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Governor: Diqing takes the lead in 14-years free education

Qi said this on July 17 during a joint interview by Xinhua Net and the Yunnan office of cyberspace affairs, and topics at the interview focused on changes in the Tibetan prefecture over the past 70 years....


Lhasa posts double-digit increase of visitor arrivals

Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, saw more than 6.42 million visitors to the city in the first half of 2019, up 18.72 percent year on year, local tourism authorities said Wednesday....


Xi urges local legislatures to be practical, creative in their work

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently instructed local people's congresses and their standing committees to improve legislation and supervision based on local conditions, and uphold rule of law in the new era. ...


Beijing calls on U.S. to keep its promise to lift ban on Huawei

China is urging the U.S. to stop putting unreasonable pressure on Chinese companies and keep its promise of lifting the ban on Huawei. ...


Flower-dressing show catches eyes in Kunming

The "Night of Flower Auction", as an integral part of the 2019 Kunming International Flower Expo (KIFE), was held in Kunming, Yunnan province on July 13. ...


Talent contest held to promote rural Tibetan art

A man displays the Tibetan carpet he made at a talent contest in Qiongjie county, Shannan city, Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, July 16, 2019. ...


AIIB reaches milestone of 100 members

Jin Liqun, president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, said he wants AIIB to become the bank that connects Asia to the world as it marked a total of 100 approved memberships during the past weekend....


Protection network set in Yunnan for snub-nosed monkeys

As the province's first wildlife safety network, it aims to help protect the endangered species through efforts from the government and private groups....


Tibetan equestrian wins first gold for Yunnan team

The Tibetan equestrian Larong Dilie won the first gold medal in the 1000-meter race for the Yunnan team July 14 at the 11th National Traditional Games of Ethnic Minorities of the People’s Republic of China. ...


Monks debate at Tashilhunpo Monastery in Tibet

Monks debate at the Tashilhunpo Monastery in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 12, 2019. ...


Nearly 1,000 funerary objects unearthed in Yunnan

Archaeologists in southwest China's Yunnan province have unearthed over 1,000 funerary objects in a graveyard that houses a large group of tombs....


Dashanbao seen through the lens of local photographer

Pictures taken by local photographer Chai Junfeng show the breathtaking Dashanbao scenic area in northeast Yunnan’s Zhaotong prefectural city. It is part the Wumeng Mountains that form the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau in southwest China. ...


China's first homemade polar icebreaker delivered

China's first domestically built polar icebreaker "Xuelong 2," or "Snow Dragon 2," was delivered on Thursday in Shanghai, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources....


Int'l stone expo kicks off in Kunming

More than 2,800 booths and seven exhibition halls have been set up in a 65,000 square meter area. Over 50 forums and lectures on jewelry, design, the gemstone industry and advanced technology will be held during the expo....


Labor of love to keep heroic legend alive

The epic of King Gesar is fading as an oral tradition, but Jampel Gyatso is determined to preserve it in text, as a "treasure of humanity"....


Nepalese billionaire holds jubilee celebration in Kunming

Moti Lal Dugar, a 72-year-old Nepalese billionaire, celebrated the 50th wedding anniversary with his wife at a resort hotel in town....


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