Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
Why China is right to tame its supremacist Muslim minority
A conflict is brewing in the Have Your Say section, concerning China’s treatment of Uighurs in its Xinjiang region. I detest China’s bullying policy on Taiwan and Tibet and its encroachment in the South China Sea.
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
Respected lama from Tibet to give a talk in Bangkok
Kilung Rinpoche, a very highly regarded Nyingma lama from Tibet, is firmly rooted in the tradition of the fifth reincarnation of Ngotsar Gyatso, an enlightened yogi of the 18th century, is back in town this month, giving a talk at the Bangkok Shambhala Meditation Centre on February 22 from 7 to 9pm.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Preservation of Tibetan culture linked to its modern development
Should the Tibetan autonomous region open up to the outside world?
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:30
Himalayan griffon vulture found in Krabi rubber plantation after storm
A large but weak Himalayan griffon vulture has been found in a Krabi rubber plantation after Monday’s storm. It could have come from as far away as Tibet.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
E-commerce gives Tibet a lift
FARMERS in poverty-stricken areas of the Tibetan plateau in Southwest China have found ways to sell their crops and related products to customers worldwide, thanks to a newly built marketing system.
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 17:30
Thawan’s son urges collectors to check authenticity of paintings
The son of the deceased national artist Thawan Duchanee on Monday called for owners of paintings reputedly done by Thawan to have them verified to ensure that they were genuine.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:13
Confusion over number of missing Thawan paintings
A police chief investigating a claim that 113 paintings of late national artist Thawan Duchanee had gone missing from his house on Thursday cast doubt on the allegation by saying that officers could so far only confirm that 10 could not be found.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
War of words over missing paintings
INVESTIGATION into the alleged disappearance of more than 100 paintings by the renowned late national artist Thawan Duchanee is continuing, but what has come to light is the family feud between Thawan’s son and his 70-year-old stepmother.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
Late National Artist’s son says 113 paintings worth Bt300 million have gone missing
MORE THAN 100 paintings by late national artist Thawan Duchanee, estimated to be worth about Bt300 million, have gone missing from his Bangkok residence, according to the artist’s only son.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
Sounds for stretching
While soothing, ambient sounds like Tibetan singing bowls and chimes, and the serene tones of nature tend to comprise the traditional yoga soundtrack, some 21st-century practitioners have begun to think outside the box.
Tue, 22 May 2018 14:30
I’m in pain but I’m not in a wheelchair yet, says Jet Li
Martial arts legend Jet Li Lianjie’s frail appearance in a Tibet temple has shocked many fans around the world, but it wasn’t too long ago the 55-year-old actor looked a picture of health – at least on the silver screen.
Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00
Why we must put Tibet back on the international agenda
In 2001, when Beijing was selected to host the 2008 Summer Olympics, expectations were high that China’s human rights performance would improve in the international spotlight. Even Chinese officials predicted change. As Beijing’s mayor said at the time, hosting the games would “benefit the further development of our human rights cause”.
Sun, 20 May 2018 15:02
Is that Jet Li?
Has Chinese actor Jet Li's health deteriorated in recent years?
Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
Dusting off Tibet’s relationship history
Anyone who reads unbiased history will know that Yingwai Suchaonovich’s assertion that Tibet has been part of China since the Mongols conquered both countries is simply false.
Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
Questioning Tibet’s relationship with China
Anyone who reads unbiased history will know that the assertion that Tibet has been part of China since the Mongols conquered both countries is simply false.