• Thursday
  • July 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 6:26am
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 6784 for politics of tibet

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. slice of life

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... in Lhasa. The report said the ruler of Tibet and others had arrived in India on March 31. Indian border authorities had left Tawang, in Assam, to meet him and foreign correspondents in India were also trying to reach him. A day later, he was reported to have been granted political asylum in India, where he was being treated as an honoured guest. A statement from the prime minister, Mr ...

  2. Dalai Lama yields ground on Tibet self-rule

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... achievements. This was in stark contrast to his previous stand, that Tibet should be a self-governing domestic and political entity under a type of 'one country, two systems' arrangement. ... and cultural matters and not political, economic or diplomatic affairs. The 69-year-old spiritual leader expressed hope that Tibet could help develop China's 'internal values' ...

  3. Hu ally takes top party job in Tibet

    Posted Nov 28th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Yang was named Tibet party secretary last December. Both men are seen as political allies of Mr Hu because of their background in the Communist Youth League, the president's power base. Mr ... Elaine Wu Another protege also reportedly named to same post in Shanghai An ally of Hu Jintao has been appointed the Communist Party chief of Tibet, continuing an apparent trend ...

  4. What's On

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from Urbtix on 2734 9009. TIBETAN CULTURAL PERFORMANCE To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Tibet Autonomous Region, the Tibet Autonomous Region Song and Dance Troupe will perform their new production, Mysterious Tibet, tomorrow and Thursday in the Hong Kong Cultural Central Auditorium at 8pm. The troupe is comprised mainly of Tibetan performers, but also Han, Hui, ...

  5. End of the line for Tibet?

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... Workers will finish laying the tracks for the controversial 1,142km railway from Golmud in Qinghai province to Lhasa in Tibet by the end of this year and trial runs will begin in July next year. At an official cost of 26.2 billion yuan, the line will link Tibet to China's extensive rail network, with the journey from Beijing to Lhasa- in pressurised aircraft-like carriages- taking 48 hours. ...

  6. Panchen Lama sends subtle message

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... in central-western Tibet, where he meditates for world peace every day. Before meeting the Panchen Lama in a temple hall, his teacher Lama Tsering, who is more than 80 years old, grasped my hands ... sitting below, I thought about a similar scene in the movie Seven Years in Tibet, depicting the teenage Dalai Lama's first meeting with a foreigner. The Panchen Lama seemed both enthused ...

  7. Beijing pledge on next Dalai Lama

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... a failed uprising against Chinese rule, would not be allowed to return to Tibet unless he abandoned his struggle for independence. But the chairman said channels of contact between both parties ... the status of the Dalai Lama was not a religious issue but a political problem. 'The key point is the Dalai Lama and his followers should really promise to give up Tibetan independence ...

  8. Dalai's change of heart

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... democratic political entity... The PRC could remain responsible for Tibet's foreign policy. The government of Tibet should, however, develop and maintain relations, through its own Foreign Affairs Bureau, in the fields of religion, commerce, education, culture, tourism, science, sports and other non-political activities... the government of Tibet will have the right to decide on all ...

  9. Why reconciliation and Tibetan Buddhism have much to offer

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... Laurence Brahm The Panchen Lama meditates on Shambhala's ideal realm of peace in the Tashilumpo Monastery in central-western Tibet. Meanwhile, the Dalai Lama holds a massive prayer ... The Dalai Lama is clearly aware of China's economic success and the benefits which will spread from coastal areas to the country's interior, including Tibet, as growth continues. ...

  10. Slice of life

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher Excerpts from the South China Morning Post this week in 1959 Russia successfully launched a giant rocket towards the moon, just three days before Prime Minister Khrushchev left for the United States. The rocket was expected to r ...




SCMP.com Account