Mercedes issues second apology over Dalai Lama post

2018-02-08 11:42

Daimler has apologised to China again after sparking an outcry over an Instagram post by its luxury brand Mercedes-Benz quoting the Dalai Lama, seen by Beijing as a Tibetan separatist.

Dalai Lama turns to iPhone to spread app-iness

2017-12-15 19:05

He already has millions of Twitter followers and has spoken of the wonders of new technology. Now the Dalai Lama has launched a new iPhone app so devotees can keep track of his travels and teachings.

Dalai Lama cancels Botswana trip with 'exhaustion'

2017-08-12 20:01

The Dalai Lama has cancelled a trip next week to Botswana because of "exhaustion" after Beijing expressed anger at the African country for allowing the visit.

Botswana risks China ties with visit from Dalai Lama

2017-07-13 13:00

The Dalai Lama will visit Botswana next month and meet with President Ian Khama, Botswana officials have confirmed, in a trip likely to anger China, a key investor across Africa and its largest trade partner.

Dalai Lama: People must decide future

2017-04-09 07:36

The exiled Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader says it's up to his followers to decide whether the office of the Dalai Lama exists in future.

Reports: Tibetan Buddhist monk self-immolates in west China

2016-12-09 17:52

A Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire in western China in what appeared to be the latest such radical protest against Beijing's rule.

Chinese officials contest Dalai Lama's visit to Milan

2016-10-20 13:12

The Chinese Embassy in Rome has strongly protested plans by Milan city council to bestow honorary citizenship on the Dalai Lama, saying it would have a negative impact on bilateral relations and regional co-operation.

Book News: The joys of Tutu and Dalai Lama PLUS African books now e-vailable

2016-09-11 07:18

An upcoming piece of uplifting nonfiction called The Book of Joy will have Archbishop Desmond Tutu and His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama as its subjects.

VIDEO: Lady Gaga's 20 minute conversation with the Dalai Lama

2016-06-27 18:00

Lady Gaga met with the Dalia Lama for a talk called The Global Significance of Building Compassionate Cities: Kindness Makes it Happen.

Obama defies Beijing to meet Dalai Lama

2016-06-15 13:34

China warned US President Barack Obama against meeting with the Dalai Lama at the White House, saying that hosting the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader could damage mutual trust.


Mercedes in China apologies for quoting Dalai Lama abroad

2018-02-06 14:37

Mercedes-Benz has apologised in China for quoting the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader who is reviled by Beijing, in a social media post abroad

Dalai Lama: Desmond Tutu 'very precious in this troubled world'

2017-10-07 23:02

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's compassion, forgiveness, love and tolerance has been highlighted by the Dalai Lama in celebration of Tutu's 86th birthday.

Botswana confirms Dalai Lama visit despite China anger

2017-07-25 21:41

Botswana has confirmed it will allow the Dalai Lama to visit next month as "a foreign dignitary" in the face of China's fierce opposition to the Tibetan spiritual leader.

#GuptaLeaks: How Guptas went behind government's back on Dalai Lama

2017-06-05 12:30

While the leaked tranche of Gupta emails reveal the government and the Guptas to have maintained very close channels of communication over recent years, they did not share everything.

China objects to Indian president meeting with Dalai Lama

2016-12-17 10:26

China has objected to the Dalai Lama meeting with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee earlier this month, saying the talks had negatively impacted ties between the Asian neighbours.

Dalai Lama has 'no worries' about Trump's election

2016-11-23 07:56

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama says he has "no worries" about Donald Trump's election as US president and expects the businessman will align his policies with global realities.

Dalai Lama urges talks with ISIS

2016-09-13 20:11

The Dalai Lama says there should be dialogue with ISIS extremists to end bloodshed in Syria and Iraq, but argues that religion is never a justification for bloodshed.

Lady Gaga's music reportedly banned in China

2016-06-29 21:00

A new report claims Lady Gaga's music has been banned in China after she met with Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama over the weekend.

Obama meets Dalai Lama behind closed doors

2016-06-16 12:36

US President Barack Obama has hosted the Dalai Lama at the White House - a now familiar ritual that took place off-camera and out of the public eye to avoid irking China.

Exiled Tibetans elect leader as Dalai Lama steps back

2016-03-20 10:52

Tens of thousands of exiled Tibetans are voting for a new leader tasked with sustaining their struggle for greater autonomy in their Chinese-ruled homeland as the Dalai Lama retreats from the political frontline.

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