According to the head of Tibet’s tourism industry, the region is now “harmonious and safe” for foreign tourists. More from The New York Times: The Chinese government will reopen Tibet to foreign tourists on April 5 after a...
by Paulina Hartono | Mar 28, 2009
To recognize the 50th anniversary of the PRC’s rule of Tibet and the Dalai Lama’s exile, China has declared March 28th to be a holiday that marks Tibetan emancipation. From Jason Subler of Reuters: China marked its...
by Japhet Weeks | Mar 16, 2009
Xinhua is reporting that a government office in an ethnic part of Sichuan province was hit by a bomb on Monday. From Reuters, via The Washington Post: The building, in the Ganzi region of Sichuan, was hit by “a bomb thrown...
by Paulina Hartono | Jan 28, 2009
The Associated Press reports on the latest crackdown in Tibet: At least 81 people in Tibet have been detained for suspected criminal activity amid a security sweep in the Himalayan region, including two who are being held for...
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