Twelve monks achieve highest Tibetan Buddhist degree at Jokhang Temple  02/29 05:47
Twelve monks obtain the Geshi Lharampa degree at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Xizang autonomous region on Wednesday. [Photo by Daqiong/for chinadaily.com.cn] Twelve monks obtained the Geshi Lharampa ...

Subsidies improve access to assistive devices for disabled, seniors  02/29 02:12
The 32-year-old, who lives in a rural part of Lhasa, capital of Xizang autonomous region, said he did not dare learn what one cost, fearing that only being able to dream about it would add to his ...

12 monks receive doctoral degree equivalent in Tibetan Buddhism  02/29 01:56
Monks attend a sutra debate at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region, Feb. 28, 2024. Twelve monks obtained the degree of Geshe Lharampa following a sutra ...

Words of the Week: “Handing Someone a Knife,” and the Flattening of Sixth Tone  02/28 17:36
Last month, an otherwise innocuous report at Sixth Tone on cloning of Tibetan cattle referred to the region only by its Chinese name, Xizang, falling in line with a recent push by Chinese authorities.

World’s first cloned Tibetan sheep born in NW China’s Qinghai  02/27 16:39
So far, two cloned sheep have been produced. Sheep farming is one of the main sources of income for local farmers and herdsmen on the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau. However, the breeding efficiency of ...

Opinion: The local Tibetan-American community may be low profile, but it’s vibrant and lively  02/27 12:23
In 1959, Tibet was annexed by the People’s Republic of China under Mao Zedong and has the current provincial name of Xizang Autonomous Region. Many, including His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, fled ...

Archaeologists report new findings at famous Qinghai tomb  02/27 07:13
Archaeologists have recently made more discoveries at one of the largest tombs in the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau, Xinhua News Agency reported on Monday. Commonly known as the Yangjuan tombs, or sheepfold ...

Xizang to promote public fitness with more venues  02/27 03:08
Students compete in a race at a middle school's track and field course in Lhasa, Xizang autonomous region. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] The Xizang autonomous region promises to increase its ...

Tibetan goat cloning successful in NW China province  02/26 16:00
Tibetan goat is an important cash livestock in the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau. Su's team has been working with the Xining municipal animal disease prevention and control center since 2018 to carry out the ...

China's largest inland saltwater lake ready for national park status  02/26 16:00
Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland saltwater lake, is poised to become a new national park, a milestone in terms of the ecological protection of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau. All tasks required for ...

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