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Thursday | The Straits Times

Newly minted VII photographer Sim Chi Yin's top works

Homegrown photographer Sim Chi Yin, whose work has won international acclaim, adds another feather to her cap this month as she becomes the first Singaporean and Asian to join the prestigious VII photo agency.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

People's Daily Online

Panchen Lama visits people from religious groups in Lhasa

The 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu , who is also the vice president of the Buddhist Association of China and a member of the Standing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, is greeted by monks from the Tibet branch of the BAC in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous ... (more)

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Skift

Chinese Tourist Arrivals in Nepal Increase After Flight Pact

A new air services agreement between Nepal and China is boosting Chinese visitors to Nepal.

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People's Daily Online

Panchen Lama makes research and inspection tour in Lhasa

The 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, who is also a member of the Standing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, lights a lamp for a Buddha statue at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 2, 2014.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Slate Magazine

Tibetans' Surprising Inheritance

Climbing a mountain in Tibet is no easy feat. The atmosphere is already thin on the world's highest plateau - the oxygen level is just 60 percent of what it is at sea level - and adding elevation makes breathing even more strained.

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