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Tibet China Anniversary

LOOK: Tibet At The Turn Of The Century

Posted 04.04.2013 | Home

On April 4, 1912, China proclaimed a republic in Tibet, a move fiercely contested by Tibetans. The Chinese army had been in Tibet since 1909, when the...

China's Anniversary: The View From Tibet

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LHASA, Tibet �" As I rode in a truck peeling around the curves of a narrow mountain road in southwestern Tibet, wheels squealed as the driver tried ...

Mao Takes Manhattan: Empire State Building Goes Red and Yellow for China

David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Flumenbaum

Wednesday night, the Empire State Building illumined its spire with red and yellow lights in honor of China. While this isn't the first time it's gone red and yellow, it's the first time it's been done for Mao.