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  1. 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 ...

  2. Activists hold vigil to mark Tibet riots

    Posted Mar 14th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu About 20 people held a candle-light vigil last night outside the central government's liaison office to mark the riots in Tibet two years ago. A scuffle broke out when ... night the group was marking events in Tibet. In March 1959, a failed revolt by Tibetans against Beijing rule led to the Dalai Lama's exile. On the anniversary of the uprising two years ago, ...

  3. Hope now for progress on Tibet and peaceful Games

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or disruption. Widespread protests, mostly concerning Tibet, had greeted the torch during its international legs. This prompted a strong backlash among people on the mainland, who approached the domestic ... handling of the crisis won it respect from other countries, including those which had been quick to denounce its tough response to the deadly riots that broke out across Tibet in March. A more ...

  4. Free media access will clear doubts over Tibet

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The incident also highlighted the futility of the authorities' misguided efforts to control the flow of information about the violence in Tibet , which erupted two weeks ago. The surprise protest ... other areas affected by the recent protests and riots. When violence first broke out in Tibet, some Hong Kong journalists were able to get into Lhasa and file live reports from the city. ...

  5. FCC reschedules talk by pro-Tibet activist but HK entry is in doubt

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung A lunch talk at the Foreign Correspondents' Club by a leading pro- Tibet activist- postponed three weeks ago after strong opposition from Beijing's top ... of Beijing's ire. In a notice to members yesterday, the club announced that Ms Saunders, communication director of the International Campaign for Tibet, would speak at a lunch on Monday. Club ...

  6. Tibet's chief criticises mobs for violence

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as state media broadcast footage of survivors telling their horror stories in hospital. Qiangba Puncog- the Tibet Autonomous Region's chairman, the equivalent of a provincial governor- told ... satellite channel. The footage showed Peng Xiaobo, who was being treated in the Tibet Autonomous Region People's Hospital, shedding tears as he recalled how his 18-year-old cousin was burnt ...

  7. Greater openness vital to tackling the Tibet issue

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the anniversary of an abortive uprising in Tibet against Chinese rule in 1959, which marked the start of the Dalai Lama's exile. The demonstrations were meant to provoke the authorities during ... But from Tibet to Xinjiang, and Taiwan to Darfur, it is far more convenient to cast Beijing in the role of bogeyman against which to vent outrage and advance an agenda. That is because China's ...

  8. Beijing vows to invest 100b yuan in Tibet by 2010

    Posted Mar 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Beijing will invest more than 100 billion yuan in Tibet by 2010 in a move described by state media as a sign of the central government's unprecedented level of support for the Himalayan region's development. The money would be spent on 180 projects, including an extension of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway between Lhasa and Xigaze, Xinhua reported. The projects are part ...

  9. Bush urged to focus on Tibet

    Posted Mar 15th 2007, 12:00am by Joshua Kucera

    ... House to try to advance the issue of Tibet in the administration's dealings with China. 'The US government has a moral responsibility to promote the peaceful resolution of the problem of Tibet,' said committee chairman Tom Lantos, a Democrat. Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, said she intended to push for a US consulate in Lhasa. ...

  10. 'Living Buddha' dies in self-immolation

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... slogans calling for Tibet's freedom. He had earlier climbed a nearby hill and distributed leaflets saying that he was taking action 'not for personal glory but for Tibet ...




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