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Watch: Yunnan residents join forces to save elephant trapped in mud pit

2 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Watch the moment a crowd of residents and policemen work together to pull an adult wild elephant from a one-meter mire it'd gotten stuck in at a nature reserve in Yunnan province. [ more › ]

Farmer Grows Gigantic 33-Pound Turnip, All Is Turnt In The World

A 33-pound turnip was harvested last week by a farmer in China's Yunnan Province, according to local reports. The giant turnip is pictured in the flower bed at the home of Chinese villager Mr. Li in Jinghu village, Dianzhong town, Eshan county, Yuxi city, southwest China's Yunnan province, 8 April 2015. A man identified by Imagechina as "Mr. Show More Summary

'I think of her night and day': 29-year-old man searches desperately for 62-year-old girlfriend he met on WeChat

The story of a 29-year-old man who recently quit his job in Yunnan to find his 62-year-old girlfriend who'd suddenly left shows that love truly has no boundaries when it comes to age. [ more › ]

Helpless man in Yunnan tries to cure his cancer by lying on a self-made 'grill'

In an attempt to "burn" his cancer away, a man in Yunlong county, Yunnan Province has been found "baking" himself on a self-made wooden grill. [ more › ]

Black Dragon Pearls

Tea: Black Dragon Pearls Vendor: Adagio Teas Price: $19/5 oz. So urce: Yunnan, China Vendor Description: Hailing from the Yunnan province, this black tea version of the popular Dragon Pearl is naturally sweet and smooth with a touch of earthiness. Show More Summary

8 killed, 28 hurt after tour bus overturns on Yunnan expressway

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Eight people died and 28 more were injured when a bus rolled over on the Chuxiong-Dali expressway in Yunnan province's Nanhua county on Monday evening, Xinhua reported yesterday. [ more › ]

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

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

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

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

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 › ]

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

2 months 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

2 months agoChina / 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

2 months agoFood & 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

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