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  1. News - China

    Tibet deputy party chief urges crackdown on self-immolations

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 09:04pm by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu in Beijing verna.yu@scmp.com Crackdown on self-immolations urged Tibet autonomous region officials yesterday called for a crackdown on the wave of self-immolations by ethnic ... of the annual session of the National People's Congress, Tibet deputy party secretary Padma Choling said that they were inhumane acts that went against Tibetan Buddhist doctrine. He also hinted ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong can be a venue for discussion of 'Tibet question'

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Barry Sautman

    ... Barry Sautman Barry Sautman says misconceptions can be honestly addressed, so stalled talks may one day restart Let Hong Kong serve as a venue for an open discussion of the 'Tibet question' Whether one can accept that the "Tibet question" is misconceived depends on whether one thinks the Chinese government may be right about the political status of Tibet. That means ...

  3. News - China - TIBET

    Japanese party leader's Tibet remarks spark protest

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... and called for democracy in Tibet, sparking a fresh protest from China amid a territorial dispute. "I swear I will do everything in my power to change the situation in Tibet, where human rights are being suppressed," Liberal Democratic Party leader Shinzo Abe said before a speech by the Dalai Lama in Tokyo attended by more than 100 lawmakers. "Tibet seeks freedom and democracy ...

  4. News - China - TIBET

    Tibet PM calls for global support against China

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 09:49pm by Agence France-Presse in Dharamsala

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dharamsala The prime minister of Tibet’s government-in-exile on Friday called on the international community to resist growing pressure from China and stand up ... of severe Chinese repression in Tibet. “Now I have more responsibilities, the Chinese government is raising pressure on the West,” Sangay told a meeting in the northern hilltown of Dharamsala. “We ...

  5. Tibet eases rule on portraits in monasteries

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Officials in Tibet appear to have relaxed a controversial campaign that asked all monasteries to display portraits of state leaders. Qiangba Puncog, director of Tibet's regional people's congress standing committee, said in an interview with the government-affiliated China.com.cn website, released yesterday to mark Serfs Emancipation ...

  6. Warning for Tibet's cadres on anniversary

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com The top government official in Tibet has ordered all cadres in the region to be ready for duty around the clock next month in a bid to safeguard stability ... by senior officials on Monday- the last day of a week-long Tibetan New Year holiday that started on February 21, the Tibet Daily reported yesterday. Parts of Sichuan, Yunan, Gansu and Qinghai ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jan 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The subhead, 'Dalai Lama's envoys in first meeting since riots', on Tuesday's front page report, 'Beijing to resume talks on Tibet', was incorrect. The latest round of talks between Beijing and envoys of the Tibetan government in exile will be the third since rioting in Tibet in March 2008. ...

  9. US urged to respect core interests in Taiwan, Tibet

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan President Hu Jintao has urged Washington to continue to respect China's 'core interests' in Taiwan and Tibet to prevent Sino-United States relations from being damaged. In a speech in Washington on Thursday, Hu reiterated China's concerns over Taiwan, Tibet and other national interests. 'A review of the history of our relations tells us China-US ...

  10. Use free speech to help Tibet, HK urged

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... support for efforts by Hong Kong activists to create a Tibet friendship group in the city. But an academic studying ethnic issues said the plan to recruit 'anti-communist' groups in Hong ... Thubten Samphel said in Dharamsala yesterday that the Dalai Lama's office supported efforts in Hong Kong to promote 'understanding' of the situation in Tibet. 'One ...




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