Tibet regional chairman speaks on violence in Lhasa
2008-03-17 15:34:37 [ Big Normal Small ]     Comment
Tibet regional chairman: Any secessionist attempt in Tibet doomed to fail



BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Any secessionist attempt to sabotage Tibet's stability will not gain people's support and will be doomed to fail, said Qiangba Puncog, Tibet Autonomous Regional Government chairman, at a news briefing in Beijing on Monday on the riotous activities that occurred in Lhasa on March 14.

Lhasa riot out of conspiracy



BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Qiangba Puncog, Tibet Autonomous Regional Government chairman, said here Monday that the latest riot in Lhasa was out of conspiracy jointly made by domestic and overseas separatists who are advocating "Tibet independence".

Tibetans to firmly combat splitting efforts



BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Qiangba Puncog, Tibet Autonomous Regional Government chairman, said at a news briefing Monday morning that the Tibetans will firmly fight against splitting efforts, safeguard the unified motherland, and keep social stability.

Electricity supply resumes in Tibet's capital



LHASA, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Power supplies have resumed throughout Lhasa after regional power company staff spent three days repairing facilities damaged during last week's riot, the head of the Tibet Power Company said on Monday.

No foreigner harmed in Lhasa riot



LHASA, March 17 (Xinhua) -- No foreigner has been harmed since Friday's riot in Tibet's capital Lhasa, said Ju Jianhua, director of the autonomous region's foreign affairs office.

Tibetan government able to guarantee security in Lhasa



BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Chief of Tibet Autonomous Regional Government expressed confidence in maintaining social stability and order under the leadership of the Central Government, despite secessionist activities in Lhasa, the regional capital.

No carrying or use of destructive weapons by security personnel in Lhasa riot



BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- The head of Tibet's regional government has denied that security personnel carried or used lethal weapons in dealing with the violent riots in Lhasa last Friday.

Lhasa schools resume normal operation



LHASA, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Schools have resumed normal operation on Monday in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, as the city gradually returned to calm after Friday's riot.

Lhasa riot causes heavy losses, disturbing social order



BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Lhasa riot erupted last Friday has not only caused heavy losses of life and property in the city, but also seriously disturbed social order there.

Rioters torch 300 fires in Lhasa



BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Rioters in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, set fires at more than 300 locations, including residential houses and 214 shops, and smashed and burned 56 vehicles, said Qiangba Puncog, regional government chairman, at a news briefing held in Beijing on the riotous activities that occurred in Lhasa on March 14.

Dalai's description on Lhasa riot ridiculous



BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Qiangba Puncog, Tibet Autonomous Regional Government chairman, said Monday morning at a news briefing that the Dalai clique's version on describing the latest riot in Lhasa and echoing tilted news coverage of some Western media are "ridiculous."

61 police injured, six seriously, in Lhasa riot



BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Sixty-one police were injured in last Friday's riot in Lhasa, six of them seriously, said Qiangba Pungcog, chairman of the Tibet Autonomous Regional Government, at a press briefing in Beijing on Monday.

13 civilians burned or stabbed to death in Lhasa riot



BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Thirteen innocent civilians were burned or stabbed to death in last Friday's Lhasa riot, said Qiangba Puncog, chairman of Tibet Autonomous Regional Government, at a news briefing in Beijing on Monday.
Tibet regional chairman speaks on violence in Lhasa



BEIJING, Mar. 17 (Xinhua) -- Qiangba Puncog, Tibet Autonomous Regional Government chairman gave a news briefing on Monday on the riotous activities that occurred in Lhasa on Mar. 14.


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