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Dreamlike snow scenery in Lhari County, Tibet

Dreamlike snow scenery in Lhari County, Tibet

Photo taken on April 12, 2021, shows students doing exercises on sports field of a Middle School in Lhari County, Nagqu, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

Tibet approved for series of airport projects

Tibet approved for series of airport projects

The National Development and Reform Commission recently approved funding for a series of major airport construction projects in the Tibet autonomous region, Tibet Daily reported.

Former serf Penpa Tsamjo's new life in Tibet

Former serf Penpa Tsamjo's new life in Tibet

Penpa Tsamjo is seen at her home in a community Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 27, 2020. The 92-year-old resident of Bomuqing Xigaze. In old Tibet, Tsamjo's family had been ..

Aerial view of Basum Co Lake

Aerial view of Basum Co Lake

Basum Co Lake located in Nyingchi, Tibet sits 3,480 meters above sea level, which is the lowest large lake Tibet. The azure green, clear, and translucent stunning with water reflection of surrounding snow-capped ..

Former serf Tsephel embraces new life in Tibet

Former serf Tsephel embraces new life in Tibet

Tsephel, 92 years old, lives in Qangka Township of Lhunzhub County Lhasa. Born Gyaca Shannan, he and his parents became serfs, with barely enough food clothes. After passed away, Tsephel began a life rove. ..

How firefighters keep Potala Palace safe

How firefighters keep Potala Palace safe

For hundreds of years, it had been customary for Tibetan Buddhists to worship in the Potala Palace with butter lamps in their hands.

Tibet wildlife tabulated; 5 new species found

Tibet wildlife tabulated; 5 new species found

The Tibet autonomous region counted 1,072 terrestrial vertebrates and discovered five new species in its most recent survey of terrestrial wildlife resources.

Old-Tibetan Wang Xiaoyu and his 17 journals

Old-Tibetan Wang Xiaoyu and his 17 journals

On the second floor of Red Mansion Exhibition Hall in Bomi County, Nyingchi, Tibet Autonomous Region, you can find “treasure hall”, a special set exhibits including 17 journals wrapped paper. ..

Pleasant spring scenery in Lhasa, Tibet

Pleasant spring scenery in Lhasa, Tibet

Since the beginning of spring, as temperature has gradually increased, spring scenery Lhasa, a plateau city at an altitude 3,650 meters, is pleasant. Peach trees, pear blossoms, and apricot blossoms in streets, ..

5.8-magnitude quake hits Tibet

5.8-magnitude quake hits Tibet

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Shuanghu County, Nagqu City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, at 1:27 a.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). ..