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The argument found there may easily be epitomized: these sequences of consonants are not initial clusters because the Lhasa language does not have initial clusters; conversely, the Lhasa language does not have initial clusters because these sequences are not initial clusters.
While the new Lhasa has skyscrapers and large rectangular buildings that could be from any other Chinese city, the old part is a little more disorganised without any modern architecture.
The Himalayan hinterland has experienced a boom in domestic tourism thanks to new high-speed train services from Beijing and Shanghai to Lhasa, increased flight schedules and steep discounts following the violent 2008 riots.
The two protesters, who were both from outside the TAR, set themselves on fire in front of the famed Jokhang Temple, a popular pilgrimage destination in the centre of Lhasa.
Not a single Western traveler was seen in Lhasa or near the monastery, but other tourists and worshippers were freely allowed to do their prostration at the entrance or enter the monastery to worship for the 15th day of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, which is a major day for worship.
Despite the announcement that the region was open to foreigners, tour operators in Lhasa said restrictions remained in place and non-Chinese could travel to the region only in tour groups and after obtaining special permits.
The official Xinhua news agency said more than 280 people had turned themselves in for involvement in the Lhasa riots.
The first group of foreign journalists to visit Tibet since the riots arrived in Lhasa yesterday.
The government ramped up efforts to put its own version of the unrest before the international public as information from the Tibetan capital Lhasa and other areas with sizeable Tibetan populations slowed to a trickle.
Memories of Life in Lhasa under Chinese Rule, Thubten Khetsun (author), Matthew Akester (trans.), New York: Columbia University Press.
Hundreds of unarmed demonstrators took to the streets of Lhasa, burning shops, buses and police cars.