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Truck rolls over scattering 200 beehives onto Yunnan highway, looters stay the hell away

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Yesterday, a truck carrying around 200 beehives rolled over on a national highway in Yunnan, sending its payload scattering angrily across the street. [ more › ]

IN PHOTOS: A day in the life of primary school students in rural, mountainous Yunnan

On August 3, 2014, Ludian County in northeastern Yunnan province suffered a devastating earthquake, and since then has been slowly recovering. This small school in the mountainous Yunnan hinterlands accommodates more than 100 students who travel to and from school everyday along dangerous mountain roads. [ more › ]

WBC 53rd Gala Awards Dinner

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

By Boxing Bob Newman The welcoming gala banquet and awards ceremony of the WBC 53rd annual convention in Kunming, China was held in the Yunnan Grand Ballroom at the Hotel InterContinental tonight. A packed house was treated to authentic Chinese … Continue reading ? The post WBC 53rd Gala Awards Dinner appeared first on Boxing News.

WBC 53rd annual convention officially opens in Kunming, China

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

By Boxing Bob Newman The opening of the 53rd annual WBC convention kicked off this morning in Kunming, Yunnan province, People’s Republic of China. The pomp and pageantry lived up to the standard that is the WBC, as well as … Continue reading ? The post WBC 53rd annual convention officially opens in Kunming, China appeared first on Boxing News.

Irritated Yunnan traffic inspectors exposed beating drowsy dude with ludicrously long clubs

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Traffic inspectors in Yunnan appear to be borrowing from early 20th century American President Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy by making sure to always carry around some very big sticks. [ more › ]

Hairy, Stinky Tofu Is the Stuff of Smelly Dreams

I went to Kunming, in China’s southwestern Yunnan province, to find the city's famous version of stinky tofu, which turns deliciously sour and moldy after a few days' rest. But don't believe the haters, because stinky tofu doesn’t taste like farts.

Glowing gold theater fans out a palm-inspired canopy in China

The 1,183-seat theater was created as part of the Dalian Wanda Group’s new resort in Xishuangbanna, an area with lush lowlands in Yunnan that’s home to the only tropical forest nature reserve in China. The Dai Show Theatre & Dai Show was specially a

Yunnan court to prosecute three men for poaching panda and selling its meat for 5,000RMB

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A court in Yunnan announced yesterday that it will prosecute three men for selling 35kg of meat from a panda that they killed and butchered. [ more › ]

As China’s One-Child Policy Turns 35, Woman 8-Months Pregnant Pressured to Have Abortion

A woman “illegally pregnant” with her second child in Yunnan, China says she feels pressured to have an illegal abortion at eight months, so that her husband will not lose his job as a police officer.  Her struggle has given rise to an outcry against the One Child Policy in China, which will turn 35 […]

Kunming police catch counterfeiters red-handed, seize 300,000 yuan in fake money

3 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Earlier this week, police in a village outside of Kunming, Yunnan province arrested three individuals suspected of counterfeiting and then set about the monotonous and messy task of counting the 300,000RMB in fake cash, some of which was apparently still smudgy with red ink. [ more › ]

Armless primary school teacher in Yunnan village inspires online

3 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The story of a 41-year-old Yunnan villager who persevered with his career despite having lost both of his arms in an accident has gone viral on the Chinese web. [ more › ]

Parents sue company after kids drown in Yunnan reservoir, company countersues for 'corpse pollution fee'

3 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Five students drowned recently while swimming at a Yunnan reservoir. The grieving parents of two brothers who died have sued the management company for causing the death of their kids, but now found themselves being sued as well. [ more › ]

Picture China: Tianjin Explosion, Ethnic Games, World War II Museum

Recent China news in pictures: The Tianjin explosion, China's Ethnic Games and a World War II museum in Yunnan.

Tightrope walker performs death-defying stunts with no safety gear

Aisikaier Wubulikasimu is a 42-year-old Chinese professional tightrope walker who has taken death-defying walks twice a day for the past five years in a theme park located near Kunming in southern China's Yunnan province. He says, "Since I started tightrope walking as a child I haven't worn any safety equipment. Show More Summary

Wednesday assorted links

1. Interview with me in Italian. 2. The eighteen oddities of Yunnan. 3. Chinese Straussians check the water meter.  Recommended.  And another China story. 4. A private police force in New Orleans. 5. Slide show on D.C. economic growth — not as good as you might think. 6. Robert Conquest has passed away.

Look: Hungry wolf wanders into Yunnan village, ends up as dinner

4 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Residents in Sayingpan town, Yunnan province this Monday captured, skinned, cooked and devoured a wolf that made the mistake of entering their village to hunt for chickens. [ more › ]

Kunming man tries selling 100,000 RMB alpaca amid stock market woes

4 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A middle-aged man who suffered losses in China's volatile stock market took to the streets of Kunming, Yunnan province yesterday in an attempt to auction off his beloved pet alpaca. [ more › ]

Yunnan man refuses to pay compensation after 4-year-old girl attacked by his dogs

4 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A four-year-old girl in Kunming, Yunnan was attacked last Saturday by more than 10 dogs after she left her home on her own to play about in the neighborhood. The dog owner is now refusing to compensate the badly-injured girl, claiming that he had previously warned the family about the dogs. [ more › ]

Watch: Kunming cellphone thief tries to make getaway through bus window, fails horribly

4 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man who was caught red-handed stealing a student's cellphone at a bus stop in Kunming, Yunnan province attempted a brazen getaway by crawling through the window of a bus. Ultimately, it ended in laughable failure. [ more › ]

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