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  1. 'What's wearing a bikini got to do with Tibet or human rights?'

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... the focus was just on her and her boyfriend, Australian musician Nick Brazel, 27. 'I don't see how me wearing a bikini has anything to do with Tibet or human rights,' she said. ... a sociology professor at Chinese University, said criticism of the mainland's policies on Tibet was not new and therefore not newsworthy. 'The focus is less on the issue itself, ...

  2. Tibet crash victim brought home

    Posted Aug 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The body of Cheung Hai-yan, who was killed in a car accident in Tibet, was returned to Hong Kong last night, accompanied by her surviving husband. The 29-year-old was killed ... Kong government. Mr Fong had remained in Tibet after the accident to arrange the funeral. The other Hong Kong people injured in the accident returned to the city last week. The couple's ...

  3. In the hot seat

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What Japanese students plant to ask President Hu Jintao Tomoki Nakayama Q Why do you ban foreigners from visiting Tibet? Can we trust what you say when there is no independent reporting? Tomoaki Suenobu Q How will you handle the unrest in Tibet? As a state leader, what will you do to bring stability to the region? Shinichi Tanaka Q What is your favourite food and what is your ...

  4. Reality bites for breathless star

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... in an ancient castle in Florence, the wilderness of Tibet and several romantic cities in Spain. But behind the artifice is a reality far from romantic. 'My feet turned into two blocks of ice under the chill in Florence. In Tibet, we put up with long hours of travelling, plus I had to wildly run up and down mountains even though I was tired and feeling altitude sickness,' she said without ...

  5. Mok's animal instincts

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... taken during a trip to Tibet last year, a region Mok describes as 'a spectacular place with loads of beautiful scenery'. 'I've been to Tibet before for a mainland movie ...


    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Third Pole Pearl, 8.30pm Leaving Lhasa's cyber cafes and empty monasteries, explorer Michel Peissel embarks on a voyage to the Earth's summit. Peissel heads into the Himalayas to the foot of Mount Everest and along 1,700 unmarked kilometres to the Changthang of Tibet, the world's highest plateau at an altitude of almost 7,000 metres. Charmed Star World, 8pm ...

  7. In search of her roots

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... who grew up in a remote Catholic church in Tibet after she was abandoned on the church's doorstep as a baby. Veteran Hong Kong actress Cecilia Yip Tong plays the caring nun who looks ... why her mother was forced to abandon her daughter. We see sentimental scenes with the mother- whose face is never shown- walking back to Yunnan from Tibet after abandoning her child, ...

  8. Dreamers set off to see the worldpearl river delta

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... months travelling through Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand, then through India, Nepal and three provinces on the mainland- Tibet, Sichuan and Yunnan. Nowadays, the idea of taking a gap year ...

  9. Post lensmen top shots when it comes to capturing news

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... section with a series of portraits featuring patients recovering from mental illness. Felix Wong won a merit in the same group for his 15 photos of a 10-year-old boy from Tibet who received eye ...

  10. Quest for hardship in Wen's blood

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... When Premier Wen Jiabao was still a passionate youth, he wrote two 'blood letters' to obtain a hardship posting to remote Tibet when he graduated from the China University of Geosciences. 'I thought to myself, 'A bird will ultimately make it to the blue sky as long as it's being set free',' he said to internet in a live online chat on the central ...




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