Drinking Binge At Banquet Kills Chinese Official

From AP: One Chinese official is dead and another is in a coma after bouts of excessive drinking, state media said Monday in a report highlighting the dangers of a drinking culture connected with government and business work....

Tibetans Urged To Abstain from Drinking, Gambling – RFA

From Radio Free Asia (photo: a Tibetan monk, via omf.org.hk): Leading Tibetan Buddhist religious teachers meeting in India have urged Tibetans to give up vices they say are common in the Himalayan region, including drinking and gambling. The leaders, meeting in the northern Indian town of Dharamsala where the Tibetan government-in-exile is based, cited alcohol […]

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