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Four earthquakes hit two remote areas of Tibet

TibetanReview.net, Jan 23, 2008 Three earthquakes hit a sparsely populated area in Gerze County of Ngari Prefecture in remote western Tibet on Jan 9,...

More Tibetans to be herded into new socialist villages

TibetanReview.net, Jan 23, 2008 Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is to move 52,000 more rural Tibetans into new Socialist Village homes in 2008 under its project...

Two elderly Tashi Lhunpo monks driven to suicide

TibetanReview.net, Jan 23, 2008 Severely victimised, discriminated against and routinely humiliated in other ways, and thereby subjected to all manners of mental torture over many...

Lhasa-Shigatse railway to commence construction Railway link to Nepal plan reiterated

TibetanReview.net, Jan 23, 2008 The Lhasa-Xigaze Section of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway's extension line is expected to start construction this year, said China’s online Tibet news...

TAR expects 5 million tourists as 775 more buses added

TibetanReview.net, Jan 23, 2008 At four million, the number of tourists visiting Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) last year already overwhelmed its local population of 2.8...

800,000 Chinese in Tibet to travel for their Spring Festival

TibetanReview.net, Jan 23, 2008 China expected some 800,000 people to avail the Spring Time (Chinese New Year) passenger transport facility provided by Tibet Autonomous...

Chinese invasion sites in Tibet to be restored as tourist sites

TibetanReview.net, Jan 23 The authorities in Tibet Autonomous Region are to promote “red tourism” by restoring former residences and office buildings of some of...

Beijing-appointed Panchen urges early China-Taiwan reunification

TibetanReview.net, Jan 23 China said 17-year-old Gyaincain Norbu, chosen by it in 1995 as its 11th Panchen Lama over the Dalai Lama recognized Gedun Choekyi...

Resumed Kathmandu-Lhasa bus begins service sans passengers

TibetanReview.net, Jan 23, 2008 The viability of the Lhasa-Kathmandu bus service has again been brought into serious question with Nepal’s state-owned Saajha Yatayat dispatching its...

China releases world’s first Tibetan-language office software

TibetanReview.net, Jan 23, 2008 China said it had released the world's first Tibetan-language office software. "Neo-shine Tibet Office 3.0", jointly developed by China Standard Software...