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Britain urged to honor its commitments on Tibet

BEIJING, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) — China on Friday urged Britain to live up to its commitments with China on Tibet. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks when asked to comment on a meeting between Lobsang Sangay, the “prime minister” of the “Tibetan government in exile,” and John Bercow, …

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Tibet covered by 88.2 mln hectares of grassland

LHASA, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) — A census of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region shows that 88.2 million hectares of the area is grassland, but over 26 percent of it suffers from degradation. The grassland in the region can produce 77.9 million tonnes of fresh grass each year and can carry …

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Tibet unveils new Tibetan language input software

LHASA, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) — New Tibetan-language input software was released in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on Thursday. The software was developed by a speech and language laboratory at Tibet University. With Tibetan-language speech and handwriting recognition technology, the software provides more convenient and accurate input methods for Tibetans. …

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Latvian photojournalist’s exhibition on Tibet opens in Riga

RIGA, Oct.8 (Xinhua) — A photo exhibition featuring pictures taken by Latvian photojournalist Janis Laizans in Tibet has been unveiled here Friday. The exhibition, named “Seven Days in Tibet”, has a collection of 30 pictures shot by Laizans during his trip to China’s Tibet Autonomous Region in the summer. A …

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Tibet still among world’s best regions in environment

BEIJING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) — An environmental protection project in Tibet is taking shape, and beginning to bring about improvements, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced Wednesday. “Tibet has one of the best quality environments in the world,” said Wang Haizhou, vice chairman of Tibet autonomous regional government. The …

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Tibet receives 21 mln tourists in past 9 months

LHASA, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) — About 21 million Chinese and foreign tourists visited southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region in the first three quarters of 2016, up 20.4 percent year on year, authorities said Tuesday. Tourism revenue during the past nine months increased by 25.9 percent year on year to 28.7 …

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ADB’s loan for education sector

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US $120 million loan and a $500,000 grant to help improve access and quality of secondary education in Nepal. A press release issued by ADB Nepal Office said that the loan is part of a multi-donor program to provide $6.5 billion to …

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Ace Development Bank’s 21st AGM

The 21st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Ace Development Bank Limited chaired by Mr. Rajib Raj Bhandari, director of Ace Development Bank Ltd, was successfully convened on Friday, at Amrit Bhog, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu. The AGM approved bonus share of 20.25%. At the end of Ashad 2073, the total depos its …

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India : The mother of all terrorists

BY SUKHANVER Certainly one would call it illogical to trace some connection between the terrorist attack on Police Training Academy in Quetta and the successful completion of international PACES championship at Ayub stadium Lahore but unfortunately these two events are closely connected. And the whole episode revolves around a single …

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Ang Norbu Sherpa receives “Knight of the Legion of Honour”

On October 26th (Kartik 10, 2073) trekking entrepreneur Mr Ang Norbu Sherpa was conferred with highest French civil distinction “Knight of the Legion of Honour” in recognition of his outstanding contribution in saving lives of the French tourists during the Great Earthquakes of April and May 2015. The Legion d’Honneur, …

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