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Xinhua Website Launches Face-lift Multilingual Tibet Channel

November 26, 2008

Xinhua (People's Republic of China)
November 25, 2008

BEIJING, Nov 25 (Xinhua) -- The official website of China's Xinhua
News Agency on Tuesday launched a face-lifted Tibet channel, offering
the world a multilingual platform to better understand the autonomous region.

The channel has Chinese, Tibetan and English versions available at
the moment, and editions of other foreign languages will be featured
step by step, according to the website,, the news
agency reported.

The channel features three major sections of news, service
information and background material on Tibet. Programs cover Today's
Tibet, Economy and Society, Culture and Religion, Education and
Technology, Tibet Tourism, Environment Protection, Aid Tibet, Service
for Local People and Tibet Studies.

The new Chinese version offers more pictures and videos compared with
the previous one. It will highlight the development in the economy,
society, culture, religion, education, environment protection and
livelihood of Tibet and Tibetan prefectures in other Chinese provinces.

The Chinese version will also present web surfers a better database,
offering programs including Tibet Profile, Glamorous Tibet, Tibet
policies and White Papers on Tibet.

The English version, catering to overseas audiences, provides nearly
20 programs highlighting Tibet's economy, environment, religion,
tourism, profile, service information and learning the Tibetan language.

The Tibetan-language edition, with 31 programs, covers nearly all
Tibet-related reports. The design is unique with its Tibetan flavor.

The website has promised that channel reporters, who cover all the
Tibetan-inhabited areas in China, will give instant reports on local
news, and its editors will also better process the news and information.

The multilingual channel can be reached by telephone (010-63070983 in
Beijing and 0891-6341788 in Lhasa) or email (
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