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Woman Suffering From Excruciating Headaches Finds Out She Has A Parasite In Her Brain From Eating Frogs In Her Childhood

Yin Meng, 29, was rushed to a hospital in Zhaoyang County in the South-Western part of China’s Yunnan Province after complaining of headaches for more than six years and collapsing at work. Doctors discovered that she had an 8 cm-long parasite in her brain that was caused from eating live frogs as a child. Show More Summary

China’s petite Pinch Library wins big in 2014 design awards

In an earthquake-ravaged village in the Yunnan Province of China, architects John Lin and Olivier Ottevaere built the Pinch library, a wave-roofed community center that doubles as a play structure and a memorial to the September 2012 natural disaster. The

In China’s Tea Mecca, You’ve Got to Brew Your Own

In Chinese culture, eating until you burst is considered a normal part of mealtime, and pu'er tea has digestive benefits that aid those moments. I recently explored Yunnan province hoping to spoil myself with some quality brews, but the search was more difficult than I realized.

Off The Menu: Northern Tiger Set to Open Downtown

Erika Chou and Doron Wong of Yunnan Kitchen are finally ready to open their Northern Chinese counter for dumplings and noodle dishes at Brookfield Place.

In response to Myanmar Air Force bombing, China dispatches fighters to the border

After the recent bombing of a village in Yunnan province near the Sino-Burma border, a spokesperson from the Chinese Air Force announced yesterday that a large contingent of fighter planes have been sent to the region. [ more › ]

Myanmar Air Force bomb lands in southern China: 4 dead, 9 injured

After straying over into the Chinese side of the border, a fighter from the Myanmar Air Force dropped its payload over a village in Yunnan, killing four farmers and injuring a further nine civilians. [ more › ]

Britain's Prince William Calls For End To Ivory Trade On China Visit

BEIJING, March 4 (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William urged an end to the ivory trade on Wednesday, visiting a Chinese elephant sanctuary in the southwestern province of Yunnan at the close of a three-day trip to the country that focused...Show More Summary

Prince William poses with elephants while others perform for tourists at Yunnan sanctuary

3 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Prince William spent his last day in China at the Wild Elephant Valley in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan province, a visit that was meant to shine some light onto China's role in fighting the ivory trade and bring further attention to the conservation of the creature. Show More Summary

State of Emergency Complicates the Peace Process in Myanmar

President Thein Sein, who is a former military leader himself, declared a three-month state of emergency in the Kokang self-administered zone in the northern part of Shan state, which shares border with China's Yunnan province. The emergency...Show More Summary

China grapples with refugee influx from Myanmar

Adrian Brown reports on the hurdles covering China’s handling of refugees in a remote corner of Yunnan Province.

Watch: Super-toddler walks away unharmed after falling on car from third floor

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A three-year-old boy in Kunming, Yunnan province miraculously walked away with only some bruises after falling from the third floor of a building and hitting a car. [ more › ]

Sisters in tea: Siliguri and Lincang

last monthFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

There is no doubt of the fact that Yunnan is the natural apogee of tea in the whole world given the location of world’s oldest tea tree in Fengqing, and tea trade routes going back several millennia. Continue reading ? The post Sisters in tea: Siliguri and Lincang appeared first on T Ching.

GE Signs Its Largest Wind Turbine Deal in China

China's Huaneng Renewables will install 151-megawatts worth of GE's Brilliant 2.7-120 wind turbines at a site in southwestern Yunnan province. The contract marks the largest of its kind for GE in China to date and will help China realize its renewable energy and greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals.

The Smoke Culture of China's Yunnan Region

The province of Yunnan, stretching over 394,000 square kilometers in the far southwest of the Republic of China, is rich in color, tradition and history. More than 30% of its population of 45 million is made up of over 25 ethnic minorities like the Yi, Bai, Hani, Zhuang, Miao, Mozuo and Dai people. Show More Summary

Evidence of Tectonic Uplift From Siderian/Rhyacian PaleoProterozoic China

Palaeopedogenesis of red palaeosols in Yunnan Plateau, southwestern China: Pedogenical, geochemical and mineralogical evidences and palaeoenvironmental implicationAuthors:Lu et alAbstract:Red palaeosol, as an important archive of ancient pedoenvironments, effectively reflects the palaeoenvironmental change and tectonic uplift history of the plateau. Show More Summary

Not again: 2 arrested in Kunming for opening plane's emergency exits before takeoff

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Authorities at an airport in Kunming, Yunnan province arrested two passengers on Saturday for opening three of the plane's emergency exits before their flight to Beijing was about to takeoff. [ more › ]

CUTE ALERT: Baby monkey refuses to leave feeder, hugs his leg tightly

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Two baby monkeys were recently released into the wild in Yunnan, but one of them refused to leave. [ more › ]

Yunnan, China's Vanishing Paddy Fields

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Photographer Samuel Peck recently visited Yunnan, China to capture images of its paddy fields. The region's vast swaths of flooded, arable land are among the largest and most scenic on Earth. When he arrived, however, Peck learned of their rapid disappearance – a vanishing act spurred by aggressive urbanization and a burgeoning tourism industry. Read more...

K2K:Kolkata to Kunming

3 months agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

On 25th November 2014, I attended the 10th edition of K2K Forum - Kolkata to Kunming - took place in Kunming, in the Yunnan province of China. The twin sister cities host the forum alternately, and this was the fourth time for me since 2010. Continue reading ? The post K2K:Kolkata to Kunming appeared first on T Ching.

Cupping Therapy Is So Popular In China That People Just Do It In The Street

Chinese cupping therapy is taking the streets of Yunnan Province by storm. The therapy is believed to mobilize blood flow around the body and is thought to be effective in curing a variety of illnesses including general aches and pains. Produced by Devan Joseph. Video courtesy of Associated Press. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

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