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WTN Archives: July, 2003

Published by the Canada Tibet committee

Wednesday, July 2

1. TIPA celebrates its 44th anniversary (Tibet.Net)
2. Picture Profile: Tibetan National Football Team (Tibet.Net)

Thursday, July 3

1. Vajpayee taken for a ride in Beijing? (TIB)
2. Experts slam Indian stand on Tibet
3. Warmer ties? Sino-India border still bothers
4. 19 Tibetans Arrested in Nepal Handed Over to UNHCR
5. Temples to Tibet on RSS agenda at crucial meet
6. US warns of worsening Chinese record on human rights

Friday, July 4

1. Press Statement of Shri Rabi Ray
2. Young Tibet up in arms
3. China bows before Indian sadhu
4. His Holiness to Flag Off Yatra
5. Presentation by 2 cyclists around the world for FREE TIBET

Saturday, July 5

1. Sino-Indian relationship beyond Tibet (DT)
2. Dalai Lama opens Leh festival
3. How do you say Tikkun Olam in Tibetan?
4. Book Review: Tibet, Tibet

Sunday, July 6

1. Dalai Lama celebrations blocked
2. Nepal Police Relent, Celebrations Go Ahead
3. Old rivals search for common ground
4. IS TIBET A LOST CAUSE
5. Tibetan journalist seek permission to cover Tibet
6. SEEING THE TIBETAN WORLD:

Monday, July 7

1. A tale of two birthdays
2. Tibetan association leader says relations markedly improved
3. Tibetans honor the Dalai Lama while observing World Tibet Day
4. Dalai Lama's birthday celebrated
5. Tibetans Celebrate 68 th Birthday Of Dalai Lama
6. Tibetan Nobel Laureate's birthday celebrated in London
7. HH 68th Birthday celebrated in Paris
8. His Holiness The Dalai Lama's 68th Birthday
9. Ms Ngawang Sangdrol visits Paris

Tuesday, July 8

1. NA Chitue's Statement On His Holiness' 68th Birthday Celebration
2. Tibetet can bask in India and China's warmth
3. change in India's position on Tibet: Sinha
4. LYSIS / SINO-INDIAN RELATIONS Results of leadership talks border on new policies
5. Yatra for peace and brotherhood kicks off despite heavy rain
6. Campaign Spotlight: Making the Dalai Lama the Main Event
7. Earthquake rattles Tibet
8. PRAYERS MARK BIRTHDAY
9. THE 68th BIRTHDAY OF HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA CELEBRATED IN BELGIUM

Wednesday, July 9

1. Vajpayee kowtows to China
2. First rail link to Tibet must be safe: China
3. China NetTV Holdings Inc.: Acquisition of Honglu a Company with Mining Properties in China
4. Mountain bikers off to the rodeo
5. Galaxy of Asian Gods Is Sighted in Chicago

Thursday, July 10

1. India, China closer to talks on border dispute, Sikkim resolved
2. EDITORIAL ]Roh's nuclear diplomacy
3. And then there were none
4. His Holiness the Dalai Lama's birthday celebrations in Switzerland
5. TIBET: SUMMARY OF THE PUBLIC MEETING "WHAT FUTURE FOR TIBET, WHAT FUTURE FOR THE TIBETAN CAUSE?"

Friday, July 11

1. Top of His Game
2. TYC drama competition focuses on present Tibetan tragedy
3. 17 perish in Tibetan landslide
4. Peruvian first lady calls on Dalai Lama
5. The first lady of Peru in Dharamsala
6. Planning Commission formally launched
7. UNESCO PROGRAMME TO PROTECT YADING RESERVE IN EASTERN TIBET

Saturday, July 12

1. Kalimpong feels let down as trade talks with China take off
2. The Five Principles
3. ICT Holds First-Ever European Tibetan Youth Leadership Program
4. Tibet Tourism Rebounds Quickly

Sunday, July 13

1. Photographer's images captured beauty, adventure in nature
2. Five-day Dharamsala world peace fest concludes
3. EXPERTS CITE CHINESE PRESSURE TO BACK PROPOSED DAM
4. A clear-eyed look at Tibet
5. 16 Bodies Found at Landslide Site on Sichuan-Tibet Highway
6. Sands of time run out for mandala

Monday, July 14

1. Tibet 2003: State of the Environment A Roadmap for Collaborative Development

Tuesday, July 15

1. Tibetans Lost in Chinese Legal System Activist Released, But Others Still Held (HRW)
2. Blair Must Raise Rights on China Tour
3. China Southern Airlines to start Guangzhou to Lhasa flights
4. China sacks Tibetan tour guides in favor of Chinese graduates
5. Tibetans warn of environmental disaster
6. Eclectic Acts Raise Tibet Funds

Wednesday, July 16

1. Dalai Lama-trained Tibetan guides fired (ST)
2. Tibetan tour guides to be replaced by Chinese: report
3. That sinking déjà vu
4. Tibetans plan direct talks with China
5. Sino-Tibetan dialogue to be assessed in European Parliament
6. New mobile clinics to carry out birth control policy in Tibet
7. Ms. Ngawang Sangdrol at the European Commission
8. Boulder hosts state's first World Tibet Day

Thursday, July 17

1. Nine Tibetans arrested in southeast Nepal, handed to UNHCR
2. Kailash-Mansarovar yatra reaches Tibet
3. Bhutanese lama's new movie set to leave audiences spellbound
4. Canada, Bhutan establish diplomatic ties

Friday, July 18

1. China and India / Two nations reach beyond history
2. The issue is legitimacy
3. Six killed as truck plunges into Tibet river
4. Feasibility study on Brahmaputra power project
5. China to Conduct Feasibility Study on Hydropower Project in Tibet
6. Chinese Vice-president Meets Pakistani Guests

Saturday, July 19

1. Gyalo Thondup Says Tibet-China Contact Should be a Two-Way Process
2. Tibean Activist Released, in Poor Health
3. High dining Meditating over a meal at Om, where the roof of the world meets the Main

Saturday, July 19 (2)

1. Interview with Tibetan Prime Minister-in-Exile Sandhong Rinpoche
2. Tibetans in India ; Cumulative Agony

Sunday, July 20

1. VAJPAYEE's CHINA VISIT DRAGON SMILES AGAIN
2. Rights groups urge Blair to push Tibet, abuses in China meetings
3. Nepal foreign secretary leaves for US to discuss trade, refugees
4. Dalai Lama to speak at concert
5. Tibet - a living tradition
6. Bhutan mulls militia training as conflict looms with Indian separatists
7. The uprooted of Bhutan

Monday, July 21

1. India's Sikkim state lobbies for bus service with China's Tibet
2. Blair avoids prickly issues in Beijing
3. seeks trade and democracy in mission to China
4. China leaves Blair in the cold with dinner date snub
5. Blair avoids China's human rights record
6. Blair must seize rare opportunity to push Hu Jintao for genuine dialogue with Dalai Lama, says Free Tibet Campaign

Tuesday, July 22

1. Commentary: 'Middle Way' Does not Hold Water (PD)
2. Government considering request to let Karmapa visit Sikkim
3. Sikkim hopes for bus to Tibet
4. Tibetan bowl meditations strike chord at Secret Woods

Wednesday, July 23

1. Sikkim will not be an issue in Sino-Indian ties
2. New momentum to China talks: PM
3. Indian Communist Party's Delegation Visiting Tibet
4. Response to Michael Parenti's article on Tibet
5. U.N.:World can't afford rich China
6. Tibet Simplifies Tourism Procedures for Taiwanese Tourists
7. The world's next superpower

Thursday, July 24

1. Karmapa may get nod to visit Sikkim
2. Tibet: Exiles' Journey
3. Shambala - Food Review
4. Muhammad Ali coming for dedication of temple Dalai Lama to perform Sept. 7 ceremony in Bloomington
5. Panelists discuss Prime Minister Vajpayee's recent visit to China

Friday, July 25

1. Head of Sakya Order of Tibetan Buddhism Visiting Washington, D.C.
2. Personal Space
3. China accuses India of border incursion
4. Squaring off against Slander: Protesting Michael
5. CHINA RELEASES SOME REPATRIATED TIBETANS

Saturday, July 26

1. Aksai Chin for Arunachal?
2. Tibetan official upbeat on ties with India
3. Arunachal Pradesh CM wants India to be assertive
4. China and India accuse each other of cross-border intrusion
5. China Says Indian Troops Crossed Line of Control

Sunday, July 27

1. Chinese intrusion ''insulting and shameful,'' says Mulayam
2. Dharamsala Diary: A nation in exile
3. Nepal Garment bill gets US green signal
4. Feinstein assures to move Nepal Bill in Senate
5. Airbus Plane Makes Successful Trial Flight over Tibet
6. Just Say Om

Monday, July 28

1. Dalai Lama visits Nubra valley, talks of religious tolerance
2. Lessons to learn from incursion
3. Sino-Indian dispute goes back to 1914
4. A Tibetan history lesson for China
5. Chinese and Australian officials hold human rights talks
6. China Southern Starts SARS-Delayed Service to Lhasa, Tibet; China's Largest Airline Begins Service Today To "The Roof of the World"

Tuesday, July 29

1. Beijing's Arunachal card
2. Australia funds Chinese human rights effort

Wednesday, July 30

1. Kalon Tripa's Ten Day Tour Ends Successfully (TibetNet)
2. Tourists find it unsafe to drive on Dharamsala roads
3. Dalai Lama : I've missed sex
4. Tibet to Hold First Traditional Cuisine Competition
5. Nomads and farmers resettled in environment protection drive in Chamdo and Sichuan
6. Fighters for peace to open temple
7. Three repressed Chinese writers win prestigious international awards

Thursday, July 31

1. India-China Ties Come in From the Cold
2. China releases monk serving seven years' sentence
3. China opens first nuclear weapons production base to tourists


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