Lhasa (Tibet Autonomous Region)

Type: City
Name: Lhasa (Tibet Autonomous Region)
Latitude: 29.65
Longitude: 91.116669
population: 260,000
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

China to build more highways, airports in Tibet

BEIJING: China has unveiled plans to build more highways and airports in Tibet by 2020 to make travel to the "roof of the world" a lot easier with projects underway to construct a rail network to connect places along the borders with India, Nepal and ... [Published Economic Times - 23 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Lijiang-Shangrila Railway starts construction

The Lijiang-Shangrila Railway, an important part of the Yunnan-Tibet Railway and railway network in west China, started construction on July 22.The Yunnan-Tibet Railway, the second railway to enter Tibet, is a sky-road connecting Tibet with other regions ... [Published Chongqing News Net - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Keep animals cool during hot days of summer season

It is definitely summertime, with temperatures already reaching the 90s and sure to go even higher. “Summertime and the livin’ is easy” is not always true for dogs and cats.Dogs and cats can suffer the same problems in hot, humid weather as humans do, ... [Published Marshall News Messenger - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

China to boost infrastructure in Tibet

:China has vowed to upgrade the transport infrastructure in Tibet and expand the existing network of rail, road and air routes within the next six years. China's ministry of transport (MOT), in a guideline, said the country aims to expand highways in ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

China Plans Rail Extension to India Through Tibet

According to a state media report, China plans to construct two railway lines in Tibet that will extend up to the borders of India, Nepal, and Bhutan .  The railroads are expected to be completed by 2020. Edward Wong at The New York Times reports:China ... [Published China Digital Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 4 reports

China to Extend Railroad Into India Through Tibet

anchorA train on the already existent Qingzang railway. Credit: Jan ReurinkCamera via WikiCommonsChina plans to extend by 2020 a railroad on the high trans-Himalayan plateau of Tibet to the borders of India, Bhutan and Nepal, according to a report in ... [Published Archinect - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

China to extend railways to borders with India and Nepal

The Communist party believes Tibet's mineral reserves are worth some £60 billion and mining could make up a third of the region's economy. "It will accelerate transportation of the mineral products, which could only be transmitted through highways that ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Nepal, India, China
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Connecting to Local Culture: ILTM Asia

The term "authenticity" is one we've heard again and again (tired of it yet?), though it remains on the tongue of industry insiders thanks to an influx of travelers who continue to seek out local experiences around the globe. At the recent travel conference ... [Published Travel and Leisure - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 4 reports

China to build railway lines up to India border

China is planning the construction of two railway lines in Tibet that will extend up to the border with India and are expected to be completed by 2020, State media reported on Thursday. The railway lines will run from the town of Shigatse, which next ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Tibet plans night-sky conservation zone

Tibet plans night-sky conservation zoneContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.LHASA, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Ngari Prefecture in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region plans to have a 2,500-square-km plateau formally recognized for its unobstructed view of the ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Lhasa most popular destination for young travelers

shows the scenery of Lalu Wetland Reserve in Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region. According to a survey released on Wednesday by the regional forestry department, Tibet has seen an increase of wetland by 524,200 hectares in the ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Tibet invests to provide temples with water

Tibet invests to provide temples with waterContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.LHASA, July 23 (Xinhua) -- China will invest heavily to carry safe drinking water to all temples around the southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region within 2014, said regional authorities ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 23 2014]

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"I hope that the construction can be finished safely and efficiently" Ding added
"We hope to explore the original state of the plateau, and the realreal life and culture of Tibetans" said Yang, 38, who is from east China's Anhui Province...
...The MOT would make specific plans to ensure the accomplishment of these targets. "The development of transport in Tibet is crucial to China's national security and lasting prosperity in the autonomous region" the MOT guideline said. Tibet has received about 83 billion yuan ($13 billion) in transport investment during the last 20 years, Xinhua reported...
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Lijiang-Shangrila Railway starts construction [Published Chongqing News Net - 8 hours ago]
On the Roof of the World [Published Beijing Review - 9 hours ago]
Heavy Chinese military build-up in Tibet: Sangay [Published Assam Tribune - 15 hours ago]
China’s industrial profits up [Published SentinelAssam.com - 15 hours ago]
Man held with 20 kg gold at Tatopani [Published Himalayan Times - 17 hours ago]
China to build more highways, airports in Tibet [Published Economic Times - 23 hours ago]
Keep animals cool during hot days of summer season [Published Marshall News Messenger - Jul 27 2014]
Home away from home [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 27 2014]
Ambaran heritage site [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Jul 27 2014]
China Plans Rail Extension to India Through Tibet [Published China Digital Times - Jul 26 2014]
China to boost infrastructure in Tibet [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 26 2014]
China plans extension of railroad to India via ... [Published Economic Times - Jul 26 2014]
China to Extend Railroad Into India Through Tibet [Published Archinect - Jul 25 2014]
Chinese rail lines up to India border [Published Trans Reporter - Jul 25 2014]
Major Awards and Works of Chen Qinggang [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 25 2014]
'Tibet rail line threatens cultural identity' [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 25 2014]
Mt. Everest Sees Mass of Tourists This Summer [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 25 2014]
Hope for Sino –India trade route Jelep-La start... [Published Economic Times - Jul 25 2014]
CHENQINGGANG [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 25 2014]
Himalayan ginseng [Published Nepali Times - Jul 25 2014]
China to extend railways to borders with India ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
Now China plans new rail link close to Arunacha... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 24 2014]
A seven-year itch of writing [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
Connecting to Local Culture: ILTM Asia [Published Travel and Leisure - Jul 24 2014]
China to build railway lines up to India border [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
China to build railway lines up to India border [Published The Hindu - Jul 24 2014]
XINHUA - Tibet plans night-sky conservation zone [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 24 2014]
SZ 'best in innovation, environment' [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
China Planning New Rail Link Close to Arunachal... [Published Outlook India - Jul 24 2014]
TIBET MINERAL DEVELOPMENT : Bids for Lithium Fi... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 24 2014]
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Braving High Risks and Heavy Censorship in Chin... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 09 2014]
Popular Tibetan singer Gepe was arrested after singing in a music concert. Screen shot from YouTube video. Gebey, a Tibetan singer who had been detained at the end of May following a live performance in Ngaba Prefecture, eastern Tibet, has been ...
Picture China: Hong Kong Protest, Prayer Ceremo... [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - Jul 02 2014]
The day's China news in pictures: People march during an annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, farmers attend a prayer ceremony in Lhasa, an explosion at a pharmaceutical factory in Hainan and more. ...
Private auctions of public parking spots are ba... [Published Ezra Klein - Jun 26 2014]
Flickr user Charley Lhasa Meet MonkeyParking , an app that's been offering drivers in Rome and San Francisco this dubious proposition: "make money every time that you are about to leave your on-street parking spot." The app facilitates what's essentially ...
Tibet: Taming the west [Published The Economist - China - Jun 19 2014]
WHEN it opened eight years ago, the railway from Golmud to Lhasa was one of the most ambitious rail ventures ever attempted. At a cost of $4 billion, tracks were built across 550km (340 miles) of permafrost, reaching an altitude of 5,000 metres (16,400 ...
“Out of Tibet” Hypothesis [Published Ecology Global Network - Jun 11 2014]
“Out of Tibet” hypothesis: Cradle of evolution for cold-adapted mammals is in Tibet Artist’s reconstruction of Zanda Fauna from the Pliocene about three to five million years ago. Credit: Julie Selan Extinct Tibetan fox, ancestor of today’s arctic ...
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Lhasa Limited Announces an Industry Collaborati... [Published Financial Services - May 20 2014]
Lhasa Limited Announces the Acquisition of Gran... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 02 2014]
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