Mongolian Tibetan Weekly Newsletter (གཟའ་འཁོར་རེའི་བོད་སོག་གསར་གནས་)

Gza' 'khor re'i bod sog gsar gnas, 1930. LTWA.

This important newsletter was published by the Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission of the Kuomintang in Nanjing (for a while in Chongqing) from 1929 until the late 1940s. Next to the Newspaper in Colloquial Tibetan (བོད་ཡིག་ཕལ་སྐད་ཀྱི་གསར་འགྱུར་), it is yet another expression of the importance the Kuomintang gave to media work. Started as a weekly publication, its frequency changed to biweekly and eventually monthly. Main editor was the Tibetan Kuomintang-member Kelsang Tsering.

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  1. […] The Panchen Lama’s office produced this newsletter from Nanjing, Xining, or Xiangride from 1935 until his death in 1937. Due to power struggles with the Dalai Lama, the Panchen Lama had taken to exile in 1923, seeking support from the Kuomintang. They welcomed him in the hope to propagate nationalist ideas through him. This newsletter was produced in the Panchen Lamas’ capacity of an emissary of the Kuomintang, in Tibetan, Mongolian and Chinese language. Main editor was Liu Jiaju (aka Kelsang Chojor) of the Panchen Lama’s Office. Back in the late 1920s, he had helped Kelsang Tsering in editing the Mongolian Tibetan Weekly Newspaper. […]

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