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  1. Nepal's strategic value

    Posted Sep 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... highlighting the leadership's realisation of the importance that this small nation carries for China's own stability. En route, Prachanda had an unprecedented meeting with Tibet Autonomous Region chairman Xiangba Pingcuo when in transit in Lhasa. This meeting underscored the importance of Nepal given the sensitivity of the border it shares with Tibet. In many ways, this small ...

  2. Good-luck curse

    Posted Jul 15th 2008, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... luck. Ironically intended to promote scientific rationalism, the dolls are now blamed for everything from riots in Tibet to the Sichuan earthquake. Each animal has an official designation- ... a Tibetan antelope, symbolises the earth element, with the official designation of 'health'. Yingying is blamed for the March 14 (14.3) [1+4+3=8) unrest in Tibet. Nini is a swallow (the ...

  3. Different dreams

    Posted Jul 29th 2008, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... ceremony became a litmus test of leaders' diplomatic and trade commitment to China. The dragon became paranoid. Domestic unrest broke out first in Tibet, then Guizhou, Zhejiang and Yunnan, ...

  4. Ancestor or money worship?

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... On the burial altar of Mount Kailash, in western Tibet, pilgrims lie down for a moment to stare at the white pyramid mountain, wishing for their soul to find this place after they die. Here, bodies ...



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