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WTN Archives: February, 1997

Monday, February 3

1. Countdown for Referendum begins (DIIR)
2. Debate shows gulf between Tibet China (BG)
3. China represents ethical quagmire: High-tech businesses should look before leaping into market (BG)
4. China reveals details of life of Tibet high lama (Reuter)
5. Qinghai security conference told of dangers of dangers of Dalai's "splittism" (QR)

Tuesday, February 4

1. Two Children Die in Mountain Escape Bid (TIN)

Tuesday, February 5

1. Dalai Lama sets date for visit to Taiwan -paper (Reuter)
2. Raitt, Crow in Tibet Protest (AP)
3. Tibet to Promote Use of Iodized Salt (XINHUA)
4. Chinese Scholars Refute US Human Rights Report (XINHUA)

Thursday, February 6

1. China slams U.S. newspapers over Tibet (Reuter)
2. China Attacks U.S On Rights (AP)
3. Chinese Magazine Uses Shugden Controversy to Discredit Dalai Lama
4. China Expects to Find Oil and Gas in Northern Tibet

Friday, February 7

1. Three Tibetans murdered near Dalai Lama's Indian headquarters (AFP)
2. Voice of Tibets extended Tibetan short wave service (VOT)
3. To the Seven Years Old Boy XIth Panchen Lama of Tibet (GW)

Monday, February 10

1. Tibetans end marathon march, urge India to help talk with China (AFP)
2. Portrait of China-picked Panchen Lama unveiled in Tibet: report (AFP)
3. It Must Be Karma (LAT)

Wednesday, February 12

1. Dalai Lama's security beefed up after triple murder (AFP)
2. Losar in Boston
3. Group Wants China Trip Put Off (AP)

Friday, February 13

1. Chinese Embassy Role in Fund-Raising Probed (WP)
2. Chinese Ambassador Speaks at Dartmouth
3. Chinese academics refute US human rights report, criticize American justice

Friday, February 14

1. Tibetans condemn crack down on Uighurs (DIIR)
2. Taiwan rejects Tibet representative office proposal (CNA)
3. Tibet "Spy" Case Goes to Appeal (TIN)
4. Human rights group presses Albright on China (Reuter)
5. 1996 Annual human rights violations in Tibet report (DIIR)

Saturday, February 15

1. Three More Die in Escape Attempt (TIN)

Sunday, February 16

1. Three Tibetan refugees perish attempting escape into Nepal

Monday, February 17

1. How wildest Tibet was mapped by yak and coracle

Tuesday, February 18

1. Japanese Government Withdrew its Plan to Open the Consulate Office in Chengdu (Yominru Shimbun)
2. TIBETAN MISSION
3. YAK BUTTER AND BLACK TEA
4. Mystery of murdered Tibetan guru transcends the merely mortal
5. What future for China's Zemin without Deng
6. China Leaders' Return to Beijing May Mean Deng Has Worsened

Wednesday, February 19

1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama's reaction to the death of Deng Xiaopeng (VOA)
2. Dalai Lama regrets Deng didn't resolve Tibet issue (Reuter)
3. World leaders pay tribute to Deng Xiaoping (Reuter)
4. China-- Comment on Deng Xiaoping's death
5. Reactions to Deng's death
6. Sketches of China's Government (AP)
7. Deng's Death Leaves Tibet Issue Unresolved
8. A Personal Legacy Left Untouched

Thursday, February 20

1. China's paramount leader Deng Xiaoping dies at 92 (AFP)
2. Tibet hopes Deng's death would spur new relations with China (AFP)
3. Dalai Lama prays for Deng's reincarnation (AFP)
4. Dalai Lama magnanimous at death of Chinese adversary Deng (AFP)
5. China urges national unity after Deng's death (AFP)
6. Human rights groups highlight Deng Xiaoping's dark side (AFP)
7. Chinese army placed on maximum alert (AFP)
8. Chronology of People's Republic of China (AFP)

Friday, February 21

1. OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA ON DENG'S DEATH
2. Tibet refugees say Deng was guilty of repression (Reuter)
3. Dalai Lama praises reforms by Taiwan president (Reuter)
4. Taiwan sees stable cross-strait ties with Jiang Zemin in power(AFP)
5. China's frontier populations get new hope from Deng's death (AFP)
6. Deng's death fails to produce expected trauma (AFP)
7. H. E. Trijang Rinpoche's First Visit to the U.S.

Saturday, February 22

1. Tibetans see a solution in Deng's death (UPI)
2. Tibet extends condolences after death of Deng Xioping (UPI)
3. ASIA-CHINA: DENG CAST LONG SHADOW OVER EAST, (IPS)
4. Chronology of life of China's paramount leader Deng (Reuter)
5. Consultative Body Mourns Deng's Death (XINHUA)

Saturday, February 23

1. Dalai Lama to visit Taiwan from March 22: report (AFP)
2. Dalai Lama to visit Taiwan on March 22-report (Reuter)
3. Dalai Lama pins hopes on ``gentle'' Jiang over Tibet (Reuter)
4. Dalai Lama says planned Taiwan visit is spiritual (Reuter)
5. India may up defence spending (AFP)
6. Tibetans, Chinese autonomous regions mourn Den Xiaoping: Xinhua (AFP)

Monday, February 24

1. His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Statement on Taiwan visit
2. Dalai Lama says Taiwan visit strictly religious (AFP)
3. Officials Silent Over Deng's Death; Tibetan Allowed to Speak Out - (TIN)

Tuesday, February 25

1. Focus Shifts to Delhi in Tibetan Guru's Murder (Indian Express)
2. U.S. And Chinese Seen Near a Deal on Human Rights (NYT)
3. Deng given send off as Hong Kong clock ticks (AFP)

Wednesday, February 26

1. INDIAN EXPERT RAISES TIBET AT UN SEMINAR
2. Skeptics question report of U.S. - China rights pact (SPI)
3. Ethnic Turmoil Roils Western China (WP)

Thursday, February 27

1. Tibetan Refugee Raped 12 Times by Nepalese Police -(TIN)
2. China to turn "grief into strength": Jiang (AFP)
3. Post-Deng China hit by ethnic trouble, unemployment (AFP)
4. Opening of post-Deng era unlikely to hold reappraisal of Tiananmen (AFP)
5. India concerned over alleged Chinese intrusion (AFP)
6. CANADIAN PREDICTS TURMOIL, KNOCKS WESTERN VIEW OF DENG

Friday, February 28

1. Deng's terrible legacy in Tibet (BG)
2. Warning on Dalai Lama to Taiwan (SCMP)
3. Canberra Set to Defy US over China UN Vote (AFR)
4. China cautions Taiwan on Dalai Lama visit (AFP)
5. Panchen Lama mourns Deng Xiaoping (AFP)
6. Protest against France-Chinese Everest mission (AFP)
7. Beijing denounces "collusion" between Dalai Lama and Taiwan (AFP)
8. China Says Relations With Australia Have Improved (AFP)


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