Czech Republic’s President Milos Zeman addresses the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
PRAGUE Czech President Milos Zeman has decided against awarding a state medal to a Holocaust survivor after the man’s nephew, a Czech government minister, met exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama against the president’s wishes, the minister said on Friday. Continue reading
Hong Kong actor Tony Leung receives the distinction of officer of the Order of Arts and Letters at the French Residence in Hong Kong, June 8, 2015.
State media controlled by the ruling Chinese Communist Party has warned two Hong Kong superstars that they could be at the receiving end of a boycott in mainland China after they sat close to two key figures in the entourage of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at a recent religious event. Continue reading
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Tagged Bodh Gaya, Buddhist, Dalai Lama, Faye Wong, Hong Kong, Hu Jun, India, Tibetan, Tony Leung
8 September 2015
Frontman Jon Bon Jovi had said he was ‘excited’ to be playing China
Bon Jovi’s first ever concerts in China have been cancelled by government officials, the BBC has learned.
No reason was given, but media reports Continue reading
March 13, 2013
Tibetan settlements in India have fostered strong relations with the government under the Dalai Lama’s teachings. Can they be a guide for Tibetan-Chinese relations? Continue reading