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  • Shambhala the Second—Mt. Yala in Sichuan

    By Julia Qin
    Renowned as "Shambhala the Second" or "Oriental White Yak" in ancient Tibetan books, Mt. Yala in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province is located at the junction of three counties: Dawu, Kangding and Rongchag.
  • Magnificent Palcho Monastery in Tibet

    By Karen Lin
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    Located in the northeastern part of Gyantse County in Tibet's Shigatse Autonomous Prefecture and 230 kilometers away from Lhasa, the Palcho Monastery is a key cultural relic under the state protection.
  • Snapshots of Sichuan-Tibet Highway (I)

    By Lily Li
    The Sichuan-Tibet Highway, originally called Kangding-Tibet Highway, starts from Chengdu, capital of Sichuan on the east and ends at Lhasa, capital of Tibet on the west with a total length of 2,146 kilometers including 1,304 kilometers in Tibet.
  • Rainbow-colored forests in Hongyuan, Sichuan

    By Lucia Su
    Stretching for tens of miles, the forest with rainbow-colored foliage enters best season for viewing in Somang Valley, Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
  • Potala Palace cuts ticket price

    By Mirenda
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    The Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital city of Tibet, will offer ticket discounts since Nov.1 in tourist off-season, Lhasa Evening reported.
  • Tibet delegation visits Nepal

    By Lily Li
    Invited by the Attorney General of Nepal, a delegation composed of procurators from China’s Tibet Autonomous Region visited Nepal, Oct. 21, 2014, Tibet Daily reported.
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Lhasa-Shigatse railway officially put into use (II)
A second railway line in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, which is 251 kilometers long and links the regional capital Lhasa and Shigatse, the second-largest city in the region, was officially put into use.
Policies on Tibet
China Focus
  • China approves 8 railway, airport projects

    China's top economic planner announced Wednesday it has approved feasibility reports on five airport and three railway projects, with a total investment of 150 billion yuan (24.4 billion U.S. dollars).

World Spotlight
  • 14 killed in bomb attacks in Baghdad

    At least 14 people were killed and 65 others wounded in two car bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad Wednesday evening, a police source said.

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