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The Dalai Lama on COVID-19, Trump, and "old thinking" in America

Tibet's exiled Buddhist spiritual leader knows a thing or two about forced isolation, and he shares some wisdom with CBS News ahead of his 85th birthday.
Tags: Tibet, News, Cbs News, America, Trump, Buddhist


Flower Tea Ritual Gift Set

In a busy world, it can be difficult to create a beautiful moment for reflection. This tea set encourages you to do just that. When it's time to revitalize your body and mind, begin your ritual: Place a single-origin, whole-flower herb into hot water, stir with bamboo tongs, and watch the bud bloom as it steeps. Then, simply pour and enjoy. Cultivated from family-owned farms in Tibet using organic methods, each bloom makes three delicious and nourishing cups of caffeine-free herbal tea. The set ...
Tags: Tibet, Shopping, Lisa Li, Flower Tea Ritual Gift Set, Shangri la Rose Royal Chrysanthemum


Tibet’s only football club folds over altitude row

Shanghai (AFP) – Tibet’s first and only professional football team has become the latest in a string of Chinese clubs to fold, following a row over hosting matches in one of the highest cities in... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Tibet, Sport, Soccer, Shanghai, Afp


Three Indian soldiers 'killed' in clash on Chinese border

Three Indian soldiers were killed in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh last night by Chinese troops, the first time casualties have been suffered by either superpower along their 3,488km border since 1975, as the threat of a full-blown war intensifies. India and China have been facing-off for over a month in Ladakh after Chinese troops crossed the Line of Actual Control on May 5 and 6 to occupy over 60 kilometres of Indian territory at four locations - Pangong Tso, Galwan River, Demchok and Hot Spring...
Tags: Tibet, News, China, India, Beijing, Telegraph, Agence France Presse, Chinese Foreign Ministry, Ladakh, Indian Army, People 's Liberation Army, Galwan Valley, Pangong Tso Galwan River Demchok, Pangong Tso Lake Galwan River Demchok


India says 20 troops killed in deadliest clash with China in decades

At least 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a "violent face-off" with Chinese forces along the disputed Himalayan frontier, the Indian army said Tuesday, in the deadliest clash between the nuclear-armed neighbours for more than four decades. Both sides blamed each other for Monday's clash in the precipitous, rocky terrain of the strategically important Galwan Valley, between China's Tibet and India's Ladakh region, which analysts described as "worrying". India had earlier put the toll at three ...
Tags: Tibet, News, China, India, Ladakh, Galwan Valley


China Roundup: Alibaba to add 5,000 staff to cloud unit

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, we have updates from Alibaba’s rapidly growing cloud computing unit, Apple’s controversial decision to remove two podcast apps from its Chinese App Store, and more. China tech abroad TikTok’s besieged rival Zynn, a TikTok rival that had rocketed to the top of the download charts a few weeks since its launch in Ma...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Asia, Hong Kong, Tibet, Microsoft, China, Tech, Beijing, Alibaba, JD.com, Tencent, Reddit, Alibaba Group


Nepal snubs powerful neighbour India by claiming disputed territory as its own in new map

The lower house of Nepal's parliament on Saturday approved a controversial new map of the country that includes areas disputed with India. The move signals a hardening of Nepal's position over a decades-long border row that has strained ties between the neighbours. India's foreign ministry rejected the map, arguing that the addition of Indian territory is not based on historical fact or evidence. "It is also violative of our current understanding to hold talks on outstanding boundary...
Tags: Tibet, News, India, Nepal, House Of Representatives, Kathmandu, National Assembly, Uttarakhand, Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Anurag Srivastava, Lipulekh, Agni Prasad Sapkota


Coronavirus live news: Beijing back into partial lockdown as new cluster emerges

Dr Anthony Fauci calls Donald Trump rallies a ‘danger’ to health; Australia’s chief medical officers warns against Black Lives Matter rallies Chief nurse dropped from No 10 briefing ‘for not backing CummingsBrazil overtakes UK with world’s second-highest Covid-19 death tollIndia’s agony: ‘I did everything to save my wife and baby’ 11.23am BST The Dalai Lama has said his thoughts are with those suffering in the coronavirus pandemic as he implored humankind to develop “a sense of oneness”. The...
Tags: UK, Science, Tibet, Australia, India, World news, Bbc, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Malaysia, Buddhism, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Anthony Fauci, Dharamshala


Dalai Lama to release album of mantras and teachings set to music

‘Music has the potential to reach many more people,’ says the Tibetan spiritual leaderThe Dalai Lama, whose message of humanity, harmony and peace delivered with a smile has won millions of global followers, is releasing an album of mantras set to music to mark his 85th birthday next month.The Tibetan spiritual leader’s first foray into the world of recorded music comes five years after he appeared at the Glastonbury music festival, where he warned of the dangers of climate change, and the Ameri...
Tags: Music, Tibet, Religion, World news, Culture, Patti Smith, Dalai Lama, Buddhism


Tibet to become China’s data gateway to South Asia

A sprawling 645,000-square-meter data facility is going up on the top of the world to power data exchange between China and its neighboring countries in South Asia. The cloud computing and data center, perched on the plateau city Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, and developed by private tech firm Ningsuan Technologies, has entered pilot operation as it announced the completion of the first construction phase, China’s state news agency Xinhua reported (in Chinese) on Sunday. Northeast of the Himalaya...
Tags: Cloud, Asia, Tibet, China, Cloud Computing, India, Tech, Beijing, Nepal, Alibaba, Bangladesh, Alibaba Group, South Asia, Xinhua, Nanjing, Lhasa


The Universal Horror Revival Continues with ‘Wolfman’ Starring Ryan Gosling

After bumbling and stumbling with The Mummy, Universal seems to finally be back on their feet when it comes to reviving their classic monsters. They had big success with Leigh Whannell’s Invisible Man, and already have several other monster-themed projects in the works. Now a new beastie has joined the lineup: Wolfman. Ryan Gosling is set to play the lycanthrope, and Universal is said to be closing in on a director. Variety has the scoop on the Wolfman reboot, stating the project is being de...
Tags: Orange Is The New Black, London, Tibet, Movies, Casting, Horror, Los Angeles, Jake Gyllenhaal, Universal, Paul Feig, Ryan-Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Remakes, Wolf, Talbot, Lon Chaney Jr


India-Nepal territorial dispute flares over road to Tibet

A long-running territorial dispute between India and Nepal has flared over a new Indian-built road to a revered Hindu pilgrimage site in Tibet that Nepal says passes through its territory. India has issued a strongly worded statement in which it objected to a new map issued by the Nepalese government showing the disputed areas as part of Nepal. “This unilateral act is not based on historical facts and evidence,” India said in the statement late Wednesday.
Tags: Tibet, News, India, Nepal, India Nepal


After disastrous Zuma years, Ramaphosa must provide foreign policy clarity

For a country that is guided by ubuntu, South Africa has a record of embarrassing international blunders The post After disastrous Zuma years, Ramaphosa must provide foreign policy clarity appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Tibet, Opinion, Barack Obama, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, Jacob Zuma, Foreign Policy, United Nations, Zimbabwe, Dalai Lama, Donald Trump, South African Airways, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, Zuma


China says boy picked by Dalai Lama now a college graduate

China said Tuesday that a boy who disappeared 25 years ago after being picked by the Dalai Lama as Tibetan Buddhism’s second-highest figure is now a college graduate with a stable job. Very little information has been given about Gedhun Choekyi Nyima or his family since he went missing at age 6 shortly after being named the 11th Panchen Lama. China, which claims that Tibet is part of its territory, named another boy to the position, Gyaltsen Norbu, who is rarely seen and is believed to spend m...
Tags: Tibet, News, China, Dalai Lama, Gyaltsen Norbu, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama China


Tibetans demand China disclose fate of boy taken away in '95

Tibet’s self-declared government-in-exile marked the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of a boy named as Tibetan Buddhism’s second highest figure by calling on China on Sunday to account for his whereabouts. The Tibetan parliament in northern India, known as the Kashag, said the boy named the 11th Panchen Lama who was taken away at age 6 along with his family in 1995 continued to be recognized as the sole legitimate holder of his title. China, which claims Tibet as its own territory, named...
Tags: Tibet, News, China, India, Panchen Lama, Gyaltsen Norbu, Kashag


Indian and Chinese soldiers injured in cross-border fistfight, says Delhi

Troops also threw stones in face-off involving 150 soldiers at remote crossing point near Tibet, says Indian armySeveral Indian and Chinese soldiers have been injured in a cross-border clash involving fistfights and stone-throwing at a remote but strategically important mountain pass near Tibet, the Indian army said on Sunday.There have been long-running border tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours, with a bitter war fought over the Indian north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh in 1962...
Tags: Tibet, China, India, South and Central Asia, Delhi, Arunachal Pradesh


India, China in high-altitude fistfight at disputed border

Several Indian and Chinese soldiers were injured in a high-altitude cross-border clash involving fistfights and stone-throwing at a remote but strategically important mountain pass near Tibet, the Indian Army said Sunday. There have been long-running border tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours, with a bitter war fought over India's northeastern-most state of Arunachal Pradesh in 1962. The "stand-off" on Saturday at Naku La sector near the 15,000-feet (4,572-metre) Nathu La crossing in...
Tags: Tibet, News, China, India, India China, Sikkim, Indian Army, Arunachal Pradesh, Hooda, Naku La, Nathu La crossing, Bhutan Nepal


Why the 'uplift of the Tibetan plateau' is a myth

Spicer and colleagues combine stable isotope and fossil paleoaltimetry to chart the growth of Tibet, the Himalaya and the Hengduan mountains through time and show the plateau is young, less that 15 million years old, and evolved not just by the collision of India with Eurasia but through multiple earlier mountain-building events and the infilling of deep ancient lowlands hosting subtropical monsoon-adapted biotas. This contradicts the idea of an old 'high and dry' proto-plateau.
Tags: Science, Tibet, India, Himalaya, Eurasia, Spicer, Hengduan


Fomo haunted me for years – but the coronavirus pandemic cured me

‘Fear of missing out’ still lurks, but the coronavirus pandemic has exposed how much of our previous lives hung on vanity * Coronavirus – live US updates * Live global updates * See all our coronavirus coverageSix weeks in. How many more three-hour hikes can we take? How many more of nature’s arrangements of branches, fallen logs, colossal tree trunks, lichens, mosses, babbling brooks, and antics of squirrels, can we gaze upon and marvel at?How far can we take our amateur ornithology before i...
Tags: New York, Tibet, News, Australia, California, New York City, US, United States, Manhattan, Gwyneth Paltrow, Fomo, Nina Burleigh, Hollywood Early


What is egg coffee

Dalgona coffee might have become a viral TikTok trend, but its origins run much deeper than that. The creamy whipped coffee drink is actually a product of Asia (it’s especially popular in India and South Korea) but only recently gained popularity in the United States after catching the eye of a few influencers and celebrities. Its successor is egg coffee, a mainstay of cafes in Japan, Vietnam, and Korea. There are many variations of egg coffee throughout Asia. In Korea, for instance, a drin...
Tags: Travel, Coffee, Asia, South Korea, Tibet, India, United States, Korea, Vietnam, Bhutan, Hanoi, All, Japan Vietnam, Korea Herald, Dalgona, Egg Coffee


The World Is Awaking to the Ugly Realities of the Chinese Regime

Earlier this month, a McDonald’s restaurant in Guangzhou, in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, was forced to remove a sign warning that “black people are not allowed to enter.” Upon removing it, McDonald’s told NBC News in a statement that the sign was “not representative of our inclusive values.”That sounds like what it almost certainly is: a product of the company’s communications department, called in to do damage control. And while we can accept that the McDonald’s corporation itse...
Tags: Hong Kong, Tibet, News, Sweden, China, Africa, Nbc News, America, Syria, Earth, Taiwan, Beijing, West, Nato, Muslim, Sri Lanka


China, Hong Kong and the Politics of Coronavirus

Anticipating a hostile post-pandemic world, Beijing feels that it needs to control the city absolutely.
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, Tibet, News, China, Taiwan, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Epidemics, World Health Organization, Propaganda, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, Great Britain, Lam, China Hong Kong


The Adventures of Tintin Video Game In Development!

The Adventures of Tintin video game in development! Video game publisher has announced that to celebrate its 35th anniversary it is developing a game based on the iconic French comic book series The Adventures of Tintin focused on the iconic adventurer and reporter, according to VitalThrills. RLEATED: Exclusive: Sonic Star Ben Schwartz’ Favorite Video Game Movies The game, which is being developed by Microids and Moulinsart, is being created for both consoles and PC and will be an action-a...
Tags: Games, Tibet, Movies, Ben Schwartz, Steven Spielberg, Tintin, Haddock, Video Game News, The Adventures Of Tintin, Microids, Moulinsart, Thomson Thompson, Stéphane Longeard, Benoît Sokal Syberia Paul Cuisset Flashback, Philippe Dessoly Toki, Pierre Adane Top


China, Not Russia, Poses The Gravest Threat To The United States

United States And China Flags iStock-Oleksii Liskonih 1089916444 U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Despite the unrelenting seditious mainstream Press attack on the autocratic regime of Putin’s Russia, it is the autocratic regime of Xi Jinping’s China that has been, for decades, the greater and graver threat to our Nation’s free Constitutional Republic. So, then, whether through accident or secretive, insidious design, the release of the Chinese Coronavirus into the world has had a devastating impact o...
Tags: Europe, Tibet, Guns, Putin, China, Russia, America, United States, Xi Jinping, Biden, Cnbc, Bush, Congressional, Xi, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News


15 books Steve Jobs always turned to for inspiration

Steve Jobs' lifelong interest in the humanities gave Apple a human touch. Some of the iconic CEO's favorite books included Herman Melville's "Moby Dick," Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind," and the poems of Dylan Thomas. Here are 15 books that inspired Steve Jobs. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Why did Apple "think different"? As Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.  "The reason that Apple is able to create pro...
Tags: Apple, Japan, Tibet, Jobs, California, Steve Jobs, India, America, Trends, Bloomberg, West, Dylan Thomas, Himalayas, William Shakespeare, Ashton Kutcher, Portland Oregon


To Protect the Future, Hold China to Account

In the winter of 2002–2003, the deadly SARS coronavirus exploded out of China’s ‘wet-blood’ wildlife markets. SARS infected over 8,000 people worldwide and killed almost 800. Yet post-crisis, China laxly enforced bans on the offending markets, only to permit them to flourish soon thereafter. Today’s COVID-19 is the deadly and avoidable legacy of China’s recklessness.U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo has proclaimed that COVID-19 stems from just such Chinese ‘wet-blood’ markets. While Beijing ha...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Tibet, News, China, Beijing, Un, Dalai Lama, North Atlantic, Wuhan, South Asia, Trump, South China Sea, Rubio, Ccp, State


Nepal closes access to Mt EverestNepal closes access to Mt Everest

It follows China's closure of the Tibet side
Tags: Travel, Tibet, China, Nepal


Mount Everest is closed: Coronavirus fears reach world's tallest peak as climbing permits halted

With China and Tibet halting permit programs, the more-than-29,000-foot mountain is effectively shuttered for the popular spring climbing season.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Tibet, News, China, Usa Today, Mount Everest


China closes Tibet side of Mt EverestChina closes Tibet side of Mt Everest

Nepal imposes new restrictions for climbers
Tags: Travel, Tibet, China, Nepal


New video for Iggy Pop's spoken-song based on Lou Reed poem

Iggy Pop's "We Are the People" is based on a poem penned in 1970 by his old friend, the great Lou Reed. About the poem, Pop told the BBC back in September, "My God, this is the country today as I understand it, or at least one legitimate portrayal of the country today." Last week, Pop performed "We Are the People" with Reed's widow Laurie Anderson at Carnegie Hall for the Tibet House Benefit and now he's released this striking video performance. The song appears on Pop's latest album Free. Fro...
Tags: Video, Music, Tibet, News, Poetry, Bbc, Punk, Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson, Iggy Pop, Reed, Carnegie Hall