User: norgay Topic: Tibet
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Freight train service to link China's Yanbian with Europe 15.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A new China-Europe freight train route is to open linking up northeast China's Korean Autonomous Prefecture of Yanbian with Europe this year, the prefectural government said on Monday.
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China targets more foreign companies over listing Tibet and Taiwan as countries 15.1.2018 Phayul.com
More foreign companies have come under Beijing’s radar following Marriott International listing of Tibet, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as separate nations earlier las
Unlike India, China was fully prepared for the 1962 War 13.1.2018 Rediff: News
In contrast with China's formidable build up, the Indian Army was struggling to send to the border an inadequate formation of 2,400 soldiers -- the ill-fated 7 Infantry Brigade -- which was short of soldiers, arms, equipment and acclimatisation for high-altitude combat.
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Delta Airlines apologises for listing China's territories as independent countries 13.1.2018 General News
Delta Airlines has apologised for listing Tibet and Taiwan as independent countries on its official website and promised to take immediate measures to correct the mistakes.
Marriott geography gaffe: China asks foreign firms to respect sovereignty 12.1.2018 News
US-based hotel chain Marriot listed Tibet and Hong Kong as 'countries' in its survey; later apologises
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Marriott apologises for labeling China's territories as independent countries 12.1.2018 General News
US hotel chain Marriott's chief executive officer (CEO) has apologised for listing Tibet, among other parts of China, as an independent country in a questionnaire, and promised to take measures to prevent such incidents.
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Marriott Hotel chain faces backlash for listing Tibet as a country in survey 10.1.2018 Phayul.com
International hotel chain, Marriott is under fire from Chinese netizens after the company listed Tibet as a nation, in a questionnaire sent among its members for feed
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Oldest Buddhist stele discovered in Tibet 9.1.2018 General News
Chinese archaeologists believe that the ninth century Purang stele which was discovered in northern Tibet to be the oldest in the Himalayan region. Shargan Wangdue, of Tibet Cultural Relics Protection Institute, said the stele was discovered in Ngari prefecture in northern part of the Tibet Autonomous Region. The stele is 1.85 meters tall, inscribed with the image of a standing Buddha, state-run Xinhua news agency reported today. On its left side are 24 lines of old Tibetan language. On its right side are 19 lines of Buddhist prayers. Shargan Wangdue said most scholars agree that the stele was set up in 826 or 838, during the period of Tubo kingdom. "This stele shows Buddhism was already being practised during the Tubo period in western part of Ngari," Shargan Wangdue said. Also, archaeologists in southwest China's Sichuan Province have restored a "dragon bed" believed to be used by an ancient king 2,500 years ago. The bed, 2.55 meters long, 1.3 meters wide and 1.8 meters
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LTTE financiers trial begin in Switzerland 9.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The trial of 13 financiers accused of funneling over 15 million Swiss francs ($15 million) to the now vanquished Sri Lankan rebel group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), began at the Federal Criminal Court of Switzerland.
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Three killed, 36 injured in bus accident in China 7.1.2018 General News
At least three persons were killed and 36 injured when bus overturned on a highway in central China's Hubei Province. The accident took place at around 6:50 p.m. yesterday in Suizhou City of Hubei, the city government said. The bus was travelling from Shanghai to Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province. The bus was carrying 46 people. Three persons were killed and 36 injured when the bus overturned on the highway. Four persons were seriously injured, state-run Xinhua news agency reported today. Fatal road accidents are a serious problem in China, where traffic regulations are often flouted. The country's frequently overcrowded long-distance buses are prone to accidents, with individual incidents regularly causing many deaths.
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Now Chinese city gets face recognition tech for registering 7.1.2018 General News
Chongqing city in southwest China has introduced facial recognition technology for marriage registration, in a bid to simplify the procedure and make it less time-consuming. The Marriage, Adoption Registration Management Centre of Chongqing said the new system has been launched in January. Marriage registration between Chinese citizens and foreigners can also use the system, it said. Based on Chinese law, the registrars must check a person's identity and household registration certificates before awarding them a marriage certificate. The facial recognition technology can not only shorten the examination time, but also improve its accuracy. It can quickly take a photo and compare the face with information from other documents and the database of the public security bureau, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The quickest time to complete an examination is just 0.3 second, which otherwise would be around 10 minutes, it added. The new system can also deal with cases ..
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Tibet developments may put pressure on India 7.1.2018 Rediff: Columns
Samdong Rimpoche's visit to China materialised against the backdrop of strained India-China relations consequent to the face-off between Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam, says former RAW officer Jayadeva Ranade.
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New plant species discovered in China 3.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Chinese scientists have discovered a new endangered species of flowering plant from the Primulaceae family.
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China to build 'Mars village' in Qinghai province 28.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
China is building a village in its northwest Qinghai province simulating the environmental conditions on Mars.
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China permits helicopter tourism in Tibet 26.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
China permits helicopter tourism in Tibet
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8,000-year-old village site found in Mongolia 21.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Archaeologists have discovered the ruins of an 8,000-year-old village in Mongolia, authorities said on Thursday.
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How China got a U.S. senator to do its political bidding 18.12.2017 Washington Post
How China got a U.S. senator to do its political bidding
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Revealed: How China prepared for 1962 war 15.12.2017 Rediff: News
From March 1959 to March 1962, the PLA fought 12 major battles in central Tibet which was seen as an opportunity to train China's soldiers, notes Ajai Shukla.
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In High Places 9.12.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Chinese army prepared for 1962 war by fighting Tibetans 7.12.2017 Latest News
From 1959-1961, People's Liberation Army fought 12 major battles in Tibet
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