Emergency response activated as another barrier lake forms in landslide-hit Tibet

October 19, 2018 12:01 am0 comments
Emergency response activated as another barrier lake forms in landslide-hit Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct18, 2018) – More than 6,000 residents have been evacuated as another barrier lake formed in Tibet as a result of landslide, this time on Oct 17 morning near a village in Menling County of Nyingtri (Chinese: Lingzhi) City along the Yarlung Tsangpo river, reported China’s official Xinhua news […]

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China to publish 370-volume Tibetan epic in 2019

October 17, 2018 11:36 pm0 comments
China to publish 370-volume Tibetan epic in 2019

(TibetanReview.net, Oct17, 2018) – China says it will publish the most complete collection yet of the Tibetan epic King Gesar of Ling next year. The Chinese and English versions of the story are also underway, said China’s official Xinhua news agency Oct 16. Compared to other epics, the Tibetan one […]

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China’s Panchen concludes three-month tour of ‘Tibet’

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China’s Panchen concludes three-month tour of ‘Tibet’

(TibetanReview.net, Oct17, 2018) – This has probably been the longest visit by far for the Chinese government-appointed 11th Panchen Lama Gyaltsen Norbu who otherwise lives in Beijing and there have been only few English-language media reports about it. China’s official Xinhua news agency said Oct 16 that the 11th Panchen […]

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Fear grows of second landslide, barrier lake in Tibet’s Chamdo City

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Fear grows of second landslide, barrier lake in Tibet’s Chamdo City

(TibetanReview.net, Oct16, 2018) – Even as dangers from a barrier lake formed by a landslide which blocked the Drichu (Chinese: Yangtze River) tributary of Jinsha River at Bolo Township of Jomda County in Tibet’s Chamdo (Qamdo) City receded following a burst through the blockade, another danger keeps growing, reported China’s […]

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Xi congratulates university for training Tibet cadres on 60th anniversary

October 16, 2018 11:37 pm0 comments
Xi congratulates university for training Tibet cadres on 60th anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Oct16, 2018) – Chinese President Xi Jinping has on Oct 15 congratulated the Xizang Minzu University, or Tibet University for Nationalities, on the 60th anniversary of its founding. Xi urged the university to fully implement the Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and the spirit […]

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Over 24,600 evacuated in Tibet as landslide blocks Jinsha River, a Yangtze tributary

October 14, 2018 5:52 am0 comments
Over 24,600 evacuated in Tibet as landslide blocks Jinsha River, a Yangtze tributary

(TibetanReview.net, Oct13, 2018) – More than 24,600 residents of Tibet’s Chamdo (Chinese: Qamdo or Changdu) City and nearby Tibetan areas in Sichuan Province had been evacuated by 6pm Oct 12 due to fears of flood resulting from a barrier lake formed by a massive landslide which had blocked the Jinsha […]

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