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Panchen Lama completes Buddhist activities in Tibet

LHASA, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) — The 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu returned to Beijing on Tuesday after three months of Buddhist activities in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region where he visited Buddhist sites and conducted rituals. During the three months, the Panchen Lama visited several monasteries, held Buddhist activities …

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Norbu Tenzin, Tibet’s master of tsampa

LHASA, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) — In Xigaze, the hometown of highland barley in southern Tibet, southwest China, Norbu Tenzin has been widely known as the master of tsampa. Each year, the watermill he runs in Guire Village of Gadong Township, Bainang County generates a revenue of more than 40 million …

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Courts in Tibet use new technologies to better serve farmers, herders

LHASA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — Courts in northwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region have started using new technologies such as voice recognition and big data to offer better services for people living in remote areas. Statistics show that 80 percent of cases handled in primary courts in Tibet involve farmers and …

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Beidou navigation system serves Tibet

LHASA, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) — Beidou, a domestically engineered satellite navigation system of China, started to serve its second largest provincial region of Tibet on Monday. A Beidou-supported information platform made a debut in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region. It is expected to provide services in disaster alert and …

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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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