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  1. UK nod on Tibet cemented ties: Wen

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng Sino-British ties were free of historical disputes and burdens after Britain recognised Tibet as part of China, Premier Wen Jiabao told former British prime minister Gordon Brown ... 'The most unforgettable thing is that you tackled our last historical issue when you were in office, that is the UK admitting Tibet is an inalienable part of China,' Wen said. 'Since ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Dalai Lama must give up secession, says premier

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday. 'As long as [the Dalai Lama] recognises that Tibet is an inalienable part of Chinese territory and Taiwan is an inalienable part of Chinese territory, and as long as he gives up his ... instead saying Tibet was a part of China that should enjoy real autonomy. 'Now he has established a so-called government in exile and advocates a so-called high degree of autonomy for Tibet ...

  4. Wen 'distressed' by Tibetan suicides

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... themselves on fire in protests against Chinese rule and alleged religious suppression in Tibetan regions over the past year. Some have demanded the return of the Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader. Yesterday was also the fourth anniversary of rioting in Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet autonomous region, which saw Tibetans torch shops and attack passers-by, leaving nearly 20 ...

  5. Wen calls on Dalai Lama to preach calm

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... influence to stop the ongoing violence in Tibet before the central government resumes talks with the Tibetan spiritual leader. The premier, who is in Laos for the Third Greater Mekong Sub-Region Summit opening in Vientiane today, said 'the door is always open for dialogue with the Dalai Lama provided he gives up his position on independence and recognises Tibet and Taiwan ...

  6. Facebook page about premier draws a crowd

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... affectionately call the premier 'Grandpa Bao' or 'Lao Yezi', grandpa. The webpage has also become a battleground between pro-China netizens and Free Tibet supporters. Although only 19 postings were found under the topic 'Free Tibet' on the discussion board- a facility on Facebook for people to discuss issues- a war of words has erupted. Some had written slogans saying ...

  7. Inclusion or new world disorder?

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... It is not clear what the Dalai Lama's followers would gain from an independent Tibet or, for that matter, what China will gain from continuing to antagonise them. The big problem is who will initiate ...

  8. Beijing's openness has raised expectations

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... at all. When riots broke out in Tibet in March, the central government's first instinct was to keep the media out. That response almost certainly harmed the country's image just as the Olympic torch relay was about to begin. It also probably reduced world sympathy for China's views on the historic status of Tibet. Now we are seeing unprecedented openness. Hong Kong ...

  9. Hu faces uphill battle to win over the minds of Japanese students

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an uphill battle to win the hearts and minds of young Japanese, whose impression of the mainland has been soured by the recent unrest and police response in Tibet. Student activists at prestigious ... record. 'We will unfold the flag of Tibet before the school hall [where Mr Hu is to give the speech]. We will have some other activities to make [students] aware of the human rights ...

  10. Wen's comments timely in 'most critical' year

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... years ago. Bloody riots in Tibet and ensuing intense international media coverage, just a few months before the Olympic Games, have presented an extremely awkward situation for mainland leaders ... with courage and confidence. The latest challenges may prove more difficult. International pressure is mounting for Beijing to show restraint and defuse the tension originating in Tibet through ...




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