Pilots of China’s troubled plane fired not for smoking, but for failing to land immediatelyPilots of China’s troubled plane fired not for smoking, but for failing to land immediatelyThe sudden fall of an Air China plane by 21,000 feet was found to be triggered by smoking in the cockpit. With regulators handing down severe punishments to the pilots, a veteran aviator and sources familiar with the industry told Chinese media that smoking in the cockpit is not against the rules in

Interpret Buddhist doctrines correctlyInterpret Buddhist doctrines correctlyA spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism has urged religious doctrines to be interpreted in the right way in a talk with 50 senior monks fr…

Shanghai beggars' list draws criticismShanghai beggars' list draws criticismA list ranking the beggars most frequently caught on Shanghai's metro trains since 2008 has caused controversy

Children join parents' petition for overdue wagesChildren join parents' petition for overdue wagesA group of 13 children drew widespread attention in China last week by helping their parents claim wages held in arrears.

Real Tibetan is what really mattersReal Tibetan is what really matters Baima Dorji set up the Songtsam Lodges "because he really wanted to express Tibetan culture". Provided to China Daily "Ten …

Chinese Muslims celebrate Eid al-FitrChinese Muslims celebrate Eid al-FitrMuslims across China on Sunday celebrated Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, a season of fasting and s…

Tibetans celebrate Shoton FestivalTibetans celebrate Shoton Festival Tibetan people enjoy the performance at the opening ceremony of Shoton Festival in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomou…