Lhasa (Tibet Autonomous Region)

Type: City
Name: Lhasa (Tibet Autonomous Region)
Latitude: 29.65
Longitude: 91.116669
population: 260,000
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Can an Animated Princess Ease Ethnic Tensions in Xinjiang?

As China’s  “ultra-tough, unconventional” crackdown on terrorism  continues to intensify  in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, last weekend eight were executed for their involvement in the deadly October 2013 car crash near Tiananmen Square in Beijing. ... [Published China Digital Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Air China : Nepal-China joint-venture in aviation

Tibet Airlines Co Ltd , Aviation Investment Co Pvt Ltd and Yeti World Investment Pvt Ltd have jointly introduced the Himalayan Airlines Pvt Ltd , operating international flights.Cheng Yiru, chairman, Tibet Airlines , Prithivi Bahadur Pandey, chairman, ... [Published 4 Traders - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

InterContinental Lhasa Resort

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) opened the first phase of a five-star hotel with 472 guest rooms in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday.The rooms are designed with Tibetan style, and equipped with digital entertainment ... [Published Ecns.cn - 8 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Lhas-t China diary!

Everywhere I look Lhasa has changed in unimaginable ways. If it wasn’t for the majestic and imposing structure of the Potala Palace, I would have a hard time finding my bearings, despite having visited before. First, all the roads have been widened and ... [Published The Hindu - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Video: 4-inch-long Tyson may be England's smallest dog

KEAL COTES, LINCOLNSHIRE, England, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- An extremely small mixed-breed dog in England has captured the imagination of the Internet after potentially earning the title of the country's smallest.At only four inches long and weighing almost exactly ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

China Deploys Heavy Security Presence at Tibetan Religious Festival

Chinese authorities in Tibet’s regional capital Lhasa have stationed large numbers of police and armed security personnel at a huge monastery outside the city during the annual Shoton, or “Yogurt,” festival, according to online sources from the regio ... [Published Radio Free Asia - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Reality of Tibet defies media stereotypes

Illustration: Liu Rui/GTI now belong to the privileged Westerners who have gained firsthand and original experience as far as the situation in Tibet is concerned. This invaluable knowledge allows me to shape my own position and judge the accuracy of Western ... [Published Global Times - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

China diary: The Shoton festival and the bustling Lhasa

RIVER OF MAJESTYAs we drive to Lhasa from Tsedang, the Yarlung Tsangpo, how Tibetans refer to the Brahmputra runs beside us. Nothing prepares you for the river's size, even here,... ... [Published The Hindu - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

Shoton Festival celebrated in Tibet

Tibetan Buddhists and tourists view a giant thangka, a religious silk embroidery or painting unique to Tibet, during the annual Shoton Festival at Drepung Monastery on the outskirts of Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region, Aug 25, 2014. [Photo/Chinanews.co ... [Published Jiangsu Net - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

NDTV in Tibet: A Visit to Dalai Lama's Palace in Lhasa

The summer palace in Lhasa.Lhasa:  Today we got a chance to see the summer palace of the 14th Dalai Lama where he spent three summers from 1956 to 1959.The summer palace is built in Norbulingka meaning 'treasure garden' or 'treasure park' and was built ... [Published NDTV - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

XINHUA - InterContinental opens 5-star hotel in Lhasa

InterContinental opens 5-star hotel in LhasaContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.LHASA, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) opened the first phase of a five-star hotel with 472 guest rooms in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

More border areas may threaten to go to China if India doesn’t wake up, now

I don’t know how many of you read a report in last week’s Times of India, where the residents of Pin valley, which borders China, have threatened to seek China’s help if the state government in Himachal does not wake up to their plight.For a nation that ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 25 2014]

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...exactly 11 onces, 5-month-old Lhasa Apso-Chihuahua crossbreed Tyson is so small he can barley feed himself and is transported in a hamster cage. "He was tiny when he was born and he was eventually pushed out by his brothers and sisters" owner Rose
"By analyzing the pollutants, we can take different measures, specifically in different areas, to curb smog" said Feng Yinchang, a professor at the College of Environmental Science and Engineering who oversees the research
"It is internationally believed that a distance of 500 kilometers is to the best advantage of high-speed railways and a distance of 1,000 kilometers is the maximum, but the distances between big Chinese cities are usually more than 1,000 kilometers" he told the Global Times
Dalai Lama: "In the long run, the power of truth is much stronger"

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Air China : Nepal-China joint-venture in aviation [Published 4 Traders - 7 hours ago]
InterContinental Lhasa Resort [Published Ecns.cn - 8 hours ago]
UML leaders on foreign visits [Published Kathmandu Post - 14 hours ago]
Where India touches heaven [Published Daily Life - 15 hours ago]
Lhas-t China diary! [Published The Hindu - 17 hours ago]
Video: 4-inch-long Tyson may be England's small... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
Can an Animated Princess Ease Ethnic Tensions i... [Published China Digital Times - 19 hours ago]
China Deploys Heavy Security Presence at Tibeta... [Published Radio Free Asia - 20 hours ago]
Reality of Tibet defies media stereotypes [Published Global Times - Aug 26 2014]
A journey to China’s Tibet [Published People Daily - Aug 26 2014]
Chinese arrivals reach all-time high of 113k [Published Kathmandu Post - Aug 26 2014]
Shoton Festival celebrated in Tibet [Published Jiangsu Net - Aug 26 2014]
Tibetan Sho Dun Festival celebrated in Lhasa [Published People.com.cn - Aug 26 2014]
Analysis says dust contributes the most to Tian... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 26 2014]
NDTV in Tibet: A Visit to Dalai Lama's Palace i... [Published NDTV - Aug 25 2014]
Massive rail network planned [Published Global Times - Aug 25 2014]
XINHUA - FLASH: 3 CHINESE WORKERS KIDNAPPED BY ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 25 2014]
A-Listers Report Card Part 1 [Published AUGUSTMAN.com - Aug 25 2014]
FLASH: 3 CHINESE WORKERS KIDNAPPED BY PKK IN SO... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 25 2014]
Dalai Lama: 'Hope for the best - prepare for th... [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 25 2014]
Information Transformation [Published Beijing Review - Aug 25 2014]
XINHUA - InterContinental opens 5-star hotel in... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 25 2014]
China claims Dalai Lama in talks to return to T... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 25 2014]
'Anti-China atmosphere in India easing since Mo... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 25 2014]
Tibet InterContinental hotel opens its doors fo... [Published TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific - Aug 25 2014]
Nepal, China join hands to set up international... [Published Payload Asia - Aug 25 2014]
China diary: The Shoton festival and the bustli... [Published The Hindu - Aug 25 2014]
Ambitious high-speed rail to connect 11 Chinese... [Published Ecns.cn - Aug 25 2014]
Organization Set Up Boost Tibet’s Tourism Industry [Published Live Trading News - Aug 25 2014]
Tianjin's air pollutant analysis [Published CNC World - Aug 25 2014]
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Chinese Takeaway: One Belt, One Road – Carnegie... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 14 2014]
As India prepares to receive Chinese President Xi Jinping next month, New Delhi must make up its mind on Beijing’s invitation to jointly build the new silk roads in inner Asia and the Indo-Pacific littoral. Since he became president in March 2013, ...
Chinese Takeaway: One Belt, One Road – Indian E... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 12 2014]
Summary New Delhi must make up its mind on Beijing’s invitation to jointly build the new silk roads in inner Asia and the Indo-Pacific littoral. As India prepares to receive Chinese President Xi Jinping next month, New Delhi must make up its mind on ...
If China Is Anti-Islam, Why Are These Chinese M... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 12 2014]
MoreIn the Shadow of Beijing’s Rule: Uighur Life in the Ancient City of Kashgar China Now Says Almost 100 Were Killed in Xinjiang Violence China Charges Uighur Scholar Ilham Tohti With ‘Separatism’ The road to Linxia, in China’s vast, sere northwest, ...
If China Is Anti-Islam, Why Are These Chinese M... [Published TIME.com - Aug 12 2014]
The road to Linxia, in China’s vast, sere northwest, is known locally as the Quran Belt, with a profusion of newly built mosques and Sufi shrines lining the motorway. Some are built in a traditional Chinese style, with pagoda-like eaves; others, with ...
If China Is Anti-Islam, Why Are These Chinese M... [Published The China Blog - Aug 12 2014]
MoreChina Now Says Almost 100 Were Killed in Xinjiang Violence China: Dozens Dead or Injured in Xinjiang ‘Terror,’ but Facts Are Few and Far Between The Capital of China’s Xinjiang Region Is in Lockdown After a Deadly Blast The road to Linxia, in ...
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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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