Tibetan People

Six degrees

Gyaincain Norbu, the disputed holder of the title of Panchen Lama, was in Hong Kong recently, giving the keynote address to the Third World Buddhist Forum.

Sunday, 6 May, 2012, 12:00am

Panchen Lama to visit HK next week

The Panchen Lama, recognised by Beijing, will attend a Buddhism event in Hong Kong next week as the city celebrates Buddha's birthday and prepares for the 15th anniversary of the handover.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Quotes of the week

There is no 'socialism' in Tibet - there is colonialism

Lobsang Sangay, head of Tibetan 'government in exile', on his fight against Beijing's policies

The job won't be open in the near future

Rupert Murdoch rejecting the idea he will be handing over his role as News Corp chief

14 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Officials prove elusive for the media scrum

It's part of the annual liang hui (two sessions) ritual - an army of journalists from home and abroad descending on Beijing's Tiananmen Square and fanning out to every corner of the Great Hall of the People for the annual gatherings of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

5 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

NPC job proposal to groom Beijing's lama for leadership role

Deputies from the Tibet Autonomous Region always draw a crowd at the National People's Congress, but one is likely to steal the limelight this year, with the 11th Panchen Lama expected to be appointed to the NPC Standing Committee.

1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Right royal debut for sparkling collection

Cartier unveiled its latest collection of jewellery with a glamorous evening on the red carpet at Tseung Kwan O's Shaw Film Studio on May 11.

The studio was transformed into scenes of Gallic frivolity, inspired by Marie Antoinette and the court of Versailles, to showcase more than 100 exquisite pieces, topped by a 50-carat diamond ring worth HK$34 million.

25 May 2007 - 12:00am

Cartier's over-the-top soiree full of pomp, bling and even Buddhism

What a lot of luxury houses don't realise is that there is a difference between fine taste and expensive taste. Take Cartier's over-the-top soiree at Shaw Studios on Saturday night. La Villa Cartier was meant to evoke the impression of high art and high culture to sell a new selection of pricey baubles.

14 May 2007 - 12:00am

Blast aimed at monastery head

A BOMB exploded at the Lhasa home of Sengchen Lobsang Gyaltsen, the monastery leader who led support for China's choice for the reincarnation of the Panchen Lama, according to a Western tourist recently returned from a holiday in Tibet.

28 Jan 1996 - 12:00am


I REFER to K. S. Wong's letter (South China Morning Post, June 2), regarding Japanese atrocities in China.

6 Jun 1994 - 12:00am