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  1. 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 ...

  2. Beijing pledges to keep Tibet's economy afloat with investments

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... director of the Tibetan branch of the National Statistics Bureau, Wu Jianhua, was quoted by Xinhua as saying the blow dealt to Tibet's economy would be limited because the regional economic ... in Tibet. These projects included the Qinghai-Tibet Railway extension line, the world's highest airport in Ngari, the region's fourth civilian airport, and drinking water, electricity ...

  3. Authorities renew push to develop poor west

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... stability in the west, home to most of the mainland's ethnic minorities. Two western autonomous regions, Xinjiang and Tibet, have been hotbeds of ethnic unrest in the past two years. ... Cary Huang in Beijing A renewed 10-year programme to develop the mainland's vast but poor western region should be more successful than the first go-west programme, launched a decade ...

  4. News - China - TIBET

    Students in Tibet to receive schooling on 'national territory awareness'

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 05:28pm by Ernest Kao

    ... culture and heavy-handed policing in the supposedly autonomous region. More than 30 Tibetans engaged in self-immolations in November, comprising about a third of the total number of cases since ... Ernest Kao Hong Kong has put national education on the backburner, but in Tibet, it is being reformed and revamped. Local authorities in Tibet have kicked off a campaign aimed at boosting ...

  5. Foreign tourists to be barred from Tibet

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Beijing Foreign tourists will be banned from Tibet this month, the region's top Communist Party leader has confirmed, saying it is for their safety. 'The winter ... there are a total of 80,000 beds in various hotels. 'The climate in Tibet is extremely cold. Snow covers almost every corner of the region. Above all, we don't want a single unpleasant incident ...

  6. Tourists tell of Lhasa lockdown

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... to leave Tibet. Foreign tourists in the city were confined to their hotels. Some tourists were able to fly to Lhasa from Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, or enter Tibet from Nepal by road several ...

  7. News - China - SICHUAN

    Sichuan police arrest two Tibetans for inciting self-immolations

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 04:50pm by Reuters in Shanghai

    ... on Friday for the “disgusting” comments, saying it had prompted them to file a formal diplomatic complaint with Washington. China has defended its iron-fisted rule in Tibet, saying the remote region ...

  8. Replaced chief moves to Hebei

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Zhang Qingli, replaced three days ago as party chief of the sometimes-restive region of Tibet, was yesterday appointed to oversee the central province ... on Thursday by Chen Quanguo, the 56-year-old former governor of Hebei. Chen's appointment to lead the strategically important Tibet region was widely believed to be a promotion, while Zhang ...

  9. Tibet's chief criticises mobs for violence

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as state media broadcast footage of survivors telling their horror stories in hospital. Qiangba Puncog- the Tibet Autonomous Region's chairman, the equivalent of a provincial governor- told ... satellite channel. The footage showed Peng Xiaobo, who was being treated in the Tibet Autonomous Region People's Hospital, shedding tears as he recalled how his 18-year-old cousin was burnt ...

  10. Beijing vows to invest 100b yuan in Tibet by 2010

    Posted Mar 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Himalayan region's development. The money would be spent on 180 projects, including an extension of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway between Lhasa and Xigaze, Xinhua reported. The projects are part of the government's latest five-year plan on Tibet which was approved by the State Council on January 31 and announced by the autonomous region's government yesterday, the report said. The announcement ...




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