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Explore Tibet Team, a professional Tibet travel agency based in Lhasa, introduces the Tashilhunpo Thangka Display to travelers and says: ”The three-day Thangka exhibition at the Tashilhunpo
China is ready to hold a new round of talks soon with the envoys of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama but no dates have been fixed.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) - Du Qinglin, head of the United Front Work Department of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Central Committee, met with private representatives of the 14th Dalai Lama in Beijing recently, the department said Thursday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Two former Tibetan political prisoners who were part of a group known as the "singing nuns" have left the mountainous Chinese region and gone into exile in India, an advocacy group said on Wednesday.
Lit by flickering, sallow yak butter candles sits a small picture of a man despised in Beijing as leader of a splittist independence movement but admired by millions for his pacifism -- the Dalai Lama.
By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - China condemned exiled Tibetans and international human rights watchdogs on Friday for calling a Tibetan youth the world's youngest political prisoner, saying their aim is to push for independence for the Himalayan region.
By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - A Tibetan youth considered by rights groups to be the world's youngest political prisoner turns 17 on Tuesday, 11 years after disappearing from public view when he was named the Himalayan region's second-ranking religious figure.
By Benjamin Kang Lim HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Tibet's 11th Panchen Lama, anointed by China's atheist Communists but not by the Tibet's Dalai Lama, took center stage at the World Buddhist Forum on Thursday, defending China's record on religion.
By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - China may approve a visit by the Dalai Lama, as long as he abandons ideas of independence for Tibet, and establish diplomatic ties with the Vatican if it first drops links with Taiwan, the country's top religious official was quoted on Monday as saying.
By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - China is set to host its first major international forum on Buddhism since 1949 to complement President Hu Jintao's campaign to build a "harmonious society" and burnish China's tarnished image on religious freedom.
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