China says newly-bred yak will improve meat production

July 2, 2019 1:54 am0 comments
China says newly-bred yak will improve meat production

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’19) – Demand for meat has seen dramatic rise in China in recent decades as a result of the country’s phenomenal economic growth which has seen many hundreds of millions of people lifted out of poverty. And as supplies of pork, the country’s main high nutrition diet, have been […]

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Temperature in Tibet reported to be highest since 1981 start of recordkeeping

June 28, 2019 12:29 am0 comments
Temperature in Tibet reported to be highest since 1981 start of recordkeeping

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’19) – In the backdrop of continuing increase since data began to be collected in 1981, temperature in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, as well as in some other places, was the highest thus far on Jun 24, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jun 25. The reading in Lhasa on […]

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China’s Panchen made head of Tibet Buddhist gov’t body

June 26, 2019 12:21 pm0 comments
China’s Panchen made head of Tibet Buddhist gov’t body

(TibetanReview.net, Jun25’19) – China has decorated the replacement 11th Panchen Lama it appointed back in 1995 in place of the one recognized by the Dalai Lama with a third title: the president of the Tibet Autonomous Regional Branch of the Buddhist Association of China. Gyaltsen Norbu, 29, is already a […]

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African swine outbreak reported in Qinghai

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African swine outbreak reported in Qinghai

(TibetanReview.net, Jun24’19) – China said Jun 21 that there was a new case of African swine fever in a district in Qinghai Province that was the birthplace of the current Dalai Lama. The outbreak occurred in a village in Shihuiyao County of Pingan (Tibetan: Tsongkhakhar) District, Haidong (Tsoshar) City, reported […]

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China says so-called separatism in Tibet is gang crime

June 19, 2019 10:27 pm0 comments
China says so-called separatism in Tibet is gang crime

(TibetanReview.net, Jun19’19) – China said Jun 18 that had intensified its crackdown on gang crimes in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) as it entered a key year in its strictest national campaign. And it explained that in the case of Tibet, such crimes were usually related to what it called separatist […]

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China said to have resumed expulsions, demolitions at sprawling Tibetan monastic centre

June 8, 2019 10:32 pm0 comments
China said to have resumed expulsions, demolitions at sprawling Tibetan monastic centre

(TibetanReview.net, Jun08’19) – Chinese authorities have been expelling monks and nuns from a sprawling monastic study complex in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) County of Karze (Ganzi) Prefecture in Sichuan Province over the past one month or so, with the move still underway, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Jun 7. The […]

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New push against Dalai Lama pictures in Tibet ahead of his 84th birthday

May 31, 2019 12:43 am0 comments
New push against Dalai Lama pictures in Tibet ahead of his 84th birthday

(TibetanReview.net, May30’19) – Ahead of celebrations marking his 84th birthday, Chinese authorities have Launched a new push to enforce its ban on pictures of the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, even in remote nomadic locations with little or no routine Chinese presence in Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture of Sichuan […]

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Top Chinese leader underlines separatism curb during Tibetan prefecture visit

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Top Chinese leader underlines separatism curb during Tibetan prefecture visit

(TibetanReview.net, May30’19) – As authorities launched a renewed push to strengthen a ban on pictures of the Dalai Lama in Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture of Sichuan Province ahead of the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader’s 84th birthday, visiting top Chinese leader Wang Yang has “underlined efforts to curb separatists, maintain normal […]

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Sichuan-Tibet Railway’s Chamdo work beginning next month

May 22, 2019 8:47 pm0 comments
Sichuan-Tibet Railway’s Chamdo work beginning next month

(TibetanReview.net, May22’19) – Work on the Tibet section of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway, China’s second railway link to the region, is proceeding at a fast pace with work on the Chamdo section expected to begin next month, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn May 22. Described as the world’s most geographically challenging railway […]

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Tibetan prefecture orders schools to switch to Chinese medium this fall

May 19, 2019 11:05 pm0 comments
Tibetan prefecture orders schools to switch to Chinese medium this fall

(TibetanReview.net, May18’19) – In a further tightening of China’s so-called bilingual teaching programme, authorities in Golog (Chinese: Guoluo) Prefecture of Qinghai Province have ordered schools to stop teaching all subjects in Tibetan except the Tibetan language in first grade classes, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org May 16, citing official […]

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