China eyes 15 mln tourists to Tibet by 2015
Jan.14 (Reuters): China wants to more than double the number of tourists visiting restive Tibet by 2015, when it hopes the remote region will play host to around 15 million visitors a year.
Ethnic tensions in Tibet have distracted the Chinese government and drawn international concern. Many Tibetans chafe under Chinese rule and believe that a sharp influx of central Chinese investment primarily benefits Han Chinese migrants and state-owned companies, which dominate the economy.
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