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Old photos: advance troops entering Tibet in early 1950s

Old photos: advance troops entering Tibet in early 1950s

On January 6, 1950, under the order of Southwest Bureau Central Committee Communist Party China, 18th Army PLA (People’s Liberation Army) marched into Tibet with cooperation from 14th and Northwest Military ..

Tibet boasts rich water resources

Tibet boasts rich water resources

Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China is abundant with hydrological resources. There are more than 1500 lakes and rivers the region which account for 30% of total lake area China. ..

New Year Celebrations bedecked with jewels

New Year Celebrations bedecked with jewels

Every year, people of all nationalities in China wear new clothes to celebrate the New Year, and Tibetans are no exception. Generally speaking, from second day Tibetan will special costumes visit their relatives ..

New look of Chamdo, east Tibet

New look of Chamdo, east Tibet

Dilapidated houses, old bridges, streets full of waste water and trash, any passing vehicles kicking up dust on their way to the Champa Ling Monastery... This used be impression people had Chamdo, east Tibet ..

Geminids Meteor Shower occurrs in Qinghai

Geminids Meteor Shower occurrs in Qinghai

As one of the three meteor showers northern hemisphere, Geminids Meteor Shower come as expected recently, with hundreds meteors flying across sky per hour, bringing spectacular fireworks in universe. ..

Black-necked crane in Shangri-La, SW China

Black-necked crane in Shangri-La, SW China

In the Napa Lake Nature Reserve in Shangri-La County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China’s Yunnan province, groups of black-necked cranes are seen, making picturesque winter more ..

First Trans-Himalaya Biking Extreme Race kicks off

First Trans-Himalaya Biking Extreme Race kicks off

On October 16, the First Trans-Himalaya Biking Extreme Race 2018 kicked off in Nyingchi City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. More than 300 road-bike and mountain-bike riders from all over country ..

View of Mount Kangrinboqe in SW China's Tibet

View of Mount Kangrinboqe in SW China's Tibet

Photo taken on Sept. 13, 2018 shows a view of 6,656-meter-high Mount Kangrinboqe, main peak the Gangdise Range, in Pulan County Ali Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. ..