Achievements in Tibet
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Facts and Figures of Tibetan development

Backgrounder: Historical facts of Tibet

Special Report: Qinghai-Tibet Railway

Special Report: Tibet in eyes of foreign journalists

Farmer Nuosang ties a hada to one pillar of his newly-built house, in Gurong township, Duilongdeqing County of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 21, 2008. Nuosang has just completed 8 new rooms with the government's financial aid. Since the government of Tibet Autonomous Region launched the project of "living in peace and contentment" for local farmers and herdsmen two years ago, it has allocated about 7.022 billion yuan (nearly 1 billion dollars) for the dwelling of 114,000 households, totaling 594,000 farmers and herdsmen. (Xinhua Photo/Soinam Norbu)
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Tibet farmers, herdsmen's income sees double digital growth annually in past five years

    BEIJING, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The net income of Tibetan farmers and herdsmen has experienced double-digital growth in each of the past five years, said a former Tibetan official here on Wednesday.

    "The per capita net income of farmers and herdsmen in Tibet reached 2,788 yuan (391 U.S. dollars) last year," said Ragdi, former vice-chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, at a meeting here of the Counseling Committee on Development of the Tibet Autonomous Region.  Full story

Tibet's tourism magnified by Qinghai-Tibet railway

    BEIJING, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The tourism development in China's Tibet Autonomous Region has been growing faster than what officials expected, said a veteran Tibetan official here on Wednesday.

    Ragdi, former vice-chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, made the remark at a meeting of the Counseling Committee on Development of the Tibet Autonomous Region.  Full story

Tibet to allocate $62 mln for low-cost housing

    LHASA, March 22 (Xinhua) -- The government of China's Tibet Autonomous Region plans to allocate 465 million yuan (62 million U.S. dollars) for low-cost housing starting this year to improve living standards, especially for low-income households.  Full story

Tibet to provide housing for 52,000 farmers, herders in 2008

    LHASA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Tibet plans to provide housing for 52,000 farmers and herders in 2008, said officials at the first plenary session of the 9th People's Congress of Tibet Autonomous Region. Full story

China earmarks special funds to protect Tibet cultural relics

    LHASA, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- China has earmarked 570 million yuan (78.5 million U.S. dollars) for the preservation of 22 historical and cultural relics in the southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region.  Full story

First ozone observatory in Tibet starts operation 

    LHASA, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- The first ozone measurement observatory in Tibet Autonomous Region has became operational on the world's highest plateau, according to local meteorological administration.  Full story

Editor: Xia Xiaopeng
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