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  1. Tibet absent from questions to Wen

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... already reached Premier Wen, state television announced, but not one was on the crackdown on riots in Tibet that has been the front-page story around the world for the past four days. A reporter ...

  2. Going off-script

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... provinces. He worked in Gansu, Guizhou and Tibet for almost two decades. This has given him a particular view of development. As he has stated about the eruption of problems in Tibet in 2008 and Xinjiang in 2009, the key thing for him is to develop economic capacity. The rest will follow. His response to unrest in Tibet in 1989 was to authorise the sending in of many thousands of troops. ...

  3. Cab Chat

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Tang Siu-wing, 50, believes the riots in Tibet and other provinces will be a thorn in the side of the central government until at least the Olympic Games It is a good year ... with their National People's Congress, so it is the best time for the Tibetans to start a riot now. But I think all these troubles in Tibet , Gansu and Sichuan will be suppressed by the central ...

  4. Chance for Li Keqiang to speak out ruled out

    Posted Mar 19th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... question-and-answer session was almost hijacked by the ongoing protest in Tibet, with almost half of the questions- five out of 13- about it. Another so-called T-question- referring to the sensitive topics of Tibet, Taiwan and Tiananmen- was also inevitably raised as Taiwan's presidential election is to be held on Saturday. ...

  5. Staunch Hu ally tipped as next Beijing mayor

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... because of his performance as the leading party official in Tibet- one of the harshest postings for any Han Chinese official- from 1993 to 2004. Mr Hu was Tibet party chief from 1988 to 1992. Mr ...

  6. Pressure to form top-level reunification body

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... need to fight separatist movements in Xinjiang and Tibet. The proposed commission could combine and streamline resources from the Taiwan Affairs Office, the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, ... concerned about what it saw as Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian's blatant moves towards independence. It was also worried about independence movements in Xinjiang and Tibet. ...

  7. A new maturity in Sino-US ties

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fighter jets to Taiwan did not occur. A host of other impediments lie in the way of friendly relations between China and the US, among them the South China Sea, Tibet, trade, the yuan ...

  8. slice of life

    Posted Jan 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... possessions, Macau remained unconquered. China reaffirmed its sovereignty over Tibet and warned that any country that received proposed Tibetan goodwill missions would be regarded 'as harbouring hostile intentions' towards Beijing. The Regent of Tibet had said in a telegram that he proposed to send goodwill missions to five countries, including China, to 'explain ...

  9. Then and now: where they were in 1989

    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as president in march 2003. Hu Jintao Then: party secretary of Tibet Autonomous Region. Now: president ...

  10. Bigger CPPCC role on stability

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Tibet in the southwest and Xinjiang in the northwest. Jia also urged the advisory body to reach out to the youth of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. '[We should] expand contacts with social ...




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