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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Promised land

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by KIERAN DODDS

    ... are endangered. You rarely see people on horseback nowadays." The Tibetan plateau- covering most of the Tibet Autonomous Region and Qinghai province, as well as part of Ladakh, in the Indian state ... Rivers Reserve, with the loss of more than 2,600 lives. While most buildings crumbled, a statue of Tibet's mythic King Gesar remained standing in the town centre. Beijing has pledged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1118988/promised-land
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Clone wars

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... comes. There are recorded cases of living people resembling dead ones in ancient China. In 678, China and Tibet were at war and the Chinese army was decimated by the Tibetans. One ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556150/reflections-clone-wars
  3. 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
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... to accept China’s occupation of Tibet, thanks to the friendly relationship he contrived with the nation’s first post-independence prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru … Nehru is widely credited as being ... no loyalty. Gere chairs the International Campaign for Tibet, which promotes human rights for Tibetan people, and is outspoken in his criticism of the central government. But Gere has steered clear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1525177/six-degrees
  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Survival guide: Cycle touring

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by Phillippa Stewart

    ... wrong when your other half is willingly putting his hands down his pants in public. In our case it's at the top of a snowy 4,800-metre mountain on the Sichuan-Tibet border, freezing cold ... the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them." It's been over a month since we left Tibet — and having left drops of sweat throughout Southeast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1536997/survival-guide-cycle-tour
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Dhensa Boutique Resort, Punakha

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Simon Parry Dhensa Boutique Resort, Punakha, Bhutan Sounds exotic and remote … where is Bhutan exactly? Bhutan is a small Buddhist kingdom with a population of just 750,000 tucked away in the Himalayas between India, Tibet and Nepal. It's as exotic and expensive as it is obscure. The Bhutanese got television for the first time just 15 years ago, and, in a ploy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1534645/hot-spots-dhensa-boutique-resort-punakha
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Mainland censorship: authors cut their losses

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... that choice To cut a long story short Next to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, is the city's main post office. Buried under postcards of yaks, tacky tourist maps, guidebooks and Buddhist paperbacks in the post office's dusty and tumbledown bookshop is a copy of Tibet is my Home, the autobiography of Tashi Tsering. The Tibetan nationalist lived through the cruelties of pre-1950 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1520312/mainland-censorship-authors-cut-their-losses
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Two's company: dissident literary couple Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm

    ... intellectual, sounding alarm about his country's looming woes. Woeser, it often seems, has been thrust into the role of fearless, feted chronicler of Tibet's tumults. Long before ... the non-fiction Voices from Tibet (2009), was published in English in Hong Kong in November. As editor and translator of that book, I've been in the privileged position of being able to not only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1406144/twos-company-dissident-literary-couple-tsering-woeser-and
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Privates on parade: Bhutan’s frisky deity

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Keith Mundy

    ... it is time to tell the story. "A great guru called the Divine Madman came to this valley from Tibet more than five centuries ago. He was very fond of women and taught them with what he called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1512645/privates-parade-bhutans-frisky-deity
  10. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Arts preview: Liu Xiaodong oils pre-2007 show a different direction

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Janice Leung

    ... Gorges Dam and industrialisation in Tibet, to the religious divide in Gansu province and high school violence in the US. Decrop describes his own Liu collection as "more intimate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1442921/arts-preview-liu-xiaodong-oils-pre-2007-show-different-direction

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