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Tibet's GDP grows 3 pct in 2022

Tibet's GDP grows 3 pct in 2022

The gross domestic product (GDP) of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region is estimated at 216.5 billion yuan (about 32.2 billion U.S. dollars) for 2022, up about 3 percent from the previous year, said Yan Jinhai, chairman of the regional government.

Avalanche in Tibet kills 28, rescue work completed

Avalanche in Tibet kills 28, rescue work completed

An avalanche that hit the city of Nyingchi in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has killed 28 people. The search and rescue operation came to an end at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Tibet reports more 5G users, base stations

Tibet reports more 5G users, base stations

The number of 5G users in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region hit 798,100 by November 2022, an increase of 131,900 from the end of the previous year, local authorities said.

Potala Palace to reopen to the public

Potala Palace to reopen to the public

The iconic Potala Palace in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region will reopen to the public on Tuesday after being closed for more than four months due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Remediation returns green pastures

Remediation returns green pastures

A small village on the Qinghai Plateau is reaping the rewards of looking after the environment, which has in turn enriched the lives of local residents.

China's energy output in high gear in 2022

China's energy output in high gear in 2022

China has seen steady increases in a variety of energy resources in 2022 as the country stepped up efforts to ensure energy security against a volatile global market.

More waterfowl wintering in China's largest saltwater lake

More waterfowl wintering in China's largest saltwater lake

The number of wintering waterfowl in Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland saltwater lake, increased 3.5 times to more than 11,100 year-on-year during this winter, according to the national nature reserve administration of the lake.

Tibet University programs benefit poor students

Tibet University programs benefit poor students

Tibet University has implemented a range of financial support measures in recent years to ensure that underprivileged students are able to pursue their dreams of higher education.

Tibet has built more meteorological stations

Tibet has built more meteorological stations

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has built more meteorological monitoring stations to improve its weather monitoring and forecasting abilities, according to local authorities.

Nepal hopes riding on cross-border rail

Nepal hopes riding on cross-border rail

Hopes are growing in Nepal for the prospect of increased connectivity with China as plans advance for a railway line connecting the capital Kathmandu with a Chinese border town in the Himalayas.

Tibet increases its support for soccer

Tibet increases its support for soccer

The Tibet autonomous region has carried out a series of plans for the development of soccer in recent years, and it has increased its support for soccer related projects in the region, Tibet Daily reported.

Characteristic industries help increase income

Characteristic industries help increase income

​Since the 18th National Congress of the CPC, Lhoka, Tibet has made great efforts to develop highland barley, Tibetan chicken, Tibetan pig, Tibetan sheep, dairy cows, vegetables, grapes, dwarfed apples and other characteristic industries to promote industrial prosperity and increase the income of farmers and herdsmen.

China's Qinghai achieves plateau eco-protection, economic development

China's Qinghai achieves plateau eco-protection, economic development

Northwest China's Qinghai Province has made notable progress in promoting both ecological protection on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and high-quality development over the past decade, officials said at a press briefing on Wednesday.

Memorial meeting held to mourn Jiang Zemin

Memorial meeting held to mourn Jiang Zemin

A memorial meeting for Jiang Zemin, who passed away on Nov. 30 at the age of 96, was held Tuesday morning in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Jokhang Temple in Tibet reopens

Jokhang Temple in Tibet reopens

​The Jokhang Temple in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region reopened to the public on Tuesday after being closed for more than five months.