Dharamshala — "The rehabilitation is of topmost priority for the home ministry right now," said Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang, Kalon or minister of the Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration during an Exclusive Interview with the Tibet Post International (TPI). Mr Topgyal was kind enough to spare some time to answer a few questions the TPI had for him.

Taipei — China's threat to reduce economic exchanges and insistence that Taiwanese President elect Tsai Ing-wen abide by the '1992 consensus' seems to have the opposite effect, said a report by the Taipei Times, the daily English-language newspaper in Taiwan.

Washington D.C — US House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congressman Jim McGovern said that the United States has a responsibility to speak out in support of human rights in Tibet and elsewhere in China.

Dharamshala — "I can be the people's Sikyong," said Penpa Tsering Sikyong Candidate during an Exclusive Interview with the Tibet Post International. Mr Tsering is the current Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile, who recently announced his candidacy for 2016 Sikyong election.

Dharamshala — After years of speculation and denial, the Buddhist sect leading international protests against His Holiness the Dalai Lama has finally disbanded all activity and websites, according to a statement on its website.

Dharamshala — "As Sikyong, I open my doors to everybody. I don't think anyone should say that I didn't get to see the Sikyong because of ideological reasons," said Dr Lobsang Sangay, Dr Lobsang Sangay as Tibet's democratically elected political leader during an Exclusive Interview with the Tibet Post International (TPI). Dr Sangay, the current Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration, completed its five-year term in April 2016.

Dharamshala — It was for the first time since its formation in 2011 that players from the Tibet Women's Soccer team soared the skies and played on an international pitch last month. The Tibetan footballers-in-exile were invited to attend the Discover Football Beyond Borders festival in Berlin, Germany from June 27 to July 6. They shared the football pitch with a team of players from China as well.

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