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  1. Stay loyal, troops in Tibet told

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com A senior military officer has called on People's Liberation Army troops stationed in Tibet to 'stay absolutely loyal and reliable' ... in the remote area just months ahead of the meeting'. Wong said that Sino-Indian relations around the border region had also grown more tense recently and ethnic tensions in Tibet, highlighted ...

  2. Tibet eases rule on portraits in monasteries

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Officials in Tibet appear to have relaxed a controversial campaign that asked all monasteries to display portraits of state leaders. Qiangba Puncog, director of Tibet's regional people's congress standing committee, said in an interview with the government-affiliated China.com.cn website, released yesterday to mark Serfs Emancipation ...

  3. Warning for Tibet's cadres on anniversary

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com The top government official in Tibet has ordered all cadres in the region to be ready for duty around the clock next month in a bid to safeguard stability ... by senior officials on Monday- the last day of a week-long Tibetan New Year holiday that started on February 21, the Tibet Daily reported yesterday. Parts of Sichuan, Yunan, Gansu and Qinghai ...

  4. Tibet propaganda chief moves to information role

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Beijing has appointed Tibet's propaganda chief as a deputy head of the State Council Information Office, China News Service reported. Cui Yuying, 54, (pictured) was the official in charge of propaganda in Tibet when dozens of Tibetans torched shops and attacked Han Chinese in the centre of the regional capital, Lhasa, on March 14, 2008, which left ...

  5. Beijing's education pledge to Tibet

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The central government is planning to raise university enrolment among students in Tibet to 30 per cent over the next five years, local officials said yesterday, as the region marked ... that Tibet was an inalienable part of China, and that Tibetans were part of the Chinese community, state-run broadcaster CCTV reported. The vice-president, joined by a 59-member central government ...

  6. Tibet policy needs rethink by Beijing

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The face of Tibet has changed dramatically in the 60 years since it came under Communist Party rule. Untold billions of yuan have been poured into developing infrastructure, improving ... As US President Barack Obama's meeting last week with the Dalai Lama also showed, the Tibet issue remains diplomatically sensitive. Ties that had been positive following President Hu ...

  7. UK nod on Tibet cemented ties: Wen

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng Sino-British ties were free of historical disputes and burdens after Britain recognised Tibet as part of China, Premier Wen Jiabao told former British prime minister Gordon Brown ... 'The most unforgettable thing is that you tackled our last historical issue when you were in office, that is the UK admitting Tibet is an inalienable part of China,' Wen said. 'Since ...

  8. Hebei boss handed sensitive Tibet post

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Beijing has replaced Tibet's party boss with the governor of Hebei province in a new round of rotations among provincial leaders in the run-up ... of Tibet. Zhang 'will be moved to another position', said the statement. That could either mean promotion or merely a transfer to another provincial-level post. During Zhang's term ...

  9. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jan 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The subhead, 'Dalai Lama's envoys in first meeting since riots', on Tuesday's front page report, 'Beijing to resume talks on Tibet', was incorrect. The latest round of talks between Beijing and envoys of the Tibetan government in exile will be the third since rioting in Tibet in March 2008. ...

  10. Respect our interests on Taiwan and Tibet issues, Beijing tells Clinton

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing, Stuart Lau and Chris Ip State Councillor Dai Bingguo yesterday urged the United States to respect Beijing's interests when dealing with Taiwan and Tibet issues, ... with the two sides exchanging views on bilateral ties and issues of common concern. CCTV reported that the two discussed Taiwan, Tibet and AsiaPacific issues. It said both sides stressed the importance ...




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