- Traditions and taboos in Losar
- On the first day of Losar (Tibetan New Year), it is the tradition for housewives to wake up early in order to prepare highland barley wine for the whole family.
- Scientist's work led to first Tibet railway
- Extending China's railway network to the colder climes of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau a decade ago or Tajikistan as part of the current Belt and Road Initiative presented the problem of building a railroad on terrain subject to permafrost.
- Tibetan Buddhism and death
- Up until the 20th century, virtually the only application of the wheel in Tibetan culture was the use of mani, or prayer, wheels in spiritual blessings. This fact stresses the inward nature of the society, one that places a stro…
- Datong girl's account of volunteering in Tibet
- "Everyone finds a different meaning in life and we're not able to judge other people's life quality. Inner richness and peace are the joy of life, something that cannot be measured by material goods." Yang Yunjing, a post-80s gi…
- China launches online database to track Living Buddhas
- China has announced the creation of an online database to provide information on 870 verified Living Buddhas as part of its efforts to combat the fake ones who have damaged the reputation of Tibetan Buddhism and disturbed social…
- US, China officials get into heated argument over Tibet
- US lawmakers on a rare congressional visit to Tibet last week had "heated exchanges" with Chinese officials as they called for Beijing to renew dialogue with the exiled Dalai Lama, one participant said Tuesday.