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  1. Escape from the Land of Snows

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Douglas Kerr

    ... 1959, in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa. On one side was the People's Republic of China, barely 10 years after accomplishing its revolution. In 1950, after driving the Kuomintang from the mainland, the People's Liberation Army moved swiftly to 'liberate our comrades in Tibet', and had remained in occupation. The revolutionary government considered the Tibetans ...

  2. Tibet's old mysteries lure a new generation of pilgrims

    Posted Aug 07th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... ago, is finally catching on across the mainland, where people are embracing just about everything Tibetan. Walk anywhere in Beijing and you will be confronted with the phenomenon. On Saturday afternoon, half a dozen Tibetans squat on a street in the Rear Lake area of Beijing, multicoloured Tibetan bracelets, necklaces and earrings lined up neatly on brightly coloured pieces of cloth ...

  3. Dalai Lama chats with mainland Twitter users

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Beijing should learn from former leader Hu Yaobang's fact-based work style to solve problems in Tibet and misunderstandings between Tibetans and Han Chinese, the Dalai Lama told an online chat with mainland Twitter users yesterday. 'The real reasons behind today's disputes between Han Chinese and Tibetans were not caused by the people, ...

  4. April Fool's days in Tibet

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... off; it was closed for three months after last year's tragic riots, and visitors who have managed to get there since have been subject to severe restrictions. To be sure, for many Tibetans ... year's riots and the subsequent repression, and of 'all those who are still suffering under Chinese rule'. Beijing, by contrast, ordered Tibetans to be happy. It has distributed 800 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. The waiting-game strategy raises doubts

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... if there was a dispute over the Dalai Lama's reincarnation, it could have a disastrous impact on Tibet's stability. Dr Mills says in the absence of the Dalai Lama, the pro-Tibetan movement- both inside ... that confidence. The central leadership points to its economic integration policies, which feature generous state subsidies and the influx of non-Tibetan settlers. The policies have lifted millions ...

  7. Dalai Lama's claims laughable, says media

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing yesterday rejected an accusation by the Dalai Lama that some monks involved in the Lhasa riots were disguised mainland armed police, saying the exiled Tibetan ... on the internet was taken at least three years ago. It showed officers of the People's Armed Police (PAP) carrying Tibetan monks' robes. The Dalai Lama said on Saturday that Beijing had ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Dalai Lama up to usual tricks: Beijing

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

    ... Beijing. The editorial reiterated that 'the door for dialogue is always open' as long as the Dalai Lama gives up his push for Tibetan independence, stops activities to split China ...

  10. Greater openness vital to tackling the Tibet issue

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Olympics. In the lead-up to the Beijing Games, protesters and Tibetan rights groups were, no doubt, expecting a restrained response from the security forces. In the initial stages, that appeared ... is certainly well aware it is not in its interests to let the disturbances escalate. China is not the only country to have people under its rule to clamour for independence or separation. Spain has ...




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