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WTN Archives: August, 2006

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Tuesday, August 1

1. China shuts blog by Tibetan author that wished Dalai Lama happy birthday (AFP)
2. Banned, blocked Tibetan writer vows to speak out in China (RFA)
3. China hits out at Dalai Lama (IANS)
4. "Enlarged Tibet autonomous region" pursued by Dalai not exists: article (PD)
5. China to Nepal: Handle Tibetan Refugees’ Issue ‘Properly’
6. New Delhi's Tibetan refugees fear a new displacement AFP
7. 'Tibet is the Storehouse of China'
8. Tibet train is an engineering marvel with political baggage
9. Blind German helps the Blind Tibetans (gazeta)
10. Letter to Editor: Chinese government should engage rather than rhetorics

Wednesday, August 2

1. Jailed Tibetan writer asks UN for help in smuggled letter (Times)
2. China to Divert Tibet’s Waters to Parched West (Reuters)
3. Niece of Dalai Lama feels lucky (RMN)
4. Dalai Lama Citizenship Not Political: MP Kenney (Embassy)
5. Reaction: Canada shows courage in recognition of the Dalai Lama
6. Reaction: Isolate China (Ottawa Citizen)
7. Reaction Letters: China to be blamed for settlement on Tibet (WTN)
8. Reaction: Ottawa action angers China (Toronto Star)
9. Opinion: Any country should be proud to have Dalai Lama as a citizen
10. Opinion: Recognition to the Dalai Lama deserving (North Bay Nugget)

Saturday, August 5

2. Editorial: China and Darfur (NYT)
3. Madoi Journal: China's Nomads Trade Up for an Easier Ride on the Range (NYT)
4. North American Cultural Camp Concludes Successfully
5. UB's international diversity sparks Dalai Lama visit
6. Tibetan patriots support unity (CCTV)
7. Press Release: Dalai Lama to Visit New Zealand in 2007.

Monday, August 7

1. Dalai Lama wants successor from community in exile (IE)
2. China's 'Sky Train' - fast-track to genocide?
3. TWA president participates at U.N Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women meeting
4. Tibet launches Internet television for world to see Dalai Lama
5. Schwarzenegger's wife meets Dalai Lama
6. Representative of Israel, Palestine, Tibet Draw Peace Charter in France (TibetNet)

Tuesday, August 8

1. China increasing its pressure on Tibet (WP)
2. Dreaming Lhasa, a wonderfully 'different' film view of Tibet (NZZ)
3. Tibet: Olympics Must Be Catalyst for Change (UNPO)
4. Chinese go further, faster and higher with media crackdowns two years before Beijing Olympics (RWB)
5. Maui tower being built for visit by Dalai Lama (HSB)
6. Discover the art of Tibet (VP)

Wednesday, August 9

1. Tibetan Horse Race Canceled After Violence (RFA)
2. Tibetan scholar sentenced to ten years in prison after writing book on history and culture (ICT)
3. China may abolish permit rule for Tibet visitors
4. Hacking the Himalayas: Connecting Tibet's Exile Community via the Web
5. Dalai Lama unworthy of being called a religious leader: China (PTI)
6. Letter: Modernising Shangri-la (BBC)
7. The New Face of Tibet
8. Shen Wei leads fest on journey into Tibet (TB)

Friday, August 11

1. China accuses India of trade barriers at Nathu La (PTI)
2. Tibet will become China's military zone: Dalai's kin
3. Experts on research to 'save' Tibet railway (SD)
4. China: Controversial Tibet Railroad Showing Signs Of Strain

Monday, August 14

1. Capacity-Building Workshop on Solid Waste Management (TibetNet)
2. 2 More Villages of Kollegal to Go Organic (TibetNet)
3. The 12th Kashag Receives Farewell Audience (TibetNet)
4. His Holiness' Teaching Begins from 14 August (TibetNet)

Tuesday, August 15

1. Beijing pledges 'a fight to the death' with Dalai Lama (The Times)
2. Who after me? Dalai says Tibetans to decide (TOI)
3. Statement of Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche, Kalon Tripa of the 13th Kashag, on the Day of His Taking the Oath of Office (TibetNet)
4. Phuntsog Nyidron Testifies at UN Expert Body
5. The 6th Annual NATYC Conference in San Francisco Concludes
6. Censorship and freedom of expression in China
7. Central China Goldfields identifies at least 3 potential targets at NIMU
8. Student makes Tibet's battle her own

Tuesday, August 16

1. Dalai Lama "Deceived his Motherland" (SM)
2. Tibet vs China: the human rights showdown
3. Buddhist Chinese official lectures Dayton, Coleman on Tibet (AP)
4. A Train to the Roof of the World (SM)

Thursday, August 17

1. Tibet's exiled spiritual leader plans travel to Mongolia (AP)
2. Kalon Tripa To Supervise the 7 Departments In the Interim Period (TibetNet)
3. Exiled Tibetans seek Indian intervention on human rights violations (ANI)
4. Mountain Patrol: Kekexili - A Tibetan Perspective
5. Vajra Sky Over Tibet
6. China issues health alert to travelers entering Tibet
7. Police save 128 people trapped in blizzard in Tibet (PTI)
8. China denies jailing Tibetan teacher for book (Reuters)
9. UK Parliamentary Committee Says China's Assertion on Dalai Lama Flies in the Face of His Public Statements

Friday, August 18

1. Google mislays Tibet - Richard Gere reportedly furious as black helicopters circle
2. Buddhist enclave may hold key to Sino-Indian border row (AP)
3. Doctors alert tourists to Tibet of dangers of altitude sickness (TN)
4. Students, Dalai Lama to discuss kindness (VS)
5. A lovely travelogue with a dark side (BG)
6. Back to the future in Tibet - The High Road to China (AT)

Saturday, August 19

1. Doctors alert tourists to Tibet of dangers of altitude sickness
2. Tibetans to Teach Wi-Fi Know-How
3. Google: Tibet Who?
4. Tibet: Interview with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Sunday, August 20

1. Mongolians await Dalai Lama's visit
2. Lingering boundary dispute clouds Tibet's future How to define borders slows deal with China
3. Director's path to Tibet began in Boston
4. Dalai Lama's sister retires as president of school chain
5. Lost horizon, found
6. Tibet forest fire put out
7. Of empires and dynasties

Monday, August 21

1. Dalai Lama finds little mention in Tibet
2. Mongolia to welcome Dalai Lama
3. Head of Buddhist Central Religious Directorate: Dalai Lama's visit to Mongolia is holiday for Russian Buddhists
4. 3 Qualities Must for Tibetan Bureaucrats
5. Will I get altitude sickness on the new Tibet train?

Monday, August 22

1. Beijing blocks flights as Mongolia welcomes Dalai Lama China has hit out at its neighbour for hosting the Tibetan leader, a "separatist".
2. Dalai Lama Begins Visits in Mongolia
3. Memories on hold: In Tibet, selective amnesia is an affliction
4. How an exile defies China
5. Libraries' Exhibits to Coincide with Dalai Lama Visit
6. Elsevier Donates Services To Qinghai University And Tibet University

Wednesday, August 23

1. "Dalai Lama dropped the bomb on Mongolia's monastic community today"
2. Lhasa undergoes transformation
3. Dalai Lama visit irks China
4. China condemns Mongolia for hosting Dalai Lama
5. China holds off on protest as Dalai Lama begins ceremonial visits in Mongolia
6. 185 illegal ticket dealers arrested on Qinghai-Tibet railway
7. Pangs of Conscience
8. The Little Ice Age in Tibet

Thursday, August 24

1. Dalai Lama: the voice of Buddha
2. Dalai Lama lectures in Mongolia
3. Masses Of Mongolian Pilgrims Greet Dalai Lama
4. China condemns Dalai Lama's visit to Mongolia
5. 'Rare' chance to chat with Dalai Lama
6. Walking into history in the Himalayas
7. Successful seminar on censorship and freedom of expression in China
8. China facilitates ethnic minorities
9. Paintings on patriotism

Friday, August 25

1. The Dalai Lama still has the power to unsettle China
2. Dalai Lama's niece gives perspective on who the spiritual leader is
3. Activities welcome new students
4. Dalai-Lama Glad to Meet Delegation from Tuva in Mongolia
5. Peace agenda
6. Yaks say cheese in rural China
7. Potala hub of battle to woo tourists
8. Tips on October holiday trips
10. European 'Tibetan delegation' in China riles Tibetan exiles
11. Top Buddhist Officials Join in Persecution of Activist Monk

Saturday, August 26

1. A cause greater than the individual Will the Tibetan cause outlive the Dalai Lama?
2. Sabotage angst along Tibet Railway
3. China's Sky Train Railroading Genocide And Ecocide In Tibet
4. Panchen Lama: railway benefits Tibetans
5. Author Claire Scobie

Sunday, August 27

1. China to extend Tibet`s new railway to China-Nepal border
2. Follow Dalai Lama on environment
3. Collection of stories shows the sobering side of Tibet
4. First-ever film in Tibetan wins jury award at Changchun film festival
5. Diplomatic baggage
6. Sizing up the dragon's 'miracle'

Monday, August 28

1. Himachal Pradesh Legislature Forum For Tibet Formed
2. Dalai Lama to visit
3. Khampa Horsemen Ride the Winds of Change
4. Tibet's culture, plight are shared at TibetFest
5. Tibet plans railway extension
6. Tibet's new railway to extend to China-Nepal border: official

Tuesday, August 29

1. Dalai Lama to speak publicly for first time about the law and social change
2. Dalai Lama departs from Mongolia to Tokyo
3. AirJaldi Summit Announces Keynote Speakers Three Technology Leaders To Headline Wireless Tech Summit
4. Tibetan Sweater Sellers' Association Formed
5. Hong Kong elder dies on Qinghai-Tibet Railway
6. China hopes Nepal to achieve political reconciliation soon
7. Global AIDS film to air on PBS Aug. 31

Wednesday, August 30

1. Time running out for Tibet: French senators
2. VIP list to greet Dalai Lama
3. Student tickets available next week for Dalai Lama visit
4. Chinese woman jailed for illegally entering India twice
5. HK man's death on Tibet railway kept under wraps
6. Dalai Lama to visit Bendigo
7. Seven days in Tibet: The first three days
8. More beauties expected at Miss Tibet contest
9. Flagship Chinese train to Tibet derails
10. China appreciates Nepal's support on Taiwan, Tibet issues
11. Panchen Lama returns home after 11-year absence

Thursday, August 31

1. Tibet, a "stain" on the 2008 Olympics in Beijing
2. A stumbling block for border deal
3. Dalai Lama to speak at Maria Shriver's conference on women
4. Dalai Lama to visit Long Beach Spiritual leader will speak at California Conference on Women in September.
5. Tibet direct flights on the cards
6. Chinese state advisor meets Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister
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