Fresh Protests, New Arrests, and Foreign Reporters in Tibet

The Times is reporting that monks at Tashilunpo Monastery in Xigaze, Tibet, defied the police presence on Monday to march on the streets briefly, before being intercepted by armed police: The maroon-robed monks from the...

Qinghai-Tibet Railway to Extend Further in Tibet – Xinhua

From Xinhua via China Daily: Tibet plans to start building a branch line for the Qinghai-Tibet Railway this year, which will link the region’s capital Lhasa with Xigaze (Êó•ÂñÄÂàô), a major Tibetan city some 280 kilometers to its southwest. Jin Shixun, director of the regional development and reform commission said Sunday that the new line […]



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