Tourist arrivals in ‘Tibet’ till June nearly three times its population

August 9, 2017 10:49 pm0 comments
Tourist arrivals in ‘Tibet’ till June nearly three times its population

(TibetanReview.net, Aug09, 2017) – More than 8.6 million Chinese and other foreign tourists visited the Tibet Autonomous Region in the first half of this year, up 25 percent year-on-year and nearly three times the region’s population, according to China’s official Xinhua news agency Aug 8. The report cited a regional […]

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China detains, beats Tibetan man for contact with pro-Dalai Lama relative in exile

August 7, 2017 11:33 pm0 comments
China detains, beats Tibetan man for contact with pro-Dalai Lama relative in exile

(TibetanReview.net, Aug06, 2017) – Chinese police in Dragyab (Chinese: Chaya) County of Chamdo (Changdu) Prefecture, Tibet, have detained and severely beaten last month a Tibetan man for alleged contact with a relative living in exile claimed to collaborate with the ‘Dalai Clique’, reported the Tibetan Service of Radio Free Asia […]

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Western development projects severely threaten Tibet’s black-necked cranes

August 3, 2017 11:58 pm0 comments
Western development projects severely threaten Tibet’s black-necked cranes

(TibetanReview.net, Aug03, 2017) – Mineral exploitation, infrastructure development and changes in agricultural practices are severely threatening the survival of the black-necked crane, the world’s least-studied crane species that is endemic to the Tibetan Plateau, and other endangered wild lives, reported the IANS news service Aug 2, citing a new international […]

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After heaping praises and awards on it, China notifies famed Lhasa school for the blind for shutdown

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After heaping praises and awards on it, China notifies famed Lhasa school for the blind for shutdown

(TibetanReview.net, Aug03, 2017) – A famous school for the blind in Tibet that has been widely reported on, including in the Chinese government media, is threatened with closure, with no official explanation, after operating for 19 years, reported the German news agency DPA Aug 2, citing a co-founder of the […]

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China opens new expressway in Qinghai running on permafrost

August 2, 2017 10:15 pm0 comments
China opens new expressway in Qinghai running on permafrost

(TibetanReview.net, Aug02, 2017) – China opened on Aug 1 an expressway connecting two counties in Qinghai Province, with more than a third of it built on permafrost, reported the country’s official Xinhua news agency Aug 1. The report said the 634.8-km expressway section, connecting Gonghe (Tibetan: Chabcha) County in Hainan […]

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China’s 11th Panchen Lama now visiting Lhasa

August 1, 2017 11:15 pm0 comments
China’s 11th Panchen Lama now visiting Lhasa

(TibetanReview.net, Aug01, 2017) – After being in Qinghai from Jul 14 to 24, Gyaincain Norbu, the so-called 11th Panchen Lama appointed by China to replace the one rendered disappeared in 1995 for having been recognized by the Dalai Lama, is visiting Tibet Autonomous Region, according to China’s official Xinhua news […]

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