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Woechung Gyatso, a monk at the Tsang monastery in the Tsolho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture's Ba county, was taken into custody after taking part in March in a Chinese-led workshop on cyber security, Trisong Dorjee, a researcher at the Dharamsala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights ...
The litter-collecting monk of Tibet ... A Buddhist lama and his local volunteers search for a solution to the growing piles of rubbish on the remote Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau ... It's seven o'clock in the evening Beijing time, but out on the Ganjia grasslands, in Xiahe county, the sun shows no sign of setting.

The Ganjia grasslands lie in the north-east of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, a vast and fertile plain on the border of Gansu and Qinghai provinces, encircled by precipitous mountains. In recent years, livestock on the pastures have started dying inexplicably - and plastic food wrappers have been found ...
Lhamo Dolkar, left her hometown of Bora, in in Gansu's Sangchu (in Chinese, Xiahe) county in the Kanlho (Gannan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture on ... there is no word of her whereabouts, and she has disappeared,” said Ngawang Tharpa, a member of Tibet's parliament in exile in Dharamsala, India.
A group of Tibetan Monks created a sand mandala at St. Norbert College, in Brown County. It's a type of art that is a Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Mandalas can be created in various ways, like water color on canvas, carved in wood or with colored sand. Can't Find Something? WQOW 5545 Highway 93, Eau ...
Archaeologists announced on Monday that they have excavated tombs dating back some 3,000 years in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. A total of nine tombs were found at ruins 10 km from the county seat of Zanda in Ali Prefecture, Xinhua quoted Shaka Wangdui, an archaeologist with the ...

BROWN COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - This week, St. Norbert College is hosting a group of Tibetan monks. They're creating a form of art called a "mandala", using millions of grains of sand. The monks begin by drawing an outline of the mandala on the wooden platform. Each monk holds a traditional metal rod ...
Chinese authorities in Tibet's Nagchu county are promising cash rewards for leads to “criminal” activity, including efforts to promote Tibet's national ... The March 13 document, a copy of which was obtained by RFA's Tibetan Service, offers amounts up to 100,000 yuan (U.S. $15,856) for information on the ...
Video PlayerClose. CHINA-TIBET-MEDOG-SPRING SCENERY (CN). Photo taken on April 2, 2018 shows the spring scenery of Medog County in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Zhang Rufeng) ...
TAMPA, Fla. — Tibet is a hero dog. She has a special gift for knowing when kids are scared and need some comfort at the Hillsborough County Courthouse. The children she helps are often neglected, abused or abandoned. A judge may be deciding their fate. Tibet is the first of her kind in Florida: a ...
Earlier this month, a Tibetan man named Tsekho Tukchak self-immolated in Ngaba county in an apparent protest against Chinese rule and policies in the ... set themselves on fire have called for Tibetan freedom and the return of the Dalai Lama from India, where he has lived since escaping Tibet in 1959.
Daisy is a sweet Tibetan spaniel mix who just wants love ... 0 Comments. By Maryanne Dell | mdell@scng.com | Orange County Register. PUBLISHED: March 31, 2018 at 4:03 pm | UPDATED: March 31, 2018 at 4:14 pm. Breed: Tibetan spaniel mix. Age: About 9 years. Gender: Spayed female. Size: 13 pounds. Daisy's story: ...
CHENGDU, March 29 (Xinhua) -- One of the most relaxing ways to spend an afternoon in Sichuan Province's Aba County is playing Tibetan chess with friends in a tea house. The county, located on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau with a population of 80,000, is home to one of the oldest Tibetan chess ...
Dharamshala, India -- A Tibetan monk who was detained after being taken into custody last year by Chinese police in Ngaba County, eastern Tibet was sentenced this week to a five-year prison term over allegedly engaging in 'political ...
Dharamshala, India — A Tibetan monk who was detained after being taken into custody last year by Chinese police in Ngaba County, eastern Tibet was sentenced this week to a five-year prison term over allegedly engaging in 'political activities.' ...
According to sources in Tibet, Druklo, who is most commonly known by his pen name Shokjang, was released from prison in accordance with his sentence on March 19, 2018. He has allegedly been returned to his hometown Gengya village in Labrang (Chinese: Xiahe) county, in the Amdo region of Tibet.
4 of Meruma town, Ngaba County and was survived by his wife and two daughters. Local sources also said that he was known for his strong sense of Tibetan identity and nationalism with great interest in the cause of Tibet. It is the first self-immolation of 2018, nine years on from the first self-immolation in ...

... prominent political prisoner of 'inciting to split the country' (煽动分裂国家罪) after holding him incommunicado for more than two weeks at Kangtsa (Ch: Gangcha) County Detention Centre in Tsojang (Ch: Haibei, 'Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture' in Qinghai Province), in the province of Amdo, eastern Tibet.
Temples in Tibet tested monks on their knowledge of Chinese laws to make Buddhists more aware of the laws. Sera Monastery, one of three major ... Officials in Qiongjie county are expected to study the Constitution, amended and approved on March 11, at every local village. Activities such as lectures and ...
Chinese authorities in Tibet's Driru county are moving ahead with plans to mine resources from a mountain sacred to local Tibetans after forcing area ... of the Tibet Autonomous Region, and is a pilgrimage site and home to many rare wild animals, a Tibetan living in the region told RFA's Tibetan Service.
A Tibetan writer sentenced to three years in prison for writing material deemed politically sensitive by China's government has been freed after serving his full ... to his home in Gengya village in Gansu province's Sangchu (in Chinese, Xiahe) county, a Tibetan source living in exile told RFA's Tibetan Service.
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2011 file photo, Chinese paramilitary police march during a flag raising ceremony near the Potala Palace in Lhasa in western China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Tibetan activists, housing petitioners and other campaigners are targets of a new national campaign in China against ...
DHARAMSHALA, Mar. 15: Two Tibetan monks have reportedly been detained while another has been released after completing a 10-year sentence in Eastern Tibet. The three monks belonged to the Dza Wonpo monastery in Sershul (Ch. Shiqu) county in the Kardze (ch. Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous ...
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2011 file photo, Chinese paramilitary police march during a flag raising ceremony near the Potala Palace in Lhasa in western China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Tibetan activists, housing petitioners and other campaigners are targets of a new national campaign in China against ...
About 7,500 people live in the Zhaxizom Township in Dingri County of Tibet Autonomous Region, at the foot of the world's highest mountain. ... Poverty in Tibet has received attention from the central government, which gives many types of policy and fund support, according to Tibetan regional officials.
About 7,500 people live in the Zhaxizom Township in Dingri County of Tibet Autonomous Region, at the foot of the world's highest mountain. ... Poverty in Tibet has received attention from the central government, which gives many types of policy and fund support, according to Tibetan regional officials.
This photo taken on March 11, 2018 shows saline fields in Mangkam County of Qamdo, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Local salt farmers have followed a centuries-old harvesting method by collecting brines from the rocks and drying them in prepared fields until the salt within crystalizes.
... matter included: 'Monk Proposes Self Immolation Over Politics in Tibetan Exile' published on February 24 by the online portal Tibetan Journal; 'Utsang monk warrior warns president Sangay of self-immolation', which appeared on March 5 in The Tibet Star; and Tibetan Dies in Self-immolation in Sichuan's Ngaba County, ...
Authorities in western China's Sichuan province have freed a Tibetan monk jailed for 10 years for protesting Chinese rule in Tibetan areas, meanwhile ... “He had taken part in the March 2008 uprising in [Tibet's capital] Lhasa, and was carrying the Tibetan national flag and calling out for freedom for Tibet ...
More than 250 Tibetans and their friends gathered for a rally Saturday at the City County Building in Madison. Local and state officials were there, too. The day commemorates when thousands of Tibetans formed a massive human chain around the summer palace of the Dalai Lama in Tibet to protect him ...
Tibetan Buddhist monks carrying a giant 'thangka' for the unveiling ceremony during Monlam, otherwise known as the Great Prayer Festival of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, at the Rongwo Monastery, in Tongren County, Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau.
Tibetan leaders, students, supporters and state political leaders gathered on the steps of the City County Building Saturday to honor the lives of Tibetans who lost their lives in the uprising against the Chinese government 59 years ago and to protest ongoing human rights violations in Tibet. On March 10 ...
LHASA, March 8 (Xinhua) -- Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has invested heavily in protecting its environment over the past five years, the ... The regional now has 47 nature reserves, as well as 10 role model counties, 173 role model townships and 1,924 role model villages for having the ...
The provincial government will allocate funds and offer preferential policies to villages in the underdeveloped Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture, Tianzhu Tibetan Autonomous County, and another 18 counties to help them develop rural tourism. To meet the goal of ...
XINING, March 9 (Xinhua) -- On a bustling street in the old town of Tongde County in northwest China's Qinghai Province, Tenzin touted a variety of Tibetan clothes to crowds of customers. "Business is ... Tenzin has left poverty behind thanks to his Tibetan clothes-making business and government help.
On February 21, 2018, six UN experts called for the release of Tibetan language rights advocate Tashi Wangchuk, who awaits sentencing on baseless charges of ... Choktrin Gyatso was the only one of three monks at Tsang monastery in Gepasumdo county to complete their nine-year prison sentences; two ...
There, the small predominantly brown centipedes, measuring no more than about 13 mm in body length, were hiding under rodeside stones and leaf litter. The second previously unknown centipede, Hessebius luculentus, discovered in Shandan County, Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, is slightly larger -- reaching ...
Last year, China shortened its list of 832 impoverished counties - those with more than two or three per cent living under its poverty line - the first time since the ledger was created in 1986. The 28 counties who cast off poverty included five counties each in Tibet and Xinjiang, historically some of the poorest ...
In a protest against China's rule of Tibet, a Tibetan man set himself on fire Wednesday and died in Meruma Township in Ngaba County, Sichuan Province, eastern Tibet. Tibetan sources and social media said Tsekho, a father of two, set himself ablaze around 5 p.m. local time. Tsekho's protest occurred just ...
A Tibetan man self-immolated on Wednesday in Sichuan's Ngaba county in an apparent protest against Chinese rule and policies in the far-western region of China, ... “At the time of his self-immolation, Tsekho called out, 'Long live His Holiness the Dalai Lama and freedom for Tibet,'” Kungyam said.
REBKONG COUNTY-Despite a few elbows to the face, Tsering pushed through the broil of Tibetan worshippers and lifted her bawling two-year-old over the mad crush, briefly pressing the girl's forehead to a passing sacred scroll. Scores of monks and men heaved the enormous thangka - an image of ...
China has long been accused of trying to eradicate Tibetan culture through political and religious repression. Beijing insists that Tibetans enjoy extensive freedoms. Rebkong county is a major centre of traditional Tibetan culture and the Gelug – or “Yellow Hat” – sect of the exiled Dalai Lama.
26 (Xinhua) -- Folk arts are booming in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region as the number of county-level folk art groups rose by half over the past five ... The region has 140-plus Tibetan drama bands and nearly 2,500 rural amateur teams, with a total of about 40,000 amateur actors and actresses.
A Tibetan journalist and former political prisoner held incommunicado for over a year in northwestern China's Qinghai province was sentenced last month to a three-year term ... 9, 2016, Gyal was held for eight months in Qinghai's Kangtsa (Gangcha) county and then tried on May 3, 2017, RFA's source said.
Today, the Tibet Autonomous Region of China is off-limits to journalists without special permission, but foreign correspondents can freely travel to China's other mostly Tibetan ... An officer explained that we had to wait for officials to come from Dege, the county seat, which was a two-hour drive away.
In 2014, Cindy Shaw, a former Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital speech pathologist, took her first trip to the Indian village of McLeod Ganj, which is known for its large population of Tibetan refugees and is home to the Dalai Lama. A longtime member of Sierra Friends of Tibet, Shaw had taken a three month ...
The Indiana County KTC is one of more than three dozen similar nonprofit centers in North and South America affiliated with Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, one of the main Tibetan monasteries in the U.S. KTC is part of the Karma Kagyu tradition, one of the four main traditions in Tibetan Buddhism.
Residents who just shook off poverty danced in front of their new homes in Tingri County, Xigaze, to celebrate their new life. To observe the festivals, government staff in Tibet enjoy a 10-day holiday starting Friday. "Chunlian" or Spring Festival couplets, in Tibetan language, has been increasingly popular in ...
“He had returned to pay a visit to his family and relatives in Tibet, and one month after he arrived there, the local authorities suddenly arrested him without ... Choeying, aged 37 and a native of Tawu (in Chinese, Daofu) county in Sichuan's Kardze (Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, had traveled to his ...
A Tibetan man who vanished last month after staging a solitary protest in Tibet's capital Lhasa has been found jailed in a county in eastern Tibet, where he ... Gyatso criticized what he called Beijing's “oppressive policies” and unequal treatment of Tibetans in some of the eastern counties of Tibet's Nagchu ...


 

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