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  1. News - China - TIBET

    Dalai Lama sees chance of change in Tibet

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 09:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Dharamsala

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dharamsala The Dalai Lama held out the possibility on Thursday that an upcoming change in China’s leadership offered the chance of a new approach in Tibet. “The new ... in an imminent leadership change in Beijing, has set off a ripple of speculation that he may bring about a change of policy towards Tibet. One reason is that Xi’s father, Xi Zhongxun, met and came ...

  2. Officials warned to keep order in Tibet

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... move, the Communist Party's regional commission for disciplinary inspection in Tibet recently issued a strongly worded notice requiring that all officials take every effort to safeguard stability in the remote Himalayan region, mainly by implementing precautionary measures and keeping an eye on people who may cause problems, the Tibet Daily reported. 'All cadres, regardless ...

  3. Tibet policy needs rethink by Beijing

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The face of Tibet has changed dramatically in the 60 years since it came under Communist Party rule. Untold billions of yuan have been poured into developing infrastructure, improving ... As US President Barack Obama's meeting last week with the Dalai Lama also showed, the Tibet issue remains diplomatically sensitive. Ties that had been positive following President Hu ...

  4. Pico's puzzle

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... that in a very practical, everyday way, as soon as he went into exile, he almost seemed to say, 'Well the old Tibet has gone, what a great opportunity to create a new Tibet.' To get rid of the formalism and hierarchy that he felt stifled old Tibet. To open opportunities to women in Tibet that they hadn't had before, for example. To decide that Tibetan children should be taught ...

  5. Dalai Lama sparks boom in Darjeeling

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am

    ... S.N.M. Abdi in Calcutta Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has fuelled a mini-boom in India's Darjeeling region, where more than 110,000 Buddhists have gathered for the Kalachakra religious festival. All hotel and guesthouse rooms have been snap ...

  6. Concessions likely as Dalai Lama's envoys 'get realistic on Tibet'

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as the Voice of Tibet, a Norway-based Tibetan radio station, quoted Samdong Rimpoche, the prime minister of the government-in-exile, as saying the envoys, who had arrived in Hunan, would travel ... that suggested greater autonomy in Tibet and Tibetan-populated regions in four provinces. Beijing flatly rejected the proposal with Zhu Weiqun, deputy director of the United Work Front Department saying ...

  7. Beijing to resume talks on Tibet

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... blueprint for Tibet and neighbouring Tibetan-populated regions in the coming decade. The delegation, led by long-time envoys Lodi Gyari and Kelsang Gyaltsen, would arrive on the mainland today, ... government-backed China Tibetology Research Centre, said yesterday that the only way for future talks to yield progress was for the Dalai Lama to admit that 'Tibet has always been part of China'. ...

  8. Dalai Lama to tweet with Chinese public

    Posted May 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hour-long session between 8pm and 9pm will be broadcast on Twitter via the account of Wang Lixiong, a mainland critic of China's Tibet and Xinjiang policies who has close ties with the Dalai ... of Twitter among mainland users so that they could better understand him. 'Over the years, only the official scenario of the Tibet problem exists inside China, and this unquestionably makes ...

  9. Dalai Lama criticised over fiery protests

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com The mainland's top official newspaper lambasted the Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, yesterday for condoning a spate of selfimmolations ... of the People's Daily also accused the 'Dalai Lama separatist clique' of inciting unrest across Tibet, such as the riots in March 2008 which left at least 18 people dead. It charged that it has ...

  10. April Fool's days in Tibet

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen 'Spend April Fool's Day in Tibet' might be the next Chinese travel agency slogan. Although the Chinese government claims that Tibet continues to be open ... announced that three protest facilities were open for use but punished anyone who took the statement seriously. Of course, this is not the first time during the past year that Tibet has been sealed ...




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