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  1. News - China - PROTEST

    Pollution fears prompt protests against chemical plants and incinerators

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:16am by McClatchy Tribune

    ... but overall the response was relatively restrained. "There is more political space for protests around environmental issues than, for example, labour rights or … autonomy for Tibet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1594929/pollution-fears-prompt-protests-against-chemical-plants-and-incinerators
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Scottish exercise of democracy becomes anti-democracy fodder in Chinese press

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 02:05pm by Chang Ping

    ... of Tibet and Xinjiang. Still, in Scotland, the calls for secession have never ceased, and now its people are poised to vote in a referendum for independence. This is how democratic societies handle ... that if "a child knew it could get milk by crying", and this became normal behaviour in British politics, the country would "never have peace". The idea of Scottish independence may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1593789/scottish-exercise-democracy-becomes-anti-democracy-fodder-chinese-press
  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Premier Li Keqiang unlikely to make political headway during British visit

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:44am by Cary Huang

    ... in three years. Analysts said the economy had become a driving force to improve Sino-British ties, despite long-standing differences over human rights, Tibet and other political issues. Jingdong ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Economic cooperation driving improved Sino-British ties, and progress on political issues unlikely when Cameron meets Chinese counterpart Trade, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532978/premier-li-keqiang-unlikely-make-political-headway-during-british-visit
  4. News - China Insider - TIBET

    Founder of Tibet’s Communist Party makes a final plea for Dalai Lama’s return

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 04:44pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com The founder of Tibet’s Communist Party has pleaded with the Chinese central government to allow the return of Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai ... to release Bapa Phuntso Wangye’s autobiography A Long Way to Equality and Unity on Friday. In it, the 92-year-old, also known as Phunwang, asks the Beijing government to compromise with Tibet’s exile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1441875/founder-tibets-communist-party-makes-final-plea-dalai-lamas
  5. A Buddhist spectacle with political overtones

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... University, said Chinese national pride was apparent in the scale of the celebrations. 'It would be better if the political element was less obvious,' he said. 'It is more obvious ... to Taipei, where it will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday. Being the first major Buddhist convention to bridge the Taiwan Strait adds another political element to the summit. Xinhua reported that Jia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/675060/buddhist-spectacle-political-overtones
  6. News - China - TIBET

    'Let's finish with a popular Dalai Lama': Tibetan spiritual leader says no need for successor

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:21am by Agence France-Presse and Patrick Boehler

    ... The Dalai Lama fled across the Himalayas to India after a failed uprising against Chinese rule in 1959. He continued his political claim to power in Tibet with a government-in-exile in Dharamsala ... the interview’s accuracy. Robert Barnett, director of the Modern Tibetan Studies Program at Columbia University said it was important to distinguish between the Dalai Lama’s political and religious roles. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587682/dalai-lama-says-no-need-successor-report
  7. Tibet clouds Olympic torch's relay route

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... the relay would head directly to Xinjiang - not Tibet and Qinghai as originally scheduled. China News Service reported that the flame would not pass through Tibet and Qinghai as planned. Bocog gave no explanation for the changes, but there were signs that the move was grounded in Beijing's concerns about security, especially in Tibet, where unrest erupted in March, and Qinghai. But according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/641824/tibet-clouds-olympic-torchs-relay-route
  8. News - China - TIBET

    Two killed in Tibet after police open fire on protesters, rights groups say

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 02:54pm by AP

    ... on Sunday in police custody in the town of Louxu, while another died the same day from untreated wounds, the British-based group Free Tibet and the US-based International Campaign for Tibet said. Police in Ganzi prefecture, where Louxu is located, did not answer phone calls yesterday. The Communist Party office there would not comment on the reports. The International Campaign for Tibet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576832/2-tibetans-killed-after-police-open-fire-protesters-rights-groups-say
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students say restrictions on strike events are 'political suppression'

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 06:53pm by Peter So, Jeffie Lam and Samuel Chan

    ... of the 2017 chief executive election. "We suspect it is political suppression by means of administration," said Alex Chow Yong-kang, secretary general of boycott organiser the Federation ... with the administration. Events to mark the boycott begin on Monday at Chinese University in Sha Tin. Students have urged Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and ministers overseeing political reform to address ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1595439/students-say-restrictions-strike-events-are-political-suppression
  10. Tight rein kept on Tibet, rights protesters

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a Tibet flag. Both were escorted from the venue. Equestrian Company chief executive Lam Woon-kwong said protesters had deliberately violated the rules by displaying political messages, banned ... lion' flag - which they had hidden underneath a Canadian flag. As they were trying to uncover the Tibet flag, several security guards who had been monitoring them pounced and covered them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/648540/tight-rein-kept-tibet-rights-protesters

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