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  1. News - China

    Briefs, December 22, 2012

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by XINHUA. AFP

    ... in business class, the Shanghai Evening News reported. The British airline confirmed her dismissal but did not give a reason. Alice Yan   Government allocates funds for Lhasa facelift Lhasa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1110189/briefs-december-22-2012
  2. Lifestyle - Travel

    To Tibet by train- for US$10,000 a ticket

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 07:00pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing is to launch a luxury train service to Lhasa this year, with ticket prices as high as US$10,000, a tourism official in Tibet says. Liao Lisheng, director of policies ... tickets, he said. The bureau will lay out more detailed plans this month. The regular Beijing-Lhasa train journey, which was rolled out in 2006, takes 44 hours and ticket prices go up to 1,262 yuan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel/article/2804/tibet-train-us10000-ticket
  3. News - China - TIBET

    Qinghai-Tibet Railway's new westward spur may open next month

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:29pm by Anne Yi

    ... line from Lhasa to Shigatse may be open to traffic next month, with the completion of track tests on Tuesday, People’s Daily reported. The 253km Lhasa-Shigatse spur, which includes 13 stations ... crossing the area because of strong geothermal activities that produce the high such temperatures in China. Lhasa, the southern terminus of the 1,956km main line from Xining, Qinghai, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557536/qinghai-tibet-railways-new-westward-spur-may-open-next-month
  4. Comment - Blogs

    Stop "modernising" Lhasa, pleads Tibetan writer

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

    ... When Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser protested online this week against a commercial development in her hometown of  Lhasa, thousands supported her by reposting her message and sharing ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1232846/stop-modernising-lhasa-pleads-tibetan-writer
  5. Comment - Blogs

    Tibetan new year photos from Lhasa

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 11:14am by John Kennedy

    ... With February 11 the first day of Losar , the Tibetan new year festival, Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser has posted on Twitter a short set of photos taken yesterday in Lhasa, followed by: ... fear". 拉萨藏历新年景象(1):大昭寺前的红灯笼与军警 twitter.com/degewa/status/… — 唯色Tsering Woeser (@degewa) 2013年2月12日 "Tibetan new year in Lhasa: Red lanterns and military police in Jokhang Temple ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1148571/tibetan-new-year-photos-lhasa
  6. Magazines - 48hrs - ART

    Tibetan artist Gonkar Gyatso fuses pop culture with Buddhist iconography

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... Catherine Shaw Pop Phraseology Pearl Lam Galleries Collage education Born in Lhasa in 1961, Gonkar Gyatso's earliest memories of drawing were of the Chinese propaganda images he ... A 'British shiny', for example, is very different to how it's done in China." Despite his experience of living in Lhasa during the Cultural Revolution, the artist says he does not aim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1594535/tibetan-artist-gonkar-gyatso-fuses-pop-culture-buddhist-iconography
  7. News - China - ACCIDENT

    Tourist bus with 40 aboard plunges into Tibetan valley

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Angela Meng, Minnie Chan

    ... into a valley in Tibet yesterday after hitting two other vehicles on a highway just outside the regional capital, Lhasa. Casualties were reported, but authorities had yet to disclose the number. ... The accident occurred 20km outside of the capital. Most of the tourists were from Shanghai or Xuzhou in Jiangsu province, according to a staff member from the Lhasa-based Feixiang Travel Agency, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1570238/tourist-bus-40-aboard-plunges-tibetan-valley
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Donald Tsang goes casual for Tibet visit

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Former chief executive makes rare return to spotlight as cadres welcome him to Lhasa Donald Tsang goes casual for Tibet visit Former chief executive Donald ... was reported to have been held in Lhasa on Monday but the reports did not specify who was with Tsang. They said only that Tibet's deputy party secretary Wu Yingjie, Lhasa party chief Qi Zhala ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555940/donald-tsang-goes-casual-tibet-visit
  9. Beijing's plan to safeguard Lhasa's heritage

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Beijing has approved a much anticipated urban development plan for Lhasa that includes protection of heritage sites and a limit on its downtown population. ... should pay more attention to preserving the unique culture and heritage of Lhasa in their drive to transform the ancient Himalayan capital into a 'prosperous, modern metropolis' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673642/beijings-plan-safeguard-lhasas-heritage

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