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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION CRACKDOWN

    Anti-graft team shifts focus to Tibet in second round of sweeps

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 02:40pm by Nectar Gan

    ... and Sichuan Anti-graft authorities have begun their latest round of inspections in Tibet, with a focus on high-ranking cadres and those expecting promotions, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection has announced. Inspectors are expected to stay in Tibet for two months in China’s second round of corruption sweeps this year, the CCDI’s website said. Inspection team leader Ye Dongsong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1561121/anti-graft-team-shifts-focus-tibet-second-round-sweeps
  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TIBET

    Nowhere to Call Home- The tale of a Tibetan migrant worker in Beijing

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:52pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... reach a wider audience.” The day-to-day interactions between Zanta, Yang Qing and Ford became the backbone of Nowhere to Call Home, and eventually the trio traveled together to Tibet for Chinese ... with no exposure to TV or the movies in her formative years… When we first met she’d never heard of America and was unaware of the intense international interest in Tibet. She often asked why anyone would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1507610/nowhere-call-home-tale-tibetan-migrant-worker-beijing
  3. News - China - RAILWAY

    China plans to extend Tibet railway line to India, Nepal borders by 2020

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 02:01pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Connections to the borders of India, Nepal on the drawing board as Beijing looks to extend the railway line linking Tibet to the northwest province of Qinghai China plans to extend a railway line linking Tibet with the rest of the country to the borders of India, Nepal and Bhutan by 2020 once an extension to a key site in Tibetan Buddhism opens, a state-run ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558146/china-plans-extend-tibet-railway-line-india-nepal-borders-2020
  4. News - China - TIBET

    Qinghai-Tibet Railway's new westward spur may open next month

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:29pm by Anne Yi

    ... Anne Yi anne.yi@scmp.com Track tests have been completed on the railway line, which will boost the economy in an area of Tibet where 700,000 people live The Qinghai-Tibet Railway’s spur ... with altitudes ranging from 3,600 to 4,000 metres, is the largest investment project in the Tibet Autonomous Region in the 12th Five-Year Plan. It is also reportedly the line that spends the longest time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557536/qinghai-tibet-railways-new-westward-spur-may-open-next-month
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Donald Tsang goes casual for Tibet visit

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Former chief executive makes rare return to spotlight as cadres welcome him to Lhasa Donald Tsang goes casual for Tibet visit Former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, who has kept a low profile amid a graft-busters' investigation, got a high-profile reception from senior cadres on a recent private visit to Tibet. Tsang's trip became ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555940/donald-tsang-goes-casual-tibet-visit
  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Beijing pressure puts squeeze on Tibetan exiles in Nepal

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:33pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Beijing pressure puts squeeze on Tibetan exiles Tibetans in Nepal face heightened risks of being detained, beaten and even forcibly returned to China, as Kathmandu bows to growing diplomatic pressure from Beijing, Human R ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462760/beijing-pressure-puts-squeeze-tibetan-exiles-nepal
  7. News - World

    Dalai Lama says he has no problem with gay marriage

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 10:58am by AFP

    ... safe, okay, and (if both people) fully agree, okay,” the Dalai Lama said in English. “Bully, abuse- that’s totally wrong. That’s a violation of human rights,” he said. The Dalai Lama is Tibet ... later met top senators. “What is happening in Tibet is a challenge to the conscience of the world,” said Pelosi, the leader of Obama’s Democratic Party in the House of Representatives. More than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1442475/dalai-lama-says-he-has-no-problem-gay-marriage
  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing says Obama-Dalai Lama meeting broke US promise on Tibet

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:11pm by AFP, AP, Staff Reporter

    ... Agencies in Beijing and Washington Obama-Dalai Lama meeting 'broke US promise not to support Tibet independence' Beijing accuses US of meddling in its affairs China yesterday ... offering "strong support" for the protection of Tibetans' human rights. Chinese ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai criticised the US for breaking its promise not to support "Tibet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1433212/beijing-says-obama-dalai-lama-meeting-broke-us-promise-tibet
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Rock stars and celebrities get in a mess over Tibet and Palestinian cause

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:50am by Alex Lo

    ... But it gets tricky when the stars entangle themselves in unending and controversial subjects like Tibet and the Palestinian cause. Bjork got her knickers in a twist when she screamed- or whispered, depending on which version you believe- "Tibet, Tibet" during a Shanghai concert in 2008. She opened herself to charges of hypocrisy by activists for performing in China as well ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1536397/rock-stars-and-celebrities-get-mess-over-tibet-and
  10. 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

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