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China Slaughters 5,000 Dogs to Stop Rabies Outbreak

Chinese authorities killed over 5,000 dogs in Baoshan in the Yunnan province to combat a rabies outbreak. The disease killed five people over the summer. Baoshan’s government asked local authorities to kill any stray dogs. Animal rights activists denounced this action, especially since dog ownership is popular among prosperous Chinese. Show More Summary

How Would Acquiring 90% Stake In Yunnan Metallurgical New Energy Impact Trina Solar?

By Options Calling: Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL), one of the largest solar companies in China, has increased its market potential through a 90% stake in Yunnan Metallurgical New Energy Co. Trina Solar has purchased the majority share of the company from its parent group, Yunnan Metallurgical Group. Show More Summary

Yunnan city kills 5000 dogs after rabies leaves five people dead

Following an outbreak of rabies that killed five people in Baoshan, Yunnan, government officials initiated a massive campaign that slaughtered nearly 5,000 dogs, Xinhua News reported on Sunday. [ more › ]

LOOK: Yunnan Wildlife Park feeds moon cakes to panda, raccoons for Mid-Autumn Fest

Sijia, the Giant Panda (above), excitedly reaches for a platter of specially-made carrot moon cakes. She was one of several animals at the Yunnan Wildlife Park to receive the holiday treats in honor of the Mid-Autumn Festival. [ more › ]

Trina Solar Expands Project Business With Yunnan Metallurgical New Energy Acquisition

Trina Solar, one of China’s largest solar companies, announced that it would be acquiring a 90% stake in solar project developer Yunnan Metallurgical New Co, which is about to begin construction on a 300 MW project in China’s Yunnan province. While the terms of the deal were not announced, we see the move as [...]

Trina Thrives On Solar Financing

By Doug Young: Investors were applauding a new announcement by Trina Solar (NYSE: TSL), after it announced a deal that would see it help to finance and build a massive solar power farm in southwest Yunnan province. The deal should indeed...Show More Summary

The Greatest Fishing Story Ever Told

2 weeks agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

A blast from the past from Scott Carrier in Esquire. The remote Yunnan Province of southwest China. A land of twenty-thousand-foot peaks and endless rivers cut through bottomless gorges, of jagged glaciers and cold mountain lakes. A fly fisherman's paradise. Or so we thought. LINK

Headed to Chiang Mai? Don't Miss the Stellar Khao Soi at Lamduon Fahrm

Chiang Mai easily makes the list of my top five favorite cities in the world. Culinarily, it's one of the least familiar regions of Thailand. The local dishes, influenced by Burma to the Northwest, and China's Yunnan province and Laos to the north, don't really make it far beyond Northern Thai borders. Show More Summary

Photos: Students in quake-hit Ludian return to school

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Students in the earthquake-hit Ludian county of Yunnan province gathered at the Longguan Middle School on September 1 and commenced the first day of school with a solemn flag-raising ceremony, Tencent News. [ more › ]

When Someone Asks You If You Are a God

...you know what to say. Likewise, when someone asks you if you want to try seven samples of decent tea from around Yunnan, you say YES. While we're on the subject, it is a truism that my entire childhood was changed when I first heard the following: "Everything was fine until dickless here turned off the power grid." "Is this true?" "Yes it's true.  This man has no dick." I was

Stromatolites From Anisian Triassic Southwest China

Early Middle Triassic stromatolites from the Luoping area, Yunnan Province, Southwest China: Geobiologic features and environmental implicationsAuthors:Luo et alAbstract:An early Middle Triassic stromatolite deposit is documented from the Guanling Formation of the Luoping area, Yunnan, SW China. Show More Summary

5.0-magnitude earthquake strikes Yongshan county, Yunnan province

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Following the 6.5-magnitude quake that left over 600 people dead in Yunnan province earlier this month, yet another 5.0-magnitude earthquake hit Yongshan county, Yunnan around 6:07 on Sunday morning. Its epicenter measured around 7,000 meters, according to Tencent News reports. [ more › ]

Picture China: Rescued Puppy, Quake Volunteers, Shanghai Book Fair

The day's China news in pictures: A volunteer feeds a rescued puppy in Beijing, quake volunteers serve a meal in Yunnan Province, staff members prepare for the upcoming Shanghai Book Fair.

Photo Essay: Mourning For Quake Victims in Yunnan

In their rush to dig out and dispose of bodies in the wake the worst earthquake to hit Yunnan province in 14 years, many relatives were left fretting for the souls of the departed.

LOOK: Four kids draw their dreams in the aftermath of Yunnan earthquake

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Check out these four moving drawings depicting the dreams of four children in the aftermath of the Yunnan quake. The kids drew them on cardboard in crayon inside a tent in quake-stricken Ludian [ more › ]

Picture China: Mourning for Quake Victims, Bus Crash, Super Moon

The day’s China news in pictures: people light candles during a ceremony to mourn victims of the Yunnan earthquake, a tour bus carrying 40 people falls off a cliff following a three-vehicle pile-up, a super moon is seen in Beijing and more.

Look: Cooking a meal for 3,000 victims in Yunnan quake zone

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Around 3,000 temporarily settled victims from the Yunnan earthquake were fed as residents pitched in to cook a massive rice meal, according to Tencent News. [ more › ]

Apple donates $1.6 million following major Chinese earthquake

Apple has donated 10 million yuan ($1.6 million) to support relief efforts in China following the major earthquake in the country’s Yunnan Province earlier this week. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake is the worst disaster to have hit the area in a … Read more ›

Apple to donate $1.6M for earthquake relief in China - report

Apple is said to have committed some 10 million yuan -- $1.6 million -- to support relief efforts following an earthquake in China's Yunnan province earlier this week that left over 600 people dead, the second time in as many years that the iPhone maker has pledged significant financial aid in the wake of a natural disaster.

Apple Offers $1.6 Million In Relief Funds And 'Deepest Sympathies' For Those Affected By China's Major Earthquake (AAPL)

China’s Yunnan Province was struck by a major 6.1 magnitude earthquake this past weekend, which took the lives of nearly 600 people and caused more than 200,000 people to relocate, according to The Los Angeles Times. Apple, which has...Show More Summary

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