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  1. Cadres learn to become spin doctors to handle foreign media in Tibet

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fifty cadres from ethnic Tibetan areas are being trained as foreign propaganda specialists in an unprecedented three-month programme that is part of China's international public ... officials taking part handle the foreign press relations in Tibet and areas with large Tibetan populations in Sichuan, Yunnan, Gansu and Qinghai . The Southern Metropolis News said: ...

  2. TV slur fury highlights poor channels of communication

    Posted May 01st 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... by prominent western media outlets in reports on Tibet. CNN was criticised for posting a photo in March on its website that cropped out Tibetan rioters attacking Chinese targets to focus on a Chinese ... Post was also criticised for mismatching an online photo showing Nepali police clashing with Tibetan protesters in Kathmandu with a caption claiming they were Chinese police in Lhasa. While ...

  3. Olympic torch relay sparks controversy

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... policy in Sudan- in February. Norwegian cyclist Thor Hushovd announced last month that he might boycott the opening ceremony in response to China's treatment of Tibetans. It seems that everyone has an axe to grind when it comes to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. While protests against the Games have helped shed light on the demands of Tibetan and Uygur activists, the way demonstrators ...

  4. China in the spotlight

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... The central government has had to deal with constant criticism over its human rights record since China won the right to host the Games in 2001. Tibetan activists have accused the Chinese government of 'using the 2008 Olympic Games to conceal its brutal occupation of Tibet'. Although Beijing has included a Tibetan antelope (Yingying, left) as one of the five Olympic mascots to send 'a ...

  5. Tung praises Tibet's gains

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... than 800 injured. Mr Tung said in his speech on Friday that while the Chinese felt angry because the riots 'orchestrated by exiled Tibetan organisations' were 'designed to put ... in the 1950s and what it is today actually suggested another story, he said. 'In the 1950s, only 2 to 3 per cent of Tibetan children of primary school age had access to education,' Mr Tung ...

  6. the five Ws

    Posted Mar 19th 2008, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... Karly Cox Your primer to an issue in the news What? The Tibetan capital Lhasa has been the centre of violent anti-China protests since March 10. Who? China says 13 people have been killed by rioters. But Tibetan exiles living in India say at least 80 protesters were killed by Chinese forces. Yesterday, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao accused Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, ...

  7. Torch nears end of a troubled road to the Olympics

    Posted May 01st 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... the heavy security presence and police, who prevented them from flying a Tibetan flag, Mr Cunniet said they felt that 'the Olympics were maybe the last opportunity to put pressure ...

  8. Refusal of port calls is a sign of greater assertiveness: experts

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... of the modern Tibetan studies programme at the University of Columbia, said that the incidents reflected a 'new tactic', or a more hardline approach that the mainland appeared be taking towards the Dalai Lama since the Tibetan spiritual leader's recent meetings with US and European leaders. The Kitty Hawk rejection, Professor Barnett said, might also be a gesture of defiance ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    China frees Tibetan activist and jails Guangdong cult member

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 05:52am by Patrick Boehler

    ... following Xi Jinping’s austerity measures. Civil Society Dissent Magazine Women’s rights are at risk in China, writes Leta Hong Fincher. Radio Free Asia A Tibetan political activist is freed after ... stakes in local banks. Asia Sentinel on the role a youth movement played in thwarting Want Want's attempt to take over Jimmy Lai's Taiwan media operations. IT Sina Tech* via TechInAsia ...

  10. News - China

    China tries 2 Tibetans for inciting self-burning

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 08:11pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Chinese state media say two Tibetans have been put on trial for inciting self-immolations in southwestern China’s Sichuan province. The official Xinhua News ... - died from burns last year in Sichuan’s Aba county. Overseas rights groups have reported nearly 100 cases of self-immolations since 2009 by Tibetans, as a protest against rule by Beijing ...




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