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.
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Dutch MPs will host Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama for a meeting in June despite a letter of protest from the Chinese ambassador, a parliament spokeswoman said Thursday.
Thursday, April 9, 2009
A court in Tibet has sentenced two people to death over riots in Lhasa last year, China's state media said Wednesday, the harshest sentences yet reported over the deadly unrest.1 Comment
Monday, April 6, 2009
The first group of foreign tourists had arrived in Tibet since the Himalayan region was sealed off last month for the sensitive anniversary of a failed uprising, state media reported.
Sunday, March 22, 2009
About 20 people attacked a government building in a Tibetan area in western China after a man accused of supporting separatism went missing, a state news agency reported Sunday.1 Comment
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Assailants threw a bomb into a newly built police station in a Tibetan area in western China, a police official said Tuesday amid heightened tensions and security during a volatile month. No injuries were reported.1 Comment
Sunday, March 15, 2009
Nobel Peace Prize winners, human rights activists and such celebrities as Harrison Ford and Gwyneth Paltrow are urging China to “stop naming, blaming and verbally abusing” the Dalai Lama.1 Comment
China warned the West not to “put its fingers into” Tibet as the restive region, under heavy security and shut off from the outside world, marked on Saturday the anniversary of last year's deadly riots in Lhasa.
Monday, March 9, 2009
Armored troop carriers and tour buses packed with police roll along the winding mountain roads. Internet service is dead in some places.