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  1. Protesters greet Dalai Lama as he arrives at Taipei hotel

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... with police denying them access to the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader. With the Dalai Lama leaving Taiwan tomorrow, the mainland-friendly Taiwanese government watched nervously to see whether he ... The pro-independence opposition Democratic Progressive Party quickly issued an invitation to the Dalai Lama to visit Taiwan to comfort victims. President Ma Ying-jeou's government quickly agreed, despite ...

  2. Hope now for progress on Tibet and peaceful Games

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

    ... sides are continuing to engage each other is encouraging. The Dalai Lama has said repeatedly that he is only seeking autonomy for Tibet, not independence. Clearly, he must seize what may be his ... independence. There is a need for both sides to strive to resolve the problems in Tibet which led to the riots. It is to be hoped that now the most politically sensitive leg of the relay has been ...

  3. Heart of the matter

    Posted Jun 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... into question. This has also accentuated the sharp juxtaposition between Chinese pragmatic, dialectic materialism and Tibetan idealistic, abstract spirituality. While these two opposite world views may clash, there is no reason for them to be in conflict. Actually, both are needed. The Tibetan crisis has brought both danger and opportunity. As with all things in China, one extreme must give way ...

  4. Monks plan independent tally of dead

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the tally from temples that have handled most of the burials around Jiegu, where 97 per cent of the population are Tibetan. The Serda Lharong monastery's study is the first independent effort ... family who had lost their home or a loved one. Many are joining hands for the first time- since they belong to different branches of Tibetan Buddhism they rarely interact, and there are also ...

  5. Narrow win for Taiwan's DPP amid record-low voter turnout

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Storms wreak havoc in election for assembly to ratify constitutional reforms Most Taiwanese yesterday chose not to go to the polls to elect an ad hoc National Assembly that will decide on constitutional reforms, with a record low turno ...

  6. Tibet dam project faces risk of big earthquakes

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yang Yong, an independent geologist based in Sichuan who recently returned from a trek to the Jiacha Canyon in Sangri and Jiacha counties, said he was surprised by the decision to build dams ... to the horizon. This is fresh evidence of violent geological movement. I can't imagine a more dangerous spot to build dams. 'The Jiacha Canyon sits right above an enormous, active fault. ...

  7. Messages of intent

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... statements supporting the Olympics, non-violence, and not seeking separation or independence could be repeated, once and for all. The Dalai Lama has already agreed to send representatives to Tibetan ... - if not the last - may now be on the table. A breakthrough on Tibet is needed now as much as ever, to assure the survival of Tibetan Buddhism in China, Tibetan culture and to clean up China's ...

  8. Crackdown fails to silence Tibet's dissenting voices

    Posted May 18th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Paul Mooney On the morning of April 23, a half-dozen police entered the office of influential Tibetan writer Shogdung, searched his personal possessions and took him away. His wife ... Nationalities Publishing House in the provincial capital, Xining, was the latest in a crackdown against Tibetan writers, artists, singers, bloggers and intellectuals, who have got into trouble ...

  9. Focus on growth misses the point

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma An often heard complaint by mainland officials and Han people living in Tibet is: 'Why aren't the Tibetans happy? We have poured so much money into the region.' ... by the scale of protests across the Tibetan-populated areas last March - particularly as they came at a time when Tibet's economy was growing at a record rate. The unrest, which took place a year ...

  10. Time to establish the truth about Tiananmen

    Posted Jun 06th 2008, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... It is not known how many people perished. Beijing should conduct an independent inquiry and present its findings to the people. This should include recommendations for rehabilitation and compensation ... in Hong Kong took part in huge demonstrations to offer their support for the Beijing students. They donated money, blood and tents. Democrats who led the movement were not allowed to travel ...




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