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Chinese president to address 2018 Boao Forum

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BEIJING, April 3 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday. The forum, scheduled for April 8 to 11 in Boao, a coastal town in …

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Tibet makes progress in poverty battle

LHASA, March 14 (Xinhua) — Herders who live at the foot of Mount Qomolangma are preparing for the coming mountain-climbing season in May. About 7,500 people live in the Zhaxizom Township in Dingri County of Tibet Autonomous Region, at the foot of the world’s highest mountain. Renting tents, as well …

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Tibet designates grain growing areas to ensure output

LHASA, March 16 (Xinhua) — Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China has designated highland barley and wheat plantation areas to improve farming efficiency and ensure grain output. According to the regional agriculture and animal husbandry department, a total of 27,667 ha.in Lhasa, Xigaze and Shannan will start integrated farming from …

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Tibet welcomes 18th listed firm

LHASA, March 20 (Xinhua) — China’s securities regulator has approved the IPO application of a Tibetan securities firm, which will bring the number of listed companies to 18 in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. Registered in the plateau region in 1997, China Lin Securities mainly offers securities transaction and investment …

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Reelection of Xi, Putin worries West

Xi putin

By Our Reporter Xi Jinping in China and Vladimir Putin in Russia were reelected as Presidents with a big margin of votes, sending ripples to the Western world.  The European and the US leaders were so shocked by the reelection of Putin that they had not even greeted him two …

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Tibet makes progress in poverty battle

LHASA, March 14 (Xinhua) — Herders who live at the foot of Mount Qomolangma are preparing for the coming mountain-climbing season in May. About 7,500 people live in the Zhaxizom Township in Dingri County of Tibet Autonomous Region, at the foot of the world’s highest mountain. Renting tents, as well …

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Tibet designates grain growing areas to ensure output

LHASA, March 16 (Xinhua) — Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China has designated highland barley and wheat plantation areas to improve farming efficiency and ensure grain output. According to the regional agriculture and animal husbandry department, a total of 27,667 ha. in Lhasa, Xigaze and Shannan will start integrated farming …

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Tibet publishes rare books of King Gesar epic

LHASA, March 12 (Xinhua) –– Four more books on the Epic of King Gesar have been published, as part of efforts to preserve the 1,000-year-old epic, according to researchers in Tibet Autonomous Region. The Epic of King Gesar has about 200 episodes and is believed to be the one of …

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Tibet intensifies protection of environment

LHASA, March 8 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has invested heavily in protecting its environment over the past five years, the regional government said Thursday. The region has spent a total of 25.4 billion yuan (4 billion U.S. dollars) on eco-compensation to local residents for protecting the plateau’s …

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Highways to reach all townships in Tibet by 2020

LHASA, March 4 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet will strive to make highways reach all townships and administrative villages by 2020 in a bid to boost rural development, said the regional transport authorities. By 2020, all townships which meet necessary conditions and 80 percent of administrative villages would have access …

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