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LHASA NEWS

Xi meets top military officials in Lhasa; highlights lasting stability and prosperity in Tibet

July 24, 2021 6:32 pm

Xi Jinping made his first visit to Tibet as President from Wednesday to Friday. But his important visit was kept under wraps by China's official media till the end of the tour on Friday due to the sensitivities of the trip.

China setting up world's highest-altitude data centre in Tibet

October 29, 2020 5:49 pm

With a total planned investment of 11.8 billion yuan (over USD 1.80 billion), the project will provide services in areas such as video rendering, autonomous driving, distance-learning data backup, among others, according to its Lhasa-based operator, the Ningsuan Technology Group.

Sacred Tibetan monastery in Lhasa catches fire, no reports of casualties

February 17, 2018 8:59 pm

The monastery, with a history of more than 1,000 years, caught fire early evening.

100 Beads to Lhasa

December 24, 2017 12:15 am

The fascinating story of the Great Game’s secret agents.

Tibet bus accident kills 44 people, injures 11

August 10, 2014 1:39 pm

The bus passengers were mainly tourists from regions including Anhui, Shanghai, Shandong and Hebei.

China: Landslide buries 83 in Tibet gold mine area

March 30, 2013 12:14 am

About 2 million cubic metres of mud,rock and debris engulfed the area as workers were resting and covered an area around 4 sq km,China Central Television said.

China detains hundreds in Tibet capital: report

May 31, 2012 5:05 pm

Hundreds of people have been detained in Lhasa after two men set themselves on fire in the Tibetan regional capital.

China begins work on Tibet railway network

September 27, 2010 2:56 pm

The new section will pass through five counties and over the Brahmaputra Canyon to reach Xigaze.

China completes renovation of Dalai Lama's Potala Palace

August 24, 2009 5:15 pm

China has completed a seven-year multi-million dollar renovation of Tibet’s famed Potala Palace,home to the Dalai Lamas.

Tibetans stage naked protest outside Chinese embassy

April 13, 2009 1:49 pm

Around ten Tibetan students stripped and locked themselves on the barbed wire fencing surrounding the Chinese embassy in Delhi.