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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Clone wars

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... comes. There are recorded cases of living people resembling dead ones in ancient China. In 678, China and Tibet were at war and the Chinese army was decimated by the Tibetans. One ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... to accept China’s occupation of Tibet, thanks to the friendly relationship he contrived with the nation’s first post-independence prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru … Nehru is widely credited as being ... no loyalty. Gere chairs the International Campaign for Tibet, which promotes human rights for Tibetan people, and is outspoken in his criticism of the central government. But Gere has steered clear ...

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    My life: Joanna Chan

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 10:11pm by Oliver Chou

    ... I was travelling to Tibet via Myanmar and the plane was so low I saw all these beautiful woods. As I was turning 60 soon, I asked myself, "Why wait?" Shortly after I returned to New York, I came ...

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    My life: Ma Jian

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 10:27pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... off and travelled all over China for three years. I wrote about that journey 15 years later in Red Dust. I was a Buddhist before that trip, but, after visiting Tibet and seeing the temples that had been destroyed, I lost my faith. I wrote a short story inspired by my travels in Tibet, Stick Out Your Tongue. The government destroyed all copies of the journal and banned my work. Since ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Peters

    ... In 1996, he organised the Tibetan Freedom Concert in San Francisco in support of independence for Tibet. One of the guest speakers at the event was Chinese democracy activist Shen Tong …   As one ...

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    City scope: the London Ai

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Anna Chen

    ... the entire edition to issues most likely to annoy the hell out of the Chinese government: Tibet, censorship, the treatment of blind activist Chen Guangcheng, those tax problems he's been having. ...

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    So near, year so feared: And we have lift off

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... to pick us up), we went on to hitchhike extensively in Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang and Tibet. Like so much else about the mainland, hitchhiking there is uniquely … mainland. For example, instead ... and carrying on to their own destination. Tibet was the most difficult place in which to get a lift, simply because there were almost no cars. We got one lift with a family who, after dropping us off ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by MARK PETERS

    ... received the Light of Truth award for the book Tintin in Tibet. An accolade awarded for contributions to the fight for human rights in Tibet, it was jointly won that year by Archbishop Desmond Tutu ... helped form Tibet House US in New York in 1987. A cultural embassy to champion Tibetan heritage, it was co-founded by professor Robert Thurman, alleged gerbil enthusiast Richard Gere ...

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    My life: Trinley Thaye Dorje

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Nicole Chabot

    ... Tibet, but at the age of 10 I went to India, and so I grew up mostly there. The family home was simple; nice and cosy. My father was a Nyingma (the oldest of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism) master called Mipham Rinpoche, and my mother came from a noble family from eastern Tibet. Many people used to seek out my father for advice. My mother was his disciple and assistant. My ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: life in the fast lane

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is a nuisance to be conquered at all cost. As for safety belts, "No need! The fine is only one yuan." The one time I actually felt quite safe in a car was in Tibet, driving across 5,000-metre mountains where one little mistake meant certain death. These roads are so narrow and dangerous that the drivers there dare not text or read. But outside Tibet, give me the train any time. You ...



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