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2019: Memorable things in Yunnan

Before we know it, another year has come and gone. In 2019 we witnessed an array of big and new things in Yunnan....


Xi visits Yunnan on inspection tour ahead of Chinese New Year

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visited southwest China's Yunnan Province Sunday on an inspection tour ahead of Chinese New Year....


Tibet's capital reports strong GDP growth in 2019

Lhasa's GDP was estimated at 61.6 billion yuan (around 8.9 billion U.S. dollars) last year, Ghog ghog, mayor of the city, said Tuesday....


Yunnan vegetables sold to Myanmar by border traders

The Daluo check point near the China-Myanmar border section in south Yunnan’s Menghai County was bustling, with cross-border vegetable traders sorting and packing up vegetables. ...


China, Myanmar have productive exchange during Xi's visit

The exchange ceremony was attended by Xi and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. The two countries issued a joint statement the same day....


Belt and Road boosting Myanmar development

​Since 2013, China and Myanmar together have made remarkable achievements in taking forward the Belt and Road Initiative....


Weixi doctors bring light to countrymen with cataracts

Yu Chaoqing is deputy head of the People's Hospital of Weixi Lisu Autonomous County in the Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. ...


Lhasa has high air quality in 2019

Days with good air quality made up 99.7 percent of all the days in the regional capital last year, according to the 5th session of the 11th people's congress of Lhasa city....


Xi arrives in Nay Pyi Taw for state visit to Myanmar

It is Xi's first overseas trip this year, and the first visit to the Asian neighbor by a Chinese president after an interval of 19 years....


Joint drill on firefighting held in central Yunnan

The 2020 Yunnan drill on responding to forest and grassland fires was recently held recently in central Yunnan’s Anning City, in a bid to enhance the joint capabilities by local firefighting forces. ...


Tibet builds, upgrades 43,000 km of rural roads in 5 yrs

Coaches carrying herdsmen from Shuanghu County of Nagqu City run on a road while heading for relocation destinations in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Dec. 23, 2019....


China, U.S. sign phase one trade deal

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Wednesday that the phase one economic and trade deal between China and the United States is beneficial not only for both countries, but also for the whole world....


​Chinese yam harvested in Weixi County

Priced around 30 yuan per kilogram, the Chinese yam is a popular winter food for locals in Diqing prefecture, and the pork-yam dish is also liked by tourists in the region. ...


Fuxing bullet trains connect Panzhihua and Kunming

A train crew member speaks to an intercom beside a Fuxing bullet train at Kunming Railway Station in southwest China's Yunnan Province, Jan. 9, 2020....


Logo launched for 2020 UN Convention on Biological Diversity

The logo is in the shape of a water droplet or a seed. It's formed with distinctive Chinese features, with the 2050 vision of "Living in Harmony with Nature" in mind. ...


Tibet's urbanization rate reaches 32 pct

The bureau said the regional government has pushed for the building of towns by developing their respective characteristics....


Xi urges all parties to work toward socialist goals

After listening to a speech by a representative of the non-Communist parties, Xi expressed appreciation for the contributions made by non-Communist parties last year....


In pics: Kunming builds first ring-shaped flyover

A ring-shaped flyover was built up and put into use in downtown Kunming, Yunnan province recently. It is the first of its kind in the spring city....


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