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  1. The double-edged sword of 'Greater Tibet'

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma A major sticking point in the talks between the Dalai Lama and Beijing has been the exiles' demand for a 'Greater Tibet'- an attempt to unite all Tibetan-populated areas into one single political entity comprising up to a quarter of the mainland's territory. Today's Tibet Autonomous Region largely corresponds to the area ruled by the 13th ...

  2. Crises 'contained by controls on media'

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... including the earthquake and riots in Tibet. 'The propaganda and ideology front has focused on several large and tough [propaganda] battles according to the strategy laid down by the party ... leaders had a better idea about the needs of victims, and directing the country's attention to relief efforts and donation campaigns. On the Tibet riots, Mr Liu said the 'strong ...

  3. Beijing security already high, with more police checks on Uygurs and Tibetans

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... for rent said he had received a call from police asking if any of his tenants were from Xinjiang or Tibet. One Beijing businessman said guesthouse operators had been told to inform police if any of their guests looked as though they came from Xinjiang or Tibet. 'They were told that if they really wanted to earn money from those customers, they should inform the police first and let ...

  4. Prominent writers detained

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... and for writing a petition in 1996 calling for Tibet to be given self-determination. Friends close to both writers link the detentions to their involvement in the international writers' group PEN, ...

  5. China's rights report on US 'valid, but political'

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma For 10 years they have been engaged in the same annual ritual. The United States condemns China's in its annual report on human rights around the world and pinpoints Beijing's suppression of dissenting voices, Tibet and Xinjiang, and the use of torture in prisons, as some of the most serious violations. China, in return, rebukes the US for hegemony and meddling ...

  6. Torch begins final leg in Beijing

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... to showcase the rise of China with a successful and glamorous Olympics. A handful of protesters still managed to evade the security clampdown in the capital yesterday, with four Free Tibet ...

  7. A year of triumphs and disasters

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... in the views of the outside world on China,' said Huang Jing, visiting scholar at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore. 'Although events like the unrest in Tibet ...



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