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Mekong 6-country Water Market opens in Yunnan

The Mekong River, known as the Lancang River at the Chinese stretch, runs through China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. ...


Tibetan medicinal bathing listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage

The UNESCO inscribed on Wednesday China's Lum medicinal bathing of Sowa Rigpa on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity....


African lion cubs survive extreme environment of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

Three six-month-old African lions have survived the extreme environment of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, a new record for those breeding the species on the plateau. ...


Impoundment at Wulonglong begins following complete resettlement

Picture posted on xgll.com.cn recently shows the water-level has risen as impoundment at the Wulonglong Hydropower project began following complete resettlement of the residents in the basin area....


Garze: a land witnessing multi-ethnic exchanges

To understand the “soul” of a place, you must visit a local museum, an important window into local history, culture, human geography, and customs....


Beautiful autumn scenery of the Baima Snow Mountain in Shangri-La

Pictures posted online on October 31 show the beautiful autumn scenery of the Baima Snow Mountain in northwest Yunnan’s Shangri-La....


Farmers harvest quinoa in Xiaozhongdian Town

Quinoa was introduced into Shangri-La in2016 as a new means to increase local farmers’ income, and the growing area has been on the rise in the years....


Sumtseling monastery lures tourists

Built in 1679, the temple is the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan Province....


Beautiful scenery of Lugu Lake

Lugu Lake is located on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau and separates Ninglang County of Yunnan province and Yanyuan County of Sichuan province. Its shores are home to several ethnic minorities. ...


This autumn, have a soul-stirring trip in Shangri-La

In the Tibetan language, the word Shangri-La means the "sun and moon in heart,"And it is yearned for worldwide because of Lost Horizon, an English novel. ...


Yunnan aims to be China's most beautiful province

Setting a “petty goal” of earning 100 million yuan and trying to reach it, This is an expression of ambition among Chinese individuals....


Thailand visitor arrivals up 11% in Jan-Jul

Thailand welcomed visitor arrivals of 22,657,730 over the period January-July 2018, up by 11 percent over the same period of 2017, according to preliminary figures tabulated by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Estimated visitor expenditure also rose significantly, up 14.44 percent to Bt1.18 trillion....


Charming views of SW China's Yunnan

Hailed as a "paradise on earth", Southwest China's Yunnan province has become a favorite destination among tourists for its wonderful natural scenery, diverse ethnic groups and customs, historical cultures and beautiful environment....


Breathtaking views at Dashanbao nature reserve in northeast Yunnan

Located in Zhaotong City, northeast Yunnan Province, the Dashanbao nature reserve provides winter habitat for the black-necked crane. ...


A funny pun in Kunming dialect

The pronunciation, “Hai Zi” in Yunnan dialect represents a “shoe”, while it means a “child” in mandarin. Therefore when Sea Pot says he’s gonna by a “Hai Zi”, he actually wants to buy a pair of shoes....


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