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Watch: CCTV wishes you a merry Christmas with a documentary on Tibetan self ... - Shanghaiist

Watch: CCTV wishes you a merry Christmas with a documentary on Tibetan self ... - Shanghaiist | Tibet: News, Facts, History, Culture | Scoop.it
Watch: CCTV wishes you a merry Christmas with a documentary on Tibetan self ...
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Titled Facts About Self-Immolation in Tibetan Areas of Ngapa (Aba), the documentary, aired on Sunday on CCTV-4, is certainly not a biased film.
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What great lengths the CCP goes to! If they gave a fraction of the time spent constructing propagnada, toward understanding the real issues boht China and Tibetans would fare much better.

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Tibet's capital to preserve its ancient heart

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Tibet's capital to preserve its ancient heart - BEIJING (AP) — The government of Tibet's capital city has.
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More propaganda from the Chinese government...preserve the ancient heart of Lhasa?? And that includes dismantling illegally built buildings hhhmmmm could that also mean the Barkhor's ancient buildings constructed in the 7th century? If they really wanted to preserve the ancient heart of Lhasa they'd leave and take their brothels with them.

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War of words between China, Britain over Tibet issue

War of words between China, Britain over Tibet issue | Tibet: News, Facts, History, Culture | Scoop.it
London/Beijing: Britain has asked China to hold "meaningful dialogue" with Tibetan communities over the human rights situation, including the self-immolations in the Himalayan region, inviting sharp reaction from Beijing ...
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Representatives of China's Communist Party continue to message childish edicts to the world. As always they sound like 9 year olds!

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China, Nepal sign MoU on boosting tourism - China News - SINA English

China, Nepal sign MoU on boosting tourism (DTN Fashion: China, Nepal sign MoU on boosting tourism: LHASA, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- Tourism officials from China ...
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No surprises here...excpet that with the ongoing slef-immolations most of Tibet remains closed to foreigners. Not much of a venue for Tourism.

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The road to Tibet

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Tibet's Truth's curator insight, December 18, 2012 1:23 PM

Five years on the making, photographer captures Tibet's current trajectory.

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China seizes TVs and satellite in Tibet - RTHK

China seizes TVs and satellite in Tibet RTHK China seizes TVs, satellite equipment in Tibetan area ↓ BEIJING, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have ↓ confiscated televisions from 300 monasteries in a heavily ↓ Tibetan part of the west of the...
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The minds and hearts of Tibetans won't be changed by preventing access to information. If they weren't so destructive, China's singleminded simplistic tactics would be laughable. Instead their short sightedness and failure to understand human nature fails at every turn to address the root causes of discontent. 

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'Tibet' able to raise only 7% of its annual budget - Tibetan Review

'Tibet' able to raise only 7% of its annual budget Tibetan Review (TibetanReview.net, Dec20, 2012) Tibet Autonomous Region, the western half of ethnographic Tibet, is able to raise only seven percent of its annual budgetary demands, with the rest...
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Not new news, but finally it's coming from within China instead of   economists and researchers like Andrew Fischer whose research of the past few years details the many reason's why China's investments in the Tbietan Autonomous Region have had little benefit for Tibetans. Absolutely no sustainability in China's policies.

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China's motorways

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China's motorways
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It is still only halfway to its longed-for destination, Lhasa, and hundreds of kilometres short of the border of Tibet proper.
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New Book Details the Exceptional Biological and Cultural Diversity of Khawa Karpo, Sacred Mountain of Tibet

New Book Details the Exceptional Biological and Cultural Diversity of Khawa Karpo, Sacred Mountain of Tibet | Tibet: News, Facts, History, Culture | Scoop.it
The Tibetan sacred mountain Khawa Karpo supports one of the...
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The road to Tibet

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Five years on the making, photographer captures Tibet's current trajectory.

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