Third 2018 self-immolation in Chinese rule Tibet reported

December 10, 2018 2:36 pm0 comments
Third 2018 self-immolation in Chinese rule Tibet reported

(TibetanReview.net, Dec10, 2018) – Online reports suggest that there has been a third protest self-immolation this year in Chinese ruled Tibet with the latest one having occurred in Ngaba (or Ngawa, Chinese: Aba) County of Sichuan Province on Dec 8 afternoon. There are no details yet about the protest incident […]

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New discovery pushes back Tibet’s human history to up to 40,000 years ago

December 2, 2018 8:43 am0 comments
New discovery pushes back Tibet’s human history to up to 40,000 years ago

(TibetanReview.net, Dec01, 2018) – Humans had lived on the Tibetan Plateau as much as 40,000 years ago, whereas previous studies suggested that this had happened at most 15,000 years ago, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Nov 30, citing a research team led by the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Their finding, published […]

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Track laying begun for Yarlung Tsangpo cross-river bridge of Sichuan-Tibet Railway

November 30, 2018 12:41 am0 comments
Track laying begun for Yarlung Tsangpo cross-river bridge of Sichuan-Tibet Railway

(TibetanReview.net, Nov29, 2018) – Chinese engineers and labourers are braving the cold and racing against time to expedite the completion of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway, reported atimes.com Nov 27. Dubbed by Beijing as the most challenging railway project in the world, President Xi Jinping had on Oct 10 called for its […]

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Four million passengers at Lhasa airport so far this year

November 28, 2018 12:07 am0 comments
Four million passengers at Lhasa airport so far this year

(TibetanReview.net, Nov27, 2018) – The Gonggar Airport, which serves Tibet’s capital Lhasa, had received a record four million passengers so far this year, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Nov 26, citing the local aviation authorities. Before that, passenger volume at the largest airport in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) exceeded […]

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Landslide-lake in Tibet, discharged through man-made channel, topple at least 8000 houses in Yunnan Province

November 18, 2018 1:55 am0 comments
Landslide-lake in Tibet, discharged through man-made channel, topple at least 8000 houses in Yunnan Province

(TibetanReview.net, Nov16, 2018) – A bridge in Garze (Tibetan: Karze, or Kande) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, a vital link to Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), was washed away on Nov 14 after water was discharged from a landslide-formed lake on the Jinsha River (Tibetan: Drichu) through a man-made channel, reported China’s official […]

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China unveils a ‘comprehensive Tibetan culture’ museum in Xining

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China unveils a ‘comprehensive Tibetan culture’ museum in Xining

(TibetanReview.net, Nov16, 2018) – China said Nov 15 that its largest Tibetan medicine-themed museum had been expanded into a comprehensive museum that displays all aspects of Tibetan culture with the unveiling on Nov 9 of the second phase of the Qinghai Tibetan Culture Museum. The construction on the 30,000-square-metre complex […]

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