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He Zhengguo, 40, is the Party secretary of Tongle in Yunnan's Diqing Tibetan autonomous prefecture. When he arrived at the Lisu ethnic community in 2013, the village was in dire poverty and had been seeing an exodus of young people for years. When he saw that villagers earned little by growing ...
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Nestled in the towering mountains of southern China, an impossibly turquoise river passes over a beautiful set of terraces. As the water runs over these flat platforms, it forms dozens of miniature whitewater waterfalls, cascading down the mountain valley. Like the Pamukkale Water Terraces in Turkey, ...
However, for over 250 years, this little pocket of Yunnan province in Southwest China has been renowned for producing dry-cured ham. In fact, they even received international acclaim when they won a gold medal at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition for their meat product. Xuanwei ham ... Yunnan
Besides the otherworldly surroundings and views, other factors also work to make trekking 'the gorge' one of the most worthwhile trips in the country for outdoor enthusiasts, and a can't-miss destination for those visiting Yunnan province. While the trails snaking through Tiger Leaping Gorge are never ... Yunnan
Pu'er, a city long famous for fermented tea, has now also become a capital of coffee planting. That's due, in part, to the Starbucks Yunnan Farmer Support Center, which was built in 2012 to help local coffee farmers with sustainable practices while providing high quality Yunnan Arabica beans for the ... Yunnan

The program will target 25 ethnic minorities in Yunnan that often aren't represented in scientific studies, Yang Jingyi, head of the biobank and a senior researcher at Shunxi Regenerative Medicine, a privately owned biotech company, told Sixth Tone. “With this approach, we hope to fill the void of biological ... Yunnan
GUIYANG, China, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Yunnan province took home four gold medals at the National Cross Country Championships held in Qingzhen, Guiyang on Thursday and Friday. After two days of competition, Yunnan became the biggest winner, taking four gold medals from 10 races. Peng Jianqi ... Yunnan
Ten wild Asian elephants have caused financial losses to villagers by eating crops in southwest China's Yunnan Province. Insufficient food in local forests in Ning'er County led the mammals to roam fields in several villages in the county, where they have munched on crops and played for the past two ... Yunnan
China Southern Airlines has set up a branch office in Yunnan province in a bid to strengthen its network in the country's southwest region. The carrier will also launch eight domestic routes out of Yunnan on 25 March. These are: Qingdao-Zhenzhou-Kunming, Shantou-Kunming, Kunming-Dali, ... Yunnan
Yunnan is one of China's most distinct provinces - with an ever-changing landscape, from dreamy, rolling rice terraces, to vast Tibetan plains 10,000 feet above sea level, this charming land is host to the largest number of ethnic minorities in China. With the diversity in its people comes diversity in food. Yunnan
The bowl of soupy Yunnan over the bridge rice noodles (云南过桥米线, RMB 48) comes in a bowl big enough for three customers, or one starving patron. Though not much to look at and not particularly flavorful, its cloudy and soothing hot broth, as well as its abundance of veggies and springy noodles, ... Yunnan
BEIJING—China Southern Airlines set up a branch company in the southwestern Chinese province Yunnan, a stronghold of rival China Eastern Airlines. Eight new China Southern domestic routes from Yunnan will be opened this month and an international service to Islamabad from provincial capital ... Yunnan
China Southern Airlines has set up a branch company in the southwestern Chinese province Yunnan, a stronghold of rival China Eastern Airlines. Eight new China Southern domestic routes from Yunnan will be opened in March and a service to Islamabad, Pakistan, from provincial capital Kunming will ... Yunnan
Saizhuang Jie, or the "costume competition festival", is held in Yongren county of Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture in Yunnan province each year on the 15th day of the first lunar month. It originated in Zhiju. The young people of a remote village in Southwest China's Yunnan province attended a local ... Yunnan
A Beijing-based NGO filed a lawsuit on February 23 against the companies responsible for developing a hydropower station near a nature reserve in southwestern China, citing numerous environmental violations. Construction of the Huilong Mountain Hydropower Station (回龙山水电站), in Yunnan's ... Yunnan
A Beijing-based NGO filed a lawsuit on Friday against the companies responsible for developing a hydropower station near a nature reserve in southwestern China, citing numerous environmental violations. Construction of the Huilong Mountain Hydropower Station, in Yunnan's verdant Xishuangbanna ... Yunnan

Yunnan province in southwest China prides itself on its colourful ethnic minority groups, picturesque landscapes and rich biodiversity. It is also a destination for health-conscious food lovers to explore, many of whom are drawn by the chance to get a true taste of nature. One thing they search for in particular ... Yunnan
Graham's infatuation led to “equal parts passion, fatigue and frustration at the lack of good tea” in Melbourne, so he decided to go to Yunnan and bring some here himself. Kuura Tea is his new one-man operation. Graham stocks five types of tea: a ripe puer, two raw puers, a black and a white. The teas are ... Yunnan
In Hong Kong, signs telling people how to behave, where to look and when to do it are so commonplace they have become the pervasive subject of local humor. After a new set of laws emerged out of Yunnan last week — ones that seem to strike at the heart of local tradition — our beloved province South of ... Yunnan
Two tourists pose for a selfie with cherry blossoms at Yuantongshan Park in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, March 6, 2018. The cultivation of cherry blossoms in Kunming can be traced back to as early as the 13th century. Nowadays, the cherry blossoms at Kunming's ... Yunnan
YUNNAN, Southwest China — Armed with only a hoe and sickle, and without armor or protective equipment, Wang Kaixue claims that he has dug up over 10,000 mines since 1996. The 48-year-old from Balihe Village has combed over an area larger than 20 Olympic-size soccer fields for mines. Along the ... Yunnan
The Global Investment Summit at Guwahati to showcase Assam as the “Expressway to Association of South East Asian Nations” with Advantage Assam” as the focus, must go down in economic history of the state as “a landmark” as rightly suggested by chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal, for multiple ... Yunnan
People buy flowers at a market in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb. 10, 2018. There are over 2,000 flower planting, processing, logistics and trading enterprises in Yunnan, with annual output value of 40 billion yuan (about 6.35 billion U.S. dollars). They have won over 70 percent market ... Yunnan
Diego Triboli is from Italy, and has been working in China for more than 15 years. He first came to Yunnan in 2005, and now owns a group of restaurants and food distribution outlets based in Kunming. You may know him as the affable owner of Cantina • Wine and Chat, a stylish Italian bistro located near ... Yunnan
Chinese dance legend Yang Liping will bring the colour and rhythms of her native Yunnan to Singapore in March with an award-winning showcase. Dynamic Yunnan, or Yunnan Ying Xiang, will feature the dances and songs of ethnic minority groups in Yunnan - replete with drums, masks, Tibetan praying ... Yunnan
Authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan have jailed a group of Protestant Christians for for up to 13 years for involvement in an “evil cult,” ... The sentences come amid a crackdown in Yunnan on the Three Grades of Servants group, which has been designated an a dangerous cult by the ... Yunnan
BEIJING • Thousands of children living in poverty and cold in China's Yunnan province can look forward to a bit of warmth this winter, thanks to Snowflake Boy. The Yunnan China Youth Development Foundation has launched a public donation campaign for all needy students in the province. Yunnan
BEIJING - Thousands of children living in poverty and cold in China's Yunnan province can look forward to a bit of warmth this winter, thanks to the story of the Snowflake Boy. The Yunnan China Youth Development Foundation has launched a public donation campaign for all the needy students in the ... Yunnan
From Monday to Tuesday, the temperature is expected to drop by 6 to 8 degrees Celsius in central, southern, and northeastern China, including parts of Shaanxi, Inner Mongolia and Yunnan. Parts of Fujian, Guangdong, Yunnan, Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces will see a decrease of over 10 degrees ... Yunnan
One such community is Padangshang, an isolated hilltop hamlet in Yunnan's Xishuangbanna prefecture. Provincial officials describe Xishuangbanna, a tropical land of rolling, mist-shrouded hills and jaw-dropping amber sunsets, as one of four key anti-poverty battlefields. Padangshang's 143 residents ... Yunnan
We interviewed a man obsessed with photographing China's remaining wild places, earthquake-proof Yunnan homes caught the attention of the world's architects and looked good doing it. Can we get one please? Thinking Yunnan food was not yet spicy enough, food scientists looked to create what they ... Yunnan
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese tour guide was put in intensive care and three members of his group could have to undergo surgery after their vehicle overturned Friday on a mountain road in the province of Yunnan in southern China. Many details about the accident were not readily available, ... Yunnan
YUNNAN, Southwest China — Guo Youzhen takes a deep breath and starts singing about the origins of the universe. She sings of Gezi, the Creator, who forged the earth and the sky from nothing. She sings of Ah Fu, whose three sons clung fast to the edge of the sky and hauled it downward to meet the ... Yunnan
HANOI, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Vietnam Railways Corporation said on Tuesday that it will increase the number of trains daily carrying cargoes between Vietnam's northern Hai Phong city and China's southwestern Yunnan province. The number of daily freight trains will increase to three or four pairs (a pair ... Yunnan
It appears the longstanding and deadly mystery surrounding the origin of the SARS virus has been solved. Virologists have been scouring China for clues since the 2002 outbreak, finally stumbling upon a cave in Yunnan where they believe with near certainty the contagion originated. Only a few questions ... Yunnan
Throughout the 90s I made repeated excursions to Yunnan province, fascinated everywhere I went. By the end of the decade the only area I hadn't visited was the northeast — Qujing (曲靖) and Zhaotong (昭通) prefectures. Little information was available because neither place drew tourists in significant ... Yunnan
A buffalo body-painting competition was recently held in Jiangcheng county in southwest China's Yunnan Province, as part of the fifth "sachet-throwing carnival" celebrated by people from China, Laos and Vietnam. More than 30 teams from the three countries participated in the event this year, competing ... Yunnan
CHENGDU, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- With 13 points from Aiyana Tremayne, Yunnan beat Sichuan in the 15th round of the China Women's Volleyball Super League on Tuesday night. The first set was hotly contested as Sichuan cut a 11-17 deficit to only 2 points. But Yunnan's solid block help the team take the first ... Yunnan
Hong Kong-based adventure travel company Whistling Arrow is organising a family-friendly trek through rural Yunnan province. Starting on March 30, the eight-day Tea Horse Trail Adventure includes four full-day treks and an acclimatisation hike between Dali and Lijiang, with plenty of side trips to ... Yunnan
After three years of methodical searching, archeologists working in southeastern Yunnan have assembled a huge collection of relics dating back to the Bronze Age. Thus far, research has simply focused on field work and unearthing as many objects as possible in the countryside of Wenshan Prefecture. Yunnan
BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Chinese scientists believe they may have found the origin of the deadly Sars virus in a remote cave in Yunnan province, where they identified a single population of horseshoe bats that harbour virus strains with all the genetic building blocks. The strain ... Yunnan
NAYPYITAW — The chief of Myanmar's counter-narcotics police force has criticized the signing of an agreement between China's Yunnan Province and the United Wa State Army (UWSA) to cooperate on drug eradication. Yunnan Province government officials and UWSA leaders signed an agreement on ... Yunnan
BEIJING • Chinese scientists believe they may have found the origin of the deadly Sars virus in a remote cave in Yunnan province, where they identified a single population of horseshoe bats that harbour virus strains with all the genetic building blocks. The strain could easily have arisen from such bats, ... Yunnan
Kolkata: A Chinese delegation led by Hu Rong, Vice-Governor of the People's Government of Wenshan Prefecture, Yunnan province, which was currently visiting the city, has expressed its interest in exploring the prospects of trade and commerce between the two countries, more particularly between ... Yunnan
Brian Linden, of the Linden Centre in Xizhou, Yunnan, China and Ellison Bay's Linden Gallery, received the Yunnan Provincial Friendship Award Nov. 20. He received the prestigious Yunnan Friendship Award from the Honorable Yunnan Governor Ruan Chengfa in front of respected provincial government ... Yunnan
Tourists take pictures of ginkgo trees in Yunnan University in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, Dec. 6, 2017. On the campus of Yunnan University, there is a road sided with ginkgo trees. Each year during the late autumn and early winter, the beautiful scenery of ginkgo trees here ... Yunnan
One of Yunnan's most recognizable musicians, Ai Yong (艾勇) — Chinese birth name, Chen Yuyong — was best known as the bass player for Yunnan bands Shanren (山人), and later KAWA, died early on the morning of November 19, 2017. He was taken away by renal disease, the same that took his ... Yunnan
A Yunnan-based conglomerate will design and build a new airport expected to cost nearly one billion US dollars near Angkor Wat, according to a report by Cambodian newspaper Inquirer. The five-year project is yet another example of China exporting engineering and technological know-how as part of ... Yunnan
We are producing ever greater amounts of plastic — much of which ends up as garbage. What's more, because plastic does not break down in ... Yunnan


 

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