Showing posts with label environment. Show all posts
Showing posts with label environment. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

US-Mexico border wall poses environmental risks

US-Mexico border wall poses environmental risks
U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed border wall between the United States and Mexico would be an environmental "disaster," a United Nations official said on Monday.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Riders on the plateau: Tibetans gather for horse festival

Thundering across the vast Himalayan plateau in their traditional finery, Tibetan horsemen gather for an annual riding festival which is a colorful feast for the eyes.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

China investing billions to resettle poor residents

China has allocated 5.5 billion yuan (866million US dollars) this year to resettle 916,500 people from poor areas with harsh environments in an attempt to free them of poverty, the country's top economic planner said on Thursday.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Police Brutality Leave Tibetans Hospitalised in Nangchen

Several Tibetans were hospitalised on 4 August after they were brutally assaulted by Chinese police in Nangchen County, Yushul Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (incorporated into China’s Qinghai Province).

Monday, June 1, 2015

‘China violently crushing protests by Tibetan nomads’

China has been “violently crushing” all peaceful protests by Tibetan nomads demanding return of their pastoral land and their nomadic way of life in the Tibetan plateau, a Tibetan rights activist said here on Saturday.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Tibetans in Yunnan Give Up Wearing Animal Skins, Burn Valuable Furs (VIDEO)

Tibetan villagers living in the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan have marked the beginning of the Lunar New Year by vowing to give up the wearing of animal furs and by burning those already in their possession, sources said.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.