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WTN Archives: September, 2003

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Monday, September 1

1. Official confirmation of Tibetans imprisoned for 'splittism'
2. More demolition of traditional Tibetan housing planned in Lhasa
3. Chaksampa - building bridges of understanding

Tuesday, September 2

1. Up to Tibetans, not Beijing, if Dalai Lama returns to palace: govt-in-exile (AFP)
2. Lhasa prefecture encourages rural migration for "building a middle-class society"
3. Tibetan demoracry day celebrations in Switzerland
4. Beijing bids for the heart of Tibet
5. Dalai Lama urged to resume negotiations (HT)
6. Talks with Beijing raise speculation that Dalai Lama could return to Lhasa
7. The spoiling of Shangri-la
8. The master race in the mountains (TD)

Wednesday, September 3

1. Tibetans on track for cultural domination (TA)
2. Dalai Lama Visit Causing International Tensions (AP)
3. Conference to discuss Tibet issue from September 5 to 7
4. Celebrating The Dalai Lama And The Triumph Of Tibetan Survival
5. New Report Finds Tibet Railway Built for Political, Not Economic (ICT)
6. Smithsonian Exhibition on Himalayas to Feature Tibetan Monks, Films (ICT)

Thursday, September 4

1. Seeking justice: Contrasting styles of Palestinians and Tibetans (TOI)
2. Tibetan market future uncertain
3. U.S. Activists Launch New Attack on Tibet Railway
4. Charity Football Match Tibet vs. Hummel All Stars
5. Chaksampa Concludes Tour with a Concert in Minnesota!

Wednesday, September 5

1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Visit United States By Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (TOI)
2. Local business ready for arrival(IDS)
3. His Holiness To Visit Spain & France In October, 2003
4. China has a missile base in Tibet: Dolma
5. Honored Tibetan students awarded (CTIC)
6. Dalai Lama Urges Tibetan Medicine Practitioners to Focus on Environmental Sustainability of Medicinal Plants

Sunday, September 6

1. Statement by Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche
2. Statement by Kalon Thupten Lungrig - Department of Education
3. Statement by Kalon Lobsang Nyandak - Department of Health
4. Statement by Kalon Lobsang Nyandak - Department of Finance
5. Statement by Kalon Lobsang Nyima - Department of Home

Sunday, September 6 (2)

1. Dalai Lama would return to Tibet only without conditions: British press (AFP)
2. 'I'm very, very optimistic' (GU)
3. Time for Dalai Lama to return to Tibet (SFC)
4. China urges U.S. to gag Dalai Lama (CNN)
5. Dalai Lama to Meet with Washington Leaders for First Time Since Renewed Contact with China (ICT)
6. Dalai Lama will visit to dedicate new temple Muhammad Ali, girl to meet Tibetan leader Sunday in Bloomington to promote peace (IS)
7. Norbu an advocate for Tibetan culture (HT)
8. Secrecy surrounds plan for road around Mt Kailash

Monday, September 8

1. Find a spiritual path, Dalai Lama urges (AP)
2. Vitamin Angel Alliance Aids Rickets Prevention Program for Tibet's Children
3. Here and There (NT)
4. Hope For the Dalai Lama's Return Home (CNM)
5. To WTN editors

Tuesday, September 10

1. The UK Tour of 2003: Echoes from the Himalayas (TF)
2. Struggle over Tibet's 'soul boy' (TG)
3. All India Tibet Support Groups Conference, Chandigarh
4. The Taming of Tibet - Can Beijing pull off its grand plans for development? (ABW)
5. Nathu-La trade may spur business in eastern region, Northeast states (BS)
6. Tibet museum takes British to task 100 years on (Reuters)
7. IV Cultural Festival of Tibet in Paris a success
8. The UK Tour of 2003: Echoes from the Himalayas (TF)

Tuesday, September 10 (2)

1. Dalai Lama to meet with US officials in Washington: group (AFP)
2. Dalai Lama promotes religion at interfaith temple dedication (AFP)
3. China delays sentencing of US-based dissident for up to one month (AFP)
4. Dalai Lama to visit Japan in November: supporters (AFP)

Wednesday, September 11

1. Dalai Lama meets Powell, expected to meet Bush on Wednesday (AFP)
2. China irked as Dalai Lama meets Powell ahead of expected Bush talks (AFP)
3. Young Tibetans embrace development, but opportunities lacking (AFP)
4. Bush welcomes Dalai Lama to the White House (AFP)
5. China "strongly opposes" US visit by the Dalai Lama(AFP)
6. China angry as Bush welcomes Dalai Lama to White House (AFP)
7. Tibetans getting poorer despite modernization effort: study (AFP)
8. Dalai Lama meets with lawmakers at US Congress (AFP)

Thursday, September 12

1. China angry as Bush meets Dalai Lama at White House (AFP)
2. Dalai Lama meets Bush, bemoans China's "suspicion" over talks (AFP)
3. Tibetans in exile say Swedish FM was human rights beacon (AFP)
4. Tibet's Rural Economy Threatened by WTO Rules

Thursday, September 12 (2)

1. Karmapa's tutor released (TIN)
2. Dalai Lama visit provides a subject for scientists (GB)
3. Dalai Lama to Meet Local Buddhist Leaders (AP)
4. At Dalai Lama's Former Palace, Reverence (AP)
5. Sky's the Limit for Car Salesmen on Roof of World (Reuters)
6. Dalai Lama Bestows ICT's Light of Truth Awards, Visits ICT Office (ICT)
7. Deputies of the 13th ATPD - Meet for its Sixth Session (TN)

Saturday, September 13

1. Dalai Lama slumber party (HUG)
2. Dalai Lama Meets With MIT Scientists (AP)

Sunday, September 14

1. Nobel laureate consecrates Buddhist temple in Medford (BG)
2. Dialogue brings peace: Dalai Lama (TT)
3. Greetings from Darjeeling=20

Monday, September 15

1. Kashag Stages Walkout, Seeks Probe
2. Buddhism and mind science
3. Dalai Lama to visit Taiwan
4. Ring road threatens sacred slopes of pilgrims
5. Is Buddhism Good for Your Health?
6. US Senate passes resolution on Tibetan autonomy

Tuesday, September 16

1. Kashag Attends House But Sticks to its Decision
2. Beijing Sends In the Masses to Make Tibet More Chinese
3. Self-determination for Tibetans must be a priority in the U.S.-China Ties, Says Congresswoman Pelosi
4. Nepal keeps a wary eye on Tibet

Tuesday, September 16 (2)

1. Dalai Lama Explains His Position on China's Preconditions
2. A pursuit of peace in a violent world
3. The Dalai Lama Looks Home

Wednesday, September 17

1. Dalai Lama sees good out of terror (The Australian)
2. Dalai Lama Takes Message of Peace, Compassion to NY
3. Dalai Lama bids Hub farewell Speech stresses personal growth
4. Dalai Lama Delights Crowd Spiritual leader mixes humor with advice on achieving happiness
5. Tibet Turning Chinese With Chinese Money
6. Assembly Back on Track, Kashag Unconditionally Reverses its Decision
7. Topgyal withdraws allegations against Kalon Tripa
8. Siemens Donation and BJU

Thursday, September 18

1. The Dalai Lama on Tour, an Exile on Main Street
3. 'Go West' program reaches Tibet
4. Dalai Lama's envoys want third visit to China
5. Pedal 'round world became Tibet campaign
6. Spirit of Tibet
7. Brandeis donating Tibetan works of art

Friday, September 19

1. Beijing's billions don't free Tibet Rich-poor gap defies Beijing's billions
2. An opening for Tibet
3. In the Name of the Panchen Lama Tibetans Cling to Icon as China Restricts Religious, Cultural Freedom
4. Buddha's earthly man of peace now talks of violence
5. Rau criticises China's leaders
6. Duty of democrats

Saturday, September 20

1. Make a clean break with the past
2. Dalai Lama Promises Lovely Day In The Park
3. Dalai Lama helps scientists understand 'happiness'
4. Richard Gere, Goldie Hawn Offer $1 Mln to Tibetans
5. A German Voyager's Bold Vision for Tibet's Blind
6. China and Tibet
7. ADL Commends Dalai Lama for Remarks Condemning Terrorism

Sunday, September 21

1. A Meeting of Minds (Washington Post)
2. Tibetan parliament-in-exile given more powers
3. Tibet: Caught in China's "Two Hands"
4. Tibet in Crisis, Past and Present
5. Dalai Lama Lite
6. Jews and Arabs to 'break the ice' in joint polar trek

Monday, September 22

1. The Dalai Lama Looks to a World Beyond War
2. Dalai Lama Preaches Peace in Central Park speech
3. Dalai Lama draws massive crowd to Central Park
4. Assembly's Sixth Session Ends, Kalon Tripa Leaves for US
5. Tibet monks find tourism new form of suppression
6. Personal Journey: A Daughter of Tibet
7. 10th Panchen Rinpoche's daughter, Rinzin Wangmo la meets with fellow Tibetans in Switzerland
8. China's Hippies Find Their Berkeley

Tuesday, September 23

1. Letter to the Editor of NY Times from Dalai Lama's Representative
2. Meanwhile: The cuddly monk and Tibetan reality
3. Moscow Bans Dalai Lama Visit, Cites China Treaty
4. Russia again refuses to issue visa to Dalai Lama
5. Development Works Begins in Mcleod Ganj
6. Calm Meadow Intersects Risky World
7. Star Starts a Show; Tom Waits Ends It

Wednesday, September 24

1. China the key to a peaceful Asia (National Post)
2. Voice of the Dalai Lama
3. With an Eye on China Talks, Russia Rebuffs Dalai Lama
4. Dalai Lama return to Tibet may be simpler for China

Thursday, September 25

1. Dalai Lama says he is ready to go to China (AFP)
2. TALKING TIBET: modern history and Tibet today
3. Sharpton Keeps Dalai Lama Waiting, Then Charms the Crowd (NYT)
4. The Dalai Lama's Fans (NYT)
5. China appreciates Russia's visa rejection to Dalai Lama, FM spokesman (Xinhua)
6. Caterpillar set to tread on new turf (CD)
7. Boeing biz jets soar into China (CD)
8. Chairman: Ethnic Tibetans still No 1 in region (Xinhua)
9. Official Tibet to make good use of every cent from central government (Xinhua)

Saturday, September 27

1. Another UN shame: Barring Dalai Lama (DN)
2. Boom in Tibet but at high cost (ST)
3. Old habits dying as future beckons (ST)
4. Ngaba Kirti Monastic School closed, patron disappears (TCHRD)

Sunday, September 28

1. Tibet struggles to handle tourism rush at holy sites (AP)
2. Plan for Tibet dam sets off protests (Telegraph)
3. China Keeps World Guessing on Game Plan for Tibet (Reuters)
4. Buddhism flourishes in Siberian republics (AFP)
5. Clinton 'History' Doesn't Repeat Itself in China (NYT)

Monday, September 29

1. Stunted by Illness, Tibetan Villagers Ponder Flight (NYT)
2. Go west: China looks to transform its frontier (CSM)
3. Pressure to conform in west China (CSM)
4. Historian turns down offer of the OBE (Telegraph)

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