Sunday, January 31, 2010
New talks with the Dalai Lama's envoys are highlighting subtle shifts in China's approach to its restive, riot-scarred western regions of Tibet and Xinjiang.
Sunday, January 24, 2010
China's top leaders say Tibet's development must include Tibetan areas in neighboring provinces a move likely aimed at tying the region tighter to the rest of the country after deadly riots two years ago.
Sunday, November 1, 2009
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday said he was surprised at China's protest against his planned visit to an area of India claimed by Beijing, hinting he backed India on the border issue.
Friday, October 23, 2009
The Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled leader, will make a week-long visit to an Indian state bordering China, his aide said on Thursday, a trip that is bound to upset Beijing, which claims part of the territory as its own.
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Tibet received a record 4.75 million tourists in the first nine months of this year, state media reported Wednesday, marking a rebound from ethnic rioting and security clampdowns last year that shut the Himalayan region to travelers.
Saturday, October 3, 2009
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday named a new coordinator for Tibet tasked with promoting dialogue between China and representatives of the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader.
Monday, August 17, 2009
A total of 1.2 million tourists visited Tibet last month — a record for July — state media said Sunday, as travelers returned to the Himalayan region 17 months after deadly unrest there.
Friday, August 7, 2009
A dog is suspected to be the origin of an outbreak of pneumonic plague in northwest China that has killed three people and left 10,000 under strict quarantine, state media reported.
Monday, July 27, 2009
The expansion project of Peace Airport in Xigaze prefecture in southwestern China's Tibet Autonomous Region will be completed before the end of next year, local government said on Sunday.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
The Dalai Lama celebrated his 74th birthday Monday in a typically jocular mood, remarking lightheartedly that the prayers being said for him might help him live to at least 100.