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Red River valley to have green future via innovation

In the mountainous areas in the Red River valley, south Yunnan’s Honghe County, a group of international scientists are battling hard against local poverty, employing innovative ideas in ecology and agriculture. ...


Tibet Airlines adding 20 new routes

Tibet Airlines plans to add 20 new domestic routes to tap the tourist market during the winter season, starting on Oct 25, including the opening of the airline's first direct flights between Lhasa, the region's capital and Nanjing, Jiangsu province....


CIIE to bring hope, confidence to global economy, says scholar

The upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE) will bring hope and confidence to the global economy, an associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of the National University of Singapore has told Xinhua....


Xi calls for sustained efforts to win complete victory against poverty

President Xi Jinping has urged continuous efforts to win a complete victory in the battle against poverty as China marked the seventh National Poverty Relief Day on Saturday....


New super hybrid rice achieves high yield in Yunnan

A new variety of super hybrid rice planted in southeast Yunnan’s Mengzi city reached an output of 1,036.23 kg per mu, according to yield measurement conducted on Oct. 14. ...


Main structure of Jinsha River Bridge on Lijiang-Shangrila Railway completed

The main structure of Jinsha River Bridge on Lijiang-Shangrila Railway was completed on Oct. 13, 2020, laying a solid foundation for the railway’s opening to traffic next year....


Planting trees to build a greener, healthier future

Villagers work in the fields in Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture in Sichuan province on July 16, 2016....


International trail closes in Shangri-La, NW Yunnan

The 2020 Shangri-La Hutiao Haba International Ultra Trail was closed on Sunday, October 18 in Shangri-La, the capital of Diqing prefecture in northwest Yunnan province. ...


Pristine waterfalls seen in Niru village, Diqing prefecture.

Recent online pictures show the beautiful waterfalls in Niru village, northwest Yunnan’s Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture....


New ways for Yunnan people to exercise amid Covid-19

During the on-going Covid-19 prevention and control, people in Yunnan have created new ways to exercise. The traditional marathons are now recorded online via an app, allowing sports lovers to have fun and exercise easily....


Sea gulls begin flocking in Kunming for coming winter

Around 1,000 red-billed sea gulls arrived in central Yunnan’s Dianchi Lake area for wintering on October 6, kicking off the annual bird migration between Southwest China and Siberia in east Russia. ...


Poverty stricken Zhaotong sees leap-frog development

Locked in the hinterland of the Wumeng mountain ranges, northeast Yunnan’s Zhaotong city features tough and rocky terrains that posed grave challenges to locals’ dream of a prosperous life. ...


Herd mentality changed to beat poverty

However, many families in the village in Tsekhok county, Qinghai province, which sits at an altitude of 3,500 meters, have seen their incomes triple in recent years....


In pics: New expressway opens to traffic in west Yunnan

Aerial photos taken on July 28 by a Xinhua reporter show the Tengchong-Longchuan expressway in the west of Yunnan province. ...


Yunnan launches media tour on health assisting poverty

A national media tour on health care assisting poverty relief was launched in northwest Yunnan’s Shangri-La city on September 13. ...


Shangri-La villagers live on mushrooms as ecology improves

Over the years, local villagers have increasingly become aware of the fact that the tasty wild mushrooms are grown out of pristine environment. ...


Sheep breeding co-op boosts Tibetan incomes

Villagers in Guru village of Tibet's Dromo county have increased their incomes by operating a sheep breeding cooperative....


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