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  1. Final say on next Dalai Lama is ours, Beijing says

    Posted Mar 08th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Lama's succession has become a prickly issue, as the Nobel Peace laureate ages and his health declines. Many Tibetans fear that his death may create a leadership vacuum that Beijing could exploit to tighten its grip over the restive Himalayan region. Others fear the loss of their most recognised leader could weaken the unity of the Tibetan movement and potentially trigger widespread unrest ...

  2. HK activists to set up Tibetan association

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Tibetan independence through their plans to create a Tibetan-Chinese Friendship Association, although they did back the Dalai Lama's pursuit of more autonomy for Tibetans. 'It ... colleagues had already appeared on Beijing's 'radar screen'. 'Although they are not openly campaigning for Tibetan independence, these so-called friendship associations can ...

  3. Beijing hopes Tibetan leader will alter stance

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Front Works Department and an ethnic Tibetan, Sita, said Beijing's attitude towards the exiled Tibetan leader had been consistent during the last round of talks with the two personal envoys ... way' and calling it a covert call for independence. This prompted speculation that the intermittent talks between the Dalai Lama and Beijing had reached an impasse. But some experts said Mr ...

  4. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Books by writers sympathetic to Hong Kong and Taiwan student movements available 'while stocks last'

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 05:47am by Staff Reporters

    ... Kong's Occupy Central sit-ins and Taiwan's "sunflower" student movement earlier this year. Sources from three independent publishers in Guangxi, Beijing and Tianjin, confirmed ...

  5. Local government lost its nerve, says expert on region

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... and started to adopt a hardline approach.' Tibetans' desire for independence and radical Chinese policies were the main reasons behind the outbreak of violence and remained the key issues ... Klaudia Lee A leading Tibetan scholar said he believed protests in Lhasa became violent after a security 'vacuum'. That was the period after regular police escaped attacks ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy Central organisers want independent Hong Kong, People's Daily claims

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Occupy wants self-rule: state media Occupy Central organisers were accused of plotting for an independent Hong Kong in a commentary published in state ... 'one country [two systems]', rather, they want Hong Kong 'to act on her own', have 'self-determination' and to even be 'independent'," it said. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Remember the spirit of the protest movement, despite rising frustration and disillusionment

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 03:51pm by Wendy Yu

    ... and tell everyone to go home, there may be too many independent groups (and radical ones at that) operating under their own banner and motives. The power has truly come into the hands of the people, but disorganisation is apparent and pulls uncomfortably at the movement. Like a burning match in a forest, power in the hands of the people can quickly become unwieldy. I went to take ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Civil disobedience movements in Taiwan and Hong Kong similar, but goals differ

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwan, HK protests similar, but goals differ Civil disobedience movements in Taiwan and Hong Kong share common characteristics, but their ultimate goals are different, as most Hongkongers are not seeking sovereign independence, pundits and Taiwanese opposition party officials say. Despite the divergent goals, both regions are set ...

  9. Tibetan culture at a crossroads as young grapple with development

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Chengdu Tsewang, an ethnic Tibetan, is so assimilated into Chinese culture that she cannot even write her name in her native language. She speaks Tibetan with her father, but likes to watch Chinese-language television programmes. 'I can't write Tibetan,' the 22-year-old shop assistant said, as she wrote the Chinese characters for her name. Her shop ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy Central is on: Benny Tai rides wave of student protest to launch movement

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 02:00pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Timmy Sung, Ernest Kao and Tony Cheung In dramatic early-morning announcement movement's co-organiser tells protesters at government headquarters that civil-disobedience plan starts immediately Hong Kong awoke Sunday to the news that the long-awaited disobedience movement, Occupy Central, was officially underway. Benny Tai made the surprise announcement at 1.45am, riding ...




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