A plateau region north-east of the Himalayas, Tibet was incorporated by China in 1950 and currently an autonomous region within China. The conflict between many Tibetans and Chinese government has been nonstop as many demand religious freedom and more human rights.
Proposed link faces geological, geopolitical and technical problems, and would join a long list of China’s engineering marvels if completed.
China and Nepal settling their row about the height of the world’s tallest mountain shows that diplomatic relations are on solid ground and comes as links between the neighbours continue to grow
Additional legislation would bolster American cooperation with India, Japan and Australia as part of Washington’s Indo-Pacific strategy.
Congressional commission calls on American leader to raise concerns about Beijing’s rights abuses and demand immediate end to transnational repression.
Weidian advises millions of merchants to stop using ‘Tibet’ in English product descriptions, or face removal.
Beijing’s critics are pushing for voting countries in Asia to leave their ballots blank, but Washington’s track record on human rights hurts its standing.
Chinese authorities confirm that American mountaineer Anna Gutu and her guide Mingmar Sherpa were killed on Shishapangma.
Top Chinese diplomat stresses environment and infrastructure as he hosts diplomats in Tibet city near contested area of Arunachal Pradesh, which has been at centre of tensions between Beijing and New Delhi.
Lizi Port, some 4,600 metres above sea level, has passed an inspection by the commerce ministry. With Nechung, 12km away in Nepal, it will be the fourth trading channel along the border.
Achievement shows Tibet could play a significant role in helping China achieve its dual carbon targets, regional head Yan Jinhai tells ecological development forum.
Canadian MP tells US Congressional-Executive Commission on China about Beijing’s ‘systemic efforts’ involving threats, disinformation campaigns and surveillance.
Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden’s posthumous film about a herder and a captive snow leopard explores the good and bad in people. Visually impressive, it is a reminder of a filmmaking talent lost too young.
Team from China and Britain finds scientific evidence for link between Tibetan Plateau and East Asian circulation and precipitation.
Both nations are building major dam projects in a region they have rowed about for decades, with the same river involved.
Beijing hits back with retaliatory measures against American personnel after Washington announces sanctions on Chinese officials suspected of role in alleged ‘forced assimilation’ of Tibetan children.
Communist Party security chief Chen Wenqing urges officials to safeguard stability in the western autonomous region and surrounding provinces.
The move targets Chinese officials behind state boarding schools, a policy UN experts say has resulted in 1 million children being separated from their families.
Official seminar told that the international community has been ‘seriously misled’ over the region’s ‘geographical scope’.
Melting glaciers and increased precipitation lead to decline in salinity, which encourages biodiversity, lowers risk of harmful algae blooms and could help with drinking water supply, researchers say.
Once fully operational, the facility in Cuomei county is expected to generate enough electricity for about 140,000 households.
Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader says Chinese officials have reached out, adding he is ‘always open to talk’.
About the early life of the Dalai Lama, Martin Scorsese’s 1997 movie Kundun ripped a hole in US-China relations that took years to repair and saw Disney’s business in China stop overnight.
Kela plant in Sichuan is part of a huge renewable production base planned by the Chinese government to generate clean energy for 100 million households.
‘Right now my analysis is if there is a threat to the survival of the Communist Party then they will definitely attack one of these places’, Tibetan political leader-in-exile Penpa Tsering told an event in Australia.
Machine which has accuracy of more than 90 per cent could help locate deposits along the Tibetan border, scientists say.
Comment by Indian National Congress Party chief comes as annual meeting of security-themed Shanghai Cooperation Organisation goes virtual-only.
Charges of being an agent for China were dropped against a Tibetan-American police officer, but one observer says Beijing seeks to sow division among Tibetans and this case helped magnify these divides.
The award-winning director, who died aged 53 last week, was regarded as a pioneer of the Tibetan new wave who offered a glimpse into local life and culture.
Three people who went foraging for Cordyceps sinensis in the highlands of Nepal went missing after they were hit by an avalanche. The parasitic fungus can fetch huge sums in China, where it’s used in herbal medicines.
Traveller in Tibet who found an unbearable smell in his room is told by police it was from a body under the bed he slept on. Since his story, and a suspect’s arrest, went viral, the hotel hasn’t reached out, he complains.