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  1. Tibet unlikely to reopen on May 1

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Beijing gave the clearest indication yet yesterday that Tibet would not be opened to tourists next month as promised. The Himalayan region has been off-limits to tourists, especially foreigners, since deadly riots rocked Lhasa on March 14 and 15. But this month, Tibet's tourism authority announced that the region would reopen on May 1, traditionally one ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rewriting history books So Tibet's Communist Party secretary Zhang Qingli says China is furious that the US hosted a meeting involving the Dalai Lama. 'There must be no justice or good ... if China had not invaded Tibet and wiped them off the face of the Earth. One might suggest that that was slightly more of an injustice than holding a meeting with Tibet's exiled leader. ...

  3. Seats up for grabs on charity drive to London

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... through Europe to France and finally to Britain. He has driven to Tibet a few times before, but this is his most ambitious trip. The team members are packing a supply of food and water ... for this charity project. The Drive for Hope campaign was founded in 2002 and funds raised have gone to improve the livelihood of people in Tibet and remote mountain villages in Yunnan . ...

  4. What would happen in a real crisis?

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Kitty Hawk saga reveals weak links in Beijing's decision making and communication The ongoing Kitty Hawk saga has raised more concerns about how well Beijing's decision-making and coordination mechanisms would react in a real crisis tha ...

  5. Slice of Life

    Posted Aug 21st 2007, 12:00am by Bonny Schoonakker

    ... years' imprisonment. A report by Peking Radio, monitored in Karachi by Pakistan Radio, stated that 'units of the Chinese Communist Army had crossed the border into Tibet and were 'warmly welcomed' by Tibetans in the area'. The Chinese forces had moved into northeast Tibet from Qinghai. The US State Department was quoted from Washington as saying it could ...

  6. Documentary series to explore diversity of the new China

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Sunny Tse There might be nothing newsworthy about two 20-somethings travelling around the mainland but if they are award-winning photojournalist and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Jeff and Peter Hutchens, then it's worth a documentary. Having grown up on ...

  7. Talking points

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Foreign minister Yang on mission to Germany China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi sets off for Germany tomorrow for the Bonn Conference on Afghanistan. He will also co-chair with h ...

  8. Games offer insight into nation's past and future

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... human rights record, usher in democratic reform and bring about changes to the government's policies in regions such as Tibet and Xinjiang. There was a time when differences between Beijing ... This week, for example, foreign protesters were arrested for staging a pro-Tibet demonstration. Last week, the authorities rightly came under fire for failing to provide foreign journalists ...

  9. Beijing unlikely to act: analysts

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... in Beijing, said it 'would certainly have a negative impact on Sino-US relations because Tibet is a very sensitive issue'. Acknowledging that there had been speculation about whether Beijing ...

  10. Life on a knife edge

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... By Lau Kit Wai A gripping film about the struggle between a volunteer patrol and antelope poachers on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Kekexili is a must-see for anyone who cares about life. Based on true stories, the film chronicles the journey of a journali ...




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