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Su Hong: Forever follower of stars

By sharing with others the wonders and mysteriousness of the starry sky, the astronomer has made himself a coolest star watcher. He is Su Hong, president of the Amateur Astronomers Association of Yunnan. ...


Lyuzhijiang Bridge in central Yunnan capped

The solely tower of the Lyuzhijiang Bridge was capped earlier this month. With a span of 780 meters, the bridge, which is under construction, is expected to be the largest suspension bridge with a single tower and single span in the world....


Traditional Tibetan dance makes moves through the ages

Despite being a veteran performer of the traditional Xianzi dance, 58-year-old Tashi Wangdu had never until recently staged a performance in front of a big audience....


Xi offers solutions for fighting pandemic, reviving economy

President Xi Jinping has offered China's wisdom and solutions to address global challenges ranging from fighting COVID-19 to reviving the world economy, as he attended a series of multilateral conferences held in November....


Lives improved on wide scale in Tibet

The village is a relocation area for residents from high-altitude areas of Tibet to ease their rheumatic pains and boost the local economy by using its hot spring facilities....


Main structure of Jinsha River Bridge on Lijiang-Shangrila Railway completed

The main structure of Jinsha River Bridge on Lijiang-Shangrila Railway was completed on Oct. 13, 2020, laying a solid foundation for the railway’s opening to traffic next year....


International trail closes in Shangri-La, NW Yunnan

The 2020 Shangri-La Hutiao Haba International Ultra Trail was closed on Sunday, October 18 in Shangri-La, the capital of Diqing prefecture in northwest Yunnan province. ...


Tibet releases iconic brand for local promotion

Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region on Monday released an iconic brand, namely "The Third Pole of the Earth," to promote the cultural resources and local specialties of the highest place in the world....


Dali residents happier with a cleaner 'mother lake

As the sunset glow reflected on rippling Erhai Lake, visitors and shutterbugs followed paths along the lakeside accompanied by the chattering of black-headed gulls, looking for the best spot to capture the spectacular view....


Yunnan signs big deals at 3rd CIIE, ambassadors eyeing cooperation

With world economy inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 3rd CIIE serves as key stage for international commerce, and it is an effective move for China to further opening up. ...


Cooperatives benefiting poor Tibetan villagers

Tobgyal and his fellow villagers have escaped poverty thanks to a strawberry growing cooperative in Juphar village, Nyingchi, Tibet autonomous region....


Pristine waterfalls seen in Niru village, Diqing prefecture.

Recent online pictures show the beautiful waterfalls in Niru village, northwest Yunnan’s Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture....


E-commerce brings global shopping into reality

The Golden Gate International Shopping Center, as a venue featuring cross-border e-commerce primarily, lies in the Kunming Area of China (Yunnan) Pilot Free Trade Zone....


Tibet Airlines adding 20 new routes

Tibet Airlines plans to add 20 new domestic routes to tap the tourist market during the winter season, starting on Oct 25, including the opening of the airline's first direct flights between Lhasa, the region's capital and Nanjing, Jiangsu province....


In pics: New expressway opens to traffic in west Yunnan

Aerial photos taken on July 28 by a Xinhua reporter show the Tengchong-Longchuan expressway in the west of Yunnan province. ...


Xi urges high-quality development of Yangtze River Economic Belt

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed efforts to implement the spirit of the fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and promote the high-quality development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt....


New super hybrid rice achieves high yield in Yunnan

A new variety of super hybrid rice planted in southeast Yunnan’s Mengzi city reached an output of 1,036.23 kg per mu, according to yield measurement conducted on Oct. 14. ...


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