Tibet will give equal priority to growth, stability and ecology to ensure sustained socioeconomic improvements, Wu Yingjie, Party chief of the Tibet autonomous region said in an article published in the People’s Daily recently.
China’s Eulogy Whitewashes Past Oppression
His Holiness he Dalai Lama has praised the European Union for preserving national cultures while pursuing collective goals, suggesting it could be a model for Tibet within China. “I always admire the spirit of the European Union.”
Gyalpo Losar is a celebration of the Tibetan New Year and this is the Year of the Bird. The Tibetan calendar is made up of twelve lunar months and Losar begins on the first day of the first month. Losar celebrations begin on the 29th day of the 12th month of the calendar.
News about self-immolations has been blacked out on the Chinese Internet, while official statements insist that the self-immolators are either insane, selfish, failures, or criminal. Woeser’s own judgement is:
Because no other method is available for Tibetans to voice their protests, and because only the horror of self-immolation is able to capture the attention of the world, it has become the choice of the bravest protesters in Tibet.
A recently published book that details the archives of a U.S. diplomat suggests that Tibet is “an inseparable part of China,” China Daily reported. Cheng Long, a former associate professor at the Beijing Language and Culture University, compiled the archives of William Rockhill, a Tibet scholar and U.S. diplomat, and said that the late academic…
This is unprecedented. DAVID NIELD Tibet has been struck by two huge glacier slides in the space of two months, and scientists are scrambling to figure out what caused them. The first avalanche in July shifted 65 million cubic metres (over 2 billion cubic feet) of snow and ice, tragically killing nine herders and hundreds…