Tibet: China's Treasure Basket

Tibet: China's Treasure Basket

(August 10, 2007) Beyond creating an Olympic spectacle, China has been busy hunting down natural resources in Tibet. A new train route, touted as a tourist boon, is strategically positioned to support mineral extraction. As a massive protest of Tibetan activists takes place in India, an untouched wilderness and its people are slowly being transformed.

SOURCES: CCTV and Asia Today, China; Alalam, Iran; Al Jazeera English, Qatar; KCSF, U.S.

Tibet: China's Treasure Basket

(August 10, 2007) Beyond creating an Olympic spectacle, China has been busy hunting down natural resources in Tibet. A new train route, touted as a tourist boon, is strategically positioned to support mineral extraction. As a massive protest of Tibetan activists takes place in India, an untouched wilderness and its people are slowly being transformed.

SOURCES: CCTV and Asia Today, China; Alalam, Iran; Al Jazeera English, Qatar; KCSF, U.S.

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