Only 3 Chinese cities met AQI standard: Official
Only three of the 74 major Chinese cities subject to air quality monitoring met the national standard for fine air in 2013, an environmental protection official said on Saturday.
The Times of India
China's rail network nears Indian border
The new extension line will take travelers from Lhasa to Xigaze, also known as Shigatse, in about two hours, railway authorities said.
Malaysian National News Agency
Lhasa Museum To Have Chinese-made Astronomical Telescope
Amateur astronomers will be able to observe the Milky Way with a Chinese made astronomical telescope at the Tibet Museum of Natural Sciences from May. The telescope with a lens diametre of 1 metre was designed and developed at a cost of 20 million yuan by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xinhua news agency reported.
Commentary: US double standard on terrorism encourages slaughters
For the world's "most active human rights defender," the latest random killing of 29 innocent civilians at a crowded Chinese train station is too insignificant to be a terrorist activity.
China Exclusive: Panchen Lama extends new year greetings to Tibetans
The 11th Panchen Lama extended his greetings to all Tibetans at home and abroad on Saturday, the eve of the Tibetan New Year.
People's Daily Online
Dalai Lama's "anti-China farce" in U.S.: article
A Beijing-based Tibetology scholar has criticized the Dalai Lama's Friday meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in the White House, saying it was another "anti-China farce."
China Digital Times
After Winding Odyssey, Tibetan Texts Find Home in China
In October, after a long delay imposed by the project's Chinese partners, school officials here quietly opened the document preservation operation alongside a huge library bearing Mr. Smith's name.
South China Morning Post
Tibetans are genetic mix of Sherpas and Han, US study claims
Ethnic Tibetans and visitors gather to watch the annual ritual displaying of a gigantic Buddha tangka in Labrang monastery in Xiahe, China's Gansu province.