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  1. Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mark O'Neill Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet by Ma Rong Hong Kong University Press This book is a valuable work of research for scholars, journalists and others who want facts about Tibet. It has chapters on population, migration, the economy, the income and spending of rural and urban residents, marriage, education and the residential structure of the Han ...

  2. tibet controversy

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading Comprehension Answer the following questions 1 Where does the Dalai Lama live? a. Beijing b. Lhasa, Tibet c. Dharamsala, India d. Bangkok, Thailand 2 In which part of the body did ... uncompromising Think About 1 How might the death of the Dalai Lama worsen relations between Tibet and China? 2 Do you think Tibetans in exile are unprepared for the eventual death of the Dalai Lama? ...

  3. Beijing hails its record in Tibet

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Beijing continued its propaganda offensive on Tibet yesterday, dismissing international criticism over its migration, environmental and economic policies in the Himalayan region. In a lengthy document on Tibet's social and economic development over the past five decades, it defended Communist Party rule and blamed overseas interference and separatist ...

  4. Condoms on buses to Tibet

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Passengers travelling to Tibet by bus will be offered free condoms in an effort to prevent the region's transient population spreading Aids and other sexually transmitted diseases. Buses leaving Sichuan province for the Tibetan capital of Lhasa are now being supplied with a stock of condoms and pamphlets promoting safe sex. The project is aimed at promoting the use ...

  5. A sometime pacifist

    Posted Jun 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo The question of Tibet is complicated and confusing. Yet, most people outside China seem to think they have a clear idea about it. The main reason for their black-and-white view of the conflict has to do with the saintly image of the Dalai Lama. For them, it is self-evident that Tibet is good and Beijing bad; that the Dalai is a living saint and a man of peace; and that Beijing- ...

  6. Editorial cites 'life or death struggle'

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma An editorial in yesterday's state-run Tibet Daily vowed the government would not rest until 'it wins the battle'. The strongly worded editorial described ... quelled. 'Tibet is crucial for the stability of the entire country and the security of Tibet is crucial for national security. We will wage a tit-for-tat struggle and unswervingly fight back ...

  7. First top Tibetan official removed from office since start of unrest

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... weeks ago. A notice on the state-run Tibet Daily website said the Tibetan Autonomous Region's Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee director, Danzeng Langjie, and seven court ... writer specialising in Tibet, said the official may have been sacked for failing to prevent monks from taking to the streets. 'For more than 20 years, authorities didn't learn any ...

  8. Digging deeper to find more lai see

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phila Siu Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah yesterday swapped his Scrooge mask for the role of God of Wealth. Tsang decided to scrap the idea of putting HK$6,000 in each Mandatory Provident Fund account, which would benefit all employees: locals or ...

  9. Putonghua teaching hits ethnic minorities

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... the impact of globalisation in regions with large ethnic minority populations. In Qinghai- one of four provinces with a large Tibetan population outside the Tibet Autonomous Region- an educational ... said many Tibetans worried the move could be a trial run for the rest of the Tibetan-populated regions, including Tibet. Teng Xing, a professor specialising in bilingual teaching in ethnic ...

  10. Tongue-tied by push for one nation

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... In Qinghai- one of four provinces with a large Tibetan population outside the Tibet Autonomous Region- an educational blueprint for the next 10 years announced in September aims to make Putonghua ... of the Tibetan-populated regions including Tibet. Teng Xing, a professor at Minzu University of China specialising in bilingual teaching in ethnic minority areas, said the wording in Qinghai's educational ...




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