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SSACEIF to stage in Kunming from Jun. 12-18

SSACEIF to stage in Kunming from Jun. 12-18

2017 South and Southeast Asia Commodity Expo and Investment Fair (SSACEIF), as well as the Kunming Import and Export Fair, will take place between June 12 and 18, 2017 in Kun-ming. A SSACEIF promotional event was held recently in Shenzhen. From this year on, the SSACEIF and China-South Asia Expo will be held alternately, with the Chi-na-South Asia…

Ten more airports to be built in Yunnan by 2025

By 2025, according to the “Na-tional Civil Airport Plan” jointly is-sued by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Civil Aviation Administration of China, Yunnan will build ten new airports. The facilities will serve the cities of Honghe, Yuanyang, Qiubei, Xuanwei, Chuxiong, Yuxi, Mengla, Yongshan, Jingdong and Nujiang, and augment the prov-ince’s 15 existing airports. Lancang Jingmai Airport, the fifteenth airport in Yunnan, has completed aviation tests and will go into operation this year. Lan-cang Jingmai Airport…

Yunnan to open first direct flights to E. Europe

This summer, Kunming will have its first ever direct flights to Moscow. At 17:30 on March 10, Beijing time, an Airbus A330-300 landed at Kunming Changshui Inter-national Airport, marking the official delivery of Lucky Air’s first wide-body aircraft. The planeis expected to fly the new Kunming-Moscow intercontinental route this summer, representing  Yunnan’s first direct air route to Eastern Europe. With a dual-aisle cabin layout, the A330-30 has 292 seats, including 32 first-class and 260 economy-class seats.  The aircraft…

179 projects from ASEAN countries seek cooperation with Yunnan

Recently, the Belt and Road Conference on Yunnan Enterprise Investment in Southeast Asia Promotional Conference was held in Kunming. The conference was sponsored by the Yunnan Provin-cial Energy Investment Group and Southeast Asia Deloitte &Touche LLP. It was co-organized by the Yunnan Newspaper Media (Group) Co., Ltd and the Singapore Repre-sentative Office for Yunnan Com-merce. Yunnan is easily accessible to Southeast Asian countries by water, land and air. With the further imple-mentation of the Belt and Road Ini-tiative, Yunnan will become…

Chinese scientists invent artificial graphene larynx

Graphene can enable a deaf-mute to “speak”. It is hoped the “Smart Graphene Artificial Larynx”, invented by a research group headed by Professor Ren Tianling at the Micro-electronics Institute of Tsinghua University, will solve the difficult problem of allowing deaf-mutes to “talk”. Recently, Ren Tianling’s re-search group published a research paper in Nature Communications entitled “The Smart Graphene Artificial Larynx with Voice Sensory Power”. The group uti-lized the advantages of a porous…

Belomyspearsonii found in Xishuangbanna rainforest

Recently, researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden unexpectedly discovered two Belomyspear-sonii in a rain forest ravine. As the name suggests, Belo-myspearsonii, or ‘hairy-footed flying squirrels’, have a tuft of long hair on each ear. They are mainly found in small popula-tions living in the tropical and subtropical forests of South Chi-na and Southeast Asia. In 2008, they were included on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Since Belomyspearsonii are noc-turnal and…

China, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam jointly promote cross-border forest protection

Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam are rich in forest resources, and Yunnan Province shares a combined border of 4,060 kilometres with the three countries. Over the past several years, Yunnan has constantly improved ex-change mechanisms and strengthened cooperation with the three countries regarding the cross-border protection of forests. Such actions provide a wealth of cooperative experience in the cross-border preservation of biodi-versity between China and its neigh-bouring Southeast Asian countries. For more than a decade, Yun-nan has continuously…
420 million-year-old fossilized fish discovered in Qujing

420 million-year-old fossilized fish discovered in Qujing

Scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences recently discovered fossils of a new species of ancient fish in Qu-jing City, Yunnan Province. The fish, Sparalepis tingi, had unusual scales and lived 420 million years ago, proving that the earth had entered the ‘Age of Fishes’ during the Silurian period (444-419 million years ago). The findings…
Amazing flower city

Amazing flower city

Kunming is dubbed "Flower City". Recently, Begonia flowers and cherry blossoms have come into full bloom at Yuantongshan Park in downtown Kunming. The pink petals flying in the spring wind have created a breath-taking scene which attracts large numbers of tourists and local residents.   Photo by Chen Fei
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