Chinese officials have lifted a ban on Tibetan monks displaying photographs of the Dalai Lama at a prominent monastery, a rights group says, an unexpected policy shift which could ease tensions in the restive region.
The Office of the Ombudsman is to investigate the Dunedin City Council's refusal to reveal the contents of Mayor Dave Cull's email exchange discussing the Dalai Lama.
The Dalai Lama charmed and chuckled his way into the heart of Dunedin yesterday.
The Dunedin Town Hall is filled to capacity yesterday for an address by the Dailai Lama.
The Dalai Lama is here to talk, but exactly what Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has to say about the visit remains a secret.
Following controversy, complaints and a mayoral apology, the Dalai Lama will address audiences in Dunedin on Tuesday. Shane Gilchrist asks who is this man?
Religions are not ultimately the same, writes Mark Smith.
The Dalai Lama will be greeted in Dunedin this month by an interfaith welcoming party at St Paul's Cathedral.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull may not be meeting the Dalai Lama next month, but one of his councillors said it would be a ''privilege'' if she could do so.
The Dalai Lama will receive an official welcome from the Dunedin City Council after all, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has confirmed.
Comments about the Dalai Lama made by Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull ahead of the Buddhist leader's visit to the city have prompted several public demonstrations.
The University of Otago took a ''very serious'' look at the implications of hosting the Dalai Lama before deciding to let him speak on campus during his visit to Dunedin next month.
The decision of Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull not to engage with the Dalai Lama on his visit to the city raises various issues.
The Dalai Lama's public talk in Dunedin in June has been moved from Forsyth Barr Stadium to the Dunedin Town Hall.
Buddhists are looking forward to the Dalai Lama appearing at Forsyth Barr Stadium next year.
The Dalai Lama is to visit Dunedin next year for a public talk planned at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an anti-apartheid hero often described as South Africa's conscience, has slammed the ANC-led government as "disgraceful" and said it is worse than the country's former oppressive white regime for not issuing a visa to the Dalai Lama.
The Dalai Lama will be in Christchurch next week to see first-hand the destruction caused by the February earthquake.
The Dalai Lama says he will give up his political role in the Tibetan government-in-exile and shift that power to an elected representative, as the 76-year-old Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader struggles with growing worries about who will succeed him when he dies.
The White House says President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama will meet at the White House this month.