looks at Chinese netizen comments and cartoons on China’s Internet minister’s meeting with the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the debate over educator Tashi Tsering who died recently, speaks with Jetsun Cheme, a popular healthcare supporter who does fund raising through Wechat, and plays the popular song Youku by Golok Gyaltsen.
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Video Cyber Tibet Dec 12, 2014

Cyber Tibet introduces VOA Tibetan’s QR Code project, looks at Chinese netizen comments and cartoons on China’s Internet minister’s meeting with the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the debate over educator Tashi Tsering who died recently, speaks with Jetsun Cheme, a popular healthcare supporter who does fund raising through Wechat, and plays the popular song Youku by Golok Gyaltsen.
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Video Cyber Tibet Nov 28, 2014

Cyber Tibet looks at Tibetan netizens expressing frustration over seeing a picture of China’s mining project at a holy mountain in Amchok, collection of pictures from schools in Tibet that have mandated Chupa as their official uniform, introduces the radio app of Voice of Tibet, online Tibetan book store www.tbdanz.com speaks with translator and writer Chung Tsering, and concludes with a video dance clip by Tibetans in the 1950s.

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