Many jobs remain out of reach, however, with competition from Chinese applicants and required proficiency in Mandarin.
Nepal restricts Tibetan delegates from returning from India after key exile meeting in Dharamsala.
The activists were planning to protest a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Friend thinks Sonam Palden was targeted for WeChat posts critical of Beijing.
Tibetans also stayed away from their major Buddhist temple to avoid offending the government, a U.S.-based Tibet said.
Satellite images show the scope of demolition, while a local source tells of evicted monks and nuns.
In the lead up to the October 1 holiday, the capital of the Tibetan region is under heavy security.
The staged displays mask China's ongoing assault on Tibet's culture, religion, and history, an advocacy group says.
A campaign against 'evil forces' meanwhile targets political dissent and expressions of Tibetan culture and identity, sources say.
Beijing's claims of authority over a future Dalai Lama are part of a 'long-term strategy' to tighten its control over Tibet, one rights group says.
The case of the missing Tibetan religious leader shows China tries to undermine Tibetan Buddhist culture, the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights says.
The six were arrested upon reaching Nepali soil and swiftly handed over to China on Sept. 5.
Police are deployed throughout the crowd, while cameras monitor Tibetans' movements and officials give speeches denouncing the Dalai Lama.
Lobsang Dorje, a monk at Ngaba's Kirti monastery, was arrested in July 2018 on suspicion of keeping 'outside contacts.'
Reports from Tibetan graduates seeking work conflict with accounts in state-controlled media.
A vast expanse of grass is all that remains of half the complex in Sichuan.
Rinso, a resident of Sichuan's Dzoege county, is held and and then released amid a crackdown on politically sensitive content online.
The cards collect electronic data on the card-holders that can be used to monitor and punish behavior, Tibetan advocacy groups say.