Paris France — Unchanged at 176th in the Index, Xi Jinping’s China is getting closer and closer to a contemporary version of totalitarianism. The Chinese model of state-controlled news and information is being copied in other Asian countries, especially Vietnam and Cambodia, says the Paris-based Reporters Without Borders watchdog in its latest World Press Freedom Index.
Dharamshala, India — Speaking to members of media on his arrival at Gaggal Airport in Dharamshala on Wednesday, the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, “according to reliable information is alive and carrying normal education”.
New Delhi, India — "Welcomes" North Korea's Kim Jong Un's announcement on halting nuclear tests and expresses optimistic over upcoming talks will lead to the establishment of trust between the two Koreas, the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai lama said in a statement on Sunday, Apr 22, 2018.
New Delhi, India — “In contrast to non-violence, war belongs to a time that has gone. In this era of democracy we need to respect everybody’s rights," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, adding: "The world belongs to its 7 billion inhabitants. In the past, communities and nations could flourish in isolation, but now we depend on each other."
The spiritual leader of Tibet and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, His Holiness the Dalai Lama is among the top 10 list of World’s Most Admired People according to the online survey conducted by the YouGov. The list of most admired people was published on Wednesday which was categorized into top 10 men and top 10 women.