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2012-07-06 23:03:34

Explore Tibet, a locally-owned Lhasa-based travel agency, now offers an 8-day train tour from the Chinese capital of Beijing to Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Travelers will have the opportunity to explore the famous historic and cultural sights of these two cities. (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Explore Tibet, a locally-owned Lhasa-based Tibet travel agency, now offers an 8-day train Tibet tour from the Chinese capital of Beijing to Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous...

2009-02-26 06:00:00

FUZHOU, China, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Yida Holding, Co. (OTC Bulletin Board: CYID) ("the Company" or "China Yida"), one of China's leading comprehensive tourism and media management companies, recently announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fuzhou Fuyu Advertise, LLC ("FETV") has entered into a Cooperation Agreement (the "Agreement") with the Railway Media Center ("RMC") in order to achieve their cooperation in television program broadcast on trains. Pursuant to...

2008-08-04 09:00:31

China sets up highest wildlife research site in NW Qinghai XINING, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Chinese zoologists have set up a wildlife research site in the altitude-4600 meters plateau of Qinghai, the highest in the country, an official with the Hol Xil Natural Reserve Administration said on Saturday. The site, jointly set up by the Institute of Zoology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS) and the Administration, was located in Wudaoliang wildlife protection station, where Tibetan...

2006-08-30 00:34:56

BEIJING (Reuters) - One of China's new trains to Tibet, the world's highest railway, derailed on Tuesday, disrupting the line for five hours and delaying thousands of passengers, state media said. The 16-carriage train from the southwestern city of Chongqing derailed near Co Nag Lake, some 400 km (250 miles) northeast of the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, the Beijing News said, adding that only the dining carriage came off the tracks. China opened the 1,140-km (710-mile) railway linking...

2006-07-03 03:45:57

By Mark Chisholm TANGULA PASS, China (Reuters) - China's inaugural train from Beijing to Tibet passed its highest point on Monday, with many passengers reaching for oxygen tubes to ward off altitude sickness. As the train climbed, many passengers attached the tubes to their nostrils and announcements warned passengers to avoid sudden movements that could trigger sickness, even in the pressurized cabins. About a third of those traveling in the cheaper cabins, mostly Tibetan...

2006-07-03 01:39:22

By Mark Chisholm TANGULA PASS, China (Reuters) - China's inaugural train from Beijing to Tibet passed its highest point on Monday as passengers sped toward Lhasa amid extra-tight security that underlined the sensitivity of the project. As the train climbed, staff showed passengers how to attach oxygen masks and announcements warned passengers to avoid sudden movements that could trigger altitude sickness, even in the pressurized cabins. The train left Beijing on Saturday evening and...

2006-07-02 00:02:50

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new railway to Tibet will help modernize the isolated Himalayan region and bind it to the rest of the country, state media said on Sunday after the first train reached the regional capital. The first train to Lhasa arrived in the early hours of Sunday morning, 13 hours after Chinese President Hu Jintao watched it leave Golmud, the dusty outpost in the far-western province of Qinghai that is the start of the new 1,142 km (710 mile) line. The first train...

2006-07-01 08:07:19

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - China opened the world's highest railway on Saturday, celebrating the link to Tibet as a feat of national strength and ethnic harmony while critics decried it as a threat to Tibetan culture and the environment. A proud President Hu Jintao waved farewell as the first train left Golmud, the dusty outpost in the far-western province of Qinghai that is the start of the new 1,142-km (710-mile) route to the Tibetan capital, Lhasa. "The building of the...

2006-07-01 01:57:33

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - China opened the world's highest railway on Saturday, celebrating the link into Tibet as a symbol of strength and ethnic harmony while critics denounced it as a threat to the Tibetan people's culture and environment. A proud but somber President Hu Jintao waved farewell as the first train left Golmud, the outpost in the far-western province of Qinghai where the new 1,142-km (710-mile) track to the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, begins. "The building of...

2006-02-05 07:56:13

BEIJING (Reuters) - Global warming could threaten the new Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest, within a decade, a Chinese researcher said in remarks published on Sunday. Wu Ziwang, a frozen soil specialist at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, told the official Xinhua news agency his research over three decades revealed large areas of the Qinghai-Tibet plateau showed signs of shrinking, as they were frozen less of the time. This could threaten the new railway, which is to start...


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