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Exhibition of Tibetan wall paintings from the 13th to 15th centuries

An exhibition in Shanghai features replica murals from Sakya, Shalu and Palcho monasteries between the 13th and 15th centuries in the Xigaze region of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Sakya is one of the four major Buddhist schools in Tibet, and the monastery library is considered one of Tibet’s cultural treasures. Shalu is recognized as a center of scholarly learning and …

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PLA has a new book on the 1962 India-China War

The 1962 war with India has been described as “a complete victory” and is often cited as a “lesson” taught to India. Recently, from January 7, 2022, observersnews.com featured excerpts from a newly released book titled 《中印边境自卫反击作战一百问》(hundred questions on Counterattack in self defense along the China–India border) in a special file dedicated to the occasion of the 60and anniversary of …

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Japanese resolution expresses concern over China’s rights issues

Japan’s parliament yesterday passed a rare resolution expressing concern over rights issues in China, including the treatment of its Uyghur and Hong Kong Muslim population, ahead of the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics. The resolution, passed by the lower house, says the international community has expressed concern over issues including internment and violations of religious freedom in the Xinjiang …

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A Tibetan village forges its way to prosperity

Drolkar, left, and her daughter Palyang work in the weaving workshop in Zangkha village in Shigatse in the Tibet Autonomous Region. [For chinadaily.com.cn/Palden Nyima] Tsamchung and his fellow citizens earn their living by working in a handicraft cooperative in Zangkha village in Shigatse in the Tibet Autonomous Region. This work also helps villagers preserve traditional weaving skills. Tsamchung has worked …

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China commits “cultural genocide” in Mongolia (Report)

China is inflicting “cultural genocide” not only in Xinjiang and Tibet, but also in Mongolia, a newspaper report said on Friday. In its report, The HK Post said that China’s strategy of using economic tools to pressure other parties to agree to its terms is well known. A recent example is Mongolia. The report says Chinese authorities recently restricted transport …

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Endangered cloudy leopards spotted in Tibet (southwest China)

01:43 A biodiversity study at Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon National Nature Reserve in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region completed its first-year work in November, in which the rare clouded leopard ( once on the verge of extinction) has been spotted. Supported by the State Forestry and Grassland Administration and the Tibetan Forestry and Grassland Regional Office, the first stage of …

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Tea Time – Chinadaily.com.cn

A woman of the De’ang ethnic group and her son from Yunnan province prepare traditional suancha, a fermented sweet and sour tea.[Photo provided to China Daily] Li Qiang, caretaker of a 120-year-old teahouse in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, considers his workplace to be home. For the deceased regulars, he always reserves a place, with a lit cigarette and a …

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Guarding the forest: Zhong Tai resigns after 38-year career in lush Yunnan valleys

The black snub-nosed monkey, known as the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, lives in a narrow corridor that stretches from Mangkang County in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region to Yunlong County. , in southwest China. Photo: Courtesy of Peng Jiansheng The black snub-nosed monkey, known as the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, is a creature that lives in a narrow corridor stretching from Mangkang …

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From popularity among Dalits to promoting tourism: the new life of Buddhism in India

Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kushinagar International Airport. Eastern UP airport should serve the Buddhist tourist circuit. Since 2016, the Ministry of Tourism has been actively promoting India’s first transnational tourism circuit. The tour map includes Bodh Gaya, Vaishali and Rajgir in Bihar, Kushinagar, Sarnath and Shravasti in UP as well as Lumbini in Nepal. The story …

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Aerial view of Lhasa river in Tibet

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 16, 2021 shows the landscape of the Lhasa Valley in Linzhou County, Lhasa City, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. (Photo: Chinese Press Service / Jiang Feibo) The Lhasa River, also known as the Kyichu River, which means happiness in Tibetan, is the main tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo River. It is one of the tallest …

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Top Tibetan official transferred to central CCP leadership in Beijing

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMHALA, October 17: The chairman of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), Che Dalha, or Qizhala, has reportedly been transferred to Beijing by the Central Chinese Communist Party for a post in the national legislature ahead of the top leadership reshuffle next year, according to the report. Economic times. The new top TAR official will likely be appointed …

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Calls to end the world’s most coveted climb

It has been a difficult few years for Mount Everest thanks to climate change, the coronavirus and desperate climbers. Climbing to the highest point in the world has been the ultimate dream of many hikers, ever since Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1953. But calls are growing for the way Mount Everest …

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Tibet sees surge in tourist arrivals in first 8 months

Fahad Shabbir (@FahadShabbir) 9 minutes ago Fri 01 October 2021 | 17:18 Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region welcomed 33.27 million domestic and foreign tourists in the first eight months of this year, up 20.8 percent year-on-year, authorities said on Friday. local. LHASA, Oct 1 (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – Oct 1, 2021) -: The Tibet Autonomous Region …

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Tibetan Buddhist monks strive for mastery

By DAQIONG and PALDEN NYIMA in Lhasa | China Daily World | Updated: 2021-09-28 09:25 From Sera Monastery in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, in mid-autumn, distant mountains can be seen kissed by clouds under a striking blue sky. Under a large fabric canopy, a shield from the sun’s rays in the thin air, rows of monks dressed in saffron orange …

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Tibet Museum receives 12 cultural relics recovered from overseas

Combination of photos shows Chinese cultural relics recovered from U.S. / China National Administration of Cultural Heritage Combination of photos shows Chinese cultural relics recovered from U.S. / China National Administration of Cultural Heritage A collection of 12 antiques and works of art recovered abroad has been attributed to the Tibet Museum in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region …

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China completes key section of Beijing-Lhasa road link

Part of its infra push into Tibet, the Lhasa-Nagqu stretch is called the world’s highest highway Continuing to build infrastructure in Tibet, China has completed a key section of the Beijing-Lhasa highway, a 295 km stretch from Lhasa to Nagqu. This section is located at an average elevation of 4,500 meters above sea level, which Chinese state media has called …

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Heir to Tibetan apron weaving techniques

LHASA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) – Jedexoi city in Gonggar County, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, is known as the hometown of the “Bangdian”, a kind of apron. stripes made by the Tibetan ethnic group. Bangdian has a history of around 1,500 years. Its weaving techniques were listed in 2006 as one of the intangible cultural heritages of the Chinese state. …

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Feel the cultural imprint of the 1,500-year-old Xumishan Caves

The 1,500-year-old Xumishan Caves, located in Guyuan City in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, are home to more than 160 caves and more than 1,000 statues. Standing on Mount Xumi, one can see uniquely charming caves, Buddha statues, temples, ancient trees and strange rocks. No one would have imagined that what was a little-known mountain decades ago has become a famous …

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9 things to know before visiting Tibet

Monks, monasteries and mountains. Tibet is one of the most unique places you will visit. Known as the “roof of the world”, the “third pole” or the “land of snows”, Tibet is one of the most intriguing and mysterious places in the world. This massive land is home to Buddhist monasteries, historic sites, vast snow-capped Himalayan mountains, furry yaks, beautiful …

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PLA Military Command in Tibet Holds Large-Scale Joint Exercises in Plateau Region

A main battle tank attached to a combined arms regiment of the PLA Military Command in Nanjiang spits fire at a military firing range in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on July 26, 2021 (eng.chinamil.com. cn / Photo by Tang Yayun) The Tibet Military Command of the China People’s Liberation Army (PLA) recently held large-scale joint exercises in a snow-covered …

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Zhongyuan Festival: How to mark China’s “ghost festival”

Lanterns float on the Wanquan River in Qionghai, southern China’s Hainan province, September 2, 2020. / CFP Lanterns float on the Wanquan River in Qionghai, southern China’s Hainan province, September 2, 2020. / CFP The Zhongyuan festival has several names. Followers of Buddhism call it Ullambana, while many people in China call it the “Ghost Festival”. It falls on the …

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Tibet witnessing decrease in desertification and sandification

The city of Shannan, a semi-arid region in the Southeast Tibet Autonomous Region, is working on a desertification control program covering more than 3,200 hectares. Since 2005, the county government has promoted the agriculture and ranching sectors in this region, helping nearly 2,000 local farmers find employment. According to statistics, desertification in the region decreased by 92,000 hectares between 2004 …

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Integration or intimidation? – The Organization for World Peace

President Xi Jinping, along with several other senior Chinese government and military officials, paid a visit to the Tibet Autonomous Region on July 23.rd. This visit, the first that Xi has made to Tibet since taking office, coincides with the 70e anniversary of the forced peace agreement between Tibet and invading China. Xi visited several controversial Tibetan environmental, cultural and …

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Tiny barley grains reveal decades of transformation in Tibet

Tibetans plant mountain barley in Nyingchi town, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, March 2018. / VCG Tibetans plant mountain barley in Nyingchi town, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, March 2018. / VCG Known as the roof of the world, the Tibetan Plateau, with its extreme altitudes, relentless winds and harsh climate, can be uninhabitable for humans. Barley, which is frost …

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Chinese President pays unexpected visit to Tibet

Tibet may remain part of China, says Dalai Lama Chinese President Xi Jinping paid an unexpected visit to Tibet. Video clips shared on Chinese social media by the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), a Washington-based rights group, show Xi speaking to residents of the town of Nyingtri, walking out of a store in the Barkhor district in Lhasa and remarking …

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Has Beijing’s investment in the region appealed to Tibetans?

LHASA, China – Communist Party of China Intensifies Investments in Tibet to Boost Economic Growth and Achieve Social Stability, While Seeking Harmony Between Tibetans and Ethnic Han Chinese Settlers , who constitute the majority of the country’s population. Politics can work despite Beijing’s severe control over the troubled western region. As a foreign journalist, I visited Tibet from late May …

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Tibet encourages public to improve conservation

Tsultrim Tharchin works as an animal protector at a national reserve in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. He is not only an animal lover, but an expert in Tibetan antelope. “This is the season when Tibetan antelopes give birth, and I usually start my day early to patrol the reserve, observe once endangered species and see if they need help,” …

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New railway to further boost tourism in Chinese Tibet

A new railway which started operations last month in the Tibet Autonomous Region (southwest of China) connecting the regional capital Lhasa to the city of Nyingchi is expected to contribute to the development of tourism as it brings more convenience to visitors. In June, Nyingchi received 1.24 million tourists, up 15.33% from 2019, the year before the COVID-19 outbreak, according …

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Scattered across the Himalayas, glimpses of a changing Tibet

I was sitting in the dark yak-haired tent of a nomadic family in Ladakh, in the Indian Himalayas. Outside, scruffy sheep searched for greenery among the cold barren lunar landscape, and great raptors circled in the thermals. As we gathered around the hearth, the old man handed me a small glass of salted yak butter tea. “There were wolves here …

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Cultural heritage on the Tibetan plateau: Batang Xianzi

Batang, a remote county located in the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Region of southwest China’s Sichuan Province, is renowned for its millennial cultural heritage – Xianzi. The word “Xianzi” could both refer to the Tibetan-style two-string instrument, which resembles the traditional Chinese bowed string instrument of erhu, and, more often, an art form …

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Tibetan Plateau – WorldAtlas

The plateaus are defined as vast, flat uplands that rise steeply above the surrounding region on one side. Plateaus are found on all continents and occupy about a third of the Earth’s land surface. Along with mountains, hills and plains, plateaus are one of the four main landforms on Earth. Contents: Where is the Tibetan plateau? Map showing the Tibet …

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