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Local ‘Tibet’ gov’t to spend 190 bln yuan on transportation projects

(TibetanReview.net, Mar06’21) – Building roads and later on airports and railway lines has been particularly important for China during its invasion of Tibet, consolidation...

China plans to build ‘super hydropower station’ close to India’s border

(TibetanReview.net, Nov30’20) – Despite concerns voiced by lower riparian countries India and Bangladesh, China has decided to go ahead with its plan to build...

China detained, fined Tibetan woman for democracy and rule of law advocacy 

(TibetanReview.net, Dec05’20) – A young Tibetan woman advocating democracy and rule of law had been taken away by Chinese police in Xining, Capital of...

China marks 62nd anniversary of suppressing Tibetan national uprising

(TibetanReview.net, Mar28’21) – Marking the 62nd anniversary of its armed suppression of a Tibetan national uprising against its occupation rule, China said Mar 27...

China jails Tibetan herdsman for over 5-yr-old WeChat postings on Tibet’s independence

(TibetanReview.net, Mar23’21) – Chinese authorities in Qinghai Province have arrested and tried last year a 50-year-old Tibetan herdsman for posting on his personal WeChat...

Is the Potala palace sinking, set for closure?

(TibetanReview.net, Oct19, 2018) – The Chinese government administrators of the Potala Palace in Tibet’s capital Lhasa have denied online rumours that the over 1,300-year-old...

China estimates Tibet’s water reserves to be over 9 trillion cubic meters

(TibetanReview.net, Dec23’20) – The Tibetan Plateau has water reserves that total more than 9 trillion cubic meters, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Dec...

Chinese gov’t investments fuel record GDP growth in TAR

(TibetanReview.net, Dec07’20) – The GDP of Chinese ruled Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) during the first three quarters of this year was more than 130...

Local Chinese legislature of ‘Tibet’ adopts law to regulate sky burial

(TibetanReview.net, Jan24, 2015) – The People's Congress of Tibet, the local-level rubberstamp lawmaking body of Tibet Autonomous Region, ended its annual session Jan 23...

China cites Covid-19 to close two monasteries in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr18’20) – China has on Apr 14 and 15 ordered two monasteries in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) to close as a measure against...