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Crowds Endure Waits as Shanghai’s Expo Opens

From the Associated Press: A steady flow of visitors joined long lines in sweltering heat at the Shanghai World Expo 2010 on Sunday, a day after organizers said visitor numbers were just more than half of what was expected. Organizers say they are still grappling with estimates about just how many people will attend the massive event aimed at showcasing China’s rise as a modern

May 1, 2010

Earthquake in Tibet, Leading Tibetan Intellectual “Shogdung” Detained in Xining

From High Peaks Pure Earth blog: High Peaks Pure Earth has translated two blogposts from the Xining-based Tibetan website The first blogpost reports the arrest of a prominent Tibetan writer and intellectual called Shogdung (ཞོགས་དུང་ Zhogs Dung, his pen name meaning “morning conch”) on April 23, 2010 and was posted online

May 1, 2010

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