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Construction has begun on a 30-billion-yuan ($4.7 billion) culture and tourism park in Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region. The park, with a planned area of 800 hectares 2 km from downtown Lhasa, is expected to be completed in
Banks in southwest China's Tibet autonomous region have issued record high loans in recent months to boost local economic development, the regional banking authorities said Friday. Banks' outstanding loans reached 52.3 billion yuan ($8.22 billion) by
The nomadic herder's body was taken by local authorities, who later returned it and his family took it to a nearby monastery. (Feng Li/Getty Images) A Tibetan nomadic herder set himself on fire to protest against the Chinese regime's decades-old
Foreigners Barred in Tibet Published: June 6, 2012 Several travel agencies in China said Wednesday that foreigners were banned from traveling to the Tibet Autonomous Region, the Chinese name for central Tibet, for at least June.
Fifty years after India shut its consulate in Lhasa, following the 1962 border war between the two nations, New Delhi has sought to re-open its consulate in Tibet's ancient capital city. The Indian demand came on the heels of a Chinese request to
national service He has established that Tibet is no longer merely a country, still less a region of China. It now seems more like a nation Editorial The Chinese occupation of Tibet has been the most successful colonisation in the last 60 years.
Kunga Tseten lost 18 Tibetan mastiffs, dogs he valued at more than $1 million, when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit Yushu two years ago, but he is confident of recovering the losses in a couple of years. Kunga Tseten is using his backyard to raise