Month of Women came early … Dalai Lama urges women to take up leadership roles

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 01:01 GMT

The Dalai Lama argued that women taking up leadership roles is vital to advancing societies and economies.

China bars foreign travellers from Tibet over 60th uprising anniversary

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 12:17 GMT

"March 10 is the 60th anniversary of an abortive 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet."

The Oscars: A platform for celebrities’ political outbursts

Sun, 24 Feb 2019 - 02:41 GMT

Despite the refusal of the American Film Academy to turn the Oscars Awards into a platform to express political views, the event witnessed numerous political protesting by awarded stars in the past.

Nepal losing out to China as Everest operators cross mountain

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 01:46 GMT

Poor regulation, overcrowding are pushing Everest climbers away from Nepal to China, which is investing millions to boost a rival path to the top of the world.

China increases security, social control before Congress

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 11:44 GMT

China is tightening security for next month's twice-a-decade Communist Party Congress, cancelling police leave in Beijing, limiting tourism to Tibet.

Tibetan medicine lures patients seeking drug-free cures

Sun, 14 May 2017 - 07:09 GMT

Indian patients clutching small vials of urine queue patiently to see Yeshi Dhonden, a Tibetan monk who became a legend as personal healer to the Dalai Lama.