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Norbu Tenzin, Tibet’s master of tsampa

In Xigaze, the hometown of highland barley in southern Tibet, southwest China, Norbu Tenzin has been widely known as the master of tsampa. Each year,...

A bowl of yak yogurt served by Tibetan “princess”

Herds of yaks graze in a village that overlooks Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China. Every day, more than 200 kg...
AFP/File / Roberto Schmidt Around 330 climbers have successfully scaled Mount Everest this season but four mountaineers have died in recent days

One foot on the snowy mountain, one on the football pitch

Dainzin Norbu has been a little busy during the past twenty days. As a mountaineer, his main job is climbing the high altitude, snowy...
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Tibet’s airport now able to accommodate large planes overnight

Konggar Airport in Tibet, one of the highest-altitude airports in China, was able to accommodate a Tibet Airlines wide-body Airbus 330 aircraft overnight for...
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Airlines rev up Tibet flights ahead tourist high season

Chinese airlines on Sunday revved up flights to Tibet Autonomous Region ahead of the annual tourist high season of summer and autumn. ...
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Planting trees to fight poverty

On the 39th National Tree Planting Day that falls on Sunday, Ngodrup Wangmo made a wish to make Tibet a more desirable place to...
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Tibet’s tax revenue surges in 2016

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region reported a 31.9 percent rise in tax revenue last year, the fastest annual growth rate among all Chinese localities. ...
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Tibet reports robust growth in 2016

Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China reported 11.5-percent GDP growth this year, realizing the 24th straight year of double-digit growth. The plateau...

Paradise Time Travel Bookstore in Lhasa

There is a beautiful bookstore named "Paradise Time Travel Bookstore" located next to the Princess Wencheng Theater in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region. With Tibetan-style...
A monk (R) receives his certificate at the awarding ceremony for Gexe Lharampa, the highest academic degree in Tibetan Buddhism studies, at the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, April 5, 2015. After rounds of tests and debating sessions, ten monks received the Gexe Lharampa degree this year, a title similar to a doctorate in the Gelugba faction of Tibetan Buddhism. Gexe means knowledgeable and Lharampa represents the highest degree among the four ranks in the Gexe system. (Xinhua/Chogo) (yxb)

Tibetan Buddhists take blessings before Losar

About 200,000 pilgrims traveled to Sera Monastery on the outskirts of Lhasa from across the Tibet Autonomous Region and Tibetan areas in the neighboring...
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Agricultural diversification leads to economic boom in Tibet

A campaign to diversify the crops grown in Tibet is blossoming after early struggles as the autonomous region prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary...

Tibet releases memorial coins in advance for her 50th anniversary

A set of commemorative coins was issued in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, by the People's Bank of China on Saturday. The set...