China / Tibet

Milk project helps households to escape from poverty

[2015-04-01 09:15]

Villagers in the Tibet autonomous region are being raised out of poverty by an innovative cattle project. The 259 households in Gyadrong, Lhundrub county, jointly operate a milking center.

Craftsman keeps tradition carved in stone

[2015-04-01 09:14]

Travelers to the Tibet autonomous region often come across piles of stones inscribed with scriptures and Buddhist images. These Mani stones are the work of Tibetan craftsmen such as Olo Tsering, who spends his days focused on meticulously carving a religious mantra on stacks of stone plates.

Passenger transport starts on Tibet's new railway

[2014-08-17 07:25]

Passenger transport service started Saturday on the newly opened Lhasa-Xigaze railway, the second rail line in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

China to upgrade transport infrastructures in Tibet

[2014-07-28 20:35]

China has vowed to further promote the development of transport infrastructures in Tibet to make travels on "the roof of the world" much easier.

Doctor wins hearts in Tibet with free health checks

[2014-04-07 07:41]

For doctor Zhang Weida, the Tibet autonomous region is not only a holy land filled with blue skies and vast grasslands, but also a high-risk place for congenital heart disease.

People in Tibet celebrate Serfs' Emancipation Day

[2014-03-29 13:24]

More than 3,000 people from all walks of life attended a flag-raising ceremony in Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet autonomous region, on Friday morning to mark the 55th anniversary of the abolition of serfdom in Tibet.

China invests 1.2b yuan to rebuild Tibetan town

[2014-03-13 09:07]

The Communist Party of China's discipline watchdog will target more corrupt low-level officials in 2015, according to an article published on Sunday.

Butter lamps light up Buddhist festival in Tibet

[2013-12-27 23:22]

Butter lamps twinkled like stars, and the scent of burning juniper branches filled the evening air in Lhasa Friday as the annual Gadan Ngachod - Butter Lamp Festival - kicked off in the plateau city.

'Tibet's Three Gorges Dam' starts operation

[2013-12-11 14:14]

Pondo Water Control Project, the largest water control project in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, started generating electricity on Tuesday.

Tibet wind farm starts turning

[2013-12-10 16:36]

World's highest wind farm at 4,700 meters  has gone into operation in Nagchu prefecture, Tibet autonomous region.

'The lung of Lhasa’ to be protected

[2013-12-05 13:18]

Lhasa will carry out a 700 million yuan program to protect the Lalu nature reserve, also known as “the lung of Lhasa”.

Buddhists gather for festival at SW China temple

[2013-11-18 16:54]

A grand Buddha-greeting assembly is held at Gedan Songzanlin Lamasery, the largest Tibetan Buddhist temple in Southwest China's Yunnan province, March 8, 2012.