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Residents mobilized to protect environment in Tibet

LHASA, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) — Residents of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region have been mobilized for government-paid patrolling jobs to protect the ecosystem on the “roof of the world.” The regional environmental department said on Monday that the government has created 620,000 jobs for forest wardens, patrollers in water source …

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Tibet to build, upgrade over 1,900 public toilets

LHASA, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will build or upgrade more than 1,900 public toilets in the next two years, local authorities said Tuesday. The facilities will be scattered in scenic areas, counties, townships and villages, and built near roads, gas stations and in commercial zones, …

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World learns of the CPC’s successes

By Song Luzheng The Communist Party of China (CPC) in Dialogue with World Political Parties High-level Meeting is being held in Beijing this Thursday to Sunday. The meeting is a truly global affair, with more than 200 parties and political organizations from over 120 countries having registered for the event. …

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Sky burial goes even “greener” in Tibet

LHASA, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) — For centuries, it has been custom in Tibetan culture to leave their dead exposed on mountaintops so that they can be eaten by scavenging birds. The ritual is known as a sky burial and is seen as an environmentally friendly way of parting with the …

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Tibet’s oldest palace under renovation

LHASA, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) — China has allocated a total of 10 million yuan (1.5 million U.S. dollars) to renovate Yumbu Lakhang, which is believed to be the oldest building in Tibet Autonomous Region, local authorities said Monday. According to Champa Tsering, head of the cultural relics bureau in the …

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Number of motor vehicles up 73 pct over past five years in Tibet

LHASA, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) — The number of vehicles in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has rocketed up 73.1 percent over the past five years to 457,000, regional traffic authorities said. Since late 2012, the number of drivers has also increased by 85.5 percent to nearly 420,000, according to figures …

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India-US nexus: impact on CPEC

EVIDENCE suggest that the geopolitical influence Pakistan holds in the South Asian region and its growing economic power via CPEC has by all means become an envious concern in the eyes of international establishment whose players do not want to see a stable Pakistan since it may emerge as a …

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Outlook of Tibet under new era after the 19th NCCPC

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By Our Reporter Nepali journalists and academicians as well as Tibetan journalists and academicians discussed on Nepal-Tibet and China relations under new era after the 19th NCCPC in China. Nepal becoming the member of BRI club, Nepal and China’s wish to construct railway line from Kerung to Kathmandu, upgrading road …

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Why India is lawless ?

By Tavleen Singh In half-made countries like ours, violence lies just below a tenuous facade of order. It is unfortunate that we notice this only when the façade cracks, as happened last week when a mob of ruffians savagely attacked a Swiss couple in Fatehpur Sikri. Or when Muslim cattletraders …

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