10 Mar '11, 9am

China says Dalai Lama's plan to had power to elected Tibetan leader a trick "to deceive the international community":

China says Dalai Lama's plan to had power to elected Tibetan leader a trick "to deceive the international community":

The Dalai Lama was just 15 when he was appointed 'head of state' in 1950 after Chinese troops moved into Tibet. He fled his homeland in 1959 after a failed uprising against Chinese rule. -- PHOTO: AP BEIJING - CHINA said on Thursday that the Dalai Lama was playing 'tricks' on the world, after the Buddhist monk announced plans to step down as political head of the exiled Tibetan government. 'He has often talked about retirement in the past few years. I think these are his tricks to deceive the international community,' foreign ministry spokesman Jiang Yu told reporters. 'The government-in-exile is an illegal political organisation and no country in the world recognises it.' The Dalai Lama said on Thursday he would seek an amendment allowing him to resign his political office when the exiled Tibetan parliament meets next week in the northern Indian hilltop town of Dharamshal...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STISt...

Tweets

China says Dalai playing 'tricks' with resignation

China says Dalai playing 'tricks' with resignation

channelnewsasia.com 10 Mar '11, 8am

BEIJING: China said Thursday that the Dalai Lama was playing "tricks" on the world, after the Buddhist monk announced plan...

The Dalai Lama has announced that he will retire as political head of the exiled Tibetan movement

The Dalai Lama has announced that he will retir...

straitstimes.com 10 Mar '11, 4am

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama folds his hands as he addresses university students in Mumbai. The Dalai Lama anno...

Dalai Lama offers prayers for devastated Japan

straitstimes.com 12 Mar '11, 8am

'The Dalai Lama expressed his shock and sadness on hearing the news of yesterday's earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Ja...

China congress chief rules out multi-party system: BEIJING: China's parliament chief Thursday

China congress chief rules out multi-party syst...

channelnewsasia.com 10 Mar '11, 5am

BEIJING: China's parliament chief Thursday ruled out any shift to multi-party democracy in a speech that appeared to pour ...

Vietnam says that recent Chinese and Taiwanese ...

straitstimes.com 10 Mar '11, 12pm

HANOI - VIETNAM says recent moves by China and Taiwan involving islands that all three claim are inciting regional tension...

China's home prices to fall later this year, sa...

todayonline.com 10 Mar '11, 11pm

BEIJING - China's home prices will decline later this year, with sales volume already falling following purchase restricti...

@rafitrandi: Yang ini buat yang mau excange ke ...

nus.edu.sg 12 Mar '11, 6am

Funded by the generosity of the Temasek Foundation, the TF-NUS Leadership Enrichment and Regional Networking Award Program...