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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. 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. ...

  3. Sino-Indian war in 1962 was a follow-on from the uprising in Tibet

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan The 1962 border conflict between China and India was provoked by a series of violent border incidents after the 1959 Tibetan uprising, when India had granted asylum to the Dalai Lama. The Chinese launched simultaneous offensives in Ladakh and ...

  4. Tibet approves 'Serf Emancipation Day'

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing The central government has stepped up its rhetoric against the Dalai Lama by officially declaring the politically sensitive day of the Tibet Uprising 50 years ago ... in the Tibet Autonomous Region yesterday formally approved a permanent public holiday for March 28, the day in 1959 on which the central government announced the dissolution of the Tibetan government ...

  5. On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet by various University of California Press, HK$200 The defending soldiers brandished only copies of Chairman Mao's 'little red ... perished. The massacre happened at Bagor, in Nyemo County west of Lhasa, during Tibet's version of the Cultural Revolution 40 years ago. A Maoist sect called Gyenlo, spearheaded by one ...

  6. Fifty years on, time for a rethink of Tibet policy

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

    ... for real autonomy for Tibet rather than independence. On the other, as he battles deteriorating health, the moderating influence of the 73-year-old's non-violent policies cannot last forever. ... people. Officially, Tibet is one of China's autonomous regions, but Tibetans and other ethnic minorities do not feel they are really in control of their destiny. The troubles in Tibet ...

  7. Torch relay to Tibet, Everest to go ahead

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma The Olympic torch relay through Tibet and to Mount Everest will not change despite recent unrest and activists' plan to sabotage the event, according to senior Tibetan officials. Pelma Chiley, vice-chairman of the Tibetan government, said at the first overseas media tour in Tibet since the riots: 'We have obtained information that the separatist forces inside ...

  8. Beijing confirms Tibet protest but denies arrest of monks

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a failed Tibetan uprising against Beijing rule in Tibet in 1959 that forced the Dalai Lama into exile. The report said more than 20 large police vehicles were mobilised and monks were blocked ...

  9. Soldiers and police hold two-day anti-terrorism exercise in Tibet

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Authorities in Tibet have staged anti-terrorist exercises- a sign that officials have stepped up their guard in the region ahead of the Olympics. The Tibet Daily said soldiers and police took part in the exercises, held at the railway station and the airport in Lhasa on Saturday and Monday. The report quoted Zhang Yijong, vice-secretary of Tibet, saying the exercises were ...

  10. PLA, Indian army burying the hatchet

    Posted Aug 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... together peacefully.' Yesterday, the PLA and the Indian Army held their first joint mountaineering exercise in Tibet to promote friendship in the remote border area. As many as 40 officers and soldiers from the two nuclear nations together scaled Point 4450, a mountain in Tibet's Burang region. A senior Indian official described the climbing expedition as a 'landmark event ...




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