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Wildlife management and conservation station staff members patrol in Shuanghu County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 1, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

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Aerial photo taken on July 22, 2019 shows a Chinese scientific expedition team taking a boat to the main area of Lake Yamzbog Yumco for survey in Shannan, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

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Villagers pose for a group photo at a standardized apple cultivation demonstration park in Lingpa Village of Chanag Township in Mainling County of Nyingchi, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Oct. 26, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

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A man performs during a traditional horse racing in Lhunzhub County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, July 30, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

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A woman wears Burang clothes in Burang County of Ali, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, July 22, 2019. Burang clothes has a history of more than 1,000 years. It is decorated with gold, silver, pearls and other jewels. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Chogo)

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Climbers participate in a climbing event in Damxung County of Lhasa, capital city of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Oct. 16, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

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A player attends a traditional stone throwing competition in Xigaze, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 31, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

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Aerial photo taken on Dec. 8, 2019 shows the scenery along the Yarlung Zangbo River in southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

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Photo taken on May 24, 2019 shows mountain guides scaling Mount Qomolangma in southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Photo by Zhaxi Cering/Xinhua)

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A man attends a convention celebrating the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform at Tibet in the Potala Palace square in Lhasa, capital city of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, March 28, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

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Aerial photo taken on Aug. 10, 2019 shows the old town of Lhasa, capital city of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

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Aerial photo taken on Oct. 7, 2019 shows a view of the Lhasa River valley in Lhasa, capital city of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Sun Fei)

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Residents attend a spring plowing ceremony in Shannan, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, March 16, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

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Photo taken on Jan. 31, 2019 shows Tibetan antelopes in Shuanghu County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

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Herdswoman Qimei and her family warm hands by the fire at a herdsman resettlement site in Baingoin County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 17, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

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Workers paint the wall of the Potala Palace during its annual facelift in Lhasa, capital city of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 2, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

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Aerial photo taken on April 9, 2019 shows fog floating above Medog County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

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Children chat at the graduation ceremony of a kindergarten in Lhasa, capital city of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, July 12, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

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Aerial photo taken on Aug. 9, 2019 shows a tug of war held in Damxung County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Wang Jianhua)

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People watch a dice match during the games for local farmers and herdsmen in Xigaze, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 30, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

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Yaks fight during a yak-fighting festival in Zhexia Township of Bainang County in Xigaze, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 9, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

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Black-necked cranes fly over a natural reserve for the birds in Lhunzhub County, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 1, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Zhang Rufeng)

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Competitors warm up before a horse race in Lhasa, capital city of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 7, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

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Stitched aerial photo taken on Aug. 10, 2019 shows the view of Lhasa, capital city of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Wang Jianhua)

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Aerial photo taken on Aug. 10, 2019 shows the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital city of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Wang Jianhua)

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Herdsmen take part in a yak competition to celebrate Ongkor Festival (Bumper Harvest) in Quxu County of Lhasa, capital city of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, July 27, 2019. From scientific expedition at the Lake Yamzbog Yumco to wildlife conservation patrol mission in Shuanghu County at an average altitude of more than 5,000 meters, from a traditional festive horse racing to annual facelift of the Potala Palace, the photographers of Xinhua captured local people`s daily lives and achievements on social development in Tibet in 2019, the year marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. A selection of photos from the `InTibet` column shows beauty of nature on the plateau and stories of local people improving their lives with hard work. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)