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Rain Fun

Rain Fun

Most of the rainy season in Tibet starts May and ends late September to mid-October. The precipitation during this period often accounts for about 90% total annual precipitation, or even more. ..

Wish elderly a happy, healthy and long life

Wish elderly a happy, healthy and long life

Chongyang Festival, also the Double Ninth Festival falls on ninth day of month Chinese lunar calendar. In folklore, number nine is largest - it's a homonym to word jiu, which contains auspic ..

Tibet sees tourism boom in first three quarters

Tibet sees tourism boom in first three quarters

About 36.89 million domestic and overseas tourists visited southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region in the first three quarters of this year, up 15.2 percent year on according to local authorities. ..

Tibetan version of office software released in Tibet

Tibetan version of office software released in Tibet

The Tibetan version of WPS Office, a software suite similar to Microsoft was unveiled Thursday in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, aiming promote office informatization using the language. ..

Tibet to further expand opening-up, foreign cooperation

Tibet to further expand opening-up, foreign cooperation

The central authorities will continue to support the Tibet autonomous region in expanding opening-up and foreign cooperation, assist deepening Belt Road cooperation with neighboring countries, State ..

China's Tibet braces for snowstorms

China's Tibet braces for snowstorms

Heavy snow will likely sweep some parts of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region from now to Tuesday noon, local weather authorities said Monday.

China's Tibet braces for snowstorms

China's Tibet braces for snowstorms

Heavy snow will likely sweep some parts of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region from now to Tuesday noon, local weather authorities said Monday.

Autumn scenery in Lhasa, Tibet

Autumn scenery in Lhasa, Tibet

Photo taken with a mobile phone shows the autumn scenery in Lhunzhub County of Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Oct. 16, 2021.

Tibet to improve financial services for smaller firms

Tibet to improve financial services for smaller firms

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has introduced a raft of measures to improve financial services micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises, according local authorities. ..

Tibet protects natural areas, improves biodiversity

Tibet protects natural areas, improves biodiversity

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has improved the protection of natural areas and attached great significance to biodiversity over past decades, said local authorities. ..

You can also eat McDonald's in Tibet

You can also eat McDonald's in Tibet

"Clean, hygienic, and fast food." Tubdain, a resident of Chengguan District, Lhasa, said that he had eaten McDonald's several times in Chengdu, Sichuan before. Ice cream burgers are very ..

Yigong Tea Farm: Tea to get rich

Yigong Tea Farm: Tea to get rich

Since the Tang Dynasty, tea from inland areas has been continuously transported into Tibet through ancient tea-horse road, which become a bond that closely linked Han and Tibetan people. Because most of diet ..

Tibet screens children for congenital heart disease

Tibet screens children for congenital heart disease

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has been promoting the screening of congenital heart disease among people 18 years or below this year, according to regional government. ..

Thangka painting association established in Tibet

Thangka painting association established in Tibet

An association for the promotion of thangka painting has been established in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, a move that will help protect national intangible cultural heritage artform. ..

Tibet issues more green credit

Tibet issues more green credit

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has channeled more loans to organic farming, solar energy and other green projects, its balance of credit been on the rise, according local authorities. ..

National Day holiday tourist arrivals rise in Tibet

National Day holiday tourist arrivals rise in Tibet

Nearly 2 million tourists visited Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region during the weeklong National Day holiday, a rise of 12.5 percent from same period last year, local authorities said Friday. ..

Customs in Tibet gets tough against smuggling

Customs in Tibet gets tough against smuggling

The customs authority in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has acted against smuggling activities with an iron hand in the first eight months of the year.

China's Tibet spends more on ecological protection

China's Tibet spends more on ecological protection

Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region spent 20.23 billion yuan (about $3.1 billion) on ecological protection from 2016 to 2020, according the local environmental authority. ..