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Why is China-Russia-India strategic triangle not viable now?

By Zhang Yi According to Indian media, China has turned down a Russian proposal to bring defense ministers of India, Russia and China together on one platform which was scheduled to take place later this month. Source media reports claimed that Beijing took this decision keeping the sensitivities of Pakistan …

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Book on Nepal releases in Beijing

By Ajaya Aloukik in Beijing A book about Nepal entitled “Word on the Scenery-Nepal” was released amidst a function in Beijing on Saturday, 16 April. The book is a pictorial diary of writer Luo Yi Ding, who visited Nepal in 2012. Writer and artist Luo said that the book is …

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Tibet’s airport now able to accommodate large planes overnight

LHASA, April 12 (Xinhua) — Konggar Airport in Tibet, one of the highest-altitude airports in China, was able to accommodate a Tibet Airlines wide-body Airbus 330 aircraft overnight for the first time, the airline announced Wednesday. The 3,600-meter-high airport in Lhasa was able to accommodate the plane after the airline’s …

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Tibet experiences another warm winter

LHASA, March 31 (Xinhua) — China’s Tibet Autonomous Region experienced another warm winter in 2017 with the average temperature up 2.1 Celsius degrees compared with previous years, according to the local meteorological authority Friday. From December to February, the average winter temperature in Tibet was 1.8 Celsius degrees below zero, …

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Tibet marks Serfs’ Emancipation Day

LHASA, March 28 (Xinhua) — Officials and thousands of members of the public gathered in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, on Tuesday to celebrate Serfs’ Emancipation Day. “I can proudly say that Tibet is full of vigor like never before. A hundred flowers are in bloom,” said …

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Tibet develops new highland barley breed

LHASA, March 29 (Xinhua) — Scientists in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region have developed a new breed of highland barley that will boost the region’s grain yield. The average output of the new breed, “Dongqing No.18,” can reach 5,550 kg per hectare, 10 percent higher than that of the common …

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China to build new scientific observation station in Tibet

LHASA, March 30 (Xinhua) — The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) will build a new observation station in Tibet, to assist research and monitoring of the ecological system in the southeast of the autonomous region. The station, which will cover 2,600 square meters, is expected to be constructed this October …

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Pakistan Day observed


Javed Ahmed Umrani, Charge d”Affaires (a.i.) of Pakistan hosted a reception on 23 March on the occasion of the Pakistan Day. Vice President Nandakumar Pun was the chief guest at the event. A large number of political leaders, high-ranking government officials, security chiefs, heads of the diplomatic missions, businessmen, journalists …

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Big data center to service companies in Tibet

LHASA, March 27 (Xinhua) — A cloud storage center will be built in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, to service investment and trade between Chinese companies and their counterparts in South Asia. Construction started on the center on Monday, with a total investment of 10.5 billion yuan …

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