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Tibet to further open up

LHASA, June 14 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will further open itself up and intensify international exchanges and cooperation, chairman of the regional government Qizhala said. While delivering a keynote speech at the 2019 Forum on the Development of Tibet, Qizhala said the region will pursue international cooperation …

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202 projects signed to help lift Tibet out of poverty

LHASA, June 17 (Xinhua) — A total of 202 projects aimed at helping lift southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region out of poverty were signed Monday at a poverty alleviation meeting. The projects, with an estimated investment of 21.5 billion yuan (about 3.1 billion U.S. dollars), cover a wide range of …

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China’s power use up 4.9 pct from Jan. to May

BEIJING, June 17 (Xinhua) — China’s electricity consumption, a key barometer of economic activity, expanded slower in the first five months this year, the country’s top economic planner said Monday. The country’s total power use reached 2.8 trillion kilowatt hours from January to May 2019, up 4.9 percent year on …

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Pandas first settle down in China’s plateau city

XINING, June 3 (Xinhua) — Two pandas arrived at Caojiapu Airport in Xining, capital of northwest China’s Qinghai Province, Monday, becoming the first pandas to settle down in the plateau city. The two pandas, named Hexing and Shuangxin, were from the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. After their …

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White-lipped deer spotted in NW China

LANZHOU, May 29 (Xinhua) — Infrared cameras in a nature reserve in northwest China have captured images of over 100 white-lipped deer, a protected animal species in China. According to camera tapes collected by Gansu Qilianshan National Nature Reserve from October last year to April this year, groups of white-lipped …

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Power consumption reveals China’s economic vitality

BEIJING, May 26 (Xinhua) — As a key barometer of economic activity, China’s power consumption rose 5.8 percent year on year in April, reflecting a flourishing development of new economic drivers and consumption upgrading. Total power use reached 553.4 billion kilowatt hours in April. The increase of power consumption on …

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Sweet business on Tibet plateau

LHASA, May 26 (Xinhua) — About 30 km west of Nyingchi, a city in Tibet Autonomous Region, is a strawberry greenhouse base. From the field to the shelf, it only takes half an hour for the fresh and perfect-looking strawberries to enter the homes of those who live on the …

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New species of orchid discovered in Tibet

KUNMING, May 18 (Xinhua) — Researchers have discovered a new species of orchid in southwestern China’s Tibet Autonomous Region and the finding has been published on a scientific journal. Li Jianwu, senior engineer of the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and one of the authors …

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China hopes U.S. ambassador will better understand Tibet through visit

BEIJING, May 20 (Xinhua) — China hopes the U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad will have a deeper understanding of Tibet Autonomous Region through his visit, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang said Monday. “We welcome Ambassador Branstad to visit Tibet and hope he will have a first-hand understanding of economic …

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