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  1. News - China - TIBET

    Beijing has 'no intention' of departing from 'correct policies' in Tibet

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 02:47pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing and Geneva Beijing will stay with 'correct policies' in Tibet China has no intention of altering its "correct" policies in Tibet as they have brought unprecedented achievements, a government white paper issued yesterday says. It slams the romanticised notion that Tibet was once an idyllic fairyland. China has long defended its iron-fisted rule ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1337201/china-says-tibet-policy-correct-no-turning-back
  2. News - China Insider - TIBET

    Founder of Tibet’s Communist Party makes a final plea for Dalai Lama’s return

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 04:44pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com The founder of Tibet’s Communist Party has pleaded with the Chinese central government to allow the return of Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai ... to release Bapa Phuntso Wangye’s autobiography A Long Way to Equality and Unity on Friday. In it, the 92-year-old, also known as Phunwang, asks the Beijing government to compromise with Tibet’s exile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1441875/founder-tibets-communist-party-makes-final-plea-dalai-lamas
  3. News - China - TIBET

    Watching cautiously amid signs of shift towards Tibet

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... of self-immolation. The most recent fatal protest was only three weeks ago, when 31-year-old Wangchen Dolma set herself on fire near Tawu monastery in eastern Tibet. Other developments threaten to dim the prospects of a brighter future for Tibet. A report published by Human Rights Watch said two million Tibetans have been forcibly relocated to "new socialist villages" since 2006. The moves ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1272616/watching-cautiously-amid-signs-shift-towards-tibet
  4. News - China - TIBET

    Police raid Tibetan monastery after self-immolations

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 02:39pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing A US broadcaster said on Wednesday hundreds of Chinese police raided a Tibetan monastery in northwestern China near where two Tibetans set themselves on fire in June to protest what activists say is Beijing’s heavy-handed rule. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1030059/police-raid-tibetan-monastery-after-self-immolations
  5. News - China - TIBET

    US Ambassador Locke on 3-day trip to Tibet, embassy confirms

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... ambassador on 3-daytrip to Tibet, embassy says American Ambassador Gary Locke has travelled to Tibet on a rare diplomatic visit to the restive autonomous region to "increase his familiarity ... in and around Lhasa. He will return to Beijing today. US embassy spokesman Justin Higgins said it was the first time authorities had approved an embassy request to visit Tibet since September 2010. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1270570/us-ambassador-locke-3-day-trip-tibet-embassy-confirms
  6. News - China - TIBET

    More Tibet landslide bodies recovered

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 08:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Recovery personnel have found 36 bodies at the site of a huge landslide in Tibet, Chinese state-run media said on Monday, three days after more than 80 mine ... Mountainous regions of Tibet are prone to such occurrences, which can be exacerbated by heavy mining activity, and the risk of additional landslides has heightened concerns about safety. In recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1204869/more-tibet-landslide-bodies-recovered
  7. News - China - TIBET

    Students in Tibet to receive schooling on 'national territory awareness'

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 05:28pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Hong Kong has put national education on the backburner, but in Tibet, it is being reformed and revamped. Local authorities in Tibet have kicked off a campaign aimed at boosting ... News Agency showed young students saluting the Chinese national flag during a flag-raising ceremony in the school's courtyard. “This is Tibet, this is Hong Kong and this is Taiwan,” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1099082/students-tibet-receive-schooling-national-territory-awareness
  8. News - China - TIBET

    China slams 'disgusting' US stance on human rights in Tibet

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 07:14pm by Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing China’s Foreign Ministry lambasted the United States on Friday for “disgusting” comments by a US official on the human rights situation in Tibet, saying it had prompted ... including self-immolations, had been exacerbated by tough Chinese policies and controls. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei, using unusually harsh language, said the Tibet issue had nothing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1100042/china-protests-disgusting-us-comments-tibet
  9. News - China - TIBET

    Crackdown fuelling self-immolations, International Campaign for Tibet says

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Three self-immolations have occurred since Thursday, according to the International Campaign for Tibet - two in the northwestern province of Qinghai and one in neighbouring Gansu . "The ... and a better standard of living to Tibet. The Tibetan government-in-exile, based in the hill town of Dharamshala in northern India, has expressed "deep concern over the alarming escalation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1090810/crackdown-fuelling-self-immolations-international-campaign-tibet-says
  10. News - China - TIBET

    US envoy Gary Locke urges China to review Tibet policy

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:35pm by AFP

    ... monks and nuns, have set themselves alight since February 2009 in Sichuan and Tibet. “We implore the Chinese to really meet with the representatives of the Tibetan people to address ... trips. In previous statements, Washington has urged China’s leaders to resume dialogue with Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who fled into exile in 1959 and enjoys strong public support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1073163/us-envoy-gary-locke-urges-china-review-tibet-policy

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