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China is converting Tibetan plateau into one big Buddhism theme park

July 12, 2019 8:45 am0 comments
China is converting Tibetan plateau into one big Buddhism theme park

(TibetanReview.net, Jul11’19) – Ten years ago, Tibet’s capital Lhasa was a city of 100,000 Chinese, 50,000 Tibetans and 20,000 sex workers. Now, the population and infrastructure in the city has grown by 500 per cent, reported tribuneindia.com Jul 10, citing two Australian documentary filmmakers after their recent trip to Tibet. […]

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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 to name one of its latest destroyers as Lhasa

May 9, 2019 11:55 pm0 comments
China to name one of its latest destroyers as Lhasa

(TibetanReview.net, May09’19) – Anxious to ensure that its growing naval might reflects its past territorial gains and future ambitions, China has named one of its latest naval destroyers after Tibet’s capital Lhasa and is to name an upcoming acquisition after Taiwan’s capital Taipei, according to a globaltimes.cn report May 6. […]

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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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China prioritizes 5G internet in ‘Tibet’

March 4, 2019 1:23 am0 comments
China prioritizes 5G internet in ‘Tibet’

(TibetanReview.net, Mar03’19) – China said Mar 1 that it had opened its first 5G internet base station in Tibet, located in capital Lhasa, with plans to launch tests to enable the facility to reach people living in the region’s remote farming areas as the next step. China Mobile’s Tibet branch […]

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China names its newest guided-missile destroyer as ‘Lhasa’

February 19, 2019 11:08 am0 comments
China names its newest guided-missile destroyer as ‘Lhasa’

(TibetanReview.net, Feb17’19) – In an apparent move to strengthen its claim over Tibet, which it still struggles to defend as it own “since ancient times”, China has named its newest warship, a 10,000-tonne guided-missile destroyer of the PLA Navy, as ‘Lhasa,’ after the Tibetan capital. Other names proposed for it […]

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China dealt with 25 ‘separatism’, ‘national security’ cases in Tibet in 2018

February 13, 2019 5:26 am0 comments
China dealt with 25 ‘separatism’, ‘national security’ cases in Tibet in 2018

(TibetanReview.net, Feb12’19) – China said Feb 10 that its local government in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) dealt with 25 cases involving inciting separatism or financial crimes which jeopardized national security in 2018. The official globaltimes.cn media website, which reported it, did not give details about any of those cases. That […]

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Lhasa claimed to be free of poverty

January 9, 2019 4:15 am0 comments
Lhasa claimed to be free of poverty

(TibetanReview.net, Jan08’19) – Given China’s national goal – set in 2015 and reaffirmed last year – of eliminating poverty by 2020 to create a moderately prosperous society, the city government of Tibet’s capital Lhasa has claimed to have achieved that target last year. The city government announced Jan 7 that […]

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Four million passengers at Lhasa airport so far this year

November 28, 2018 12:07 am0 comments
Four million passengers at Lhasa airport so far this year

(TibetanReview.net, Nov27, 2018) – The Gonggar Airport, which serves Tibet’s capital Lhasa, had received a record four million passengers so far this year, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Nov 26, citing the local aviation authorities. Before that, passenger volume at the largest airport in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) exceeded […]

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Boasting a record 31.025 visitors, China promotes winter Tibet tour with free Potala entry etc

November 9, 2018 11:16 pm0 comments
Boasting a record 31.025 visitors, China promotes winter Tibet tour with free Potala entry etc

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09, 2018) – In order to promote winter tourism, China has begun offering free entry to the Potala palace, the historical winter palace of the Dalai Lamas, for tourists from Nov 1 to Mar 15 next year. As in past several years, numerous other attractive concessions are also being […]

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