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  1. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Robert Ford, independent Tibet's first radio operator, dies at 90

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in London Robert Ford, Tibet's first radio operator, dies at 90 Robert Ford 1923-2013 Robert Webster Ford, the first Westerner employed as a civil servant ... the 1950 invasion of Tibet, Ford died in the British capital on September 20 aged 90 after a short illness. The Dalai Lama led tributes at the ceremony, held at the Jamyang Buddhist Centre. "I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1320191/robert-ford-independent-tibets-first-radio-operator-dies-90
  2. News - China - OBITUARY

    Phuntso Wangye, Tibetan communist who urged reconciliation, dies at 91

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... turned down the chance to be chairman of the Tibet regional government, and became increasingly critical of Beijing's position on Tibet and the Dalai Lama, who fled into exile in India ... "splittism" in Tibet to serve their own political ambitions and for refusing to acknowledge the Dalai Lama's role in Tibetan society. He urged Hu to allow the Dalai Lama to return to his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1461253/phuntso-wangye-tibetan-communist-who-urged-reconciliation-dies-91
  3. News - China - OBITUARY

    Chinese mountaineer was prepared to die- but not from terrorist gunfire in Pakistan

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Wang Tienan, and became an experienced mountain guide and holder of several mainland climbing records. He scaled Everest twice by 2009, Tibet's Mount Cho Oyu, the world's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1268248/mountaineer-was-prepared-die-not-gunfire
  4. News - China - OBITUARY

    ‘Chinese revolutionary’ author Han Suyin dies at 95

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 08:21am by AFP

    ... writings included biographies of Mao and Zhou, and a study on Tibet. She had been one of the few foreigners to be able to visit communist China in the early years of the regime. In a 1968 interview ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1075192/chinese-revolutionary-author-han-suyin-dies-95

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