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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Tibet's long road to peace with China has an end if suspicions are put aside

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 04:03am by TENZIN NORGAY

    ... Tenzin Norgay Tenzin Norgay says by doing so, a reconciliation process started 100 year ago could be completed China's Tibet problem could be solved if it puts aside its long-held suspicions Modern China has a wide range of problems. Hardly anyone doubts that Tibet is a historical and political problem for China. In the passionate debate about the status of Tibet, few realise ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time for West to admit its campaign to 'free Tibet' has failed

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 06:01pm by JAMES RINALDI, KUNSANG DOLMA

    ... James Rinaldi and Kunsang Dolma James Rinaldi and Kunsang Dolma say political arguments don't help West must admit campaign to 'free Tibet' has failed It's time to admit defeat; we in the West don't know a thing about how to "free" Tibet. For the past 25 years, we thought we were on the right path, but recent events in Tibet- most notably, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Stop "modernising" Lhasa, pleads Tibetan writer

    Posted May 08th 2013, 11:25am by Amy Li

    ... their own thoughts on Tibet. Most of the supporters said they had visited Tibet as tourists. Others said they had seen it only in pictures and movies. But few probably knew how difficult it has ... wrote. What worried Woeser more was what many described as a trend by the local government to turn Tibet into another “Lijiang old town", a historic town in Yunnan province now bustling ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's worrying use of capital punishment for political ends

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 01:08pm by FRANKLIN ZIMRING, David Johnson

    ... and executions take place under the radar of media coverage. The government wanted to send a message of disapproval not only to separatist partisans in Xinjiang but also to ethnic minorities in Tibet ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Pakistan PM begins visit, PLA replaces Tibet military commander

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 07:26am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Politics Financial Times Troubling anniversary fixes focus on Xinjiang and Tibet. Asia Times A "cultural crisis" has led to conflicts in Xinjiang and Tibet, says Tsinghua philosopher Wang Hui. Ming Pao* The heads of the Chengdu Military Region, which includes Tibet, and the National Defence University have been replaced. Economic ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by LETTERS

    ... And did Xi Jinping also slam the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution, which resulted in millions of deaths, or apologise for the illegal occupation of Tibet or the invasion of Vietnam? ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The fading age of nation states

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:25am by Philip Bowring

    ... to Scotland, Spain to Catalonia or Czechs to Slovaks. As for Asia, the whole of central Asia- everywhere from the eastern borders of Xinjiang and Tibet to the Black Sea- faces ethnic issues which ... for Tibet and Xinjiang. By doing so, it would show that it is more than a nation state, and be a global example for the future. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong can be a venue for discussion of 'Tibet question'

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Barry Sautman

    ... Barry Sautman Barry Sautman says misconceptions can be honestly addressed, so stalled talks may one day restart Let Hong Kong serve as a venue for an open discussion of the 'Tibet question' Whether one can accept that the "Tibet question" is misconceived depends on whether one thinks the Chinese government may be right about the political status of Tibet. That means ...

  10. 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,” ...




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