Lhasa


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the sacred city of Lamaism

a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs

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In 2008, protests by Tibetan monks in Lhasa escalated into deadly violence targeting China's majority Han ethnic group and the Hui, a Muslim minority group.
China has already upgraded the roads from Lhasa to Yadong.
Last week activists showed up at InterContinental's Annual General Meeting in London to participate in a similar protest over the impending opening of the new luxury hotel in Lhasa.
It is causing injury to aspects of the cultural and religious practices of Tibetans from various walks of life," the petition about Lhasa said.
This concentration of the Dalai Lama's power becomes visible in the fortifications overlooking the city of Lhasa in Potala.
Lhasa is a well know Buddhist spiritual destination being the former home of Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.
based broadcaster Radio Free Asia quoted unidentified sources in Lhasa saying the two set themselves on fire in front of Jokhang Temple, a major centre for Tibetan pilgrims and tourists, before security forces bundled them away within 15 minutes.
Xinhua said downtown Lhasa was particularly crowded for a celebration.
Margaret bought her first Lhasa Apso back in the 1990s.
However, the discovery of eclogite belt northeast of Lhasa city shed new light in contrast to the above- mentioned general understanding of the Lhasa terrane.
Towards the end of the Second World War, an English school was opened in Lhasa but it was closed just five months later.
Tibet Airlines currently operates three A319s on routes between Lhasa and Ali and Chengdu, these aircraft have been retrofitted in a way to make them acclimatise to altitude flight.
Its first A319 was scheduled to be delivered on July 7, 2011 and will be used to launch flights between Lhasa and Beijing.
Naverus will continue work for China Southern at Linzhi and for Air China and Sichuan Airlines at Lhasa expanding the Chinese RNP network further.
The palace situated in a main part of Lhasa was constructed in the 7th century during the regime of Tibetan king Srongtsen Gompo.