Nepal’s OBOR railway dreams

“Good morning, sir,” the Nepal Armed Police Force officer stamped his boot on the ground while keeping his right hand at his forehead. The...

PLA armoured brigade holds ‘high altitude drill’ in Tibet with most advanced tank

The People's Liberation Army's Western Theatre Command has recently held an armoured brigade military drill in Tibet at 5,100 metres above sea level for...

The real motives behind China’s scientific expedition to Tibet?

Dharamshala — China's second scientific expedition to the 4,000-metre-high, so called Qinghai-Tibet plateau was widely covered by the Indian media, expressing its concern that...

Environment of reserve improved for black-necked cranes in China’s Tibet

A black-necked crane looks after its chicks after they hatched in the Qiangtang nature reserve, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 23, 2017. Flocks...

China Is Challenged on Bid for Unesco Heritage Status in Tibetan Area

BEIJING — Update: July 7 In another contentious move, Unesco also approved China’s request for special recognition for a vast, traditionally Tibetan region known as Hoh Xil or Kekexili,...

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PUNCHING HOLES IN TIBETAN SKIES – Rukor Admin (August 20, 2018)

Official China is fixated on controlling everything, including the weather, even when science struggles to provide methods for doing so. China boasts of doing...

The litter-collecting monk of Tibet

- Feng Hao (4/13/18) Source: Chinadialogue.net https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/10562-The-litter-collecting-monk-of-Tibet Government waste collection only covers the highways in this remote corner of the Tibetan plateau. (Image:Feng Hao) A Buddhist lama and his...

THE BLACK BRAHMAPUTRA: LOOKING AT POSSIBLE CAUSES – Dechen Palmo

Slag in Brahmaputra water. Photo credit: Times of India The issue of Brahmaputra river pollution comes at a time of deteriorating ties between India and...

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Latest DIIR Publication: Environment and Development In Tibet – A Crucial Issue 2008Environement and Development Desk, DIIR, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA).TIBET: Enduring Spirit, Exploited Landdescribes the relationship of Tibetan nomads and farmers with the environment, and to publish related environmental news on the region