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  1. News - Asia - TIBET

    Exiled Tibet chief calls for support against Beijing

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... last year took over political duties from revered Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, said that a spate of self-immolation protests were proof of severe Chinese repression in Tibet ... Agence France-Presse in Dharamshala Exiled PM calls on international community to stand up for human rights in his homeland Tibet chief seeks world support against Beijing The prime ...

  2. News - China

    China steps up security in Tibet after self-immolations

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 01:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China is boosting security in Tibetan areas after a spate of self-immolation protests just as Beijing holds a key political gathering, local residents ... on the streets on Thursday, London-based Free Tibet said in a statement. The protests came after six Tibetans set themselves on fire on Wednesday and Thursday, the rights group said. Local residents ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Here comes trouble

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... about politics and Tibet isn't sensitive enough, for his next novel he might just ratchet it up a notch further. "I don't want to censor out certain sensitive words, so it'll ... Richard Lord Chan Koon-chung denies he courts official disapproval on the mainland but he knows his new novel, about Tibet's plight, will attract censorious eyes, writes Richard Lord ...

  4. Dalai Lama pins hopes on China's new leaders

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Dharamsala, India tzewei.ng@scmp.com The Dalai Lama has voiced hope that Beijing's policy towards Tibet may change under the new Chinese leadership to be ushered in next ... retirement from political leadership this year, also said he was still the best and only person to handle negotiations with Beijing. 'The reality is... I think for the time being, I'm ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Which model of autonomy for Tibet?

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Yash Ghai

    ... of the Hong Kong model are either necessary or relevant to Tibet, such as separate currency, taxation and trade systems. But the recognition of self-government through its own political system, ... particularly as manifested in Hong Kong, would increasingly solve today's political problems. Both Beijing and the Dalai Lama think that it could solve the Tibetan 'problem', ...

  7. Tung praises Tibet's gains

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee People from western countries should go to Tibet to see for themselves the progress the Himalayan region has made over the past five decades, Tung Chee-hwa, a vice-chairman of the nation's top advisory body, has urged. In a speech at Columbia University in New York, Mr Tung, a vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, said the many Chinese ...

  8. 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' ...

  9. The High Road to China

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... India Company's envoy to Tibet, was to persuade the spiritual leader to support British traders, who longed to foster relations with Qing-dynasty China. Bogle's boss in Bengal figured ... appetite for tea thus had much to do with Bogle's six-month trek that resulted in his becoming the first Briton to set foot in Tibet, absorbed as a protectorate of the Chinese empire in 1750. ...

  10. Tibet issue to take back seat as EU-Beijing economic talks focus on old concerns

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai The Tibet issue is not expected to garner most of the attention at the first China-EU high-level economic talks in Beijing today because the two sides have more crucial topics ... the mainland would divert attention from Tibet. 'China will probably go around the Tibet topic by saying the door to dialogue is always open or by inviting the EU to send a delegation to see ...




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