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First direct flights link Tibet, Inner Mongolia

HOHHOT, April 15 (Xinhua) –– North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on Monday launched its first direct flight to Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China. The first flight on the route took off from Hohhot Baita International Airport at 7:45 a.m. and will have a stop-over in Xi’an, capital of …

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Tibet completes census on local operas

LHASA, April 12 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has completed a census report on local operas, according to the regional ethnic art research institute. The local operas of Tibet were divided into six categories — Sharpamani opera, Pargon opera, Qamdo Tibetan opera, Moinba opera, blue mask Tibetan opera …

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Tracklayer witnesses transportation expand in Tibet

LHASA, April 6 (Xinhua) — Braving freezing snow and wind, Wang Quanquan inspects a railway construction site in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, and takes pictures of workers laying the tracks. Such an inspection is a routine repeated two or three times a day. Wang works for China Railway 11 …

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Tibet Airlines opens first intercontinental route

JINAN, April 8 (Xinhua) –– Tibet Airlines on Monday launched its first intercontinental air route linking Jinan, capital of east China’s Shandong Province, and Finnish capital Helsinki. The first flight on the route took off from Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport on Monday afternoon, which also marked the opening of the …

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Tibet marks 60th anniversary of democratic reform

LHASA, March 28 (Xinhua) — Representatives from various ethnic groups and walks of life gathered in the Potala Palace square in Lhasa Thursday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. Tibet has made historic achievements and undergone tremendous changes since the democratic reform that …

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Xi Jinping and Tibet’s development

LHASA, March 28 (Xinhua) — China commemorated the 60th anniversary of democratic reform in Tibet Thursday, celebrating the region’s fast economic growth, stable society, favorable natural environment and progress in other sectors. Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the CPC Central Committee with Comrade …

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Eco-safety barrier firmed up in Tibet

LHASA, March 28 (Xinhua) — Tibet Autonomous Region has made headway in the effort to build up the eco-safety barrier. Amid the campaign to step up ecological conservation and environmental protection in the past five years, Tibet invested 1.17 billion yuan (about 174 million U.S. dollars), rehabilitating 320,000 hectares of …

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Peach blossom festival opens in Tibet

LHASA, March 29 (Xinhua) — An annual peach blossom festival kicked off in the city of Nyingchi, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on Friday, attracting visitors from home and abroad. Besides admiring the peach blossoms, a variety of activities including music and dance performances, folk costumes and ethnic custom exhibitions …

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Tibet experiences coldest winter in 19 years

LHASA, March 11 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has just experienced its coldest winter in 19 years, with seasonal average precipitation hitting record nearly four-decade highs, according to local climate authorities. Data from this year’s Winter Climate Bulletin of Tibet show that the average temperature of Tibet between …

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Industrial projects help 210,000 shake off poverty in Tibet

LHASA, March 12 (Xinhua) — A total of 210,000 people have been lifted out of poverty through industrial development projects in the past three years in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The regional poverty alleviation and development office said from 2016 to 2018 Tibet has poured nearly 29 billion yuan …

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