Though losing money, Qinghai-Tibet railway gaining in strategic importance

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 20, 2008 The politically strategised Qinghai-Tibet (Chinese: Qingzang) Railway project was never meant to be a commercial success and it hasn’t been, reported Reuters Aug 16, citing railway officials. However, China is still touting the railway’s economic and social benefits, being obviously reticent about its more important political […]

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China begins producing copper from Yulong mine in Tibet

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 20, 2008 Production of copper from the Yulong Copper Mine, the PRC’s largest proven copper deposit, located in Qamdo (Tibetan: Chamdo) Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region will begin in Sep 2008, after being in preparation for two years, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Aug 15, citing a […]

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New report reveals turmoil beneath enforced calm in Tibet

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 08 China’s reopening of Tibet and its monasteries for foreign tourists and reporters in the days following the Jun 21 Olympic torch relay through Lhasa has been more apparent than real. The move was designed simply to make a show of return of stability there in the run […]

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Monasteries in Kandze under harsh new purge, restrictions

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 5 The authorities have been carrying out new sweeping and harsh crackdown especially on monasteries in Kandze prefecture, reported Telegraph.co.uk Jul 27 and International Campaign for Tibet, Washington, Jul 30. Individual monk and nun troublemakers face expulsion, imprisonment and loss of right to practice religion. Troublemaking monasteries could […]

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Tibet to see further repression as stability cited as distant goal

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 5 In an apparent move to continue and further tighten controls and strengthen restrictions, Tibet Autonomous Region’s Chinese boss Mr Zhang Qingli has said Aug 1 that there was still far to go before achieving absolute social stability in the region, claiming that the “Dalai clique” had continued […]

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Tibet to see further repression as stability cited as distant goal

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 5 In an apparent move to continue and further tighten controls and strengthen restrictions, Tibet Autonomous Region’s Chinese boss Mr Zhang Qingli has said Aug 1 that there was still far to go before achieving absolute social stability in the region, claiming that the “Dalai clique” had continued […]

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Tibet under absolute Olympic security clampdown

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 5 China has announced, through the official Tibet Daily newspaper, even tougher policing in Tibet during the Olympic Games when any shows of defiance by pro-Tibet independence groups could embarrass the government before a worldwide audience, reported Reuters Jul 30. In an effort to ensure “absolute security without […]

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Dzogchen monks clash with wildlife hunting Chinese troops

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 5 Chinese troops clashed with monks of Dzogchen monastery in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) county of Kandze Prefecture on Jul 18, with some of the monks having been shot at, reported the exile Tibetan government’s Tibet.net Jul 26. The report did not say anything about casualties. It said the […]

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Villagers flee to mountains after protest provoked by Police highhandedness

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 1 Police highhandedness in overturning a settlement amicable reached between two feuding villages in Bathang (Chinese: Batang) County of Kardze Prefecture led to a protest by people of the affected village, reported the exile Tibetan government’s Tibet.net Jul 21, which did not know the date in Jul’08 of […]

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Chinese journalist in Tibet for positive reports about its reopening

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www.TibetanReview.net, August 1 Unable to get the publicity cooperation it sought in sponsoring junkets for foreign reporters, China arranged a free 10-day tour of Tibet for its official media reporters beginning Jul 17. The Chinese delegation, consisting of reporters from 15 major Chinese media groups, including CCTV, Guangming Daily, Xinhua […]

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