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Tourists discouraged from visiting Tibet’s Nyingtri City due to Covid-19 fears

February 15, 2020 5:00 am0 comments
Tourists discouraged from visiting Tibet’s Nyingtri City due to Covid-19 fears

(TibetanReview.net, Feb14’20) – Popular tourist destination Nyingchi (Nyingtri) in south-eastern Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) had discouraged thousands of tourists from entering the city in a move against the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Feb 14. The city with a relatively low attitude is especially […]

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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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African swine fever reported to have spread to Tibet

April 10, 2019 1:37 am0 comments
African swine fever reported to have spread to Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr09’19) – China on Apr 7 confirmed the first outbreak of African swine fever in the Tibet Autonomous Region, with the location being the heavily Chinese immigrant populated City of Nyingtri (Chinese: Nyingchi or Linzhi). A total of 55 pigs were confirmed dead on farms in the city’s Bayi […]

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China to establish five national parks in ‘Tibet’

March 14, 2019 12:11 am0 comments
China to establish five national parks in ‘Tibet’

(TibetanReview.net, Mar13’19) – China says it will build five Third Pole National Parks in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) to reinforce its claim as environment protector and to boost ecotourism. Plans for these parks are still in a preparatory phase, so most details, including the size of all but one of […]

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More than 20,000 affected by Yarlung Tsangpo barrier lake formation

October 21, 2018 1:00 am0 comments
More than 20,000 affected by Yarlung Tsangpo barrier lake formation

(TibetanReview.net, Oct20, 2018) – Water levels at a barrier lake formed as a result of a landslide in the morning of Oct 17 over the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet’s Menling County of Nyingtri (Chinese: Lingzhi) City were falling after a breach on Oct 19 afternoon, apparently without damages, reported […]

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Emergency response activated as another barrier lake forms in landslide-hit Tibet

October 19, 2018 12:01 am0 comments
Emergency response activated as another barrier lake forms in landslide-hit Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct18, 2018) – More than 6,000 residents have been evacuated as another barrier lake formed in Tibet as a result of landslide, this time on Oct 17 morning near a village in Menling County of Nyingtri (Chinese: Lingzhi) City along the Yarlung Tsangpo river, reported China’s official Xinhua news […]

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2,000 relocated after the 6.9-magnitude Nyingtri earthquake

November 21, 2017 11:11 pm0 comments
2,000 relocated after the 6.9-magnitude Nyingtri earthquake

(TibetanReview.net, Nov21, 2017) – Although only three people received injuries, which were minor, the 6.9-maginitude pre-dawn earthquake which jolted Nyingtri City of Tibet Autonomous Region on Nov 19 caused serious enough damage to homes and properties to required more than 2000 people to be relocated to temporary shelters, according to […]

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