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Accross the Himalayas

Chinese delegation informs Mongolians on Tibet’s development

ULAN BATOR, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) — A visiting Tibetan cultural exchange delegation dispatched by China’s State Council Information Office has reported on the latest economic and social development of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region and China’s policies to protect traditional Tibetan culture. It has informed Mongolian officials, representatives of the Tibetan …

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Chinese delegation introduces Tibet’s development in Japan

TOKYO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) — A Tibetan cultural exchange delegation dispatched by China’s State Council Information Office has informed Japanese lawmakers, press and religious groups about the latest development of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. During the visit that kicked off on Wednesday, the delegation held seminars with Japanese lawmakers, religious …

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A taste of Tibet’s pioneering spirit

LHASA, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) — SichoDorje couldn’t be more familiar with the taste of air-dried yak meat. For generations, Tibetan herders without refrigerators had yak meat air-dried in winter, sometimes stored it in sheds made of cow dung, and ate it with Tsampa, the roasted barley flour, and buttered tea …

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Tibet holds tourism, culture expo

LHASA, Sept. 11, 2018 (Xinhua) — Foreigners visit the Fourth China Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 10, 2018. (Xinhua/Chogo) (zwx)LHASA, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) — The fourth tourism and culture expo kicks off in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region …

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Top political advisor stresses poverty relief, religious work in Tibet

LHASA, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) — China’s top political advisor Wang Yang has called for more efforts in poverty relief and religious work to ensure prosperity, development and lasting stability in Tibet Autonomous Region. Wang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the …

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Ancient tombs provide clues to mysterious civilization in Tibet

LHASA, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) — Chinese archaeologists have excavated more than 20 tombs thought to be around 2,000 years old in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The excavation, an important part of ongoing joint field explorations in Ngari Prefecture, was launched by Sichuan University in early July. According to Huo …

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China Focus: Archaeologists explore prehistoric ruins at west Tibet

LHASA, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) — A group of archaeologists are leading field explorations of prehistoric ruins in the high-altitude region of sparsely populated west Tibet. Over 30 specialists from Tibet and other provinces are leading the field trips in Ngari Prefecture, located 4,500 meters above sea level in the west …

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Tibet sets up tech incubator

LHASA, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) — A tech incubator was officially open on Wednesday in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The incubator, invested by Lhasa Science and Technology Bureau, covers 16,000 square meters, with an investment of 16.2 million yuan (about 2.35 million U.S. dollars), the bureau said. …

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Tibet border town sees trade boom

LHASA, July 31 (Xinhua) — Gyirong, a township in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region near the border with Nepal, has seen booming trade. From January to June, about 75,332 tonnes of cargo cleared the port, up 32.8 percent year on year, said Liu Jian, deputy chief of the Gyirong port …

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