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Ngari discovery stated to be first prehistoric cave site confirmed on Tibetan Plateau

January 5, 2019 7:55 am0 comments
Ngari discovery stated to be first prehistoric cave site confirmed on Tibetan Plateau

(TibetanReview.net, Jan04’19) – A cave dwelling containing delicate stone tools and pottery shards believed to be at least 4,000 years old was unearthed in Ngari Prefecture in the westernmost part of Tibet, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan 3. The report said the site, named as the Melong Tagphug […]

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Tourism surging in western Tibet’s once remote Ngari region

September 10, 2018 12:52 am0 comments
Tourism surging in western Tibet’s once remote Ngari region

(TibetanReview.net, Sep08, 2018) – The once remote western Tibet’s region of Ngari is remote no more, for not only have Chinese immigrants flooded it to make it their home in large numbers but it has also become a major tourist attraction following China’s development of significant transport and tourist infrastructure […]

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Over 60 millennia-old artifacts unearthed in western Tibet

August 12, 2018 12:30 am0 comments
Over 60 millennia-old artifacts unearthed in western Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug11, 2018) – Chinese archaeologists have unearthed more than 60 artifacts thought to be around 2,000 years old in ancient tombs in Ngari Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Aug 10, citing local authorities. The report said the artifacts were found at two tomb […]

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China’s new archaeological excavation in Ngari largest in Tibet so far

August 5, 2018 10:45 am0 comments
China’s new archaeological excavation in Ngari largest in Tibet so far

(TibetanReview.net, Aug04, 2018) – Archaeologists from across China are undertaking a joint project in the Tibet Autonomous Region’s Ngari Prefecture in the largest excavation operation of its kind in the region thus far, reported the official globaltimes.cn Aug 2. The project, started in early July and expected to last two […]

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China to build three more airports in Tibet

June 11, 2018 1:34 am0 comments
China to build three more airports in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jun10, 2018) – China says it will start building in 2019 three more civil airports in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), bringing the total there to eight. The purpose was stated to be to promote tourism and economic growth. The airports will be in Shannan (Tibetan: Lhokha), Xigaze (Shigatse) and […]

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3500-year-old tombs excavated in western Tibet

April 11, 2018 11:32 pm0 comments
3500-year-old tombs excavated in western Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr11, 2018) – Archaeologists in Chinese ruled Tibet have announced Apr 9 that they have excavated tombs dating back some 3,500 years in the territory’s remote western region of Ali (Tibetan: Ngari). A total of nine tombs were found at ruins 10 km from the county seat of Zanda […]

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China sends stability group to Tibetan territory bordering India

March 7, 2018 11:53 pm0 comments
China sends stability group to Tibetan territory bordering India

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07, 2018) – China said Mar 5 that it had sent a stability maintenance supervision group to remote western Tibet’s Ngari prefecture to investigate the security situation and emergency preparedness with regard to stability within the area and in the context of its border with India. Ngari is a […]

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