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  1. Beijing helping Tibetans catch up with the west, says author

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung meets Ma Lihua, an authority on Tibet, who dismisses claims that Chinese rule is destroying its native culture Critics of Chinese rule in Tibet may view author Ma Lihua's work as propaganda, but for many people it is inspirational. Ma, one of the country's leading authorities on Tibet and author of 16 books, offers a curt dismissal of accusations by human ...

  2. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Q&A: Endangered wildlife trading at the Myanmar-China border

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:03pm by Silvio Carrillo and Patrick Boehler

    ... in Mong La are sourced in the forests and jungles of the surrounding countries and regions: India, Nepal, Thailand, Bangladesh, Tibet, as well as of course Burma and Laos. It is big business, ...

  3. News - China - EXPLOSION

    One injured as explosion hits Xining airport car park in Qinghai

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 03:05pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... The Caojiapu airport is the busiest airport in the Tibet Plateau region. According to the airport’s figures, it handles four million trips a day. Earlier in June, the airport held an emergency rescue ...

  4. News - China

    China ‘bans’ Kraftwerk from festival over Tibet show

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 08:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China has forbidden German electronic band Kraftwerk from performing at a music festival, more than a decade after they appeared on the bill of a Free Tibet ... in Beijing next month. But a source at the firm, asking for anonymity for fear of reprisals, said: “Kraftwerk were not allowed to play... because they participated in a Free Tibet concert. “We had ...

  5. Ode to Tibet's first king

    Posted Jun 26th 2004, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... she almost died from a strange sickness. When she awoke from a coma, she suddenly possessed the ability to sing ancient Tibetan poetry, understood only by specialists. A relative at Tibet People's Daily brought Yumei to China's Academy of Social Sciences in Tibet. She stunned scholars by singing the Song of King Gesar, which recounts sagas of Tibet's legendary first king. ...

  6. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Yaan, city of tea and pandas and historic gateway to Tibet and beyond

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... a route forged more than 2,000 years ago. Yaan marks the starting point of the Sichuan to Tibet leg of the ancient Tea Horse Road, a network of mule-caravan paths, along which tea from as far away ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Tibet mine disaster 'shows failure of resources policy to benefit minorities'

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Ethnic minorities are not sharing in the benefits of a boom in the mining sector, analysts say Tibet disaster 'shows resources policy flaws' ... Manchus, Mongols, Koreans and Kazakhs as well as Tibetans. Areas with significant minority populations such as Xinjiang, Tibet, and Inner Mongolia hold resources including oil, gas, copper, iron ...

  10. slice of life

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... in Lhasa. The report said the ruler of Tibet and others had arrived in India on March 31. Indian border authorities had left Tawang, in Assam, to meet him and foreign correspondents in India were ... minister for external affairs, Richard Casey, said Tibet was the subject of 'pretty intensive international discussion by the free world. It is most grievous and tragic'. The British ...




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