News in the Colloquial Language of Tibet (བོད་ཀྱི་ཕལ་སྐད་གསར་འགྱུར་)

Bod kyi phal skad gsar 'gyur, 1909. Tibet Museum, Lhasa.

Around the same time the missionaries in Ladakh started a newspaper, the two representatives of the Chinese Qing court, the ambans, started a newspaper in the Tibetan capital Lhasa. From 1907 until their expulsion around 1911, it was published every ten days and propagated policies and views of the Qing.

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