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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 »

China's Plans for Yunnan Province

EVERY day hundreds of trucks rumble across the border between China and Laos, carrying wood, textiles and agricultural goods to China, and home appliances, small machinery and building materials back. The Laotian frontier town of Boten...Show More Summary

Evidence of a Subtropical Paleoclimate From Pliocene Neogene Yunnan

A new species of Castanopsis (Fagaceae) from the upper Pliocene of West Yunnan, China and its biogeographical implicationsAuthors: Wu et alAbstract:Two fossil leaves identified as Castanopsis presclerophylla n. sp. collected from a diatomite...Show More Summary

Extra, extra! Adorable newborn tigers cuddle at Yunnan Safari Park

3 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

There are few things in life more adorable than a baby tiger. Unless it's two baby tigers, cuddling as though it is the last embrace they may ever experience in their lives. [ more › ]

Picture China: Tiger Cub, Outdoor Lunch, Li Keqiang’s Jersey

The day's China news in pictures: a tiger cub is held at a wildlife park in Yunnan, students have lunch outdoors in Guizhou, The premier of Bavaria gives a soccer jersey to Li Keqiang and more.

CUTE ALERT: Yunnan park workers test adorable wild animals

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Over the weekend, workers at a national park in Yunnan checked up on some 57 types of local protected animals living inside the park, gathering research about the incredibly cute critters like a body-conscious slow loris. [ more › ]

Look: Sassy panda refuses medical examination, sticks tongue out

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Sassiest panda ever, Sijia, of the Yunnan Wild Animal Park in Kunming, strutted around all cute-like after declining to participate in a medical-check up and breaking the scale. She was even caught sticking her tongue out at the veterinarians. SO SASSY! [ more › ]

New Cookbook Brings Yunnan’s Varied Cuisine to the Table

The customs and traditions of some of China’s minorities based in southwest Yunnan are under threat, as modernization and tourism creep in. A new cookbook spotlighting cuisine from this diverse southwestern province aims to help preserve their culinary traditions.

New Cookbook Aims to Brings Yunnan’s Varied Cuisine to the Table

The customs and traditions of some of China’s minorities based in southwest Yunnan are under threat, as modernization and tourism creep in. A new cookbook spotlighting cuisine from this diverse southwestern province aims to help preserve their culinary traditions.

11 abducted infants rescued, 34 suspects arrested in human trafficking case

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A total of 11 infants abducted by a human trafficking group in Yunnan province were rescued during a bust, China Daily reports. [ more › ]

Picture China: Landslide Rescue, Beijing Tourism, Hong Kong Protests

The day's China news in pictures: Rescuers search for buried villagers after a landslide in Yunnan, tourists stroll on the Great Wall in Mutianyu, people gather to mark the one-month anniversary of Hong Kong protests and more.

Nine people buried alive in Yunnan landslide

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Nine people were buried in a rain-triggered landslide that hit Yunnan province on Tuesday, according to local authorities. [ more › ]

Endangered animals seen on sale at China-Vietnam border

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A number of wild animals, many of which are endangered, were seen being sold in cages and sometimes butchered for food at Jiangcheng county in the Pu'er city of Yunnan province. [ more › ]

Woman dies after climbing unmarked electric fence at Yunnan campus

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A young woman was killed in Yunnan on Tuesday as she tried to climb over an electric fence that had no warning signs visible. [ more › ]

Picture China: Fire-Safety Lesson, Lightweight Bike, NBA Star Arrives

The day's China news in pictures: a fireman talks about the fire safety at a temporary resettlement in quake-hit Yunnan, a worker shows off a 930-gram bike, NBA star Kevin Garnett arrives in Shanghai and more.

Look: Villagers in quake-hit Yunnan await help in dismal conditions

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Groups of villagers in Jinggu county, Yunnan province were reduced to living in makeshift shelters as they waited for relief supplies from the government yesterday, a day after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck the area and destroyed thousands of homes. [ more › ]

13 drug trafficking cases reported in Yunnan city 'bra bust'

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A total of 13 drug trafficking cases were busted by border police in Lincang City, Yunnan province over the week-long national holiday, even one involving the usually unfailing "heroin-in-the-bra" disguise. [ more › ]

Wood May Be Key to Low Death Toll in China Earthquake

When the earth rumbled just before bedtime in China’s Yunnan province on Tuesday and authorities set their highest-level emergency alert, many braced for heavy casualties. But two days later, the official death toll from the magnitude 6.6 quake in Jinggu County stood at just one person.

Picture China: Blood Moon, Yunnan Earthquake, Shaolin Cultural Festival

The day's China news in pictures: The "blood moon" is seen in the sky, quake victims take temporary shelter in tents, the head of China's Shaolin Temple attends a cultural festival in London and more.

Deadly earthquake hits southern China

Officials say at least one person dead and 38 others injured, eight of them critically, in mountainous Yunnan province.

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