China to implement in Tibet ethnic unity rules cited for crackdown in Xinjiang

January 14, 2020 7:35 am0 comments
China to implement in Tibet ethnic unity rules cited for crackdown in Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Jan13’20) – The local Chinese parliament of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has on Jan 11 passed a set of regulations to “strengthen ethnic unity” and it will take effect on May 1, reported scmp.com Jan 13, citing the regional party mouthpiece Tibet Daily. The report said other neighbouring provinces, […]

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China to further urbanize Tibet, expand its tourism economy

January 12, 2020 7:42 am0 comments
China to further urbanize Tibet, expand its tourism economy

(TibetanReview.net, Jan11’20) – Along with earmarking 8.6 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) to initiate the construction of 26 characteristic towns and introducing foreign investment and social capital for the towns’ development, the local Chinese government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is to greatly expand the region’s tourism income stream this year, […]

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Tibet kept getting warmer, rainier in past four decades

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Tibet kept getting warmer, rainier in past four decades

(TibetanReview.net, Jan11’20) – The Tibetan Plateau had kept growing warmer and rainier over the past nearly four decades since the global warming effect was more significant in that region, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan 10, citing the climate centre of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). The report cited Data […]

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China claims religious repression ensured economic prosperity in Tibet, Xinjiang

January 11, 2020 1:27 am0 comments
China claims religious repression ensured economic prosperity in Tibet, Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Jan10’20) – A stable religious situation in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, ensured by severe crackdown, paved the way for their economic boom and poverty relief, reported China’s official globaltimes.cn Jan 9, citing mainland Chinese experts. The report cited Zhu Weiqun, former head of the […]

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China to build 2000km of rural roads in ‘Tibet’ this year

January 10, 2020 3:43 am0 comments
China to build 2000km of rural roads in ‘Tibet’ this year

(TibetanReview.net, Jan09’20) – China will build 2000 km of rural road in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) this year, reported the official Xinhua news agency Jan 8. All the towns, as well as 80 per cent of the villages, will enjoy convenient transportation by then, the report added. The report noted […]

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Over 30 detained, seven protesters in jail following Nov Chinese crackdown in eastern Tibet

January 8, 2020 7:23 pm0 comments
Over 30 detained, seven protesters in jail following Nov Chinese crackdown in eastern Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jan08’20) – More than 30 Tibetans were detained under harsh conditions for more than 20 days in Sershul (Chinese: Shiqu) County of Kardze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in a general Chinese crackdown after two small protests in a township on Nov 7 and Nov 21, 2019 led to […]

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China to build 30 border towns in Tibet this year

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China to build 30 border towns in Tibet this year

(TibetanReview.net, Jan08’20) – China is to start a pilot scheme this year to construct 30 towns on the border of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) as a part of its pledge to improve the quality of urbanization, reported the official Xinhua news agency Jan 8. The pledge was made by Qizhala, […]

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China to continue focus on building Tibet’s air, road and rail transport for tourism, security

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China to continue focus on building Tibet’s air, road and rail transport for tourism, security

(TibetanReview.net, Jan07’20) – Given its strong emphasis on developing the tourism industry while at the same time strengthening the security networks both internal and external, China is to continue its strong focus on developing air, rail and road transport system in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) this year. The construction on […]

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Lhasa Tibetan children ordered to keep away from religion during winter break

January 7, 2020 2:36 am0 comments
Lhasa Tibetan children ordered to keep away from religion during winter break

(TibetanReview.net, Jan06’20) – Schools in Tibet’s capital Lhasa have reminded their pupils to stay away from religious activities as they broke up for winter vacation this week, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) Jan 5, citing, in particular, an order issued by an elementary school. It said an order […]

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Archaeologists unearth 1000-2000 BC crops in Tibet

December 31, 2019 7:31 am0 comments
Archaeologists unearth 1000-2000 BC crops in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Dec29’19) – People in Tibet farmed land as far back as the Neolithic Age in the time range of about 1000 BC to 2000 BC, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Dec 28, citing archaeologists. The archaeologists were reported to have discovered mixed crops believed to have grown during […]

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