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  1. Beijing promises funds for Tibet

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Beijing has vowed to step up economic support for Tibet , which has yet to recover from mass anti-government protests early this year, in its latest bid to woo Tibetans. Tibet Autonomous Region government vice-chairman Hao Peng said Beijing had recently issued a new policy document renewing its support for Tibet's socioeconomic development. Beijing ...

  2. 7 years out of Tibet

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Inland boarding schools improve students lives but problems remain, Liz Gooch reports Having witnessed the pro-Tibet protests that have marked the Olympic torch's journey around the globe, former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee-hwa decided the west needed to be reminded of how life in Tibet had improved. Last week he noted gains made in the past five decades, including ...

  3. Legal journal refuses to print article on Tibet

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Society's official journal. Human rights lawyer Paul HarrisSC raised concerns of self-censorship after he was informed yesterday that his article on Tibet commissioned for the Hong Kong Lawyer had ... first impression of the Dalai Lama as a reasonable man with 'obvious moral integrity' and arguing for Hong Kong-style autonomy for Tibet. Mr Harris said the editor of Hong Kong Lawyer, ...

  4. Should Tibet have status like Hong Kong and Macau?

    Posted Jun 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I was disappointed, though not surprised, to read that Beijing has dismissed as 'totally untenable' the Dalai Lama's request for greater autonomy for Tibet, like that of Hong Kong and Macau ('Dalai Lama under fire over call for autonomy', May 24). A white paper issued by the State Council said the situation in Tibet is entirely different from ...

  5. What's On

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from Urbtix on 2734 9009. TIBETAN CULTURAL PERFORMANCE To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Tibet Autonomous Region, the Tibet Autonomous Region Song and Dance Troupe will perform their new production, Mysterious Tibet, tomorrow and Thursday in the Hong Kong Cultural Central Auditorium at 8pm. The troupe is comprised mainly of Tibetan performers, but also Han, Hui, ...

  6. News - China - INDIA

    Chinese defence minster makes peace-keeping trip to New Delhi

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... on Indian border Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie will signal Beijing's desire to maintain calm on the disputed Sino-Indian border in the Himalayas by including the PLA's Tibet ... Liberation Army Daily said the 23-member Chinese delegation would include the commander of the PLA's Tibet Military Area Command Lieutenant General Yang Jinshan , the deputy commander of the PLA ...

  7. Importance of heritage top lesson of trip

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... heritage. How did you become involved in building the new Central Asian Museum in Ladakh? I have a former colleague, Nie Yun, who has volunteered for a few years now with the Germany-based Tibet ... and one-third India's. We weren't allowed to go near the lake. Did you know much about the Tibet issue before you went? Not really; what I knew came from the media. However, I felt ...

  8. Vilified student defends protest role on US campus

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee With public anger showing no sign of abating, Grace Wang Qiangyuan has sought to defend her role during recent campus protests against Beijing's crackdown on Tibet ... to have changed since April 9, when demonstrations by pro-Tibet and pro-China students broke out on campus. While Duke University provides her with police protection, death threats continue ...

  9. A home away from home

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in southern Tibet, Lhakpa was ferried across the border to Nepal and then India at the age of 12. After getting a master's degree in the US, Lhakpa had a difficult time finding a job and securing ...

  10. Slice of life

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher Excerpts from the South China Morning Post this week in 1959 Russia successfully launched a giant rocket towards the moon, just three days before Prime Minister Khrushchev left for the United States. The rocket was expected to r ...




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