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Chinese NGOs send int'l supplies to the needy amid Covid-19

The China NGO Network for International Exchanges initiated the silk-road joint actions against the Covid-19 in March, calling on the Chinese non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to provide assistance....


Transition camp connects base camp and advance camp on Mount Qomolangma

Photo taken on May 19, 2020 shows a rubbish station set on the north slope of the Mount Qomolangma. At an altitude of 5,800 meters, the transition camp is an important stop connecting the base camp and the advance camp....


Rescue teams race to help after Yunnan earthquake

Rescue teams and necessary supplies were rushed to the epicenter of Zhaotong in Yunnan province to support residents after a magnitude-5 earthquake jolted the city late on Monday....


Nation well-placed to meet modern challenges

A centralized political system such as China's may be better equipped than Western liberal democracies to meet the challenges of the 21st century, according to leading experts....


Home-stay inns enrich villagers in Jiangpo, Diqing prefecture

With the Meili Snow Mountain sitting opposite and the Lancang River rushing through, the village is endowed with scenic beauty. However, it used to be cut off from the outside world, and villagers were impoverished....


Seeking fortune in Tibetan opera masks

Tibetan opera combines talking, singing, acting, dancing and literature, and has a history of over 600 years. It is regarded as a "living fossil" of Tibetan culture....


5-magnitude quake hits China's Yunnan, no casualties reported

​A 5-magnitude earthquake hit Qiaojia County in southwest China's Yunnan Province at 9:47 p.m. Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC)....


China's national legislature starts annual session

Attendees at the meeting paid a silent tribute to martyrs who died fighting COVID-19 and compatriots who lost their lives in the epidemic....


Five new animal species discovered in Yunnan

Chinese researchers have discovered five new animal species in southwest China's Yunnan Province, according to a report by the Science and Technology Daily....


Villagers in Shidian county better off via tea-growing

In late spring, the newly-built resettlement site at the Jianshan village in southwest Yunnan’s Shidian County is surrounded by lush tea gardens, and the houses show typical Bulang and Yi ethnic features. ...


Mt. Qomolangma remeasuring team to reach summit on May 22

A team of Chinese remeasuring surveyors left the base camp at Mount Qomolangma for a higher spot on its journey to the peak at 2 pm Saturday after they had earlier returned there due to bad weather....


Xi orders fortifying public health protection network

President Xi Jinping stressed fortifying the public health protection network when participating in a deliberation at the annual national legislative session....


Farmers in Liming harvest garlic, earning over 100 yuan daily

April is the season of garlic harvesting in Liming township, northwest Yunnan’s Lijiang City, and famers were digging out grown garlic bulbs and packing them up for an agro-company. ...


Mobile's 5G tech soars to new heights

A line of 46 yaks laden with telecom equipment in mid-April made its way toward the 6,500-meter-high Forward Camp on Mount Qomolangma, known as Mount Everest in the West....


Experts urge US to put end to blame game

The divide between Beijing and Washington amid the COVID-19 pandemic could be a hot topic at the upcoming two sessions-China's biggest annual political event. ...


Scientists report new findings on Himalaya tree-line

The tree-line or timberline is the high edge of the habitat at which trees can grow. Beyond the tree-line, they are unable to grow and are replaced by meadows as the conditions there are bad....


Sessions to show way ahead

Experts said that the nation's biggest annual political event will indicate the direction of its socioeconomic development amid the COVID-19 pandemic....


31 counties in Yunnan province cast off poverty

A new batch of 31 county-level regions in southwest China's Yunnan Province shook off poverty amid the country's efforts to eradicate poverty by the end of 2020....


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