Yongzin, China’s Gift To Tibetans Or A Propaganda Tool?

Yongzin, which literally refers to a tutor in more specific context of Tibetan Buddhism, is the name of the first search engine completely packaged in Tibetan language backed by the Chinese government. This search engine besides performing the search queries for Tibetan, it’s designs and interfaces are tailored in Tibetan language too.
This will obviously stand out as first grand Tibetan search engine in its utilities as well if the authorities had not imposed censoring of data or curbing information in a biased manner!

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World First Tibetan Language Search Engine Launched For Trial In Tibet

Cloud Tibet, the first Tibetan Language in the world has been launched for trial according to a report on China.org.cn which says that the service has been launch for trial operation on Tuesday. Also, the search engine will provide users with encyclopedia information, archive data and a Q&A service in Tibetan, Tselo said. The project was launched in April 2013.

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