Tibet crackdown breeds more dissent

  • Mon, 05/24/2010 - 12:00

Though Chinese leaders have restored Internet services and installed a new party chief with a lighter touch in the troubled far western region of Xinjiang, another restive region, neighboring Tibet, continues to roil under Beijing's heavy hand.

Dalai Lama tells AP: Exiles must press China talks

  • Thu, 05/13/2010 - 12:00

Years of negotiations with Beijing have achieved little for the Tibetan people, the Dalai Lama said Friday, though he insisted that talks still needed to press ahead and that the Chinese leadership could _ eventually _ soften its stand on Tibet.

China Says Only Socialism Can "Save" Tibet

  • Sun, 03/07/2010 - 11:00

The new Chinese-appointed governor of Tibet said on Sunday that only socialism can "save" the remote region and guarantee its development, and blamed the Dalai Lama for Tibet's problems.

Google will pave way to freedom in China: Dalai Lama

  • Mon, 02/22/2010 - 11:00

The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, said the United States and other countries could help his campaign for a free Tibet by promoting an open society in China.

Tibetans mark new year with protest in China

  • Mon, 02/15/2010 - 11:00

Some 400 Tibetans in south-western China's Sichuan province staged a sit-down protest to mark the start of the Tibetan lunar new year, a news report said on Tuesday.

China sticks to hard line in talks on Tibet

  • Mon, 02/01/2010 - 11:00

China stuck to its hard line in its first talks with Tibetan envoys in 15 months, refusing to discuss changes to the Himalayan region's status and thus dashing hopes of a breakthrough.

China wants Dalai Lama to be realistic

  • Mon, 02/01/2010 - 11:00

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Special Envoy Lodi G. Gyari and Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen arrived in China on January 26,2010, for the ninth round of discussions with the representatives of the Chinese leadership.

New China-Tibet talks highlight shift in Beijing's policies

  • Fri, 01/29/2010 - 11:00

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.

China-Tibet talks resume amid bitter climate

  • Wed, 01/27/2010 - 11:00

Talks on Tibet's future resume this week after a 14-month hiatus that has seen China tighten its grip on the Himalayan region, leaving few signs Tibetan autonomy hopes will be realised soon, observers say.

Tibet envoys leave for fresh talks with China

  • Mon, 01/25/2010 - 11:00

Top envoys of the Dalai Lama will arrive in China for talks on Tuesday, the Tibetan government-in-exile said, the latest attempt to revive dialogue that has stalled since 2008.