Tibet News

Tibet's airports see growth in cargo throughput

Tibet's airports see growth in cargo throughput

The cargo throughput of five airports in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region increased by 3.7 percent year on from January to July, according the branch Civil Aviation Administration China. ..

Students in Tibet get congenital heart disease screening

Students in Tibet get congenital heart disease screening

Students in a remote prefecture of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region are being screened for congenital heart diseases by doctors sent from city outside the region medical assistance program, ..

Panchen Lama visits Jokhang Temple in Tibet

Panchen Lama visits Jokhang Temple in Tibet

The 11th Panchen Lama on Monday visited Jokhang Temple, the most revered monastery in Lhasa, starting his activities in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region this year.

Elderly residents feel at home in shared facility

Elderly residents feel at home in shared facility

More than 90 elderly Tibetans who lack proper homecare have adopted a nursing home in Tibet's Nakartse county as their because of the center's attentive care and range services. ..

Tibet celebrates Wangguo Festival with horse race

Tibet celebrates Wangguo Festival with horse race

Farmers dressed in festive costumes take part a horse race to celebrate the Wangguo Festival at Sangda village Lhasa, Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, on Aug 2, 2020. ..

Traditional Burang clothes in SW China's Tibet

Traditional Burang clothes in SW China's Tibet

Burang clothes, traditional wearing in County of Ali, has a history more than 1,000 years. One suit may weigh about 25 kilograms because it is decorated with gold, silver, pearls and other jewels. ..

Cooperation breeds prosperity, starting with yaks

Cooperation breeds prosperity, starting with yaks

Unlike many people in the Tibet autonomous region who live remote mountain villages and rely on traditional farming herding, some have developed new sources of income as they joined local collective businesses. ..

Landscape of earth forest in Tibet

Landscape of earth forest in Tibet

Photo taken on July 26, 2020 shows the landscape of earth forest in Zanda County of Ngari Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

Tourists enjoy leisure time in Lunang Township of Tibet

Tourists enjoy leisure time in Lunang Township of Tibet

Locals wave to tourists at a resort in Lunang Township, Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 26, 2020. is described as an oxygen bar with alpine beauty comparable that of Switzerland. ..

Strawberries lift Tibetan villagers out of poverty

Strawberries lift Tibetan villagers out of poverty

All villagers in Juphar in Nyingchi city in the Tibet autonomous region have planted strawberry in their greenhouses as a source of income, which leads to a better life.

Volunteer lawyers offer legal aid to thousands in Tibet

Volunteer lawyers offer legal aid to thousands in Tibet

Volunteer lawyers have provided free legal consultations to more than 15,000 people in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region over the past year, Ministry of Justice said on Wednesday. ..

Tibet leads tourism sector so far this year

Tibet leads tourism sector so far this year

The Tibet autonomous region received more than 8 million tourists in the first half of this year, representing best rebound rate nationally, region's tourism authorities said recently. ..

6.6-magnitude quake hits Tibet: CENC

6.6-magnitude quake hits Tibet: CENC

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Nyima County of Nagqu City, Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, at 4:07 am Thursday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). ..

Sanskrit manuscripts from Tibet a 'treasure'

Sanskrit manuscripts from Tibet a 'treasure'

Sanskrit manuscripts from the Tibetan autonomous region are properly identified as "one of humanity's greatest treasures", an expert said at a cultural heritage event in Beijing last week. ..

Majority Tibetan population continues to grow

Majority Tibetan population continues to grow

The Tibetan population in the Tibet autonomous region nearly doubled within six decades, and Tibetans account for more than 90 percent of region's total population, an expert said at event recently ..

Tibet marks progress in socialism, human rights

Tibet marks progress in socialism, human rights

The Tibet autonomous region has achieved a historic leap from system of feudal serfdom to socialism thanks the region's democratic reform and strong leadership Communist Party China, an expert said at ..

Traditional dance helps reduce poverty in Shannan, Tibet

Traditional dance helps reduce poverty in Shannan, Tibet

Jiuhe Zhuo dance, originated in Qonggyai County of Shannan, has a history more than 1,300 years. It been favorite dancing form for local people Shannan to pray good luck since ancient times and was dubbed waist drum ..

Seminar in Chongqing assesses progress in Tibet

Seminar in Chongqing assesses progress in Tibet

More than 20 professors and experts from home and abroad focused on Tibet's social development and human rights over the last few decades during an event on Monday.