Half a dozen men boarded a bus full of Chinese tourists on its way to the airport, sprayed the driver with tear gas, assaulted passengers and stole some luggage. Thieves commit such attacks because they believe visitors from China as well as Korea and Japan carry large amounts of cash and luxury goods.
In remote settlement high on Tibetan Plateau, Buddhist spirituality soars
"Yarchen Gar is a wonder on the high plateau: thousands of ramshackle homes clustered on a remote peninsula at the bend of a river, each one the domicile of a nun who has come here to study Tibetan Buddhism."
China in 2 minutes a day