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WTN Archives: April, 2006

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Saturday, April 1

1. 'Westerners are too self-absorbed'
2. Tibet railway seen spreading rat-borne diseases in China (AFP)
3. Tibet-China railway: Link for plague (PTI)
4. Secrecy clouds envoy's trip to Tibet
5. Actress Bai Ling says 'she's writing a book about Tibet, doing reality TV show' (AP)
6. A Tibetan restaurant in New Delhi

Sunday, April 2

1. Tibet's 'Sound of Music' finally heard outside bars (IANS)
2. Dalai Lama inaugurates free plastic surgery camp in Dharamshala (ANI)
3. Senator’s photos show talent, proximity to famous people (AP)

Monday, April 3

1. China may let Dalai Lama visit, eyes Vatican ties (Reuters)
2. China Could Agree to Visit From Dalai Lama if He Abandons Independence for Tibet (AP)
3. China may consider Dalai Lama visit, eyes ties with Vatican (Kyodo)
4. Why China will change: The Tibet factor (Rediff)
5. "The Cause of Tibet is Worthy of Our Nation's Support" (TibetNet)
6. His Holiness Donates Rupees 3-Lakh for A Free Plastic Surgery Camp (TibetNet)
7. Tibet: A buddhist trilogy (FJR)
8. Welcome to DLFCanada
9. Leon: 'Tibet is a scar on the conscience of the world' (MG)

Tuesday, April 4 (2)

1. The symbolism of reconciliation - Editorial
2. Is China ready to welcome home the Dalai Lama?
3. Kashag: No Protests During Hu's America Visit (TibetNet)
4. The Dalai Lama to be HP's brand ambassador (IANS)
5. Nangma ensemble premieres their first show in Chicago
6. His Holiness Inaugurates 3rd Peace Jam Conference (TibetNet)
7. Tribute to Tibetan nun and former political prisoner Phuntsog Nyidron
8. TCHRD releases audio visual documentary on Democratisation process in exile and structural framework of the Central Tibetan Administration

Wednesday, April 5

1. His Holiness the Dalai lama to Visit South American Countries (TibetNet)
2. Indian, Tibetan Filmmaking Team Transcends Borders (IW)
3. Secret Visit to Tibet
4. Angels of Tibet: Salt Lake group helps cut death rate of infants (DMN)
5. Tibet Festival in New York City
6. Tibetan traditional astronomy rivals West in lunar forecasts (SD)

Thursday, April 6

1. US Says China's Human Rights Record on Tibetans Poor (ICT)
2. China premier concedes on human rights (Stuff)
3. China accuses U.S. of meddling in its affairs (Kyodo)
4. Wen defends China's human rights (AP)
5. Protesters Greet Chinese Premier's Delegation
6. The Tibetan Art of War
7. Key trade route on China-India border through Sikkim to open (PTI)
8. Tibet Announces the Dalai Lama's Tour of South America
9. Tibet's late growth spurt delayed the monsoon(NS)

Friday, April 7

1. Database ensures Big Brother is watching in China
2. 'Tibet Is a Scar on the Conscience of the World'
3. New Tibet-Intergroup in German Bundestag to support the cause of Tibet
4. China considering a visit by Dalai Lama
5. Put Tibet Back on the Map
6. TYC Calls Emergency Meeting, Resigned President Returns
7. Dalai Lama to visit Twin Cities
8. Mustang: Nepal's hidden kingdom
9. LaSalle University to host "Help Us Help Tibet" Benefit Concert April 20th 2006

Saturday, April 8

1. Dalai Lama to cross paths with China's President Hu on US tour
2. Is the Dalai Lama preparing to visit China?
3. Protest as celebration of difference
4. U.S. senator captures powerful photos Leahy has what other photographers covet -- access
5. Christian Ministry Leader Urges Prayer as Dalai Lama Visits Mayo Clinic

Sunday, April 9

1. Tibetan women want to talk with China
2. The Dalai Lama stresses on conservation at 'Spring Teaching'
3. This April we ask you to remember Tibet's Panchen Lama: A request to all in South Africa
4. Hitler, Hu Jintao, and Tibet Demonstrations
5. Rediscovering Tibet at the Met

Monday, April 10

1. No protest against Hu Jintao out of respect for the Dalai Lama, says Tibetan government-in-exile
2. Washington D.C. Tibetans To Heed H.H. The Dalai Lama's Call and Kashag's Appeal Concerning Hu Jintao's Visit
3. Bush Must Push Human Rights at China-U.S. Talks
4. Call for peace marks Buddha Jayanti celebrations Religious leaders take part in the meet
5. Livingstone compares Tiananmen Square massacre to poll tax riots
6. Chinese tracks to stretch international arms
7. 'Tibet' documentary restored, recut
8. Foyle and friends relate reading to life

Tuesday, April 11

1. Samdhong Rinpoche Dominates Preliminary Elections
2. Rinpoche likely to be re-elected Tibetan PM
3. ICT Statement: Is China fit for the UN's Human Rights Council?
4. TYC Emergency Meeting Ends in a Draw
5. Buddhism can reduce social divisions better than Christianity and Islam
6. China unveils plan for new int'l passages
7. Ministry of Railways denies plans for international lines
8. Assam's Tibetan markets sell dreams, fake brands

Wednesday, April 12

1. Google defends cooperation with China
2. Visits of Chinese President Hu and Dalai Lama to coincide in US
3. China marks post-1949 first with Buddhist forum
4. Hunting down the hunter: A dying breed
5. Tibetan Youth Congress Press Release

Thursday, April 13

1. China hosts first Buddhism forum There are about 100 million Buddhists in China
2. Dalai Lama not invited to Buddhist forum
3. Ties with the Vatican not a priority but Dalai Lama a danger for Beijing
4. Dalai Lama's presence at Buddhist forum disharmonious
5. Panchen Lama Makes Rare Public Appearance
6. Gedhun Choekyi Nyima is not the "Panchen Lama" : UN Expert
7. China promotes disputed Panchen Lama despite ongoing campaign to suppress Tibetan Buddhism
8. China World Buddhist Forum Excludes Dalai Lama
9. Dalai Lama to Attend Gwangju Conference
10. Turmoil erupts in the biggest exile Tibetan organisation

Friday, April 14

1. Beijing stages first World Buddhist Conference sans exiled Dalai Lama
2. Rights groups denounce Chinese Buddhism forum as 'cynical propaganda'
3. Young Tibetan lama speaks at Communist Party event
4. Dalai Lama to meet with local Tibetans Sunday's visit will be his second to Cities
5. Buddhist Hope Dalai Lama Visit Draws Support
6. Web Users Urged to Help Chinese Censors
7. Probe Committee for Electoral Malpractice Manhandled

Saturday, April 15

1. Dalai Lama seeks to improve Islam's image He'll meet with Muslim leaders in a mission of peace in S.F.
2. Dalai Lama meets with Muslim leaders at anti-terror summit
3. Tibetans face the dilemma of success
4. Beijing's hand-picked Panchen Lama makes his global debut
5. Tibet's first railway to start unmanned operations
6. Filipino sets out to conquer Everest
7. 'We are works in progress' Professor provides insight into world of Buddhism
8. Dalai Lama expresses concern over anti-gay discrimination
9. Calm amidst chaos
10. 'East Meets West' at Edwardsville gallery

Sunday, April 16

1. Dalai Lama: Tibet Wants Autonomy, Not Independence
2. Moderate Muslims Seek Help From the Dalai Lama
3. Dalai Lama promotes harmony of religions
4. DALAI LAMA REACHES OUT Monk visits S.F. to promote peace with Muslims
5. Dalai Lama visits Minnesota Sunday

Monday, April 17

1. Dalai Lama Enlisted To Change Islam Image
2. Dalai Lama Pleads for Defending Islam
3. Islam is a religion of compassion: Dalai Lama
4. Giant Mao statue erected in Tibet
5. Dalai Lama's Tibet visit likely in July
6. Dalai Lama has message of learning
7. Fake Tibetan Medicine May Cause Serious Legal Problems
8. Don't protest Hu's US visit'
9. Seattle Tibetans Not to Demonstrate Hu's Visit
10. China's leader to visit Seattle Hu likely will see protests, adulation during Seattle visit
11. Hu Jintao grant Tibet's independence
12. JUST LISTEN TO KASHAG
13. White House Out to Lunch With China Hu Jintao is anxious to please, but the U.S. remains aloof

Monday, April 18

1. The Despair of Tibetans
2. Dalai Lama speaks of compassion
3. Dalai Lama discusses compassion with Mayo staff
4. Dalai Lama, at famed Mayo, touts compassion's role in health
5. Tibetans May Possess Land
6. Lack of a United Approach to Hu's Visit
7. Tibetans to protest during Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to Seattle on April 18 &19
8. Associates of Dalai Lama to Present Program on Tibetan Medicine and Politics
9. Gelek Rimpoche in in Toronto
10. Gold and copper in Tibet
11. China's obscene 'harvest' of organs
12. Duo cycle to Tibet, age doesn't matter

Wednesday, April 19 (2)

1. Final Result of the 14th Assembly Declared
2. China's choice Dalai Lama Tests Beijing's Credentials
3. Dalai Lama quietly drops by
4. Jetsun Pema Awarded Children's Prize
5. A voice once silenced in Tibet
6. Protesters, welcomers wait six hours for Chinese president's motorcade
7. Activists gather in protest - and in support
8. HK Daily Relates Hu Jintao's and Dalai Lama's US Visits to Tibetan's Return to PRC
9. Staff preparing for Tibet-bound train
10. Tibet's biggest ore dressing plant to complete construction
11. Cleric denies curb on faith in China

Wednesday, April 19 (3)

1. Final Result of the 14th Assembly Declared
2. China's choice Dalai Lama Tests Beijing's Credentials
3. Dalai Lama quietly drops by
4. Jetsun Pema Awarded Children's Prize
5. A voice once silenced in Tibet
6. Protesters, welcomers wait six hours for Chinese president's motorcade
7. Activists gather in protest - and in support
8. HK Daily Relates Hu Jintao's and Dalai Lama's US Visits to Tibetan's Return to PRC
9. Staff preparing for Tibet-bound train
10. Tibet's biggest ore dressing plant to complete construction
11. Cleric denies curb on faith in China

Wednesday, April 19 (4)

1. Final Result of the 14th Assembly Declared
2. China's choice Dalai Lama Tests Beijing's Credentials
3. Dalai Lama quietly drops by
4. Jetsun Pema Awarded Children's Prize
5. A voice once silenced in Tibet
6. Protesters, welcomers wait six hours for Chinese president's motorcade
7. Activists gather in protest - and in support
8. HK Daily Relates Hu Jintao's and Dalai Lama's US Visits to Tibetan's Return to PRC
9. Staff preparing for Tibet-bound train
10. Tibet's biggest ore dressing plant to complete construction
11. Cleric denies curb on faith in China

Thursday, April 20

1. 'I think China is changing'
2. China's scary asymmetry
3. Tibetan Government-in-Exile elects fresh assembly
4. Dalai Lama leaves prerogative of appointing members to the exile parliament
5. Tibetan chic: Why Buddhism is so hot right now
6. Report of Protest against Hu Jintao in Seattle
7. Anxious Tibetans Await Demolition Deadline, Majnu Tilla under DDA Drive
8. Monk on the run helps others rule their world
9. Strong quake flattens houses in Tibet; no casualties

Saturday, April 22

1. Hu's Tibetan Opportunity?
2. Hu winds up US visit amid protests
3. Protesters of all stripes line streets
4. Hu Jinato protesters from Minnesota
5. Hu's visit nothing to celebrate
6. Speech by Jigme Norbu
7. Speech by Larry Gerstein

Sunday, April 23

1. Tibetan group takes traditional songs on a road trip
2. Dalai Lama to test Beijing's credentials
3. Islam-Buddhism summit and Dalai Lama's image
4. Campaign to free 11th Panchen Lama
5. What's Up?: Tibet and Beyond
6. Tibetan lamasery renovation "ideal start" for China-Switzerland cultural heritage preservation
7. Google's China Problem (and China's Google Problem)

Sunday, April 23 (2)

1. All by Sikand - Baltistan

Monday, April 24

1. BBC Sprcial Coverage on Tibet
2. Dalai Lama may visit Moscow this July - Ilyumzhinov
3. Three Himachal towns to get facelift soon
4. AIM miner to explore for copper in Tibet
5. Central China Goldfields In Tibet Exploration Deal
6. Oxygen to be offered in trains on world's highest railway
7. World's youngest political prisoner turns 17
8. 11 years on! The 11th Panchen Lama, Gendun Choekyi Nyima, still remain disappeared
9. China Can Not Silence Tibetans
10. Tashi Delek & Greetings from Kathmandu!
11. Renewed Faith

Tuesday, April 25

1. STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF TASHI LHUNPO MONASTERY ON THE 17TH BIRTHDAY OF GENDUN CHOEKYI NYIMA
2. Where is the Panchen Lama?
3. TWA marks the 17th Birthday of Panchen Lama
4. World's youngest political prisoner turns seventeen
5. No Dalai Lama at peace parley
6. Dalai Lama Begins South America Tour
7. China on the Rise
8. Exhibit removed amid protest
9. TAR official meets Switzerland ambassador
10. China Censors Skype
11. As last resort, war often becomes necessary for freedom
12. Continental Minerals Ltd. and Great China Mining Inc.: Major New Copper-Gold Zone at Xietongmen

Wednesday, April 26

1. Fathoming Tibet's political future
2. TYLP Deadline Extended to Incorporate Tibetans from Canada
3. Exiled Tibetans celebrate Panchen Lama's birthday
4. The Panchen Lama's 17th birthday
5. Speaker describes on going struggles in Tibet
6. Second conference of Nobel Laureates to be held in Petra 1st LD
7. Letter to the Editors

Thursday, April 27

1. Wireless Technology Summit - Dharamsala 2006
2. Fleeing a Tibetan monastery
3. Surviving a Tibetan gulag
4. Dalai Lama documentary remembers visit
5. FSEC gets Dalai Lama update
6. His Holiness the Dalai Lama's South America Visit
7. Saving the Tibetan Antelope
8. Belmont World Film shows life in Tibet
9. Letter to The Pioneer

Friday, April 28

1. Atlantis in the Himalaya - Tibet's Lost City
2. Railway raises fears for Tibet's future
3. China says Tibetan boy not political prisoner
4. China irked as Nepal trumps king card
5. Martyrs' Day commemorated in Minnesota
6. Remember the Holocaust
7. INDEPENDENCE VERSUS AUTONOMY

Saturday, April 29

1. Tibetans Welcome President Hu?
2. Han Chinese describe life in Tibet
3. Tibet Week at Joseph's College Aarschot in Belgium
4. 9. Hu's coming to dinner
5. Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) observes "Martyr's Day"
6. Prices of tiger skin drops in Tibet - sources
7. Square bashing
8. Living among the monks
9. A Thriller in Tibet? He Has It Down Cold
10. 'All weather friend' China deserts Nepal king

Sunday, April 30

1. Dalai Lama unveils Gandhi statue in Brazil
2. Buddhism returns to basilica, this time at parish hall
3. Kalon Tripa to Leave for Official Visit
4. Lhasa, Kathmandu bus service to continue
5. From Austria to Tibet, a life transformed by exploration
6. Violinist has the world on a string
7. Beating the tourist rush
8. How to get the travel permit to Tibet?
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