Post Tagged with: "Shigatse"

Over 2100 evacuated after 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Tibet, no casualties reported

December 25, 2018 2:17 am0 comments
Over 2100 evacuated after 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Tibet, no casualties reported

(TibetanReview.net, Dec24, 2018) – China said Dec 24 that more than 2,100 people had been evacuated after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Xaitongmoin (Tibetan: Zhe-thongmon) County in the city of Xigaze (Tibetan: Shigatse) in southern Tibet Autonomous Region. There were no casualties, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Dec 24. Investigators were […]

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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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China building its largest photovoltaic industrial park in Shigatse, with a township for 2,000

May 13, 2018 2:22 am0 comments
China building its largest photovoltaic industrial park in Shigatse, with a township for 2,000

(TibetanReview.net, May12, 2018) – China said Mar 10 that it had begun building its largest photovoltaic industrial park in Samdrubze district of Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region, with a related project expected to house 2,000 families from poverty-stricken areas. The power from the solar project will be exported to neighbouring countries […]

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China announces huge business subsidies, 120,000 residents for new Shigatse development zone

May 6, 2018 4:18 am0 comments
China announces huge business subsidies, 120,000 residents for new Shigatse development zone

(TibetanReview.net, May05, 2018) – After being made a city, the erstwhile prefecture of Shigatse in the Tibet autonomous region has announced multimillion yuan subsidies to attract businesses and industries and expects to accommodate up to 120,000 residents, obviously from China, in a new urban zone, according to China’s official China […]

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China kicks out Tibetan villagers to make way for new airport with little compensation, no alterative livelihood

April 20, 2018 7:23 am0 comments
China kicks out Tibetan villagers to make way for new airport with little compensation, no alterative livelihood

(TibetanReview.net, Apr19, 2018) – “We will never allow one inch of land in Tibet to be separated from China; we will not see one poor person to be left behind; and we will never develop the economy at the expense of the environment,” Wu Yingjie, Party chief of the Tibet […]

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