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China rebukes Oregon town over public mural

A vivid mural in an Oregon town that depicts a Tibetan monk's immolation and promotes independence for Taiwan has created a dust-up with China.


With or without foreigners, tourism grows in Tibet


Tibet is seeing a boom in Chinese visitors, meaning that the government's latest ban on foreigners following self-immolation protests against Beijing's rule has barely dented the region's tourism industry....


Self-immolations in Tibet show no sign of slowing


More than two dozen Tibetans protesting Chinese repression have set themselves on fire in the last year. The government in Beijing portrays them as societal misfits. During the winter break from high school, Tsering Kyi would spend her days tending the yak and sheep, always taking a book with her out to pasture.


China slams U.S. "interference" after Obama meets Dalai Lama

China accused the United States on Sunday of "grossly" interfering in its internal affairs and seriously damaging relations after President Barack Obama met exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the White House.


Rapid evolution seen in Tibetans

Rapid evolution seen in Tibetans

Tibetans may have undergone one of the fastest bouts of human evolution on record: Those having genes that allow them to thrive at high altitudes ...


Death toll tops 1,100 in China quake

Tibetan monks prayed over hundreds of bodies Friday at a makeshift morgue next to their monastery after powerful earthquakes destroyed the town of Jiegu in  China, killing  least 1,144.


Town in China sealed off after plague kills two

AFP - A town in a Tibetan area in northwest China has been sealed off after two of its residents died from pneumonic plague, the local government and state media said Sunday.


China to Reopen Tibet to Tourists

Foreigners able to visit Tibet from April 5.


Researchers: Cyber spies break into government computers

A cyber spy network based mainly in China hacked into classified documents from government and private organizations in 103 countries, including the computers of the Dalai Lama and Tibetan exiles, Canadian researchers said Saturday.


Tibet's season of protest may be foiled by fear

On 50th anniversary of the province's failed uprising, China takes unprecedented security measures. If it had happened elsewhere, it might have been dismissed as a teenage prank.


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