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  1. Tibet on fast track to development

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Beijing over the next five years will build two new railway lines from Lhasa that will cover more than 750 kilometres and cost 36 billion yuan (HK$40.45 billion)- equivalent to 82 per cent of the region's GDP last year. Such enormou ...

  2. Students help break language barrier

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... and Amdo, which is prevalent in other parts of Qinghai. Volunteers from other parts of the country have also flocked in to offer their help. Han Yu, a university student from Beijing, was one ...

  3. Crackdown fails to silence Tibet's dissenting voices

    Posted May 18th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... 2008 with the crackdown against resistance to the Chinese takeover in Amdo, eastern Tibet, in 1958. He was sent to a labour camp for 15 months in January. Barnett says the most striking aspect ...

  4. Beijing issues warning on Tibetan stability

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Police across the mainland have been urged to take the initiative and 'strike first' in the battle against separatist forces in order to maintain stability in Tibetan regions, state media reported yesterday. 'Tibet and Tibeta ...

  5. Former bankers parlay Yushu travels into a fund-raising opportunity for quake victims

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Three former bankers who fell in love with the scenery and people of Yushu three years ago are selling their travel photos to raise funds for the earthquake-hit Qinghai region. Christophe Grosperrin, Yann Muzika and Laurent de Meyere visi ...

  6. Stray dogs the added danger in quake zone

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Jiegu, Qinghai, and Mandy Zuo Six days after the deadly earthquake, the small town of Jiegu was still in chaos, with refugees scrambling for food because of supply problems and non-locals battling altitude sickness and the threat from wander ...

  7. HK hero dies saving children

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff writer A Hong Kong man died trying to save earthquake victims on the mainland. Truck driver Wong Fuk-wing (right), 46, was rescuing people at an orphanage in Yushu. He managed to save three children and a staff member. But when he returned to save o ...

  8. Guangdong rescuers head home

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai in Xining, Qinghai A 150-member rescue team from Guangdong was returning home because altitude sickness had hampered their ability to help, China News Service reported yesterday. Many Guangdong rescue workers showed altitude sickness symptoms ra ...

  9. Hopes raised of accommodating attitude towards reporters

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei A government announcement yesterday on the regulation of reporters at the Qinghai quake zone raised hopes that the 'open-mindedness' displayed by the country's propaganda machine following the Sichuan earthquake two years ago mig ...

  10. Tibetans beaten during angry protests

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Tibetan villagers clashed with armed police in a Tibetan-populated town in Gansu at the weekend during a protest over pollution problems generated by a nearby cement factory. Residents from more than 11 villages in Madang township, Labrang gathered outside the Amdo Cement factory on Saturday morning, demanding tougher pollution controls, according to a villager ...



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