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2011-07-12 07:55:00

BEIJING, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Jingang Tian, together will fellow writer, Zeng Qingkai, recently looked at the beauty of Tibet through the eyes of renowned folk artist Nan Haiyan. The beauty of Tibet is as graceful as the luster of jade, simple and unfeigned, says Nan Haiyan, who has visited Tibet several times. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/CN33583 ) "I went to Tibet just because I love painting and the plateau could give me plenty of inspiration," Nan...

2011-05-31 14:41:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC) today announced that a significant portion of the personal collection of E. Gene Smith -- the world's largest private collection of Tibetan texts -- will be donated to the library at the Southwest University for Nationalities in Chengdu, China. The library will open on June 1, 2011, as part of the university's 60th Anniversary celebration. E. Gene Smith, who died on December 16, 2010, chose to donate nearly...

2010-04-30 11:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- elephantjournal.com: Following the Tibet Quake, China continues to harass Tibetans. For more, elephantjournal.com: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2010/04/chinese-authorities-order-monks-to-cease-aid-and-leave/ elephantjournal.com: This Mother's Day, make a DIY gift of soap. For more info, please visit: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2010/04/natural-citrus-peel-soap-for-mothers-day/ SOURCE elephantjournal.com

2008-09-26 09:00:32

Tibet sees noticeable improvement in educational, cultural levels: white paper BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Tibet's educational and cultural levels have been noticeably improved, and modern science and technology also developed rapidly, said a white paper titled "Protection and Development of Tibetan Culture" issued on Thursday. Now in Tibet, there are 884 primary schools, 94 high schools and 1,237 teaching stations, with a total enrolment of 547,000. The illiteracy rate has fallen...

2008-07-14 09:00:14

Traditional Tibetan medicine sees new boom in talent, R&D LHASA, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Tibet's traditional herb-based medicine is experiencing a new boom with more talent being trained and greater effort being expended on research and development. The Tibet Autonomous Region is authorizing the first group of distinguished Tibetan medical practitioners. A list of 26 candidates has been announced, including 21 active practitioners and five retirees, according to the regional...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.