The chairman of the Tibetan Cabinet-in-Exile, Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche, on May 9, 2003 briefed members of the German Parliament’s group for Tibet about the current status of Sino-Tibetan contact.
A pro-Tibet campaigner has parachuted off Nelson’s Column in central London. Professional stuntman Gary Connery was one of four protesters who climbed unharnessed up the 56 metre (185ft) monument in Trafalgar Square at 0500 BST on Friday
Gary Connery said it was “frightening”
Even as a senior Chinese official warned Tibet against a possible onslaught by the Sars epidemic, the first infra-red fever detector has been installed at the Gongga International Airport in Lhasa in an effort to contain the
A medical worker checks body temperatures of passengers with an infrared camera at Gonggar Airport in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, Thursday, May 8, 2003. Security measures have been taken in Tibet including checks for all those in or out of the autonomous region with an aim to prevent the spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). (AP Photo/ Xinhua, Jue Guo)
SARS fears have caused sales of a traditional Tibetan drugs believed to strengthen of the human immune system to triple, an official at a Tibet-based pharmaceutical company revealed.
Workers at a medicine factory pack pills made from unique Tibetan herbs. Sales of traditional Tibetian drugs have tripled after the outbreak of SARS.(Photo by Frederic J Brown)
Residents of Lhasa awoke Thursday morning to see their city blanketed in white as the unseasonable snowfall covered poplars and willows in Potala Palace Square in this capital of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.
India was mending fences with China as well as Pakistan before the visit by Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage to South Asia this week. Given close ties and reports of nuclear and missile cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing
In a new biography, Tenzing: Hero of Everest, recently issued by National Geographic Books, author Ed Douglas profiles the life of Tenzing Norgay. Together with Edmund Hillary, the climber became the first human to stand atop the world’s highest mountain.