CHENGDU, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Thursday opened its fourth high-altitude airfield, which local officials hope will boost tourism in the heavily Tibetan-populated region. Hongyuan Airport, located in Aba ... Xinhua News Agency, 1 month ago
XINHUA - New airport offers shortcut to Sichuan's Tibetan attractions - Namibia Press Agency, 1 month ago
Chinese authorities have built a large police station and detention center near a Buddhist monastery in a Tibetan-populated area of Sichuan in an apparent bid to intimidate monks in the religious institution, according to sources. They pushed ...Radio Free Asia, 1 week ago
Researchers say Tibetans have a genetic variation that enables them to survive in high altitude, low oxygen environments This could explain how they can survive at heights of 14,800 feet (4,510m) The mutation is believed to have originated 8,000 ...Capital Bay, 1 month ago
Hongyuan Grassland experiences its first autumn snow this autumn on Sept.16, 2014. Hongyuan Grassland (literally red prairie or red plain), located in the middle of the Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture at the north of Sichuan, is known as ...People.com.cn, 1 month ago
RECORDS of strength and bravery carved onto bones and tortoise shells provide insights into an ancient nomadic people in western China called Qiang, who have inhabited the area for more than 3,000 years. While some Qiang people were long ago ...Shanghai Daily, 1 month ago
Re'er Prairie, which lies in Zoige County of Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, is a picturesque prairie covering a land area of 3.2 million mu (214,400 hectares). [Photo provided to China.org.cn] 1 2 3 4 5China.org.cn, 1 month ago Scenery of Chuanzhusi Town, Sichuan Province China.org.cn, 1 month ago
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