Why did China banish the Dalai Lama?
China considers Tibet to be part of China and that it should be ruled by the Central Government. The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan religion and is rejected by the PRC as a destabilizing factor and a political leader of separatism. Dalai Lama Tibet 22. Is there really a Jewish community in China? Yes, and it has a long and distinguished history going back centuries. 23. Why do so many people from the Philippines have Hispanic names? Spain ruled the Philippines from many years before the Americans defeated Spain in the Spanish-American War (1898). Hence, Spanish was spoken by educated Filipinos for many decades and they took Spanish names to accommodate them to their new rulers.