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  1. Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mark O'Neill Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet by Ma Rong Hong Kong University Press This book is a valuable work of research for scholars, journalists and others who want facts about Tibet. It has chapters on population, migration, the economy, the income and spending of rural and urban residents, marriage, education and the residential structure of the Han ...

  2. Bomb hits Tibetan-populated area ahead of uprising anniversary

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan, Staff Reporter

    ... Minnie Chan in Beijing and Staff Reporter in Lhasa A homemade bomb exploded in a Tibetan-populated area in Qinghai province yesterday after a clash between police and residents a day ahead ... Autonomous Region. No one was killed in the explosion, Xinhua said. It was not known if anyone was injured. It was the first bombing incident in a Tibetan- populated area this year. The explosion ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TIBET

    Nowhere to Call Home- The tale of a Tibetan migrant worker in Beijing

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:52pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... are representative of literate people, who represent only about half of the population,” Ford says. “A senior editor at a state media company joined a screening, and then asked me to screen for about 40 ...

  4. News - China

    China hits out at Spain court over Tibet case

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Moreno's decision to say that Hu "had sufficient organic competency and capacity to lead a series of actions and campaigns tending to harass the Tibetan population". It also noted ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    CCTV blames Dalai Lama, foreign media for instigating self-immolations

    Posted May 17th 2013, 02:43pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Tibetan-populated areas. "Only after I watched Voice of America, I want to do it," a bashful, young Tibetan man says, speaking of his failed attempt to kill himself by setting himself on fire. ... in Tibetan-populated areas. State-media began mentioning  the purported existence of such a manual around the end of Feburary.  The manual is allegedly distributed online, by travellers and by monks who ...

  6. News - China - TIBET

    US Ambassador Locke on 3-day trip to Tibet, embassy confirms

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... The visit is the first by an American official to the autonomous region since 2010. Locke's trip comes amid a wave of self-immolations in Tibetan-populated parts of neighbouring provinces ... they were not allowed to discuss the issue and that requests for information should be referred to government officials. Locke visited Tibetan-populated areas in Sichuan last year, but this is his ...

  7. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Tibet mine disaster 'shows failure of resources policy to benefit minorities'

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... with a high environmental and cultural cost. About 91 per cent of the population of 1.35 billion is classified as ethnic Han, with the rest scattered among 55 other ethnic groups, including Uygurs, Manchus, Mongols, Koreans and Kazakhs as well as Tibetans. Areas with significant minority populations such as Xinjiang, Tibet, and Inner Mongolia hold resources including oil, gas, copper, iron ...

  8. News - China - APPOINTMENT

    CPPCC chair heads Xinjiang, Tibet affairs groups

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... in Ganzi, Sichuan. Tibetan-populated areas in the provinces of Sichuan, Gansu and Qinghai have reportedly seen nearly 120 self-immolations in protest against communist rule since 2009. ...

  9. China's position on Tibet

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... and religious power, and was the chief representative of the feudal serf owners. These serf owners, although accounting for less than 5 per cent of the population of Tibet, possessed most of the resources and wealth while the serfs and slaves, making up more than 95 per cent of the population, suffered destitution and exploitation, according to a white paper recently published by Beijing. ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Tibet official Qin Yizhi gains key Communist Youth League post

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... 2006 to 2011, before becoming a vice-chairman of the regional government. Violence erupted in Lhasa in March 2008 during Qin's time as its party chief and spread to other Tibetan-populated ...




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