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WTN Archives: October, 2000

Sunday, October 1

1. Tibetan Refugees Urge China To Review Tibet Policy
2. Activists launch campaign for Dalai Lama's visit
3. China offers partnership of all-round co-operation
4. Tibet to Hold Big Trade Fair in HK
5. Yak Industry Rises in Tibet
6. Reporters Sans Frontieres demand release of ill Tibetan filmaker

Monday, October 2

1. For Tibetans, India matters more than West
2. Dalai Lama To Risk Taiwan Trip
3. BP caught in Tibet crossfire
5. China's frontier stacking borders on the genocidal

Tuesday, October 3

1. Dalai Lama does not support Taiwan independence
2. Dalai Lama plans Taiwan visit
3. Tibetans observe black day
4. 17th Sami Conference in Kiruna, Sweden, on 30th September 2000
5. China attacks Vatican over Catholic martyrs
6. China accuses Vatican of trying to overthrow communist government
7. China Issues Limits on Internet
8. S.Korea's Park and team reach Xixabangma peak

Wednesday, October 4

1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama to visit Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic
2. China denies altering Tibet's demographic pattern
3. Tibetan Buddhist artworks on view in Ilsan: Month-long exhibition displays 618-meter scroll painting, 320 original artifacts
4. WFP sends food to remote northwest Nepal via Tibet

Thursday, October 5

1. TIBET SUPPORTERS‘ APPEAL TO CHINA FOR A DIALOGUE WITH DALAI LAMA - Observe one-day Upwas-Dharna outside Chinese Embassy in N.Delhi
2. Power Broker
3. Tibet Environmental Watch

Friday, October 6

1. Nuns are driven to suicide by Chinese torture
2. Tibetan nuns 'died after torture'
3. Nuns' ordeal, suicides detailed
4. China ethnic groups debate their future
5. Noted Buddhist leader will visit Columbus

Saturday, October 7

1. Tibet protesters target Chinese Embassy
2. Free Tibet protesters fly Tibetan flag from Chinese Embassy to mark 50th anniversary of the military invasion of Tibet.
3. Beijing to Release Copies of Clinton Book
4. Research Spotlights Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
5. China Congratulates Kostunica, Denies Gold Report
6. Hijack Foiled, Lone Suspect Killed

Sunday, October 8

1. Construction of Xining-Golmud Section of Qinghai-Tibet Railway Speeded Up
2. SOS children's village in Tibet

Monday, October 9

1. Films will mark Dalai Lama visit
2. The Speaking Tree: The Turning of the Wheel of Dharma
3. Mushrooms Are Gold Growing under Tibetan Feet
4. Anita Chesrow, generous donor to charities
5. Tibet Hit by Earthquake
6. Triumph as democracy sees off the dictators

Tuesday, October 10

1. Enter the Dragon: The invasion of Tibet
2. Dalai Lama Plans to Visit Taiwan Next Month, Says Taiwan
3. Chinese Tibetan Studies Specialists Leave for Europe
4. Chinese airliner carrying 212 people hits bird at Katmandu
5. Taiwan Celebrates National Day
6. Organization seeks to battle digital divide in Tibet

Wednesday, October 11

1. Dalai Lama admits his death would set back Tibetan movement
2. Dalai Lama reiterates Tibetan autonomy call in Hungary
3. South Korean Groups Protest Ban on Dalai Lama Visit
4. Dalai Lama to visit Taiwan next month
5. Dalai Lama gives talisman for PM
6. True Love in two worlds Overcoming mountains for true love
7. Richard Gere chooses Madeleine Albright as female alter ego
8. Bring Israel down a notch

Friday, October 13

1. Dalai Lama will take message of peace to Belfast (The Times)
2. Dalai Lama's mission of peace to Northern Ireland
3. Dalai Lama Says Yugoslav Uprising Shows China Must Change
4. China should follow Yugoslavia example: Dalai Lama
5. China Always Adopts Consistent, Clear Stance Toward Dalai
6. Kim congratulated on Nobel Prize
7. Star presses for Dalai Lama visit
8. Number of Previous Famous Guests (including Tibet's Dalai Lama) to Attend Forum 2000 Again

Saturday, October 14

2. Wilson 'cynical' about Dalai Lama visit
3. U.S. Ruckus Society Tibet's newest ally Activist group shares common cause with Dalai Lama
4. Gere Makes Appeal For Dalai Lama
5. Foreign currency worth Rs 8 lakh seized
7. China Holding National Census

Sunday, October 15

1. Dalai Lama Says Ready To Talk With China On Tibet
2. Dalai Lama to visit Northern Ireland next week
3. Dalai Lama begins first visit to Slovakia
4. Met gives China tips on policing
5. Conflict over a dream of peace
6. Tibet's Animal Husbandry Develops Rapidly

Monday, October 16

1. 'More Freedom Must Come' : A talk with the Dalai Lama (Asiaweek)
2. 'Nothing Will Change': Tibetan "traitor" Ngabo Ngawang Jigme (Asiaweek)
3. Far Braver Than I -- Time for the truth on Tibet (Asiaweek)
4. Talks with Dalai Lama continue without progress (SCMP)
5. Literature prize for dissident new Nobel snub for Beijing (AFP)
6. Rights groups pressure Kim after peace prize (AFP)
7. China Agrees to International Resolution to Protect Asia's Rivers (ICLT)
8. Website on Tibet in Chinese language launched

Tuesday, October 17

1. New Party Chiefs Named for Henan, Tibet (People's Daily)
2. Struggle for Tibet's Soul (Asiaweek)
3. The Hunt for Baby Buddhas -- Beijing has joined the game (Asiaweek)
4. Report documents China's Exploitation of Tibet's Oil and Minerals

Wednesday, October 18

1. Beijing Names Another Chinese to Govern Tibet (ICT)
2. Dalai Lama Says Tibet Demands only Autonomy (Reuters)
3. 'Economic changes in China will definitely lead to democracy' (IE)
4. Tibet to Further Open to the World (People's Daily)
5. 120 Satellite Towns Built in Tibet (People's Daily)
6. Kim hints at allowing Dalai Lama to visit South Korea (Korea Herald)
7. China Plans to Divert Rivers to Thirsty North (NYT)

Thursday, October 19

1. Dalai Lama Says He May Postpone Visit to Taiwan (Reuters)
3. Dalai Lama at Czech Forum Stresses Importance of Human Values (CTK/BBC)
4. Twenty-six Tibetans arrested for illegal entry into Nepal (AFP)
5. Experts: Tibet Will Open to World in China's Western Development (PD)
6. Qamdo Liberation Anniversary Marked in Lhasa (PD)
7. Amnesty launches global anti-torture campaign (AFP)

Friday, October 20

1. Dalai Lama to postpone visit to Taiwan (AFP)
2. Karmapa not to be moved to Sherabling (Tribune News Service)
3. Chinese environmental activist escapes to SE Asia (AFP)
4. German Lawmaker: Don't Watch Tibet Behind Western Glasses (PD)

Friday, October 20 (2)

1. Dalai Lama Visits Northern Ireland (AP)
2. Dalai Lama Meets Sinn Fein's Adams in Belfast (Reuters)
3. Dalai Lama takes peace message to Belfast (Irish Times)
4. Dalai Lama Crosses N.Irish Sectarian Divide (Reuters)
5. Dalai Lama brings message of peace to Belfast (AFP)
6. The Dalai Lama blesses people at west Belfast peace line (BBC)
7. Dalai Lama visits peaceline (BT)

Saturday, October 21

1. Smiling Tibetan leader crosses divide to bring goodwill message (INS)
2. Divided city welcomes Dalai Lama (BT)
3. Ulster leaders meet the Dalai Lama (Times)
4. Big ideas drive China's quest for super status
5. Better ties with China not at Tibet's cost (Tribune)
6. Dalai Lama meets Troubles victims (London Evening Standard)
7. Dalai Lama in meeting with Mandelson (BT)
8. Dalai Lama's visit to Belfast 'one sided' (The Guardian)
9. Unionists angered as Dalai Lama sees Adams (The Telegraph)

Sunday, October 22

1. The Dalai Lama's message of peace (BT)
2. Buddhist leader completes NI visit (BBC)
3. Solution in your own hands - Dalai Lama tells North (Irish Times)
4. Ulster is urged to heed way of Dalai Lama (The Times)
5. Dalai Lama heartened by optimism in the North (The Irish Times)
6. Dalai Lama urges peaceful co-existence in Northern Ireland (AFP)
7. Dalai Lama rises above the doubters (The Times)
8. US Publisher Buys Copyright of China's Best Novel (People’s Daily)

Monday, October 23

1. China planning nuclear blasts to build giant hydro project (The Telegraph)
2. China Prepares U.S. War Scenarios (AP)
3. Chirac Pushes China on Human Rights (AP)
4. French president pushes human rights with China's Jiang (AFP)
5. Neighbourly love is Dalai Lama's message to Belfast (The Telegraph)

Tuesday, October 24

1. Capitalism Invades Tibet 50 Years after Troops (Reuters)
2. (Nowrojee) Friend to Dalai Lama Dies in India (AP)
3. China worried about restive ethnic groups (Boston Globe)
4. China Restores Tibet's Historical Jokhang Lamasery (Xinhua/BBC)
5. Man shot as Nepal police arrest 13 Tibetans for illegal entry (AFP)
6. Farewell to the Shivaliks (The Tribune)

Wednesday, October 25

1. A railway to the roof of the world (UPI)
2. China oil slippery in Tibet (The Australian)
3. Dalai Lama gives hope, says President (Irish Times)
4. Railways Leading to Roof of the World to Be Built (PD)
5. Nepal plans new route to Tibet (AFP)
6. French Tibet support group rebuffed by Chinese embassy (AFP)
7. Tibet to Build Artificial Climate System (PD)
8. China issues limits on internet (AP)
9. Development of China's West Attractive to World Investors

Thursday, October 26

1. Beijing will have to talk, whether they like it or not (The Guardian)
2. Police arrest 31 Tibetans for illegally entering Nepal (AFP)
3. Man, Monk And Then Leader (Budapest Sun)
4. Dalai Lama Given Cold Shoulder (Slovak Spectator)
5. BP trips up over PetroChina investment (Press Release)
6. West Needs to Know More About Tibet: Italian Scholars (PD)
7. Lama Gyurme/ Rykiel (Concert Review) (The Guardian)

Friday, October 27

1. China Warns Europe Against Prize For Tibetan Nun (Reuters)
2. China Shows Purported (Panchen) Lama Pictures (AP)
3. Touting China's Hinterland (WP)
4. Tibetan hawkers fear loss of business (TOI)
5. Merchant, Harris Sign On For Tibet House Benefit (DMN)
6. Fibre Tibet -- Fashion Collection Aims to Keep Tibetan Culture Alive (BN)

Saturday, October 27 (2)

1. Police in Nepal open fire on stone-throwing Tibetan refugees (AFP)
2. China blasts EU consideration of Tibetan nun for Sakharov Prize (AFP)
3. Basque group Basta Ya! wins EU human rights prize (AFP)
4. India to assess reports of Chinese border incursions (AFP)
5. The Five Myths (about China) (NYT)
6. China's Wild West Goes Wanting (IHT)
7. Wizards Lose Job as Science is Introduced into Tibet (People's Daily)

Sunday, October 29

1. S.Korea Cancels Visit by Dalai Lama (AP)
2. Dalai Lama's Visit to Korea Hit Snag Amid Protest (Reuters)
3. Europeans Ignorant of Realities in Tibet, Li Peng Says (AFP)
4. Two Tibetans operated on in Nepal after police firing (AFP)
6. Amazing space (The Australian, 28-29 October 2000)
7. Earthquake jolts northeastern Tibet (AFP)

Monday, October 30

1. Tibet exiled government upset by S. Korean ban on Dalai Lama (AFP)
2. S.Koreans protest refusal to allow Dalai Lama visit (AP)
3. Korea Says Dalai Lama Visit not Desirable Yet (Reuters)
7. In Rural China, a Steep Price of Poverty: Dying of AIDS (NYT)

Tuesday, October 31

1. Make Dalai Lama Governor Of Tibet, EU Parliament Chief Suggests (AFP)
2. Tibet's New Party Chief Called for Continuous Fight Against Splittism (PD)
3. Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche, President of the Tibetan Parliament in exile.
4. Richard Gere Honored (AP)
5. Earthquakes Strike Tibetan Lands (AP)
6. Chinese Researchers Say Tibet is Getting Warmer (Xinhua)
7. Announcement: White Crane Films

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