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China reopens Tibet’s Jokhang Temple as peak tourism season arrives

July 3, 2020 11:21 pm0 comments
China reopens Tibet’s Jokhang Temple as peak tourism season arrives

(TibetanReview.net, Jul03’20) – The Jokhang Temple, considered the most sacred in Tibet, appears to have become more important as a tourist attraction than as a place of worship under Chinese rule. China said the temple, located in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, was reopened to the public on Jul 2 after being […]

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China censoring info on extensive damage to Tibet’s Jokhang Temple, alleges exile administration

March 8, 2018 12:09 am0 comments
China censoring info on extensive damage to Tibet’s Jokhang Temple, alleges exile administration

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07, 2018) – The exile Tibetan administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, has on Mar 5 rejected China’s claim that no relics had been damaged in the fire which engulfed the World Heritage site of Jokhang Temple in Tibet’s capital Lhasa on Feb17. It asserted that the damage was extensive, […]

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China closes Jokhang for 3 days, raising fears of undisclosed damage from the Feb 17 fire

February 22, 2018 12:02 am0 comments
China closes Jokhang for 3 days, raising fears of undisclosed damage from the Feb 17 fire

(TibetanReview.net, Feb22, 2018) – After playing down the seriousness and extent of damage resulting from a raging fire which could be seen from miles away in the city on Feb 17, China is reported to have closed the Jokhang Temple for three days, raising fears about damage not revealed to […]

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China plays down, but strictly censors news about Jokhang Temple fire

February 19, 2018 11:43 pm0 comments
China plays down, but strictly censors news about Jokhang Temple fire

(TibetanReview.net, Feb19, 2018) – A fire, believed to be major, and suspected to have continued for at least an hour, has engulfed a part of the Jokhang Temple in Tibet’s capital Lhasa on Feb 17 evening. China’s official Xinhua news agency reported Feb 17 that the fire broke out at […]

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