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Chinese paper-making older than previously thought

NANJING, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) — A Chinese archaeologist has announced new findings about an ancient scrap of paper, likely to be evidence of the earliest on record, dating 250 years before Cai Lun invented paper-making technology in China. The piece, about five centimeters long and two centimeters wide, was unearthed …

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Can China overtake US to lead the world?

Discussions were running high on global governance among Western public opinion on the eve of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders meeting in Lima, Peru. Some Western media outlets hold the US is giving up its global leadership following Donald Trump’s election as US president on promises to abolish the …

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Wu Yingjie elected CPC chief of Tibet

LHASA, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) — Wu Yingjie was elected Communist Party of China (CPC) chief of Tibet Autonomous Region at a plenum of the 9th Tibet Committee of the CPC on Friday. LosangJamcan, also chairman of the regional government, and three others were elected deputy secretaries of the CPC Tibet …

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Donald Trump’s victory a surprise gift to the world

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By Our Reporter The unexpected victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential election has shocked the world leaders as he won the election by pushing forward the patriotic slogans like ‘America first’ and building wall on the US-Mexico border. Trump won the election as he received support from the …

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CSC-Nepal delegation leaves for China

A six-member delegation of China Study Center-Nepal led by its Acting Chairman Sundar Nath Bhattarai left for Beijing on Sunday morning. The CSC delegation is on a visit to China at the invitation of China Association for International Friendly Contact (CAIFC), CSC’s counterpart organization in China. The bilateral exchange of …

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US election 2016 result: Trump beats Clinton to take White House

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Donald Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. The Republican nominee’s projected victory came down to a handful of key swing states, despite months of polling that favoured Mrs Clinton. The battlegrounds of Florida, Ohio and North Carolina cleared the way for …

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Britain urged to honor its commitments on Tibet

BEIJING, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) — China on Friday urged Britain to live up to its commitments with China on Tibet. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks when asked to comment on a meeting between Lobsang Sangay, the “prime minister” of the “Tibetan government in exile,” and John Bercow, …

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Tibet covered by 88.2 mln hectares of grassland

LHASA, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) — A census of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region shows that 88.2 million hectares of the area is grassland, but over 26 percent of it suffers from degradation. The grassland in the region can produce 77.9 million tonnes of fresh grass each year and can carry …

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Tibet unveils new Tibetan language input software

LHASA, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) — New Tibetan-language input software was released in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on Thursday. The software was developed by a speech and language laboratory at Tibet University. With Tibetan-language speech and handwriting recognition technology, the software provides more convenient and accurate input methods for Tibetans. …

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Latvian photojournalist’s exhibition on Tibet opens in Riga

RIGA, Oct.8 (Xinhua) — A photo exhibition featuring pictures taken by Latvian photojournalist Janis Laizans in Tibet has been unveiled here Friday. The exhibition, named “Seven Days in Tibet”, has a collection of 30 pictures shot by Laizans during his trip to China’s Tibet Autonomous Region in the summer. A …

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