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Software upgrades for Beidou to continue

Designers of China's Beidou Navigation Satellite System will keep upgrading software on Beidou satellites to improve their capabilities and maintain technological advantages, according to a key figure in this program....


Yunnan province makes headway in poverty alleviation

Yunnan, a province in the remote southwest of China, has been deemed one of the trendiest tourist destinations in the country....


Tibet celebrates Wangguo Festival with horse race

The Wangguo Festival, which has a history of more than 1,500 years, is a traditional festival of Tibetan people to greet the forthcoming harvest....


Zip lines assume new role in Nujiang's poverty relief

For folks in Nujiang River valley, northwest of the Chinese province Yunnan, zip lines exert vivid memories on their mind. The Nujiang valley features precipitous peaks and rushing waters, making it hard to operate a ferry or build a bridge....


Sonam Dondrup enjoys height of ambition

For some, life is a choice made, a road taken. For Sonam Dondrup it is a road built, and a high road at that. He is in his beloved Balha village, perched about 3,000 meters above sea level....


Elderly residents feel at home in shared facility

More than 90 elderly Tibetans who lack proper homecare have adopted a nursing home in Tibet's Nakartse county as their home because of the center's attentive care and range of services....


Summer nightlife festival opens in downtown Kunming

The Summer Happy Nightlife Festival opened on Nanqiang Street in downtown Kunming, Yunnan province on July 28, in a bid to boost night economy amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. ...


Hekou port sees foreign trade rise by 4.8% in H1

Statistics by local trade authority show the foreign trade volume at Hekou land port in south Yunnan’s Honghe prefecture reached 9.98 billion yuan in the first half of this year, increasing by 4.8% year on year. ...


View of Yamzho Yumco lake in Shannan, Tibet

Photo taken on July 29, 2020 shows a view of the Yamzho Yumco lake in Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. ...


Tiger Leaping Gorge a roaring sight after rain

After heavy rainfall in recent days in Shangri-La, Yunnan province, the volume of water in Hutiaoxia (Tiger Leaping Gorge) has risen significantly, creating a spectacular sight for tourists....


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....


Traditional Burang clothes in Tibet

Burang clothes, traditional wearing in Burang County of Ali, has a history of more than 1,000 years. One suit may weigh about 25 kilograms because it is decorated with gold, silver, pearls and other jewels....


Supply-chain alliance for S and SE Asia founded in Kunming

The Global Supply-Chain Alliance for South and Southeast Asia was founded in Kunming, Yunnan province on July 27, when a training session on supply-chain services was concurrently held....


Alert raised in north as flooding continues in south

Authorities have warned of the possibility of major floods in China's northern areas as inundations continue to cause serious damage in many parts of the southern half of the country....


Xi stresses modernization of national defense, armed forces

Xi made the remarks while presiding over a group study session of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee on strengthening the modernization of the national defense and armed forces, which was held on Thursday....


Tibetan antelopes start annual migration with offspring

Tibetan antelopes have started to return to their natural habitats after giving birth in the heart of Northwest China's Hoh Xil nature reserve, according to the facility's management....


Xi declares start of Beidou's full-scale global service

President Xi Jinping announced on Friday morning that China's Beidou Navigation Satellite System has been completed and started providing full-scale global services on the day....


Tourists enjoy leisure time in Lunang Township of Tibet

Locals wave to tourists at a resort in Lunang Township, Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 26, 2020. Lunang is described as an oxygen bar with alpine beauty comparable to that of Switzerland. ...


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