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  1. 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
  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Author Chan Koonchung finds humour in China-Tibet dynamic

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead life@scmp.com Chan Koonchung satire shows how inequalities of power warp the China-Tibet relationship, writes Kate Whitehead Punctured by humour The Unbearable Dreamworld of Champa the Driver by Chan Koonchung (translated by Nicky Harman) Penguin Random House 5 stars Chan Koonchung's latest work to be translated into English is not your average Tibet novel. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1518626/author-chan-koonchung-finds-humour-china-tibet-dynamic
  3. Lifestyle - Books - AREA STUDIES

    Book review: Tibet, the Last Cry, by Eric Meyer

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 06:46pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Tibet, the Last Cry by Eric Meyer Blacksmith Books 4 stars Mark O'Neill Few are the foreign journalists who have visited Tibet. The number is even fewer since the Lhasa riots of March 2008 and the start of self-immolations in 2009, in which more than 40 have died. So the debate over Tibet is locked between the accusations of the exiled government in India ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1427766/book-review-tibet-last-cry-eric-meyer
  4. Lifestyle - Books - AREA STUDIES

    Book review: Voices from Tibet, by Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 03:47pm by Amy Russell

    ... Amy Russell Voices from Tibet by Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong  (translated by Violet Law) Hong Kong University Press 3 stars Amy Russell Over the years, Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong have produced an output that highlights their bravery, compassion and unwavering commitment to the preservation of Tibetan culture. Voices from Tibet exemplifies the couple's perseverance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1407660/book-review-voices-tibet-tsering-woeser-and-wang-lixiong
  5. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: The Emperor Far Away, by David Eimer

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... takes him through Xinjiang, Tibet, Yunnan and Dongbei where he meets a colourful cast of locals tied together only by their notional Chinese citizenship. In Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang, he meets ... an excellent and even-handed account of the most controversial case of them all: Tibet. He shows how China maintains its grasp on these regions through military presence, the suppression of local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1556096/book-review-emperor-far-away-david-eimer
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... Miraculously, it is in one piece- which is more than can be said for my sanity. Mustang is Nepal's "Tibet"- a remote and beautiful region of ice-topped Himalayan peaks, wind-carved black ... in Tibetan clothing (wrap-around chubas and striped aprons) and they speak a language close to Tibetan. A Free Tibet flag flaps from the spire of a guesthouse. From here it's half a day's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555545/high-road
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Review: Impermanence

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:49am by John Batten

    ... to represent the less virtuous behaviour of paid sex. Kesang's brazen sculpture hints at the serious and divergent political and social pressures confronting modern Tibet. "Impermanence" ... the artist has painstakingly burned small, evenly spaced holes with sticks of incense into the entire robe. The slow morbidity of his action replicates self-immolation as protest in Tibet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1538983/review-impermanence
  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Journalist turns China experience into thriller

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by James Kidd

    ... movement challenging your authority, if you get separatists getting noisy in Tibet, it can turn on the pressure quickly and effectively. CCTV cameras are everywhere. Cellphone tracking technology ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1556104/journalist-turns-china-experience-thriller
  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Cycling tours more popular as people ditch beach holidays and hit the road

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... expeditions. veloasia.com Family groups and custom tours by bike out of Vietnam. bikeasia.com Group tours throughout China, Tibet, Mongolia, Japan, Sri Lanka and Nepal. life@scmp.com ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1561215/cycling-tours-more-popular-people-ditch-beach-holidays-and-hit-road
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Tastemaker: Michael Yamashita, photographer

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Christopher DeWolf Photographer Michael Yamashita is chronicling Tibet's uniqueness before it vanishes, writes Christopher DeWolf Preserving Shangri-La It takes a lot of work ... to Lhasa, a five-year project that documents the incomparable beauty and changing face of Tibet. He paused at a photo of several young men dressed in leather aprons, heavy mittens, plastic covers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1059451/tastemaker-michael-yamashita-photographer

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