A multi-billion dollar project to connect the power grid in Tibet to the one in the rest of China will be completed by 2012, ensuring a steady supply of electricity to the plateau region.The 16.2 billion yuan (2.46 billion U.S. dollars) project includes 9 read more...
A hotel glut in China's big cities is spurring luxury chains to explore some remote locations. In November, Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, got its first international luxury hotel with the opening of the 162-room St. Regis Lhasa Resort, featuring a five read more...
China spent nearly 288 million yuan (about 43.43 million U.S. dollars) over the past five years to boost traditional Tibetan medicine and improve medical facilities in Tibet Autonomous Region.The central government sponsored the establishment of new hospi read more...
Lhasa, Dec 14 : Tibet is in the final phase of completing its first expressway, a four-lane road linking Lhasa's city and Gongkar Airport, and is expected to resume its services in six months.Xinhua quoted Li Dingkun, leader of the construction team, read more...