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Nepal's Carpet Industry in 2010 - artelino

Traditional Tibetan Rug from Nepal.I found an interesting article in Asia Times from August 17, 2010, with the headline Nepal's Carpetmakers Cry for Help. The article is about the ailing Nepalese carpet industry with interesting facts and figures about the development and the current situation of the rug industry in Nepal, the problems and the competition with the Indian carpet industry.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 October 2010 22:59 Read more: Nepal Carpet Industry

Tibetans in Nepal under Fear - artelino

Tibetan Stupa in Bodnath.Tibetan refugees have lived for 50 years in Nepal. Although not really treated as equal citizens but rather with limited civil rights, the Tibetans had nevertheless enjoyed peace and security in Nepal until recently.

After the violent protests by Tibetans in occupied homeland Tibet, the Chinese use their growing economic and political power to put pressure on Nepal regarding the issue of Tibetan refugees in Nepal. The TV Network Al Jazeera reported from Kathmandu in 2009.

Last Updated on Sunday, 07 November 2010 19:24 Read and watch more: Tibetan refugees in Nepal under fear

Tibetan TV - artelino

Watch Tibetan TV livestream, mostly in English language.

Watch live streaming video from phayul at
Last Updated on Saturday, 30 October 2010 23:00

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