Miss Tibet in the Media 2005

A Brave Miss | AFP
October 11 – Dharamsala: As beauty pageants go, the Miss Tibet competition in the northern Indian town of Dharamsala — home to the exiled Buddhist spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama — would seem a non-event. ...

Lone contestant wins 'Ms Tibet-2005' crown | PTI
October 9 – Dharamsala: The lone participant in the 'Ms Tibet-2005' contest, Tenzing Nyima, was on Saturday crowned winner 'unopposed' after seven other contenders who had sent their applications backed out. ...

22-year-old Delhi University student crowned Miss Tibet 2005 | NewKerala.com
October 9 – Dharamsala: Twenty-two-year-old Tenzin Nyima, the only contestant at the Miss Tibet 2005, and a student of Delhi University, was crowned Miss Tibet this year with a lot of applause and support in Dharamshala. ...

Single contender crowned Miss Tibet after rivals pull out | AP
October 9 – Dharamsala: There were no surprises when 22-year-old Tenzin Nyima was crowned Miss Tibet 2005. She was the only contestant in the pageant held by Tibetan exiles in this north Indian city. ...

Miss Tibet's Easy Win | Sky News
October 5 – The winner of the fourth annual Miss Tibet title had the tiara in the bag — because every other contestant pulled out. ...

One 'brave contestant' set to take Miss Tibet's crown | The Independent
October 10 – The fourth annual Miss Tibet competition has been thrown into turmoil after all but one of the contestantspulled out, resulting in a walkover for the winner. ...

Miss Tibet pageant stirs controversy | AFP
October 4 – New Delhi: As beauty pageants go, the Miss Tibet competition in the northern Indian town of Dharamsala — home to the exiled Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama — would seem a non-event. ...

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Miss Tibet 2005 draws just one contestant, organisers not discouraged | ANI
October 1 – Dharamsala: It has been a lonely ride to the top for this year's Miss Tibet as the young girl won, but she was the only one. ...

Organisers defend sole Miss Tibet | BBC
October 1 – Organisers have stoutly defended the Miss Tibet contest even though all the contestants bar one have pulled out, creating a walkover for the winner. ...

Lone contender to become Miss Tibet | IANS
October 1 – Dharamsala: A lone contender will yet again sashay up the ramp at this year's Miss Tibet pageant on Oct 8 and she will of course be the winner. ...

Miss Tibet 2005 crown ends up with lone contestant | PTI
September 30 – Dharamsala: For Miss Tibet 2005, it's been a cakewalk. She will be crowned the beauty queen from 'The Roof of the World' as she has ended up the lone contestant. ...

Miss Tibet fails to elicit response | The Tribune, Chandigarh
September 29 – Dharamsala: A piquant situation has developed for the organisers of the Miss Tibet pageant, with none of the eight applicants confirming their participation, the events of the contest are scheduled to begin from Friday. ...

"Miss Tibet" hat Rückgrat | AbendBlatt
July 15 – PEKING: Tashi Yangchen sorgt in diesen Tagen weltweit für Schlagzeilen. Die Studentin der Wirtschaftswissenschaften hat nämlich als "Miss Tibet" den Unwillen der chinesischen Führung erregt. Diese sieht das Dach der Welt als chinesische Provinz und nicht als selbständigen Staat. ...

Beauty queen quits pageant after 'meddling' by China | The Telegraph
July 12 – Tashi Yangchen, 24, who is studying for an MBA in London, was crowned Miss Tibet at a contest in Dharamsala, seat of the Tibetan government in exile in India, last year. ...

'Miss Tibet' causes a stir | News24.com
July 12 – Delhi: China has pressured organisers of a beauty pageant in Malaysia to drop Miss Tibet from the contest, the Ians news agency reported on Monday. ...

Tibetan beauty must wear 'Miss Tibet-China' sash | Sify.com
July 12 – Kuala Lumpur: A beauty pageant in Malaysia will bar a Tibetan contestant unless she complies with China's demands that she competes as "Miss Tibet-China", organisers said on Monday. ...

Tibetans angry over Chinese pressure on Miss Tibet | ANI
July 12 – Dharamshala: Tibetans living-in-exile here have expressed shock and anguish after their beauty queen withdrew from an international pageant, Miss Tourism contest currently being held in Malaysia, following pressure from China. ...

Chinese pressure sees Miss Tibet ousted from Malaysian beauty pageant | AFP
July 10 – Dharamshala: Miss Tibet has been barred from participating in a beauty pageant in Malaysia after Chinese officials complained that a woman who lives in India cannot represent a part of China. ...

Chinese dragon upsets Tibetans again | Times News Network
Mcleod Ganj: The Chinese dragon has upset the Tibetans once again. ... March 9 – But the petty international politics has raised its ugly head even at the beauty pageant "meant for peace and harmony," says Tashi Yangchen (24), Miss Tibet 2004, now working with Gangtok's I-T department as a computer engineer. ...

Contestants threaten to pull out in solidarity with Yangchen | Zimbabwe Standard
February 27 – The cash-strapped government has forked out billions in taxpayers' money to fund the Miss Tourism World 2005 pageant in a bid to revive the tourism industry and its battered international image, ...

Though expelled, I earned friendship: Miss Tibet | Indo-Asian News Service
February 27 – It came as a shock initially, but Miss Tibet Tashi Yangchen, who was recently expelled from the Miss World Tourism Pageant, has boldly taken it in her stride. ...

Miss Tibet Sent Home | Daily Mirror
February 26 – Mugabe's look-east policy, that is, establishing links with Asia instead of the West, appears to be in danger of putting us in orbit around the dragon. So much for fighting imperialism. ...

Miss Tibet expelled from tourism pageant | Tribune
February 21 – Dharamsala: The expulsion of Miss Tibet Tashi Yangchen from Miss Tourism World pageant, allegedly under pressure from the Chinese Embassy, has left the Tibetan community here distraught. ...

Miss Tibet out of Zimbabwe pageant due to Chinese pressure | AFP
February 20 – Miss Tibet Tashi Yangchen has been expelled from the Miss Tourism World beauty pageant in Zimbabwe due to pressure from China, an official said. ...

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