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Tibet's A-share-listed companies valued at 73.4 bln

LHASA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The ten A-share companies in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region had a total market value of 73.41 billion yuan (about 12.04 billion U.S. dollars) by Nov. 30. The figure is 4.7 percent higher than the region's gross domestic product (GDP) for last year, according to the regional securities regulatory bureau. The companies' total market value at the end of 2012 was 81.65 percent of the region's GDP that year.

Britain an 'old country' for tourists and students: China media

Britain should recognise it is not a big power but "just an old European country apt for travel and study", Chinese state-run media snapped Tuesday as Prime Minister David Cameron visited. "China won't fall for Cameron's 'sincerity'," the headline of the sharply-written editorial in the Global Times newspaper said, after Beijing was outraged by Cameron's meeting with the Dalai Lama last year.

Britain an 'old country' for tourists and students: China media

Britain should recognise it is not a "big" power, but "just an old European country apt for travel and study", Chinese state-run media snapped Tuesday as Prime Minister David Cameron visits. "China won't fall for Cameron's 'sincerity'", the headline of the sharply-written editorial in the Global Times newspaper said, after Beijing was outraged by Cameron's meeting with the Dalai Lama last year.

Britain an 'old country' for tourists and students: China media

Britain should recognise it is not a big power but "just an old European country apt for travel and study", Chinese state-run media snapped Tuesday as Prime Minister David Cameron visits. "China won't fall for Cameron's 'sincerity'," the headline of the sharply-written editorial in the Global Times newspaper said, after Beijing was outraged by Cameron's meeting with the Dalai Lama last year.

UK's Cameron emphasises business in China visit

British Prime Minister David Cameron stressed his country is open to Chinese investment Monday on his first visit to China since meeting the Dalai Lama, keeping human rights to the sidelines. Cameron, whose meeting with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader in 2012 was condemned by Beijing and led to a diplomatic deep-freeze between the two nations, emphasised business ties as he began what embassy officials called the "the largest British trade mission ever to go to China". Cameron also vowed to push for a free-trade agreement between China and the EU.

UK's Cameron emphasises business in China visit

British Prime Minister David Cameron emphasised trade on Monday in his first visit to China since incurring Beijing's wrath for meeting the Dalai Lama. Cameron arrived in the world's second-biggest economy with "the largest British trade mission ever to go to China" in tow, said a statement about the trip from the British embassy. His first official meeting was with Premier Li Keqiang, who made an apparently oblique reference to the patching up of a dispute over Cameron's May 2012 meeting with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, whom Beijing reviles as a separatist.

Cameron heads to China aiming to end Dalai Lama row

British Prime Minister David Cameron heads to China on Sunday aiming to reset relations with Beijing after a row over his decision to meet the Dalai Lama. Cameron's trip is aimed at fostering ties with the new leadership of President Xi Jinping and boosting trade, with more than 100 business people set to accompany him. Human rights groups have urged Cameron to press China on promised reforms. Relations between Britain and China have been frosty since Cameron met Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in May 2012.

Britain's Cameron 'turns page' on Dalai Lama row with China visit

By Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has put a diplomatic rift with China over the Dalai Lama behind it and Prime Minister David Cameron has no plans to meet Tibet's spiritual leader again, a senior source in his office said ahead of a visit by the British leader to Beijing. Instead, Cameron will use a three-day visit to China next week, his first since the Dalai Lama rift, to focus on deepening trade ties with the world's second largest economy, taking with him a delegation of around 100 business people.

China urges India not to complicate border issue

BEIJING, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- China urged India on Saturday to refrain from moves that complicates boundary issues and work with China to create conditions for talks. Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang made the comment when asked about Indian President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to the so-called "Arunachal Pradesh" from Nov. 29 to 30. China's stance on the disputed area on the eastern part of the China-India border is consistent and clear, Qin said.

Tibet's 1st extradosed bridge opened to traffic

LHASA, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The first extradosed bridge in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region opened to traffic on Wednesday amid expectations that it will boost local tourism. The 1.28-km-long Ngaqen Bridge above the Lhasa River in the eastern suburbs of the regional capital Lhasa, has six lanes and a 33-meter-wide roadbed, and is designed to accommodate vehicles at speeds of 60 km per hour. Construction began on the bridge in March 2011. It cost about 370 million yuan (60.3 million U.S. dollars).
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