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China opens world's highest road tunnel

China opens world's highest road tunnel

The world's highest road tunnel opened to traffic in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday, 15 years after the project was started.

Farm machinery helps villagers with harvest on the plateau

Farm machinery helps villagers with harvest on the plateau

Villagers of Gurum Township, Doilungdeqen District, Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, harvested the wheat with reaper, September 14. In September, enters busy season autumn harvest. Bustling scenes can be seen ..

Scenery of Jiuzhaigou after earthquake

Scenery of Jiuzhaigou after earthquake

Scenery of the Shuzhengqun Lakes in Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area is still beautiful after earthquake hit County southwest China's Sichuan Province on August 8. ..

Searchers combing area for earthquake victims

Searchers combing area for earthquake victims

Rescuers were still searching on Thursday for more people that might be trapped in the mountainous area of earthquake-hit Jiuzhaigou Sichuan province, while death toll climbed by one to 20, according local ..

Death toll rises to 20 after strong earthquake

Death toll rises to 20 after strong earthquake

The death toll has risen to 20, with 431 injured, after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province Tuesday night, local authorities confirmed Thursday.

9 killed in 7.0-magnitude quake in SW China

9 killed in 7.0-magnitude quake in SW China

Death toll from the 7.0-magnitude earthquake which struck a remote area in southwest China's Sichuan Province Tuesday night has risen to nine, information office of provincial government said on Wednesday. ..

Overseas students experience Tibetan culture in SW China

Overseas students experience Tibetan culture in SW China

On August 1, twenty students from 10 countries including Russia, Poland, and Yemen attended the "2017 Overseas Students' Tour of Sichuan" left for Garze Aba southwest China's Sichuan Province to experience ..

Garze: land of glory (III)

Garze: land of glory (III)

​In Tibet and Tibetan-inhabited areas in Qinghai, Yunnan, Sichuan Gansu provinces, there tend to be few nunneries, especially Gelug sect nunneries. But strangely, are a lot of nunneries Garze County: out the 42 ..

Garze: land of glory (II)

Garze: land of glory (II)

​The present Garze County is still a large city on the Kham plateau.Although registered population only around 25,000, actual more than 60,000 including migrants. People from surrounding counties prefer to ..

Garze: land of glory (I)

Garze: land of glory (I)

Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan province is named after one of its counties which called County. However, the prefectural capital not County, but Kangding. ..

Thrifty culture of a Tibetan village

Thrifty culture of a Tibetan village

During the Dragon Boat Festival, Zhuanzigou, a Tibetan village in southwest China’s Sichuan, welcomed tourists from all over country. Apart distinctive style village, villagers’ thriftiness impressed its ..

Engineering feat takes shape in Sichuan

Engineering feat takes shape in Sichuan

Spanning 1,100 meters across Luding River in Ganzi Tibetan autonomous prefecture of Sichuan province, the first main cable backstay Xingkangte Bridge, part an expressway that links Ya'an city and Kangding ..

Lama living on plateau keen on online shoppin

Lama living on plateau keen on online shoppin

Yongdan Sangbo, a 23-years-old lama studying at Buddhist institute in Ganzi Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan province, is among the pioneers who know how to shop online on 4,500-meter plateau. ..

Beautiful spring scenery in SW China

Beautiful spring scenery in SW China

Hundreds of hectares Populus cathayana planted on the river basins at an altitude more than 3,750 meters turn green in early spring May Dabba County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, attracting a number ..

one-thousand-year old cherry tree discovered in Jiuzhaigou

one-thousand-year old cherry tree discovered in Jiuzhaigou

A nearly one-thousand-year old cherry tree with 12 branches and the base (ground trunk) circumference reaching 4.56 meters was discovered recently by Professor Jiang Xiwang Hubei Jianghan University at ..

Intangible cultural heritage items performed in Aba

Intangible cultural heritage items performed in Aba

Accompanied by melodious folk songs, the 2017 Aba Ethnic and Folk Intangible Cultural Heritage Performance was opened on April 28th at Palace square of Barkam, prefectural capital in southwest China's Sichuan ..