Tibet gets first bullet train, links Lhasa to India border

What is the news?   China has started operating the first bullet train line in Tibet, connecting the provincial capital Lhasa with Nyingchi – a strategically located Tibetan border town close to Arunachal Pradesh.   Lhasa-Nyingchi rail line   Train link would connect the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region to the border city of Nyingchi with a travel time of three and a half hours.  … Continue reading Tibet gets first bullet train, links Lhasa to India border

U.S. envoy calls on China to hold dialogue with Dalai Lama

US ambassador to China, on a visit to the Tibet autonomous region, has urged China to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama. He also expressed concerns regarding the Chinese government’s interference in Tibetan Buddhists freedom to organize and practice their religion. This visit comes as China tightly restricts access… Continue reading U.S. envoy calls on China to hold dialogue with Dalai Lama

U.S. Ambassador to China makes rare Tibet visit

US envoy to China is on a visit to the Tibet autonomous region.This is the first visit to the region by a U.S. ambassador since 2015 amid escalating trade tension between China and the US. China tightly restricts access to Tibet by foreigners, especially journalists and diplomats. In response to that lack of access,the U.S… Continue reading U.S. Ambassador to China makes rare Tibet visit