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Sichuan-Tibet Railway’s Chamdo work beginning next month

May 22, 2019 8:47 pm0 comments
Sichuan-Tibet Railway’s Chamdo work beginning next month

(TibetanReview.net, May22’19) – Work on the Tibet section of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway, China’s second railway link to the region, is proceeding at a fast pace with work on the Chamdo section expected to begin next month, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn May 22. Described as the world’s most geographically challenging railway […]

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Tibetan nomads made to pay for forced relocation homes, denied promised assistance

January 26, 2019 2:10 am0 comments
Tibetan nomads made to pay for forced relocation homes, denied promised assistance

(TibetanReview.net, Jan25’19) – China has not only forced nomads and farmers in five counties of Chamdo prefecture-level City of Tibet Autonomous Region to relocate in newly built urban towns but also made them pay for their new homes while saying it was meant to alleviate their poverty. The relocated Tibetans […]

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Barrier lake in Tibet overflows in man-made floodway, deluge expected

November 14, 2018 5:36 am0 comments
Barrier lake in Tibet overflows in man-made floodway, deluge expected

(TibetanReview.net, Nov13, 2018) – A second barrier lake formed by a landslide in Chamdo city of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) on Nov 3 on the Jinsha (Tibetan: Drichu) River had begun overflowing at 10:50 am on Nov 12 through a man-made floodway, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Nov 12. It cited […]

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Second landslide creates new barrier lake at Tibet’s Sichuan-TAR border

November 6, 2018 8:08 am0 comments
Second landslide creates new barrier lake at Tibet’s Sichuan-TAR border

(TibetanReview.net, Nov05, 2018) – A new barrier lake has formed after another large landslide hit Bolo Township in Chamdo (Qamdo) City of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) on Nov 3 evening, blocking a section of Jinsha River, part of the headwaters system of Yangze River known in Tibetan as the Drichu. […]

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Fear grows of second landslide, barrier lake in Tibet’s Chamdo City

October 17, 2018 12:30 am0 comments
Fear grows of second landslide, barrier lake in Tibet’s Chamdo City

(TibetanReview.net, Oct16, 2018) – Even as dangers from a barrier lake formed by a landslide which blocked the Drichu (Chinese: Yangtze River) tributary of Jinsha River at Bolo Township of Jomda County in Tibet’s Chamdo (Qamdo) City receded following a burst through the blockade, another danger keeps growing, reported China’s […]

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China relocating residents of nine Chamdo villages for mining work

October 3, 2018 11:49 pm0 comments
China relocating residents of nine Chamdo villages for mining work

(TibetanReview.net, Oct03, 2018) – China is moving residents of nine villages in eastern Tibet’s Chamdo City to two rural counties in the outskirts of Lhasa City as their land is taken over to build mining infrastructures, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Oct 1. It is not clear how many […]

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Over 10,000 Tibetan nomads kicked out as China extends copper mine on their ancestral land

January 19, 2018 12:58 am0 comments
Over 10,000 Tibetan nomads kicked out as China extends copper mine on their ancestral land

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18, 2018) – Chinese authorities in Jomda (Chinese: Jiangda) County of Chamdo Prefecture, Tibet Auto Chinese authorities in Jomda (Chinese: Jiangda) County of Chamdo Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, have removed more than 10,000 Tibetan nomads from their ancestral land to widen a mining work that had been going on […]

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