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Steed, snail awards spur poverty relieve in Weixi

It was sunny day in early November when villagers were having a lively talk with visiting Yunnan Daily reporters at a little courtyard in Weixi....


Rise of e-commerce makes its mark in Tibet

Even villagers near Qomolangma, known as Mount Everest in the West, can receive packages from locally-based courier companies, like Cainiao. ​...


China improves rank on Climate Change Performance Index

"If China implements its extensive plans for new coal-fired power plants, there is a risk of a severe relapse to the bottom of the ranking," they warned....


Yunnan launches program to protect minority languages

The languages spoken by eight ethnic groups in Southwest China's Yunnan province will be recorded and preserved for the protection of traditional culture, local authorities said....


Unveiling for new book Series on Biography of King Gesar held

On November 29, an unveiling event for the new book Series on Biography of King Gesar (1-118 volumes, photocopy edition) was officially released in Chengdu....


Nation's wisdom promotes human rights cause

President Xi Jinping's idea of building a community with a shared future for mankind offers Chinese wisdom and solutions in promoting fairer and more reasonable global human rights governance, experts said....


Conservation of Asian elephants in south Yunnan

The Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in southwest China has been known for the vibrant biodiversity in its 240,000 hectares of tropical jungles. ...


Documentary on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau screened in Lithuania

A Chinese documentary about life on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau was screened on Wednesday in the capital of Lithuania....


Xi: Sound ties between China, EU bring stability

Xi made the remark in a phone conversation with European Council President Charles Michel — their first conversation since the latter began his mandate as third president of the EU body on Dec 1....


China's foreign trade up 2.4 pct in first 11 months

China's foreign trade registered steady growth in the first 11 months of 2019 by expanding 2.4 percent year-on-year, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said Sunday....


Thangka master paints picture of peace at UN headquarters

The renowned thangka painter from Qinghai province, who goes by one name, recently took part in a cultural exchange at the UN. ...


15th Mojiang International Twins Festival held in Yunnan

About 1,000 pairs of twins from around the world took part in a float parade in Mojiang Hani Autonomous County on Thursday....


'Canadian mom' teaches virtue of volunteer work

"I think of myself as a candle which is burning, but gives its life away drop by drop. I can serve, I can give, and I don't want to waste my time," she said....


More Tibetan students are employed in private sector

The city's employment rate for college graduates stands at 96.3 percent so far this year, with the private sector accounting for 78 percent of the figure, up by 12 percentage points year-on-year....


Huawei asks US court to overturn ban

The move is the latest push by the world's largest telecom equipment maker to pursue fair competition and treatment amid a slate of restrictions from Washington....


Death toll rises to 12 in Yunnan tunnel collapse

Twelve people have been confirmed dead after a freeway tunnel under construction collapsed in Southwest China's Yunnan province, local authorities announced Wednesday....


State fuel provider continues heavy subsidies for Tibet travel

Figures provided by Yu's office show seven carriers offered 247 flights to Tibet in 2007, with an annual capacity of 1.31 million passengers. ...


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