China to establish five national parks in ‘Tibet’

March 14, 2019 12:11 am0 comments
China to establish five national parks in ‘Tibet’

(TibetanReview.net, Mar13’19) – China says it will build five Third Pole National Parks in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) to reinforce its claim as environment protector and to boost ecotourism. Plans for these parks are still in a preparatory phase, so most details, including the size of all but one of […]

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Dzamthang Tibetans under clampdown ahead of 60th Tibet uprising anniversary

March 10, 2019 12:55 am0 comments
Dzamthang Tibetans under clampdown ahead of 60th Tibet uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Mar09’19) – In yet another report about tightening of restrictions ahead of the 60th Tibetan national uprising anniversary on Mar 10 across the Tibetan Plateau region, Chinese authorities in Dzamthang (Chinese: Rangtang) County of Ngaba (Aba) Prefecture, Sichuan Province, have launched a new clampdown. It was launched at the […]

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Tightened security measure in Sichuan, Gansu restrict Tibetans ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

March 9, 2019 12:32 am0 comments
Tightened security measure in Sichuan, Gansu restrict Tibetans ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Mar08’19) – China is reported to have tightened security measures in different parts of Tibet to preempt possible protests around the 60th anniversary on Mar 10 of the Tibetan National Uprising Day. The Tibetan Service of rfa.org Mar 6 referred to measures enhanced in Tibetan regions of Sichuan and […]

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Tibetan visitors to Lhasa face severe scrutiny ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

March 7, 2019 11:10 am0 comments
Tibetan visitors to Lhasa face severe scrutiny ahead of 60th uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Mar06’19) – Tibetan pilgrims from Kham and Amdo in what are now parts of Sichuan, Yunnan, Gansu and Qinghai provinces are still being allowed to visit Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) where China has greatly tightened security measures ahead of the 60th Tibetan National Uprising Day on Mar 10. However, […]

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Snowstorms affect 120,000 people, over 1 million livestock in Qinghai

March 5, 2019 3:42 am0 comments
Snowstorms affect 120,000 people, over 1 million livestock in Qinghai

(TibetanReview.net, Mar04’19) – There has been a significant rise in the number of people and animals affected by continuing snowstorm since Dec 28 in Yushu (Tibetan: Yulshul) Prefecture of Qinghai Province with corresponding rise in economic losses, according to China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 2. The report said some […]

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New textbook teaches patriotism with sinicized Tibetan history, culture

February 24, 2019 1:41 am0 comments
New textbook teaches patriotism with sinicized Tibetan history, culture

(TibetanReview.net, Feb23’19) – A new textbook has been introduced for primary and middle schools in Gyangze County of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) designed to teach Tibetan students patriotism through a Sinicized version of Tibet’s history and culture. Beside, the county is the first in the TAR to introduce a textbook […]

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