China / Tibet

Living Buddha takes on a new political role

[2013-01-28 07:33]

From the acne scars on his cheeks to the soft moustache on his upper lip, youth manifests itself on the face of the Living Buddha in saffron robes.

Tibet sees 21% surge in air passengers

[2013-01-24 18:40]

Passenger numbers at Tibet's airports surged by 21.1 percent year on year to about 2.22 million in 2012, according to regional civil aviation administration figures available on Thursday.

Tibetan monasteries welcome New Year pilgrims

[2013-01-09 19:56]

Monasteries in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region have seen increasing numbers of visitors ahead of the upcoming Tibetan New Year, which falls on February 11.

China promotes Tibetan culture in France

[2012-12-02 22:42]

A Chinese delegation promoting Tibetan culture gave France a closer look at the region during a visit that ran from Tuesday to Saturday.

Tough penalties give grasslands more protection

[2012-11-23 07:53]

People who damage large areas of grassland now face up to five years' imprisonment, according to a new judicial interpretation.

Photo exhibition shows dark days of old Tibet

[2012-11-19 21:59]

In an early morning in November, villagers gathered for a photo exhibition that generated mixed feelings in Gangdelin village, Nechung township, Lhasa.

Transport boost for Tibet

[2012-11-09 08:03]

New railway line among measures to improve flow of passengers, goods in region

China slams UN Tibet comments

[2012-11-07 08:32]

A spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry on Monday slammed accusations by Navanethem Pillay, the UN high commissioner for human rights, involving Tibet and urged her to stop making remarks interfering in Chinese domestic affairs.

Artist captures colors of Tibet

[2012-11-02 07:53]

Veteran artist Wu Changjiang has developed a growing affinity for Tibetan culture and people ever since he first set his foot on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau some 30 years ago.

A Taste of Tibet

[2012-10-31 14:25]

The eminently Tibetan areas of northern Sichuan and southern Gansu provinces are home to one of China’s most colourful ethnic groups and some of the country’s most striking scenery.

Military surgeon working in Tibet

[2012-10-30 17:10]

Dr Li, a military surgeon, visited and gave medical advice to local residents and monks in Tibet autonomous region.

Military surgeon working in Tibet

[2012-10-30 17:07]

Dr Li Suzhi, a military surgeon, also known as the "Menba General" (translated to mean 'general practitioner' in Tibetan) visited and gave medical advice to local residents and monks on Oct 27, 2012 in Maizhokunggar and Dagze county, Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region. Dr Li was warmly welcomed by the general public.

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