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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Here comes trouble

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... Richard Lord Chan Koon-chung denies he courts official disapproval on the mainland but he knows his new novel, about Tibet's plight, will attract censorious eyes, writes Richard Lord ... have been using old categories to describe China, but these days people are getting a renewed picture of what China is like Chan Koon-chung Tibet has been an interest of Chan's since ...

  5. Lifestyle - Travel

    To Tibet by train- for US$10,000 a ticket

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 07:00pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing is to launch a luxury train service to Lhasa this year, with ticket prices as high as US$10,000, a tourism official in Tibet says. Liao Lisheng, director of policies and regulations at the Tibet Tourism Bureau, said the train would accommodate 108 passengers for a luxury seven-day ride, the Tibet Daily reported. 'The compartments will be divided in different ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology

    Short Science, November 17, 2013

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 03:01am by AFP, Reuters

    ... after successfully testing them in Nigeria, its consumer electronics managing director Amar Samra said. Reuters   Ancient leopard species discovered in Tibet The oldest fossils of a previously ... History Museum of Los Angeles and the University of Southern California discovered the previously undescribed sister species to the modern snow leopard while on a 2010 expedition to Tibet. Seven ...

  7. News - China - CYBER SECURITY

    Dalai Lama’s China site hacked to infect visitors, says security expert

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 09:39am by Reuters

    ... to traverse. They are less likely to see my grandmother traversing that site than they are somebody with a vested interest... in Tibet Will Gragido, expert on water holing Those breaches involved ... seeks to infect the PCs of all visitors, downloading malicious software that the hackers can use to take control of their computers. Officials with the Office of Tibet in New York could ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ai Xuan: portrait of the artist

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 06:59pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... in 1974, Ai joined the army and was sent to Sichuan, where he got his first glimpse of Tibet, just over its western border. It was the defining moment: even more than painting, he adored travel and fell in love with Tibet. To this day, when he creates a piece of art, Ai first heads to Tibet. He travels with no sketchbook and no camera- just an open mind- to soak in the feel of the place ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Shangri-La Hotel bicycle team sets off on a charity ride across China

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 08:42am by Mark Graham

    ... in Tibet; Lu Yushui, a cycling enthusiast dedicated to helping children in Guangxi; Lu Baokang, who finished 10th among 500 cyclists at a recent race in Beihai city; and Shenzhen-based freelance ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    A mask behind every human illusion

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... that distinguishes him from other contemporary Chinese artists. In 2005, a trip to Tibet altered Zhang's thinking and his art. "One day in Lhasa, I got up at 4am and went to the Jokhang Temple, the biggest one in Tibet, and I saw men and women already lining up for miles," Zhang says. He was amazed by the sight of pilgrims crawling to the site in the middle of traffic, in a seeming ...




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