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Biggest bullet train maintenance center in SW China

Upgrading of the bullet train maintenance and repair center in Kunming, Yunnan province, was completed on May 9, after 7 months of hard work. ...


Yunnan to enhance food safety in wild mushroom season

According to the provincial food safety commission, local market supervisory bodies will be on the alert for poisonous wild mushrooms of unknown origin before they go on sale....


Birth of Shakyamuni Buddha celebrated in Beijing

Chinese monks and masters from Han Chinese Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism and Southern Buddhism jointly celebrated the birth of Shakyamuni Buddha at Lingguang Temple in Beijing on Sunday....


China's iconic revolutionary base Yan'an bids farewell to poverty

American journalist Edgar Snow wrote in his 1937 book "Red Star over China" that the area was "one of the poorest parts of China" he had seen....


In pics: northern base camp of Mount Qomolangma in Tibet

Seracs are seen at the foot of Mount Qomolangma in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, April 19, 2019. ...


Yunnan issues orange alert for drought

The Yunnan Provincial Meteorological Bureau issued Friday an orange alert for drought as a result of decreasing precipitation and abnormal high temperature....


Xi stresses equality, respect among nations

All countries should uphold equality and respect and abandon pride and prejudice to promote dialogue and harmonious coexistence among different civilizations, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday....


Documentary film introduces Tibet to Riga audience

The screening of a documentary film about southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region attracted an audience of around 200 people at the National Library of Latvia on Wednesday....


Rubber industry gets boost in Yunnan province

Southwest China's rubber-rich province of Yunnan has drawn up a special plan to advance the natural rubber industry....


Xi lauds role models with disabilities and their supporters

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday met in Beijing with representatives attending a ceremony commending role models with disabilities....


Service areas in Yunnan lauded by passengers

During the just-ended May Day holiday, the Dushupu service area near the Kunming-Anning expressway impressed passengers a lot....


Top political advisor visits Tibet exhibition

China's top political advisor Wang Yang has visited an exhibition marking the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet....


Xi hosts banquet for guests attending CDAC

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan hosted a banquet Tuesday evening in honor of guests who are in Beijing for the upcoming Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations (CDAC)....


Diqing launches Guangzhou-Shangri-La air route

A Boeing B737-700 airliner operated by China Eastern Airlines Yunnan Company landed at Shangri-La Airport in Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture on April 23....


Sino-Tibetan language family originates 7,200 years ago

​French and German scientists found that the Sino-Tibetan language family, including Chinese and Burmese, originates about 7,200 years ago in North China....


China raises tariffs on US in response

China said late on Monday that it will increase tariffs on the bulk of $60 billion of US imports to three categories of rates between 10 percent and 25 percent....


China's need for balanced deal 'rational'

China's insistence on protecting its core interests during trade consultations with the United States is a rational choice in accordance with international practice, experts said....


Yunnan innkeeper's road out of poverty

Tcked in a remote hamlet called Laomudeng in southwestern China's Yunnan province, Yu Wulin's guesthouse looks tidy, cozy, and sometimes exotic given its bamboo-made roofs and floors....


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