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Tibet sees fast growth in online retail sales

LHASA, July 10 (Xinhua) — The volume of online retail sales in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region grew by 29.22 percent year on year in 2017, the regional commerce department said on Tuesday. Online retail sales totalled 2.28 billion yuan (about 345 million U.S. dollars) last year, the department said. …

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Tibet trains over 300 Thangka painters

LHASA, July 14 (Xinhua) — An academy in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has trained more than 300 painters of Thangka, a traditional Tibetan Buddhist art form. Since 2012, Tibet Thangka Painting Academy in Lhasa has trained students from low-income families free of charge to help preserve the cultural heritage. …

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An Indian pilgrim’s journey in Tibet

LHASA, July 5 (Xinhua) — Anuj Gupta was one of the first Indian pilgrims to travel to this sacred mountain and lake for this year’s annual pilgrimage in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. Donning sports clothes and a windbreaker to keep him warm in the severe high-altitude weather, Gupta arrived …

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13 Tibetan language software programs launched in Tibet

LHASA, July 6 (Xinhua) — Thirteen Tibetan-Chinese translation and Tibetan language input software programs were launched Friday in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, to promote the modernization of Tibetan language processing, the developer said. China Ethnic Languages Translation Bureau (CELTB) said the programs include a Tibetan to Chinese and …

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Tibet’s bottled water output rises

LHASA, July 9 (Xinhua) — Productions of bottled drinking water in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has increased steadily, local authorities said. Last year, 800,000 tonnes of water was bottled, up 30 percent year on year, but well short of the target of 1 million tonnes, according to the regional …

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China’s success has lessons for the world

BY DANIEL HYATT It’s been 40 years since China decided to open up and show the world that the approach to national development is not singular. During second half of the last century when the West was busy in its ideological war on socialism, China was quietly taking strides toward …

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RSS media campaigning for 2019 election

BY ROSHAN THE Economic Times’ in its June 18, 2018 publication has revealed that RSS and BJP start firming up 2019 election strategy. The newspaper disclosed that the top leadership of RSS and BJP has started a campaign for paving the ground for re-election of BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha …

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Women safety in India

BY KIRAN SHAH THE latest report from Thomson Reuters Foundation has revealed that India tops the list of countries most unsafe for women. In the global netizen’s domain, New Delhi has already become the rape capital of the world. According to Thomson Reuters Foundation, “The world’s second most populous nation, …

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China stands for WTO as US shuns it

BY KERRY BROWN The Chinese government issued a white paper from the State Council on China and the World Trade Organization (WTO) at the end of June. This is the first time that it has produced such a document. It comes at a time when the global trading order is …

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