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  1. News - China

    Total of 66 Tibet landslide bodies recovered

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Chinese rescue crews have recovered a total of 66 bodies in the aftermath of a huge landslide in Tibet that buried more than 80 mine workers, state media ... investigating the cause of the landslide. Mountainous regions of Tibet are prone to such disasters, which can be exacerbated by heavy mining activity. In recent years China has discovered huge mineral ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1206431/total-66-tibet-landslide-bodies-recovered
  2. News - China

    Total of 54 Tibet landslide bodies recovered

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 08:19pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Chinese rescue crews have recovered a total of 54 bodies in the aftermath of a huge landslide in Tibet that buried more than 80 mine workers, state ... state media has reported. Experts from the ministry of land and resources were investigating the cause of the landslide. Mountainous regions of Tibet are prone to disasters, which can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1205660/total-54-tibet-landslide-bodies-recovered
  3. News - China - TIBET

    More Tibet landslide bodies recovered

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 08:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Recovery personnel have found 36 bodies at the site of a huge landslide in Tibet, Chinese state-run media said on Monday, three days after more than 80 mine ... Mountainous regions of Tibet are prone to such occurrences, which can be exacerbated by heavy mining activity, and the risk of additional landslides has heightened concerns about safety. In recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1204869/more-tibet-landslide-bodies-recovered
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993976/warning-tibets-cadres-anniversary
  5. All quiet on the tourism front as Lhasa struggles to find its feet after violence

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... more than a month after the violent riots that shocked the world. Yesterday was officially the first day for the riot-battered city, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region , to receive ... that travel agencies postpone organising tour groups, citing safety concerns and the need for reconstruction of damaged tourism facilities. Tibet tourism officials said foreigners would be admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/635983/all-quiet-tourism-front-lhasa-struggles-find-its-feet-after-violence
  6. Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mark O'Neill Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet by Ma Rong Hong Kong University Press This book is a valuable work of research for scholars, journalists and others who want facts about Tibet. It has chapters on population, migration, the economy, the income and spending of rural and urban residents, marriage, education and the residential structure of the Han ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980688/population-and-society-contemporary-tibet
  7. Beijing's education pledge to Tibet

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The central government is planning to raise university enrolment among students in Tibet to 30 per cent over the next five years, local officials said yesterday, as the region marked ... that Tibet was an inalienable part of China, and that Tibetans were part of the Chinese community, state-run broadcaster CCTV reported. The vice-president, joined by a 59-member central government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/973874/beijings-education-pledge-tibet
  8. Foreign tourists to be barred from Tibet

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Beijing Foreign tourists will be banned from Tibet this month, the region's top Communist Party leader has confirmed, saying it is for their safety. 'The winter ... their New Year or praying in numerous religious activities this month, aside from the huge throng of people who would visit for ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of Tibet's liberation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740234/foreign-tourists-be-barred-tibet
  9. Lifestyle - Travel

    To Tibet by train- for US$10,000 a ticket

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 07:00pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing is to launch a luxury train service to Lhasa this year, with ticket prices as high as US$10,000, a tourism official in Tibet says. Liao Lisheng, director of policies and regulations at the Tibet Tourism Bureau, said the train would accommodate 108 passengers for a luxury seven-day ride, the Tibet Daily reported. 'The compartments will be divided in different ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel/article/2804/tibet-train-us10000-ticket
  10. Wanted: ways to lure more tourists to visit Tibet

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen If you have ever been a tourist in Lhasa, Tibet , there are things that may make you nervous, such as a suspicious-looking Tibet Entry Permit and plain-clothes police ... Tibet-related affairs. But for the first time, they are being encouraged to help define the city's future. And the person who comes up with the winning proposal will get a one million yuan (HK$1.13 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691732/wanted-ways-lure-more-tourists-visit-tibet

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