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  1. The Story of Tibet- Conversations with the Dalai Lama

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb The Story of Tibet- Conversations with the Dalai Lama by Thomas Laird Atlantic Books, HK$165 Thomas Laird, who has been living and working in Kathmandu for decades as a photographer and journalist, got the clever idea to write an unconventional history of Tibet. The result is this remarkable book, which is the product of a lot of research into the often contradictory ...

  2. An opportunity on Tibet

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Drew Thompson

    ... Congress were released only recently. However, Chinese official statements denouncing the Dalai Lama's visit to the US were unusually harsh. Outside China, the Dalai Lama's political ... Zealand and Australian heads of state. Despite a particularly polarised political environment in the US, the Dalai Lama has been warmly received by both Democrats and Republicans, and was even ...

  3. Bush urged to focus on Tibet

    Posted Mar 15th 2007, 12:00am by Joshua Kucera

    ... House to try to advance the issue of Tibet in the administration's dealings with China. 'The US government has a moral responsibility to promote the peaceful resolution of the problem of Tibet,' said committee chairman Tom Lantos, a Democrat. Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, said she intended to push for a US consulate in Lhasa. ...

  4. 'One world' to gather in Beijing ... minus Tibet

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... there was no case to answer when it came to disputed Tibet, and Wangpo Tethong was politely offered the Chinese flag or the door. 'The meeting took place in a friendly atmosphere. The team ... Exiles are unlikely to win when it comes to the political games, writes Peter Simpson Imagine a day in eight months and the indoor stadium at Peking University. Under the glare ...

  5. Strategic co-operation with India seen as important

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... in diplomacy,' Mr Wu said. 'The joint military exercise shows China and India have made great efforts to improve bilateral ties beyond the economic, cultural and political fields.' Mr Wu said ... it takes a long time to solve the border disputes.' India offered refuge to the Dalai Lama, who fled Tibet in 1959. ...

  6. Dalai Lama must give up secession, says premier

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'As long as [the Dalai Lama] recognises that Tibet is an inalienable part of Chinese territory and Taiwan is an inalienable part of Chinese territory, and as long as he gives up his efforts ... instead saying Tibet was a part of China that should enjoy real autonomy. 'Now he has established a so-called government in exile and advocates a so-called high degree of autonomy for Tibet ...

  7. What would happen in a real crisis?

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Kitty Hawk saga reveals weak links in Beijing's decision making and communication The ongoing Kitty Hawk saga has raised more concerns about how well Beijing's decision-making and coordination mechanisms would react in a real crisis tha ...

  8. The challenge of promoting human rights

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into exile in 1959 and a Nobel Peace Prize in 1989. With discussions on Tibet over autonomy going on since 2002, the Dalai Lama has long encouraged his supporters to exercise restraint, but this has ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The relationship with Tibet during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties was quite a loose one. And yes, awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to the Dalai Lama in the US was politically motivated. ... More to China's history than just mere dogma Nigel Ng ('Tibet has been part of China for 700 years', October 26) is correct that I am not an expert in Chinese history ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rewriting history books So Tibet's Communist Party secretary Zhang Qingli says China is furious that the US hosted a meeting involving the Dalai Lama. 'There must be no justice or good ... if China had not invaded Tibet and wiped them off the face of the Earth. One might suggest that that was slightly more of an injustice than holding a meeting with Tibet's exiled leader. ...




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