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UK-based charity brings Yunnan clinic

The 250,000 yuan ($35,250) contribution will benefit more than 2,400 villagers in impoverished Jinping county, Yunnan province....


All 120 bridges completed on Lhasa-Nyingchi railway

The 525.1-meter-long bridge at an altitude of 3,350 meters is the world's highest concrete-filled steel tube arch railway bridge....


Beijing 'determined' to legislate on national security for HKSAR

Minor opposition won't derail a proposed national security law for Hong Kong, according to delegates from the special administrative region (SAR) to the nation's top legislature....


Kunming Airport tops the world in punctuality

With 95.81% of its flights taking off on time, the Kunming Changshui International Airport in May ranked first among the large airports worldwide in punctuality, said CARNOC.com, a renowned Chinese civil aviation web portal. ...


Xi: Step up battle against illegal drugs

President Xi Jinping has called for efforts to continue the tough fight against drugs and make new progress in drug control....


Potatoes: A favored food that nourishes Yunnan

Location and climatic conditions allowed potatoes to grow to be a major cash crop in Yunnan, and for a time, it is actually the staple food in the mountainous province....


Tibet establishes regional athletics association

Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) established a local athletics association on Thursday, filling a void for one of the most popular sports in the "roof of the world."...


Xi conveys to EU message of partnership

President Xi Jinping talks with European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in a videoconference in Beijing on June 22, 2020. ...


China-EU meeting to enhance ties

Xi has been maintaining good communication with leaders of European countries through telephone talks or correspondence over the past months....


Exhibition highlights Bai culture

A special exhibition featuring ethnic Bai people's costumes in Kunming, Yunnan province, demonstrates the history, culture, production, lifestyle, habits and customs of the group....


Tibet to receive 15.9-bln-yuan investment in poverty-alleviation

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region is expected to receive nearly 15.9 billion yuan (about 2.24 billion U.S. dollars) of investment in poverty-alleviation projects this year. ...


President Xi sends message to conference on Belt and Road int'l cooperation

The Belt and Road will also be a model of health for protecting people's safety and well-being, a model of recovery for restoring economic and social activity, and a model of growth for unlocking development potential, Xi said....


Yu Xiaode: the forest ranger befriending monkeys

The mountainous forests of southwest China's Yunnan Province and neighboring Tibet Autonomous Region are the habitat of these monkeys, with most living in the Baima Snow Mountain National Nature Reserve....


Bar-headed geese seen at bird island in Tibet

Photo taken on June 9, 2020 shows bar-headed geese at a bird island in Amdo County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region....


China, Africa to host summit on pandemic

President Xi Jinping will preside over the summit in Beijing and deliver the keynote speech, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Tuesday....


Xi unveils steps to help Africa in COVID fight

President Xi Jinping announced a number of measures to consolidate China-Africa cooperation in battling COVID-19 at a special summit on Wednesday evening....


Customs: litchis imported from Vietnam increase by 12.6%

The Hekou Customs in south Yunnan has seen13,000 tons of litchi imported from Vietnam as of early June, an increase of 12.6% year on year, said Kunming Customs, the management of Hekou. ...


Endangered Yunnan craigia multiplies with help from scientists

A team of researchers from the Kunming Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, recently conducted field research on the Yunnan craigia, a precious and endangered flowering plant native to China....


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