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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. 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 ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Independence? 'If Scotland can do it, then so can Texas'

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:28pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Antonio, US 'If Scotland can do it, then so can Texas' The vote to decide whether Scotland should be independent of the United Kingdom has bolstered those campaigning to split Texas from the United States. Texas Nationalist Movement president Daniel Miller, who wants the state's legislature to put the secession question on a statewide ballot, said ...

  6. News - China - TIBET

    'Let's finish with a popular Dalai Lama': Tibetan spiritual leader says no need for successor

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:21am by Agence France-Presse and Patrick Boehler

    ... Agence France-Presse in Berlin and Patrick Boehler The Dalai Lama has told a German newspaper that he should be the last in his line of Tibetan spiritual leaders, ending a centuries-old ... along, then it will just disgrace the Dalai Lama,” he said, according to a transcript of the interview, which was conducted in English. “Tibetan Buddhism is not dependent on one individual,” he ...

  7. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Scottish vote on independence causes growing alarm in Western capitals

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 11:15pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Paris Scotland's vote on leaving the United Kingdom is causing growing alarm in Western capitals while energising separatist movements across Europe Independence fever ... hasn't." The head of the Catalan regional government, Artur Mas, has said a Scottish "Yes" would be positive for the independence movement. Conservative Spanish commentators have slammed ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Tibetan activists have 'little chance of success'

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Opposition made gains with timing: analysts The Tibetans' display of opposition to Beijing's rule in the past week achieved momentum because of its carefully ... against Communist rule which forced the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, and almost 100,000 Tibetan followers into exile. The demonstrations coincided with a rally by more than 100 ...

  10. Engineering feat will have a resounding impact on Tibetans

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... of the Tibetan culture. The last 57km of the railway are expected to be finished by the end of next month and test runs have been scheduled for July next year, Wang Weigao, chief engineer for the Lhasa ... effort and money has gone into building 33 passages under the railway for the migrating Tibetan antelope, and how the lines were designed to circumvent several lakes considered sacred ...




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