from FaithWorld:

Report from Tibet: “We believe in Buddhism, Chinese believe in nothing”

July 9, 2010

lhasaTibet is richer and more developed than it has ever been, its people healthier, more literate, and better dressed and fed.  But the bulging supermarkets, snappy new airports and gleaming restored temples of this remote and mountainous region cannot hide broad contradictions and a deep sense of unhappiness among many Tibetans that China is sweeping away their culture.

from Changing China:

Bach on Beijing

June 26, 2008

DOSB president Bach addresses the media during a news conference in FrankfurtI caught up with IOC vice president Thomas Bach for an interview the other day in his Berlin office.

from Changing China:

Nick (& Dave & Mark), the torch and Everest – Day 12

May 6, 2008

At an early press conference today the novel inclusion of information we hadn't heard before briefly raised spirits in what has become quite a downbeat media camp.

from Changing China:

Nick, the torch and Mt Everest – Day 1

April 30, 2008

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At last, 11 of us did get onto a plane to Lhasa last Friday. It was soon clear that while the Tibetan authorities were prepared to let us in, this was by no means going to be a free-ranging reporting assignment.