Dharamshala, India — People of Tibet will never forget the government and people of the United States for their decades-long support for the just cause of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said in a video message.
Tokyo, Japan — 'China first built roads to exploit natural resources like minerals and forest in Tibet and now it is repeating the same strategy in Asia and African countries,' President Dr Losabg Sangay told an audience of hundreds of Osaka city residents. Therefore, he said it is of paramount importance for the countries around the world where China is extending its tentacles, to know what happened in Tibet.
Dharamshala, India — The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) hailed the enactment of the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA) on Tuesday, saying that the passage is a much-welcomed move. US President Donald Trump signed the ARIA Act into law on 31 December 2018, having passed the Senate and the House on 4 and 12 December respectively.
Tokyo, Japan — Meeting with Japanese people, including member of parliament, philanthropists and Tibet supporters in Tokyo, President Dr Lobsang Sangay stressed that many countries around the world are increasingly pushing back against China’s influence, with leaders from Latin America to Australia are realizing what he has been saying that what has happened in Tibet could and will happen to them as well.
Dharamshala, India — Tibetan President Dr Lobsang Sangay congratulated Nancy Pelosi for being elected as the Speaker of the House of Representative for the third time. First elected in 2007, Nancy Pelosi remains the only woman to ever serve for this role. She is currently in her 17th term as a Member of the House of Representatives, following her first election in 1987.