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  1. Shooting pains

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... Dust and altitude made hard work of filming a Hong Kong-mainland production. Winnie Chung takes the rough road into the desert IT WAS 3AM when we staggered off the bus, bones aching and bums sore, at the Labrang Hotel in Xiahe. We had been on the road sin ...

  2. From a tent, couple count their blessings and offer medical care

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Yushu, Qinghai Medicine bottles sit in rows in a tent that serves as both a small pharmacy run by Dr Song Xiaobin and his wife, Wang Qijuan, in Yushu, and as their bedroom. It's been an unusual year, and the couple are counting their bl ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. The double-edged sword of 'Greater Tibet'

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Dalai Lama in the 18th century. Greater Tibet, on the other hand, refers to Tibet plus Amdo and Kham, which are culturally and religious under heavy Tibetan influence. So-called Greater Tibet ... finalised Tibet's administrative border, placing the large ethnic Tibetan areas in Kham and Amdo under the jurisdiction of other provinces. The idea of a united Greater Tibet was raised ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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