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<-Back to WTN Archives WTN ARCHIVE - May, 1999

WTN Archives: May, 1999

Saturday, May 1

1. Tibetan Youth Congress Calls off Hunger Strike in Geneva
2. TGIE Statement on the Tibetan Hunger Strike in Geneva

Tuesday, May 4

1. New Zealand Hunger Strike for Tibet reaches ninth day, will continue

Wednesday, May 5

1. NATO bombing like a return to imperialism -China (Reuters)
2. Middletown, CT, passes resolution on Tibet
3. Revered by Millions, a Potent Mystic Rattles China's Communist Leaders (WSJ)

Thursday, May 6

1. China's Jiang tells Japan to improve ties (Reuters)
2. Drepung monk Ngawang Samphel re-arrested
3. Invitation to participate on a BBC radio phone-in show
4. British PM urged to meet with the Dalai Lama

Friday, May 7

1. Dalai Lama Steps Up Role In Tibet Autonomy Drive (AFP)
2. His aim: capture memorable faces (CSM)
3. Mandela stresses economic growth but not democracy in China

Saturday, May 8

1. Too late for Kosovo diplomacy-Dalai Lama
2. Dalai Lama draws in crowds
3. ANALYSIS-China leaders torn over protests
4. Trapped in the Cultural Revolution

Sunday, May 9

1. Blair and Cook to meet Dalai Lama in London
2. Dalai Lama Steps Up Role In Tibet Autonomy Drive
3. Embassy Bombing Comes at Worst Time for China-West Relations
5. Crackdown on Poachers (Xinhua)

Monday, May 10

1. Memorial held for Chinese killed in embassy bombing
2. China uses prostitutes to bring shame on Tibetan monks
3. To face China's outrage, U.S. apologizes and waits
4. Chinese Embassy bombing: Letter to Editor (Guardian)

Tuesday, May 11

1. The Dalai Lama: The lost horizons
2. 'I am what you want me to be'

Tuesday, May 12

1. Buddha's humble servant
2. Dalai Lama backs China call for end to NATO bombs
3. Boycott urged of Tibetan tour

Thursday, May 13

1. Defusing the crisis with China
2. Editorial: Untimely accident
3. China Expert Merle Goldman Author Discusses the Chinese Embassy Bombing
4. Chinese grabbing opportunity to gain diplomatic upper hand
5. Once a Shangri-La Where China Now Dominates (WINDHORSE Review)

Friday, May 14

1. WORLD BANK: Plan upsets Tibet lobby
2. China Picks Up a Big Stick China Hits Back at U.S. With NATO's Mistake

Monday, May 17

1. Camera crews crowded the Dalai Lama on his visit (BBC)
2. Dalai Lama meets Blair (BBC)

Tuesday, May 18

1. Buddha's humble servant (TG)
2. Save Kosovo, then Tibet? (SCMP)
3. Law Group Condemns World Bank China/Tibet Project (ICLT)
4. World Tibet Day

Wednesday, May 19

1. Dalai Lama plans to promote peace through music (AP)
2. Dalai Lama to speak in New York's Central Park (AFP)
3. Dalai-Lama: "as soon as Tibet has autonomy I will retire" (AFP)
4. Tibetan lama takes Cannes film fest by storm (AFP)

Thursday, May 20

1. Modern World of the Dalai Lama (ES)

Friday, May 21

1. Don't fund Chinese project, WB urged (TT)
2. Tibetan groups campaign against World Bank project (AP)
3. Elderly theologian dies after lifetime of resistance Obituary of Lobsang Tsondrue (TIN)
4. Beijing Must Address Problems Of Tibet (SCMP)

Saturday, May 22

1. Inside Lhasa: Tibet's Tale Of Two Cities (AW)
2. Lost prayer beads replaced (AP)
3. New campaign aims to improve cadre "quality" (TIN)

Sunday, May 23

1. Buddhist Monk Receives Honorary Degree (TC)
2. The Dalai Lama: The lost horizons (TG)

Monday, May 24

1. Peace Garden opening is highlight of Dalai Lama's visit (TF)
2. China slams book by Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (Reuters)

Tuesday, May 25

1. Guru to the world (TA)

Wednesday, May 26

1. TIBET - Shards of a Nation (NW)

Thursday, May 26 (2)

1. American PBS TV to screen Tibet documentary (PBS)

Friday, May 28

1. Tibet says China tightens grip ahead of Tiananmen anniversary (AFP)
2. Tibetan Freedom Concert 1999 (EN)

Monday, May 31

1. U.S. May Try to Stop Loan Seen as Bad for Tibetans (NYT)
2. Lhasa becoming Chinese city (CBC)
3. 300-year-old Tibetan music interpreted (Xinhua)

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