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Scientists Unearth Oldest Woolly Rhino In Tibet
2011-09-02 08:33:57

  A 3.6-million-year-old woolly rhinoceros fossil discovered in Tibet in 2007 indicates that some giant mammals may have evolved in the Tibetan highlands before the beginning of the Ice Age, according to experts. In a paper published on September 2 in the magazine Science, paleontologists from the Natural History Museum (NHM) of Los Angeles County and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, who discovered the rhino´s complete skull and lower jaw, argue that the beast adapted to...

2011-08-19 08:31:00

SHANGRI-LA COUNTY, China, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBET), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of traditional Tibetan medicine in China, today announced the availability of the transcript for its second quarter 2011 earnings conference call, held on August 16th. During the conference call Sally He, Tibet Pharmaceutical's VP and Assistant to the Chairman, stated, "As evidenced by our...

2011-08-15 14:30:00

SHANGRI-LA COUNTY, CHINA, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBET), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of traditional Tibetan medicine in China, today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Summary of Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2011 Financial Results: Revenue of $8.7 million, an increase of 12% from $7.8 million in Q2 2010 Gross profit of $3.9 million...

2011-08-11 15:05:00

SHANGRI-LA COUNTY, China, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBET), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of traditional Tibetan medicine in China, will host a conference call on Tuesday, August 16 at 9:00 am Eastern to discuss its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Tibet's Form 10-Q and corresponding earnings release are expected to be filed on August 15, 2011. "We...

2011-07-21 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, July 15, universal principles of eldercare were affirmed by exiled Tibetan leaders and Dr. Marion Somers, the pre-eminent U.S. advocate for better long-term care. Dr. Marion was in Washington, DC, representing the 3in4 Association on a national tour. "It's amazing how similar our thinking is," says Dr. Marion. "Age-old and modern common sense are almost identical." Speaking before tens of thousands in the nation's capital, the Dalai...

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...

2011-07-05 06:30:00

Special two night event at Washington, D.C.'s West End Cinema, July 10th and 11th WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of the visit of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama and his Washington, D.C. Kalachakra teachings, the nonprofit organization Project Happiness will be presenting a special two-night screening of the film, PROJECT HAPPINESS at the West End Cinema. This award-winning documentary follows students on a quest for lasting happiness and culminates in a...

2011-06-15 06:15:00

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give "A Talk for World Peace" at the U.S. Capitol (West Lawn) in Washington, DC on Saturday, July 9th at 9:30 a.m. This historic event is free to the public and all faiths and background are welcome and encouraged to attend. The event is hosted by the Capital Area Tibetan Association (CATA). Few lives in history have spoken as deeply to the goodness of the human spirit as the life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama....

2011-06-10 15:05:00

SHANGRI-LA COUNTY, China, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBET), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of traditional Tibetan medicine in China, today announced that effective as of June 6, 2011 its Chairman, Mr. Hong Yu, replaces Mr. Taylor Guo as CEO of Tibet Pharmaceuticals. Taylor Guo leaves Tibet Pharmaceuticals to pursue other interests while Hong Yu, the Chairman of Tibet...


Latest Tibet Reference Libraries

Tibetan Pony
2014-05-27 11:13:01

The Tibetan Pony is a breed of pony native to Tibet, once believed to be bred from ancient Mongolian stock and other Chinese breeds. Horses have been kept by wealthy locals and farmers in Tibet, as well as by the Dalai Lama and other religious figures. Some Tibetan ponies were gifts to Chinese Emperors during the Ming and Tang dynasties. They were also traded for tea from the southern Sichuan province into the late 1950s. The route traveled for this trade activity was a route between Lhasa...

Tibetan Antelope, Pantholops hodgsonii
2012-10-04 16:07:51

The Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii), also known as the chiru, is native to the Tibetan Plateau. Its range is nearly completely restricted to China, including Xinjiang, Tibet, and Qinghai, with a few populations occurring in Ladakh, India. This species prefers a habitat on flatlands with open areas and little vegetation. The Tibetan antelope is the sole member of its genus and holds no subspecies. Its genus name, Pantholops, means “all antelope” in Latin. There is one extinct...

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2008-05-27 16:58:34

The Lhasa Apso is a hunting breed from Tibet originally bred to guard monasteries. The breed often barked a warning to its master until the master came to check on the intruder. The breed generally stands 10 to 11 inches tall and weighs 12 to 14 pounds. The breed should have muscular legs and a tail which is carried in a tight screw over the back. The Lhasa Apso has medium sized dark brown eyes and a black nose. Its coat is double layered. The coat can be nearly any color and is generally...

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2007-08-23 03:17:19

The Onager (Equus hemionus), is a large mammal belonging to the horse family. It is native to the deserts of Syria, Iran, Pakistan, India, Israel, and Tibet. It is sometimes referred to as the half ass or Asian Wild Ass. There are six subspecies recognized, of which one is extinct and two endangered. Their range has contracted greatly under pressures of hunting and habitat loss. Onagers are a little larger than donkeys at about 640 pounds and 6.8 feet lengthwise. They are short-legged...

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2007-01-01 15:43:55

The Tibetan Macaque (Macaca thibetana), also known as Milne-Edwards' Macaque, is found in China, Tibet and Vietnam. This species lives in subtropical forests (mixed deciduous to evergreen) at altitude that range from 2,625 to 6,562 feet (800 to 2000 m). The Tibetan Macaque has a long dense brown fur with whiskers but a hairless face. The infants have silver and black fur that changes to its adult color at the age of two. Its diet consists mostly of fruit. It will also consume seeds, leaves,...

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