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  1. slice of life

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... in Lhasa. The report said the ruler of Tibet and others had arrived in India on March 31. Indian border authorities had left Tawang, in Assam, to meet him and foreign correspondents in India were ... minister for external affairs, Richard Casey, said Tibet was the subject of 'pretty intensive international discussion by the free world. It is most grievous and tragic'. The British ...

  2. Five HK tourists hurt in Tibet

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Five Hong Kong tourists were injured when their bus rammed into a hill during a sightseeing trip in Tibet yesterday. The five, all women aged between 40 and 50, suffered ... returning tomorrow as scheduled. 'We have already contacted the injured women's families and they have yet to decide if they will fly to Tibet,' Mr Chan said. He said the women had ...

  3. End of the line for Tibet?

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... Workers will finish laying the tracks for the controversial 1,142km railway from Golmud in Qinghai province to Lhasa in Tibet by the end of this year and trial runs will begin in July next year. At an official cost of 26.2 billion yuan, the line will link Tibet to China's extensive rail network, with the journey from Beijing to Lhasa- in pressurised aircraft-like carriages- taking 48 hours. ...

  4. 6.4b yuan worth of projects approved in Tibet

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Beijing has approved infrastructure projects worth as much as 6.4 billion yuan in Tibet this year, according to regional government chairman Qiangba Puncog. Qiangba Puncog- ... in Tibet,' he said. 'And in the 11th Five-Year Plan period [2006-2010], we will strive to provide electricity to 90 per cent of all families in Tibet,' he said. 'To us, ...

  5. Panchen Lama sends subtle message

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... in central-western Tibet, where he meditates for world peace every day. Before meeting the Panchen Lama in a temple hall, his teacher Lama Tsering, who is more than 80 years old, grasped my hands ... sitting below, I thought about a similar scene in the movie Seven Years in Tibet, depicting the teenage Dalai Lama's first meeting with a foreigner. The Panchen Lama seemed both enthused ...

  6. Dalai Lama yields ground on Tibet self-rule

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as Tibet's culture, spirituality and environment are preserved. In an interview published exclusively in the South China Morning Post today, the Dalai Lama indicates he is relinquishing his half-a-century struggle for Tibet's sovereignty in order to realise what he calls 'broader interest' to allow his people to savour the success of China's rapid economic growth ...

  7. Boutique hotel makes an unlikely home in Tibet

    Posted Nov 21st 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and consultant Laurence Brahm because of government restrictions on foreigners entering Tibet. Those arriving by plane from Chengdu cannot travel alone and must be accompanied by an official guide. 'I am looking at the future and taking a bet,' Mr Brahm, who first arrived in China in 1981, said in Shanghai. 'Tourism is just developing in Tibet. 'Our hotels are not tourism ...

  8. New kid on the rock

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's hot-shot adventure racer Tsang Siu-keung, nicknamed 'Stone', shows the fearless downhill form that helped him win yesterday's leg of the PowerBar Action Sprint adventure race series at Tung Chung on Lantau Island. Tsang, 26 ...

  9. Hu ally takes top party job in Tibet

    Posted Nov 28th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Another protege also reportedly named to same post in Shanghai An ally of Hu Jintao has been appointed the Communist Party chief of Tibet, continuing an apparent trend ... Yang was named Tibet party secretary last December. Both men are seen as political allies of Mr Hu because of their background in the Communist Youth League, the president's power base. Mr ...

  10. India warns of Tibet lake overflow

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S. N. M. Abdi in Calcutta New Delhi urged Beijing to act yesterday over a lake in Tibet that was pumping water into a river which burst its banks in India's Himachal Pradesh state ... helicopters to evacuate more people if the situation worsens,' Mr Duggal said. Indian officials said the lake in Tibet, formed by a landslide, feeds China's Parechu River, which in turn ...




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