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
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
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 › ]
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, 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 [...]
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
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
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
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 › ]
...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
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
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 › ]
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.
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.
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 › ]
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.
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 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 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.
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