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Yogurt Festival starts in Tibet

Yogurt Festival starts in Tibet

Celebrations for the traditional Shoton Festival, or Yogurt Festival, began in Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region Saturday.

Annual Tibet festival starts with thangka

Annual Tibet festival starts with thangka

Thousands of Tibetans and tourists celebrated an exhibition giant thangka-religious images embroidered in silk-to mark the start annual shoton, Tibetan word for yogurt festival, on Saturday. ..

Tibet sets up tech incubator

Tibet sets up tech incubator

A tech incubator was officially open on Wednesday in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

Bathang: the hometown of Tibetan Xianzi

Bathang: the hometown of Tibetan Xianzi

Bathang has been hailed as the "hometown of Xianzi", a kind folk art that combines song, dance, and music. During performances, man will play Tibetan stringed instrument while singing dancing, women wear long ..

Hong Kong youth on learning thangka: harder than imagined

Hong Kong youth on learning thangka: harder than imagined

“From wearing out the cloth to applying color and shading, every step is very fine. It takes years of learning, accumulating, cultivating skills in order draw a beautiful thangka,” Jiang Yuyi from Hong Kong ..

1st Tibet Yak Industry Development Forum held

1st Tibet Yak Industry Development Forum held

The 1st Tibet Yak Industry Development Forum was held in Lhasa, southwest China's Autonomous Region, Aug. 6, 2018. three-day forum, focusing on yak industry development and animal husbandry, kicked off here ..

Helicopter company gives impoverished students wings

Helicopter company gives impoverished students wings

Chenre Yeshe, 21, is one of nine children from a herder's family in Damshung county Lhasa, capital the Tibet autonomous region. Her new job as helicopter pilot makes her hometown proud. ..

South Pole explorers have pre-training in Lhasa

South Pole explorers have pre-training in Lhasa

China's 35th group of South Pole explorers for the Taishan Station and Kunlun have had their plateau readiness training in Lhasa. This is time China conducting scientific research at Pole, will be working a ..

Aiding Tibet is arduous but glorious, says a doctor

Aiding Tibet is arduous but glorious, says a doctor

With a sacred yearning for the pure land of Tibet, in May, 2017, Sun Ling, doctor with Institute Cardiovascular Diseases at Guangdong Province People’s Hospital, set off on her glorious and arduous road to aid ..

Tibet border town sees trade boom

Tibet border town sees trade boom

Gyirong, a township in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region near the border with Nepal, has seen booming trade.