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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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China’s quantum leap

By Yu Fei China has made remarkable progress in quantum science and technology over the past year, leaping to a world-leading position in the field of quantum communications. “A major breakthrough”; “an impressive achievement”; “a milestone in the field”…. When a series of Chinese achievements in quantum science and technology …

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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

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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Building a community of a shared future of China and Nepal

BY TING WU Talking about what we have gained from the “Belt and Road Initiative” on behalf of my company, and discussing how we can commit ourselves to the development of Tibet, and to building a community of a shared future of China and Nepal under the guidance of the …

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Hindu extremists lay siege to Taj Mahal

BY ALI KHAN IN a country where politics has turned toxic, leading virtually everything — from festival firecrackers to animal husbandry — to take on a “communal” religious colouring, perhaps it should not be surprising that even one of the world’s most famous monuments has become a target. But that …

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19th CPC National Congress and China-Nepal relations

By Ms Yu Hong China’s achievements in past five years: China is in an important juncture today due to stable and positive economic development. In 2012, the Chinese GDP was 54036.7 billion RMB, which, in 2016, was recorded at 74412.7 billion RMB. GDP of the first half year of 2017 …

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Indian Hybrid warfare’s strategy

BY JASPAL THE India and other adversaries have been successfully operating hybrid warfare techniques to bleed Pakistan. They failed to coerce or frighten Islamabad with their conventional and nuclear weapons mighty arsenals. The India under Modi government has been making alliances and devising new trade routes to Afghanistan and Iran …

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