» 05/01/2010, 00.00
CHINA – TIBET – INDIA
China to build dams in quake-prone Tibetan regions
Tensions are rising over Beijing’s decision to build a dam on the Yarlung Zangbo-Brahmaputra River. Geologists slam the decision because of the strong danger of earthquakes in the area. India also fears that China might be planning to divert the river’s waters towards its territory. China appears set to go.
18/11/2010 CHINA – INDIA
China-India bound to clash over dams on the Brahmaputra
China’s plans to build a dam on the Yarlung Zangbo (Brahmaputra) River continue. Experts think Beijing is planning dozens of dams in Tibet to power the economies rich economies of southern China or sell abroad.
06/09/2010 CHINA – TIBET
A five-star hotel planned for the entrance of a Tibetan canyon
The Yarlung Tsangpo (Brahmaputra) River flows in the canyon. The vice president of the Tibet tourist company announces the project. However, breathtaking views hide dangers such avalanches and flash floods.
11/07/2011 INDIA – CHINA – TIBET
The difficult relationship between India and China over the Brahmaputra River
India is concerned about Chinese plans to divert the river’s waters. So far, Beijing has avoided discussing the issue with New Delhi. An expert talks about the thorny issue, which could lead to open conflict or renewed cooperation between the two nations.
18/06/2011 INDIA - BANGLADESH - CHINA
Chinese dams on the Brahmaputra threaten lives of Indians and Bangladeshis
China wants to launch an anti-drought project to save region of Xinjiang. Despite Beijing’s guarantees, India and Bangladesh fear the diversion of the river will have a negative impact on the ecosystem.
Shaanxi: 150,000 litres of diesel fuel flowing towards the Yellow River
Provincial authorities sound the alarm after fuel spills from pipeline owned by state oil company. The central government orders action to save local drinking water.
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