China to spend 2.7 billion yuan for Key road projects in Qinghai

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(TibetanReview.net, Dec 4, 2008) — The central government of China is to allocate 2.7 billion yuan for key road projects in Qinghai province to support road construction in the Qinghai-Tibet region, reported China’s official China Daily newspaper Dec 4, citing the country’s Ministry of Transportation. It said the fund will […]

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Pipeline proposed to bring gas to Lhasa from Qinghai

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(TibetanReview.net, Dec 2, 2008) — With its plan to exploit oil and gas reserves in the Tibet Autonomous Region having hit a snag, China’s state-run energy giant CNPC now wants to build a pipeline to transport gas to the region from Qinghai, reported Energy Tribune (TX, US) Dec 1. It […]

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Tibet logistics centre to exploit railway’s potential

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(TibetanReview.net, Nov 30, 2008)—In order to further exploit the potential of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, China is to complete the building of its biggest logistics centre in the Tibet Autonomous Region by Jun 30, 2009, reported China’s online Tibet news service eng.Tibet.cn Nov 27. The building of the almost 1.5 billion […]

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Over 1,000 Mar’08 Lhasa ‘rioters’ claimed released

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(TibetanReview.net, Nov 27, 2008) — China claimed to have released more than 1,000 people allegedly involved in the Mar 14 riot in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, without explaining why, when and how and under what conditions. “Most of the released rioters had turned themselves in right after the riot,” China’s official […]

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China strengthens Everest base camp police

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(TibetanReview.net, Nov 26) — China’s border police have significantly beefed up their strength presence at the base of Mount Everest, including with the upgrading of a police post to a full police station, reported AP news service Nov 25, citing a Tibet Daily web site report Nov 25. The new […]

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Security tightened as March protesters sentenced in Xiahe

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(TibetanReview.net, Nov 25) — Chinese paramilitary police with riot shields and batons abruptly took up posts on Nov 24 on the main street of Xiahe (Tibetan: Sangchu) County in Gansu Province, disrupting the bustle of Buddhist pilgrims as a local court sentenced a group of Tibetans for taking part in […]

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China jails Tibetan octogenarian whose whereabouts is unknown

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(TibetanReview.net, Nov 20) — Paljor Norbu, an 81-year-old man, was detained by the Chinese People’s Armed Police on Oct 31 in Lhasa, reported the International Campaign for Tibet, Washington, DC, Nov 17. The owner of a family printing business in the Bharkor, which has printed and published Buddhist texts for […]

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18 dead, 29 injured in Nagchu traffic accident

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(TibetanReview.net, Nov 19) — Eighteen people were killed and another 29 injured, including 17 seriously, when a bus carrying 47 people onboard ran off the road and plunged into a valley on its way from Pachen county to its prefectural capital Nagqu Town at around 8:50 am on Nov 14, […]

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Xietongmen mine awaiting final clearance from Beijing

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(TibetanReview.net, Nov 14) — Continental Minerals is awaiting final approval from Beijing – having submitted final paperwork, including a reclamation plan – to begin mining copper and gold from Xietongmen mine near Tibet’s capital Lhasa, reported Reuters Nov 12. The company will use the Qinghai-Tibet Railway to ship ores to […]

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Lhasa airport begins night service

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(TibetanReview.net, Nov 14) — The Lhasa Gonggar Airport, located in Gongkar county of Lhokha (Chinese: Shannan) Prefecture, became the latest regional airport in the PRC on Nov 12 to have night flight service, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Nov 12. It said an Airbus A319 belonging to Air China […]

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