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Kunming Airport brings Yunnan closer to the world

Kunming Airport brings Yunnan closer to the world

In 2013, China proposed the Belt and Road Initiative, calling for more cooperation in connectivity and aiming at achieving win-win outcomes. Five years on, steady progress and tremendous changes have taken place in various areas including the air transportation. The Kunming Changshui International Airport is a primary airport serving Kunming, the capital…

"My heart is in Lijiang"

“I’ve been to many places in China, but none of them are like Lijiang. It not only has beautiful scenery, but also boasts the unique culture of the Naxi people. I’ll tell my colleagues about its beauty.” From July 27th to 29th, more than 40 diplomats and staff members from the United Nations came to Lijiang City in Yunnan Province and participated in the UN China Study Programme 2018. During the three-day event, the officials experienced Naxi Dongba culture, surveyed the development of the local tourism industry and witnessed…

Yunling cattle bring hope to farmers after 30 years of breeding

In 1984, a plane took off in Melbourne, Australia and landed at Kunming Airport hours later. The passengers, some Australian Murray grey cattle, were “specially invited” by China’s agricultural authorities. In 2015, at a cattle farm in Kunming’s Xiaoshao Township, Huang Bizhi, director of the Yunnan Provincial Academy of Grassland and Animal Science, pointed to a well-built bull and told our reporters, “This is a breeding bull from the ‘Yunling cattle’ and it has one-quarter ancestry of the Murray grey…
Yunnan Cultural Industry Expo kicks off

Yunnan Cultural Industry Expo kicks off

On August 9th, the Yunnan Cultural Industry Expo (YCIE) 2018 was declared open. All pavilions were filled with handicrafts, high-tech devices, animated comic productions and other cultural and creative products. These exhibits showcased the rapidly developing cultural industries of Yunnan province. The expo also highlighted local cultural heritage…
Millennial kindles

Millennial kindles "flame of life"

Five years ago, Wu Wenwei, a millennial from Fujian province, was studying at the School of Tourism and Culture at Yunnan University. At that time, he had his hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) sampled and registered in a Chinese bone marrow bank. In May 2018, his blood matched that of a 16-year-old leukaemia patient in Suzhou, Jiangsu. On July 26th, he…

Eco-friendly toilets revive heavy industry company in Yunnan

In an old industrial factory with broken windows and doors, Geng Jiasheng and his colleagues are producing mobile, eco-friendly toilets. Geng, 55, is a lathe operator at Yunnan Metallurgical Kunming Heavy Industry Co., Ltd., which has been manufacturing casting machines, cranes and other heavy equipment for mining, metallurgy, and road construction since 1958. The company, located in Kunming, the capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, however, ran into trouble over the past several years because sales of heavy mechanical products plummeted,…
“Transportation is so convenient in China”

“Transportation is so convenient in China”

This year marks the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening up. Recalling his experience of studying in China over the past seven years, Song Zhicai, a Cambodian student, cannot help but praise the rapid development of the country. Song came to China in 2012 and is currently a doctoral student at Jilin Normal University. “Four decades…

Costume festival highlights ethnic culture

The 2018 Colorful Yunnan Ethnic Costume Cultural Festival closed in Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture on August 4. The four-day activity displayed more than 400 costumes, offering the audience a unique “ethnic costume feast”. During the festival, a total of  211 sets of traditional ethnic costumes and 214 sets of creative ethnic costumes from 16 cities and prefectures in Yunnan province were staged. As part of the festival, the design drawings and embroidery displays attracted 183 sets of design drawings and 154 embroidery products…
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