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A 60-year-old Tibetan woman making a religious pilgrimage to Lhasa went missing this month after police stopped her en route, Tibetan sources told RFA's Tibetan Service on Friday. Lhamo Dolkar, left her hometown of Bora, in in Gansu's Sangchu (in Chinese, Xiahe) county in the Kanlho (Gannan) ...
L.A. cabaret/spoken-word haven the Lhasa Club was a progressive, eclectic club/cafe/art gallery and cinema space showcasing alternative entertainment and an unparalleled roster of thinkers, speakers, writers and performers during the 1980s and '90s in Hollywood. Before cellphones or even the video ...

Workers work at the construction site of the Galashan Tunnel in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, April 7, 2018. The 4,373-km-long tunnel, about 3,600 meters of altitude, is part of the Lhasa to Nyingchi railway. (Xinhua/Zhang Rufeng) ...
Peach blossoms bloom outside Drepung Monastery in Lhasa, China's Tibet. Source: Xinhua| 2018-04-03 ... Photo taken on April 3, 2018 shows peach blossoms blooming outside the Drepung Monastery in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Liu Dongjun) ...
LHASA, April 2 (Xinhua) -- Rock paintings dating back to 2,000 B.C. have been found in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, according to archaeologists. The four rock paintings were discovered in Zezerong Village. The images include horses, deer, sheep, dogs, people, pagodas ...
Video PlayerClose. CHINA-LHASA-SNOWFALL (CN). Photo taken on March 30, 2018 shows the Potala Palace after a snowfall in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Chogo) ...

The Lhasa apso part of me is considered sacred due to the once-widespread belief that the souls of the deceased enter our bodies after death. We are also considered a symbol of good luck, peace and prosperity. Finally, at one time, the Lhasa apso dog could only leave Tibet in the form of a gift offered by ...
Breathtaking beauty of the Potala Palace after snow falls in Lhasa(1/4). 2018-03-30 10:55 chinadaily.com.cn Editor:Li Yan. 1. Fresh fallen snow casts a frosty sheen on the landscape surrounding the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, March 30, 2018. (Photo by Daqiong/For ...
Second, while Indian strategists have handed down the idea of a Tibet card for decades, it is time to revise this policy with a thorough evaluation of the ground, from New Delhi to Beijing and Lhasa to Dharamshala. For starters, the landscape of Tibet, now crisscrossed with railway lines, super-speed ...
The Landslide Hazard Assessment for Situational Awareness (LHASA) was developed in NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland with the capability of estimating potential landslide activities. When land conditions are unstable, such as in areas that are quake-prone, rainfall is the most ...
Potala Palace, which has been the winter palace of the Dalai Lama since the 7th century, in Tibet. (Chinatour.com). Experience high-altitude adventure on a well-priced Tibet excursion with Everest Camp operated by Chinatour.com. The 10-day tour begins in Lhasa and includes visits to the Potala Palace, ...
LHASA, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Sunlight on an early spring day and the sound of pilgrims' footsteps wake up the city of Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region. Consistent streams of people come to circumambulate the Potala Palace, a symbol of Tibetan Buddhism. Rigzen Drolga and Sonam, a couple in ...
Lhasa has been stepping up its efforts in providing green public transportation since 2015. Apart from the buses, Lhasa government also collaborated with Ofo since last May to provide 3,600 sharing bikes in the urban area. Also, 192 gas-electric hybrid taxicabs marked with the logo of "new energy" came ...
Chinese authorities allegedly held a major military drill in Lhasa on March 2 coined the 'wall of steel.' The joint military drill on March 2 (2018) consisted of a mass show of force of 'combat-ready' troops from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the People's Armed Police (PAP), underlining the heavy ...
I wasn't thinking any of this consciously when my plane from the Chinese city of Chengdu touched down on a deserted airstrip miles from Lhasa, the longtime capital of Tibet, in September 1985. The opposite: I was a kid in his 20s playing hooky from my 25th-floor office in Midtown Manhattan, where I was ...
DHARAMSHALA, March 6: In the build up to the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising Day on March 10 and the 10th anniversary of the 2008 Uprising, the Chinese military with a show of power conducted a massive drill in Lhasa, the capital city of the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) on March ...
A gas-electric hybrid bus runs in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 11, 2018. Lhasa has put 128 new gas-electric hybrid buses on the road at the beginning of this year, making the number of new-energy buses to 312, or 60 percent of the city's ...

Vehicles run on a street in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 12, 2018. Lhasa has put 128 new gas-electric hybrid buses on the road at the beginning of this year, making the number of new-energy buses to 312, or 60 percent of the city's public bus fleet,local authorities ...
On February 17 — one day after the Tibetan New Year or Losar, the most important traditional festival for Tibetans — a fire broke out in Lhasa's Jokhang Temple, one of the holiest and most politically sensitive sites in Tibet. A number of netizens immediately posted pictures and videos as well as prayers on ...
Chinese tourists visit the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet, on Sept. 10, 2016. Streets around the fire-damaged temple were reopened Feb. 18, 2018, after a blaze broke out the night before, Chinese state media said, but the extent of damage remains unclear. (Johannes Eisele / AFP/Getty Images).
BEIJING – Chinese authorities have ruled out arson as the cause of a fire that damaged a 1,300-year-old monastery that is considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism. Saturday's fire at the Jokhang in the center of the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, burned an area of about 50 square meters (540 square ...
Word of the fire first spread on Chinese social media services, where users shared pictures and video of flames and smoke rising over the temple in the center of Lhasa, the historic capital of Tibet. But many of the pictures of the fire were quickly taken down, and some Tibetans abroad said the Chinese ...
This bridge can feel like a crowded bylane in Lhasa. In mid-afternoon we encounter scores of robed Buddhist lamas slowly ambling about — some of them seeming utterly disconnected from their immediate world. Some others are extremely connected, we even spot a child lama snapping cellphone ...
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 may ... 28 after protesting in front of Lhasa's Potala Palace and is now being held in custody in Sog (in Chinese, Suo) county in Tibet's Nagchu (Naqu) ...
PARSIPPANY — Meet Norman, an 11-year-old Shih Tzu/Lhasa Apso Mix who couldn't be better looking if he tried! And, yes, his tongue really does always hang out! Norman was rescued from Newark-AHS where he was surrendered by the family he had his entire life. Norman was abandoned at the ...
Tin Hotels International Group, a GHM and van de Bunt Partners joint venture, has inked a management agreement with China's Tibet Da'ji Hotel to launch Tin Hotels in Tibet's cultural and religious centre of Lhasa. Scheduled to open in 2020, Tin Lhasa will serve as the anchor to a nearly 29,000m2 ...
LHASA, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- A preliminary investigation has ruled out any human factors in the fire that broke out in Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. According to the local government, no casualties were caused in the fire. The life-sized statue of the ...
Chinese authorities in the Tibetan capital Lhasa have closed the Jokhang temple, a major pilgrimage site, for three days following a fire that broke out in ... 18, the fourth day of the Tibetan New Year, the Jokhang was open to the public and was crowded with devotees, a source in Lhasa told RFA's Tibetan ...
Lhasa, Feb 19 (IANS) Lhasa's Jokhang Temple, one of the most renowned and sacred temples in Tibetan Buddhism, has returned to its normal activities after a fire broke out at its premises over the weekend with no casualties, authorities said on Monday. Barkhor market, which surrounds the temple, had ...
LHASA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region received about 216,400 tourists from home and abroad from Feb. 15 to Feb. 18, the first four days of the week-long Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, up 30.7 percent compared to the same period last year, the regional tourism ...
LHASA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Holding a baby goat, or kid, tightly in her arms, Tse Drolma must walk more than one hour to Yamdrok Lake in the freezing weather. Sometimes she is lucky to get a free ride. Tse Drolma lives in impoverished Kamba Village, Konggar County in Tibet Autonomous Region.
In een van de heiligste plaatsen in het Tibetaans boeddhisme, het Jokhangklooster in de historische hoofdstad van Tibet, Lhasa, is zaterdagavond brand uitgebroken. Er zijn geen meldingen van slachtoffers en de omvang van de schade is onduidelijk. De krant Tibet Daily meldt dat de brand in het meer ...
(Reuters). A fire broke out Saturday at one of the most sacred sites for Tibetan Buddhism, Lhasa's revered Jokhang temple, state media said, but no casualties were reported and the extent of the damage remained unclear. The official Xinhua news agency said the fire began at 6:40pm but was soon put out ...
Footage posted on Twitter showed flames engulfing parts of Jokhang temple, a 7th-century monastery and Unesco World Heritage Site in the capital, Lhasa. Many Buddhists see it as the most sacred shrine in Tibet and fear that widespread damage could wipe out nearly 1,400 years of history.
In Lhasa, de hoofdstad van Tibet, heeft een brand gewoed in het 1.300 oude Jokhang-tempelcomplex, het belangrijkste bedevaartsoord voor het Tibetaanse boeddhisme. Dat meldden Chinese staatsmedia. Christine Van Tichel, Jos De Greef. 14 min. Het vuur brak uit rond 18.40 uur (11.40 uur Belgische tijd). Beelden ...
Tibetans pray outside Jokhang Monastery ahead of Tibetan New Year's Day in Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region, February 28, 2014. ... Beijing: One of the most sacred locations in Tibetan Buddhism, the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, caught fire on Saturday but there were no reports of any casualties and ...
Aus dem etwa 1300 Jahre alten Jokhang Tempel in der tibetischen Hauptstadt Lhasa schlugen Flammen, wie die chinesische Staatsagentur Xinhua berichtete. Bilder und Videos, die auf Twitter geteilt wurden, zeigten Rauch aus dem Tempel sowie ein brennendes Dach. Der Brand, der am Samstagabend ...
BEIJING — A fire broke out on Saturday at one of the most hallowed sites in Tibet, the Jokhang temple in Lhasa, a day after the start of the traditional Tibetan New Year celebrations, official Chinese news media reported. A brief bulletin issued by The Tibet Daily said the fire had broken out in the evening but ...
On the eve of the double New Year, locals were busy buying goods on streets flanked with booths in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region. ... year, I chose Tibetan couplets so that my Tibetan friends understand my wishes when they come to greet me," said a resident surnamed Xiong in Lhasa.
LHASA, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- As Chinese celebrate traditional Lunar New Year, the most important festival of a year, Tibetans are even happier as the Tibetan New Year coincides with the Spring Festival this year. Both the Spring Festival and Tibetan New Year fall on Friday. On the eve of the double New ...
The Gonggar airport is the largest airport in Tibet supporting the capital city of Lhasa. It has been renovated and upgraded time and again over the past decade. The recent upgrade suggests that these are mainly to enhance the fighting capability of the Chinese air force in Tibet. In the past two years, only ...
At an elevation of approximately 12,000 feet, Lhasa is home to the historical residence of the Dalai Lama, the Potala Palace. Tibet, a historically oppressed region of China which has fought for independence since the days of the Cultural Revolution, was once politically and religiously ruled by the Dalai ...
Decorations are hung from a tree in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 12, 2018, to greet the Spring Festival and Tibetan New Year. (Xinhua/Chogo) ...
This bridge can feel like a crowded bylane in Lhasa. In mid-afternoon we encounter scores of robed Buddhist lamas slowly ambling about — some of them seeming utterly disconnected from their immediate world. Some others are extremely connected, we even spot a child lama snapping cellphone ...
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 may ... 28 after protesting in front of Lhasa's Potala Palace and is now being held in custody in Sog (in Chinese, Suo) county in Tibet's Nagchu (Naqu) ...
NuMex is described as having medium heat while Tibetan Lhasa is said to be fiery hot. Turnip 'Purple Top Milan' >> Italian heirloom, decorative with bright purple shoulders and beautiful white mild-flavored flesh. Fast growing and very productive variety. Zinnias 'Happy Birthday Mix' >> heirloom mix of fully ...
Chile peppers 'NuMex Joe E Parker' and 'Tibetan Lhasa' >> both are heritage types. NuMex is described as having medium heat while Tibetan Lhasa is said to be fiery hot. Turnip 'Purple Top Milan' >> Italian heirloom, decorative with bright purple shoulders and beautiful white mild-flavored flesh.
Flight tickets from Lhasa to Ngari and additional flights from Lhasa to Nyingchi and Chamdo will be 30 percent off market prices, while the price difference will be covered by the government. Nearly 26 million visitors from home and abroad traveled to Tibet in 2017. Revenues generated by tourism reached ...
LHASA, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- The iconic Potala Palace in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region will be open to the public free of charge for three months, as authorities are striving to promote winter tourism. Starting Feb. 1, entry to the palace, located in the regional capital of Lhasa, will be free for ...
27 in Phenpo Lhundrub (in Chinese, Linzhou) county in the Tibet Autonomous Region's Lhasa (Lasa) prefecture after her health began to deteriorate last ... A court sentenced her to seven years in jail “in a sham trial, without any due process,” before being moved to Lhasa's Drapchi Prison, said a second ...


 

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