Unheard of separatist conspiracies claimed to have been crushed

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 The authorities in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) crushed a series of conspiracies by the Dalai Lama clique in the past five years and maintained stability there, vice-chairman Ragdi of the Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee has claimed on Mar 9 on the sidelines of […]

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Special status sought for Qaidam Basin for its rich resources

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Noting that the Qaidam Basin in Qinghai is an area holding the highest reserves of several key mineral resources in China, Zhang Zhouping, a representative of the 1st session of the 11th CPPCC (Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference), asked for it to be included among the national […]

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Severe snow disasters hit bulk of Qinghai Tibetans

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 (webbed, Mar 12) Some 1.65 million people were left snowblind and frostbitten, 500,000 livestock and wildlife dead and 3.1 million others on verge of starvation as a result of severe snow disasters in Tibetan prefectures of Qinghai Province, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 1. The […]

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Severe winter affects lives, kills animals in Kandze

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 The lives of more than 60,000 people were affected, over 90,000 livestock and around 10,000 wild lives, including nearly 5,500 Tibetan Gqazelles, killed in Ganzi (Tibetan: Kandze) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province due to extreme cold and loss of pasture to snow covers during the mid-January […]

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Tibet fear prompts China to bar foreigners from Mt Everest

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 (Webbed Mar 13, updated Mar 14) Citing “crowded routes, environmental pressure and “potential safety problems”, China announced on Mar 10 that both Mt Everest and Cho Oyu were closed for foreigners until May 10 or possibly Jul 2008, with only Chinese climbers being allowed, reported Mounteverest (NY) […]

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Tibet’s rulers ridicule exiles’ independence stance

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Tibet’s Chinese boss Mr Zhang Qingli and his Tibetan deputy Mr Qiangba Puncog (Jampa Phuntsok) severely denounced the exile Tibetans’ clamour for independence, giving no quarters to those who only seek meaningful autonomy under Chinese rule. Speaking in an interview on the sidelines of the First Session […]

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Nepal seeks second border entry point with Tibet

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Nepal and China further cemented their ever closer relations with the inauguration on Feb 26 of Ajako Tibet (Today’s Tibet) in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu. Zheng Xianglin, China’s Ambassador to Nepal, said that the publication of the magazine would work as yet another bridge and platform to strengthen […]

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BBC’s ‘Year in Tibet’ criticized for ignoring Panchen’s abduction

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 The reality of life today for Tibetans living under Chinese rule is being depicted in a year-round documentary coverage of a monastery in the small southern Tibetan town of Gyantse. The documentary was shot by Seven Stones Media under a commission from the BBC FOUR and is […]

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Beijing-Lhasa luxury train service to debut on Sep 1

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 The most luxurious train in the world, with five-star interiors, will begin plying between Beijing and Lhasa on Sep 1, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 10. “Such a train can only seat 96 passengers. The fare would be about 20 times the normal price (of […]

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China promises bright Olympics flame atop Mt Everest

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Scientists in Beijing had finished tests to ensure that the Olympic torch could stay alight in the tough, oxygen-sparse conditions that leave even experienced climbers struggling atop Mt Everest, reported Reuters Feb 27. “We are fully confident that the Olympic Games torch can certainly be alight on […]

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