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  1. News - China

    Chinese painter portrays Tibet self-immolators

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 06:11pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Beijing-based artist Liu Yi is working on a series of black-and-white portraits he knows will never be shown in a Chinese gallery. His varied subjects — men and women, young and old, smiling and pensive – have one thing in comm ...

  2. News - China

    China steps up security in Tibet after self-immolations

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 01:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... on the streets on Thursday, London-based Free Tibet said in a statement. The protests came after six Tibetans set themselves on fire on Wednesday and Thursday, the rights group said. Local residents ... of the country since March 2008, when riots against Chinese rule erupted in the Tibet Autonomous Region’s capital Lhasa and adjacent areas. The protests left 20 people dead, according to the government, ...

  3. News - Asia - TIBET

    Exiled Tibet chief calls for support against Beijing

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dharamshala Exiled PM calls on international community to stand up for human rights in his homeland Tibet chief seeks world support against Beijing The prime minister of Tibet's government-in-exile yesterday called on the international community to resist growing pressure from China and stand up for human rights in his homeland. Lobsang Sangay, who ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Here comes trouble

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... Richard Lord Chan Koon-chung denies he courts official disapproval on the mainland but he knows his new novel, about Tibet's plight, will attract censorious eyes, writes Richard Lord ... have been using old categories to describe China, but these days people are getting a renewed picture of what China is like Chan Koon-chung Tibet has been an interest of Chan's since ...

  5. News - China

    China tries 2 Tibetans for inciting self-burning

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 08:11pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... group championing Tibet independence and belonging to the “Dalai clique.” ...

  6. Cadres learn to become spin doctors to handle foreign media in Tibet

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... officials taking part handle the foreign press relations in Tibet and areas with large Tibetan populations in Sichuan, Yunnan, Gansu and Qinghai . The Southern Metropolis News said: 'Tibet-related news coverage has for a long time been a bottleneck in China's management of the region. This bottleneck has also affected China's overall image in the world.' ...

  7. News - China

    Tibetan self-immolates in northwest China

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 08:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... and a better standard of living to Tibet. The Tibetan government-in-exile in the northern Indian hill town of Dharamshala expressed “deep concern over the alarming escalation in self-immolations by Tibetans inside Tibet”. Dharamshala has been the headquarters of Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, since he fled from Tibet in 1959 after a failed uprising against Chinese rule. The Central ...

  8. News - China

    Tibetan man sets himself on fire to protest China

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 08:57pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Free Tibet said. The incident is the latest of dozens of self-immolations by Tibetans since 2009. Free Tibet said 52-year-old Tamdrin Dorjee died at the scene near Tsoe Monastery ... body was taken to his home village, Free Tibet said. Photos said to be from the scene show dozens of villagers and monks gathered around a body in smoke. The self-proclaimed Tibetan ...

  9. Tung praises Tibet's gains

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee People from western countries should go to Tibet to see for themselves the progress the Himalayan region has made over the past five decades, Tung Chee-hwa, a vice-chairman ... friends with whom he had talked reacted to the riots in Tibet on March 14 with 'sadness, anger and bewilderment'. 'Sadness because of the loss of innocent lives as a result ...

  10. Dalai Lama pins hopes on China's new leaders

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Dharamsala, India tzewei.ng@scmp.com The Dalai Lama has voiced hope that Beijing's policy towards Tibet may change under the new Chinese leadership to be ushered in next ... and 'smash all schemes that harm Tibet's stability and the motherland's integrity'. He uttered the words at a ceremony that marked 60 years since Beijing cemented Chinese control over ...




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