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  1. Sichuan-Tibet road ruled out by official

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Tibet has no plans to build a highway linking Chengdu in Sichuan province with Lhasa , a regional government finance official has said. Xinhua quoted the official as saying it would be impossible to build a highway in Tibet now, although he could not confirm if Sichuan had such a plan. The official, from the regional government's bureau, also said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608691/sichuan-tibet-road-ruled-out-official
  2. Sichuan-Tibet road ruled out by official

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Tibet has no plans to build a highway linking Chengdu in Sichuan province with Lhasa , a regional government finance official has said. Xinhua quoted the official as saying it would be impossible to build a highway in Tibet now, although he could not confirm if Sichuan had such a plan. The official, from the regional government's bureau, also said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608692/sichuan-tibet-road-ruled-out-official
  3. Concern over Tibet tourism boom

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The number of tourists flocking to Tibet this year has exceeded its entire population, a year after the secluded region was linked to the rest of the world by railway ... night became visitor No3 million this year, making Tibet the first region on the mainland where annual visitors have outnumbered its own population, China News Service reported. Tibet is home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608836/concern-over-tibet-tourism-boom
  4. Western Mining gets approval for Tibet mine

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Qinghai-based metal producer said in a statement to the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The mine, located in a densely forested area of Tibet, close to the Himalayas, has proven reserves of 6.25 million tonnes and potential reserves of 10 million tonnes, accounting for more than one-tenth of the country's total copper reserves. The first phase will be developed by 58 per cent-owned subsidiary Tibet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/616761/western-mining-gets-approval-tibet-mine
  5. 'One world' to gather in Beijing ... minus Tibet

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... there was no case to answer when it came to disputed Tibet, and Wangpo Tethong was politely offered the Chinese flag or the door. 'The meeting took place in a friendly atmosphere. The team was obviously passionate about their cause, but the IOC explained that according to its rules it will not grant recognition to a NOC for Tibet. Indeed, Tibet does not fulfil the condition of being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/619751/one-world-gather-beijing-minus-tibet
  6. An opportunity on Tibet

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Drew Thompson

    ... forthright in his acknowledgement that Tibet is a part of China. He asserts that his desire for Tibetan autonomy is consistent with the Chinese constitution and limited to Tibetan cultural, economic, educational and environmental spheres, with foreign and military affairs purely Chinese national concerns. When asked directly if Tibet is a part of China, he responds simply: 'Yes.' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/612256/opportunity-tibet
  7. The Story of Tibet- Conversations with the Dalai Lama

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb The Story of Tibet- Conversations with the Dalai Lama by Thomas Laird Atlantic Books, HK$165 Thomas Laird, who has been living and working in Kathmandu for decades as a photographer and journalist, got the clever idea to write an unconventional history of Tibet. The result is this remarkable book, which is the product of a lot of research into the often contradictory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/602999/story-tibet-conversations-dalai-lama
  8. Tibetans tortured after arrest: witness

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... known to have again tried to flee and made it. His account echoed stories that have come out of Tibet, where each year thousands trek over Himalayan passes. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said ... In Dharamsala, the director of the Tibetan Refugee Reception Centre, Loudhup Dorjee, said Jamyang Samten arrived on Monday after escaping from Tibet through Nepal following his release. 'He was part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/580382/tibetans-tortured-after-arrest-witness
  9. Beijing vows to invest 100b yuan in Tibet by 2010

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

    ... Kristine Kwok Beijing will invest more than 100 billion yuan in Tibet by 2010 in a move described by state media as a sign of the central government's unprecedented level of support 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586645/beijing-vows-invest-100b-yuan-tibet-2010
  10. Bush urged to focus on Tibet

    Posted Mar 15th 2007, 12:00am by Joshua Kucera

    ... House to try to advance the issue of Tibet in the administration's dealings with China. 'The US government has a moral responsibility to promote the peaceful resolution of the problem of Tibet,' said committee chairman Tom Lantos, a Democrat. Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, said she intended to push for a US consulate in Lhasa. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/585098/bush-urged-focus-tibet

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