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WTN Archives: January, 1996

Wednesday, January 3

1. `TIBET DAILY' CALLS DALAI LAMA "TOOL" OF WEST
2. China Says Tibet's Mineral Wealth Worth 650 Billion Yuan; Environmental Degradation Worsening Rapidly
3. Chants Encounter on Television on January 7th.
4. TIBETAN MEDICINE MAN PEDDLES HEALTH AND POTENCY: Chinese peasants seek magic in yellow sawdust, red angel hair and tiger parts.

Thursday, January 4

1. Tibet, China and our Politicians
2. Demonstration held in Prague in support of Tibet's Independence
3. QINGHAI HOLDS MEETING ON PARTY BUILDING

Friday, January 5

1. A FATHER'S DARING TREK - A TIBETAN MAN TAKES HIS SIX-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER ON A PERILOUS JOURNEY THROUGH THE WORLD'S HIGHEST, HARSHEST MOUNTAINS TO GIVE HER A FUTURE FREE FROM CHINESE RULE
2. LETTERS - PROTECTION FOR TIBETAN CULTURE
3. JIANG PLAYS BULLY - AS PART OF A POWER PLAY TO SUCCEED DENG, THE COUNTRY IS IN THE THROES OF ANOTHER CRACKDOWN
4. WEI JINGSHENG SENTENCE A MOCKERY OF JUSTICE

Saturday, January 6

1. Helping Tibet help itself - A Paris-based organisation is working with local groups to restore monasteries and other historic sites
2. White House Reportedly Abandons Effort to Block Ex-Im Aid for Three Gorges Dam - American Firms Confident They Will Get Green Light

Sunday, January 7

1. The New Panchen Lama to live in Beijing
2. Excerpt from the Epilogue of the Novel China Terror
3. China promises high returns to gold investors

Monday, January 8

1. QINGHAI NUCLEAR TESTING BASE BECOMES CAPITAL OF TIBETAN PREFECTURE

Monday, January 8 (2)

1. ATOMIC BOMB DEVELOPMENT SITE IN TIBET BECOMES PREFECTURAL CAPITAL

Monday, January 8 (3)

1. Panchen Lama Flown to Beijing

Tuesday, January 9

1. Cambridge University awards Tibetan scholar with fellowship
2. Young Lama
3. TWO MONKS ESCAPE FROM MONASTERY, UNABLE TO ENDURE CONSTANT PRESSURE AND INDOCTRINATION BY CHINESE WORK-TEAM
4. TIBETAN WOMAN, ARBITRARILY ARRESTED AND DETAINED FOR MORE THAN FOUR MONTHS SPEAKS OUT
5. 17-YEAR OLD MONK AWAITS SENTENCE IN CHAMDO
6. TIBETAN POLITICAL PRISONER FROM EASTERN TIBET SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON

Wednesday, January 10

1. Rule by Incarnation, Chinese style
2. Toycott Demonstration in New York

Wednesday, January 10 (2)

1. China Human Rights White Paper

Thursday, January 11

1. Foreign Minister Qian Qichen positive after talks with UK Foreign Secretary Rifkind
2. China's Legal System on Trial

Friday, January 12

1. China communist chief meets anointed Tibet monk
2. China plans Tibet grain output
3. Sino-U.S. Aluminium Joint Venture in Gansu
4. Tibet receives more tourists, sees higher earnings
5. Canadian Company Announces Silver Mining Venture in Sichuan
6. Shanghai to aid Tibet with science and technology development

Saturday, January 13

1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama Receives the International House of Blues Foundation Award
2. Forum on Education in Tibet
3. Communist leader accuses government of supporting Tibet activists
4. Bhutan-Refugees
5. President Jiang Zemin meets 11th Panchen Lama
6. Lost tribe found in Tibet
7. Tibet anticipates record results for 1995
8. Atomic bomb development site in Tibet becomes prefectural capital
9. Renovation on Qinghai- Tibet Highway nears completion

Sunday, January 14

1. Protest held at Florida Splendid China
2. China orders places of worship to register
3. Bhutan-Refugees
4. Xinjiang-Migration

Monday, January 15

1. John Edward Porter

Tuesday, January 16

1. Luxury sedan for 6-year-old spiritual leader
2. Robbery disrupts China's high road to Tibet
3. Taiwan sending Imperial treasures on U.S. tour
4. Snowstorm paralyses northwest China trains
5. Update on The Office of Tibet web site
6. Former hunters now protecting rare wild animals in Tibet

Wednesday, January 17

1. Dispatches _ Lhasa (Notes from a young Tibetan visiting Lhasa).
2. Slumming it for the chance of a better future
3. Thubten Samdup -- Local Hero

Thursday, January 18

1. Urgent Action Request: AI: Panchen Rinpoche

Friday, January 19

1. Amnesty says Tibet's disputed boy lama ``missing''
2. China forms high-level group eyeing U.S. congress
3. Control of information a daunting task for China

Saturday, January 20

1. Nanjing plans China's 2nd ``Buddhist City'' resort
2. Religious extremism is like spreading ``cancer''

Tuesday, January 22

1. State-Run Restaurants Forced to Remove Buddhist Shrines
2. Q&A session in the British House of Commons on Tibet

Thursday, January 25

1. Public Security Ministry commends Tibet forces for anniversary security work
2. HAINAN-AIDED POWER STATION HELPS BRING KARAOKE TO TIBET
3. MARKET ECONOMY TAKING ROOT IN TIBET
4. TIBET TO EXPAND MINING INDUSTRY
5. QINGHAI HOLDS ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING WORK CONFERENCE
6. Legal profession growing in Tibet

Sunday, January 28

1. - Tibetan Newspaper Sabotaged; Lama's House Bombed -

Monday, January 29

1. Snowstorm Leaves 13 Tibetans Dead
2. China accuses Western Governments and Media
3. China mounts relief effort in snowbound northwest
4. TIBETAN MONKS ARRIVE IN AMERICA WITH MULTI-MEDIA PROGRAM

Tuesday, January 30

1. Tibetan Lama reborn in Seattle returns to Nepal
2. China's plan for people forced to relocate from Three Gorges Dam site
3. Tibetan Losar Party in Toronto & Calgary

Wednesday, January 31

1. China denies bomb explosion in Tashilhunpo head's home
2. Tibet leadership appearances
3. Massachusetts declares March 10th Tibet Day
4. Chinese Government Hopes Mining Project Will Help "Keep the Peace"
5. Xiacun Silver and Base Metal Project


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