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  1. News - China

    Tibet’s capital to preserve its ancient heart

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 02:46pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... The government of Tibet’s capital city has begun a seven-month, 1.2 billion yuan (HK$ 1.47 billion) project to help preserve Lhasa’s ancient heart. State-owned China Tibetan News , citing ... of Tibetan unrest in 2008 that left at least a dozen people dead. In recent months, more than 90 Tibetans have self-immolated to protest China’s rule of the Himalayan region. Lhasa’s ancient area ...

  2. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Yaan, city of tea and pandas and historic gateway to Tibet and beyond

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Yaan, which bore the brunt of Saturday's quake, has for more than 2,000 years been associated with rare tea, fine horses and elusive pandas Ancient trade ... a route forged more than 2,000 years ago. Yaan marks the starting point of the Sichuan to Tibet leg of the ancient Tea Horse Road, a network of mule-caravan paths, along which tea from as far away ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Stop "modernising" Lhasa, pleads Tibetan writer

    Posted May 08th 2013, 11:25am by Amy Li

    ... the scale and the nature of commercial developments going on in the ancient part of the Tibetan capital. “Lhasa is being destroyed by excessive commercial development,” she wrote in the headline ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Morning Clicks: Hillary Clinton in South Asia

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 08:18am by John Kennedy

    ... East Asia embattled Global Times--  Beijing to stick to Tibet approach  --  Rumors more credible than officials for many netizens  --  Morsi’s Egypt: toward a new, independent foreign policy? ... Xinhua--  Chinese army capable of safeguarding maritime rights: military spokesperson  --  China, Egypt urge political solution on Syria  --  Chinese president reaffirms support to Europe ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Promised land

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by KIERAN DODDS

    ... Kieran Dodds As the push to resettle the nomads of the Tibetan plateau intensifies, their ancient culture looks as fragile as the terrain it once ruled. Words and pictures by Kieran Dodds ... in the 1960s, as part of Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward. Ecological resettlement is the latest and possibly last phase of a process threatening to end this ancient way of life. The Tibetan ...

  6. Palace ticket prices adjusted

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the number of tourists had risen drastically during the peak season in recent years, leading to increased ticket scalping. Authorities said the measure was designed to protect the ancient building ...

  7. China's position on Tibet

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma From Beijing's perspective, Tibet has been an inseparable part of China since ancient times. It says Tibet had long been a society of feudal serfdom under theocratic rule, a society which was even darker than that in medieval Europe. The Dalai Lama, as leader of the Gelug Sect of Tibetan Buddhism and head of the Tibetan government, monopolised both political ...

  8. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... absolutely silent as Tibet is no more than a non-Chinese territory annexed by the Manchus in the 1600s. It has never been a holy and inalienable part of ancient China, as incorrectly claimed ...

  9. Road scholars

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and stayed at a farmer's courtyard home; over the National Day holidays in October, they were in Shanxi, touring the Yungang Grottoes and the ancient city of Pingyao; and last month, Li and her ...

  10. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong An interest in the ancient pilgrimages and trade routes of western Tibet has led Brenda Li Wai-ling on her own educational and travel pilgrimages, both of which have presented ... Given Ms Li's research into the pilgrimage and trade routes of ancient western Tibet, her aversion to travel and difficulties with high altitudes are significant hurdles. Nevertheless, Ms ...




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