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    Opinion: China’s economy is dangerously close to unraveling
    February 19, 2017
     
    By Ivan Martchev, MarketWatch The country’s debt is rising dramatically, while growth in gross domestic product is slowing. It came not with a bang but a whimper. The January data from China finally confirmed that the country’s foreign-exchange reserves fell by $12.3 billion to $2.998 trillion, which compares with the all-time high of $3.993 trillion in June 2014 (see chart). More
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    Massive show of force staged in China’s Xinjiang region after terrorist attack
    February 19, 2017
     
    Paul Mooney, South China Morning Post Thousands of paramilitary police take part in parade in Hotan after eight people were killed during a knife attack earlier this week Thousands of armed police and military vehicles have taken part in a parade in China’s restive Xinjiang region in a massive show of force two days after a deadly attack which the authorities blamed on terrorists. More
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    US univ rejects Chinese students call not to invite Dalai Lama
    February 17, 2017
     
    PTI Feeds, 17 February 2017 Beijing, Feb 17 (PTI) A US university headed by an Indian-origin academician has rejected call by Chinese students to withdraw invitation to exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama but assured them that his speech would have nothing to with politics. More
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    Indian-Origin Chancellor Rejects Chinese Students’ Call Not To Invite Dalai Lama
    February 17, 2017
     
    Press Trust of India, 17 February 2017 Beijing:  A US university headed by an Indian-origin academician has rejected call by Chinese students to withdraw invitation to exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama but assured them that his speech would have nothing to with politics. More
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    The Surprisingly Early Settlement of the Tibetan Plateau
    February 17, 2017
     
      By Jane Qiu | Scientific American March 2017 Issue The first humans who ventured onto the Tibetan Plateau, often called the “roof of the world,” faced one of the most brutal environments our species has ever confronted. At an average elevation of more than 4,500 meters, it is a cold and arid place with half the oxygen present at sea level. More
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    Long Wait for Freedom: Tibet still hopes for SA government’s support
    February 16, 2017
     
    South Africa: The Chinese embassy in Pretoria is a sprawling complex set among manicured green lawns, with a Chinese flag waving proudly at the entrance. It is a world apart from the premises out of which Tibet’s representative in South Africa carries out his duties. More
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    Tackling hypertension, Chinese style
    February 15, 2017
     
    Chinese consider the Dalai Lama to be ill-informed and uneducated, thus is not qualified to speak at the commencement ceremony. More
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    China Needs a New Grand Strategy
    February 15, 2017
     
    CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – The Cold War ended in December 1991, when the Soviet Union disintegrated. The post-Cold War era ended in November 2016, when Donald Trump won the United States presidency. It is impossible to predict all of what the Trump era will bring, not least because of Trump’s own capriciousness. But some consequences are already apparent. More
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    Exiled Tibetan leader hopes Trump to support China dialogue
    February 14, 2017
     
    TOKYO –  The prime minister of the self-declared Tibetan government-in-exile said Monday that he has high expectations for President Donald Trump to support dialogue between the Tibetans and Beijing, as Trump's predecessors have. Lobsang Sangay told foreign journalists in Tokyo that "it matters" what the United States does and says," and that Tibetans should "remain hopeful" that the U.S. More
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    India can lead efforts towards world harmony: Dalai Lama
    February 13, 2017
     
    Buddhist spiritual leader says his dream is to see all countries in the world form into a single union Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said that India can take the lead in bringing the world together applying its ancient wisdom and knowledge as it’s the only country in the world where all major religions of the world co-exist with mutual respect. More
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    The Dalai Lama Taught Me That Believers Should Question
    February 11, 2017
     
    Youth Ki Azaaz, 11 February 2017 It is easy to believe someone who accept that they don’t know the answer to a question and answer the rest candidly with great humour. This is something that the 14th Dalai Lama did multiple times during a public talk in New Delhi’s Talkatora stadium, with a large dollops of practical advice. More
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    World Will Be Safer And More Peaceful If More Number Of Countries Are Led By Women: Dalai Lama
    February 11, 2017
     
    The Outlook, 11 February 2017 Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama batted for more women leadership saying that they will make the world more peaceful as women are more sensitive of other’s sufferings.  According to a report in The New Indian Express, he said that a woman has to play a key role in the promotion of deeper human values, compassion and love in all spheres of activities. More
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    Pearls of wisdom and moments of laughter with the Dalai Lama at JMC
    February 10, 2017
     
    Hindustan Times, 10 February 2017 The auditorium of Jesus and Mary College (JMC) was a jam packed space as His Holiness the Dalai Lama delivered pearls of wisdom to the gen next. Addressing around 2,500 students, he spoke of oneness of humanity, religious harmony, and using technology for the betterment of relationships and the secret of his great health. More
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    Telangana CS Reviews Arrangements for Dalai Lama’s Visit
    February 8, 2017
     
    The review meeting was attended by senior officials from various departments. Dalai Lama will participate in various programmes on 11th and 12th February. During his visit, the spiritual leader will stay at National Police Academy. The Chief Secretary has directed the officials to make elaborate security arrangements for Dalai Lama. More
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    China should not be allowed to interfere with US academic freedom
    February 7, 2017
     
    International Campaign for Tibet statement on Chinese students objection to UC San Diego’s invitation to the Dalai Lama The objections raised by the University of California, San Diego chapter of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) about the University’s invitation to the Dalai Lama to be its commencement speaker this year are without merit, and instead raise important issues More
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    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: WHY I’M AGAINST MY CHINESE PEERS AT UCSD
    February 6, 2017
     
    The Triton, 6 February 2017 This letter is a response to “Chinese student organizations denounce Dalai Lama as commencement speaker.” I am a Chinese student from the University of Georgia. Here is a comment (in English) and a personal statement (in Chinese, I’m sure you have some people who read Chinese) which I would like to share with The Triton. More
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    China official says U.S. should stop using Dalai Lama to stir trouble: state media
    February 4, 2017
     
    Reuters -  Feb 4, 2017 The United States should stop using the Dalai Lama to create trouble for China, a senior Chinese official in charge of Tibet affairs told an influential state-run newspaper. It would bring no benefit to the U.S. but damage Sino-U.S. More
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    Dalai Lama to Speak at UC San Diego Commencement
    February 4, 2017
     
    By Lauren Holt - February 2, 2017 (San Diego Guardian) The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, will be making two speaking appearances at UC San Diego for the start of his U.S. tour at the end of the academic year, the Office of the Chancellor announced this afternoon. More
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    Will non-violent resistance ever work against communism?
    February 3, 2017
     
    Kapil Komireddi - spectator.co.uk - 4 February 2017 Why has the West been so indifferent to Tibet’s plight for so long? Should the Dalai Lama adopt a new strategy? Tibetans were once fabled warriors. Their empire, at the summit of its power in the eighth century, extended to northern India, western China and central Asia. The Arabs, making inroads into central Asia, were in awe of them. More
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    Trump Administration will be favourable to Tibetan cause
    February 3, 2017
     
    India Today, PTI, 2 February 2017 Dharamsala (HP), Feb 2 (PTI) The Trump Administration will support the Tibet cause and continue to encourage dialogue between Beijing and representatives of Tibetan Government-in-Exile and the Dalai Lama, according to the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) here. More