lhasa lhasa  /ˈlɑ sə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
  2. (n) a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs

News

  1. Local travel agency offers Tibet tours for travelers on a tight schedule.

    Travelers on a tight schedule often pack several destinations into a short amount of time. With Tibet travel now easier and more accessible than ever before, Lhasa based Tibet travel agency Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS ( http://www.tibetctrip.com ) makes it possible for busy travelers to tour Tibet in as little as four days. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Responsible Tibet travel: local agency TCTS has a few simple guidelines

    Travel from western countries like the USA to Tibet is becoming increasingly popular. Lhasa based Tibet travel agency Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS ( http://www.tibetctrip.com ) has published updated guidelines for responsible travel in Tibet. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013-Tibet-guidelines/tours-essentials/prweb10831281.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Vera And Moe Need A Home In Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Say hello to Vera and Moe, a pair of Lhasa Apso/poodle mixes who are looking for a home. The pair are the latest edition of Wednesday’s Pet, and just two of the many pets awaiting adoption at the Fairfield Animal Shelter. Former Selectman Sherri ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Fairfield

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Quotes

  1. "I am deeply saddened to learn that the turmoil that erupted yesterday in Lhasa following what began as peaceful protests has resulted in the loss of lives, and I am concerned that the violence appears to be continuing," Rice said.
    on Mar 15, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Sify

  2. "It began at about midnight on March 10," said Sonam Choepel. "The Chinese army let off bombs all over Lhasa. In the morning, the city was full of dead bodies. The streets were running with blood."
    on Mar 7, 2009 By: Sonam Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "Only if the central (government) sits down for dialogue with the Dalai Lama and shows great wisdom, great decisiveness and great boldness of vision, the Lhasa incident can be handled well," Bao wrote in a statement e-mailed to Reuters.
    on Dec 6, 2005 By: Bao Tong Source: Ninemsn

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