Yunnan cultural market eyes overseas expansion

Yunnan, a province of Southwest China noted for its high level of ethnic diversity, is eager to introduce its unique culture to the world by planning several cultural logistics centers and exhibition bases in the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), a Kunming official said on Monday.

Flower events hail Kunming Carnival

The 2011 China International Culture and Tourism Festival kicked off over the weekend. The annual event is also known as the Kunming Carnival. This year, the Yunnan Nationalities Village attracted visitors from all corners of the world.

Yunnan holds Pu'er tea Expo

The sixth Yunnan International Pu’er tea Expo kicked off in Kunming on April 22, 2011, attracting more than 200 enterprises home and abroad.

Bring us your diamonds, never mind the grade or the cut

Most consumers are confused when buying a diamond  according to a recent survey in the Chinese city of Kunming, in Yunnan province.

Long search for a single, effective jadeite quality

The first regional jadeite quality standards in Yunnan have come from the province's Gem and Jade Quality Supervision Inspection and Research Institute, in a move to "discipline the flourishing market".

Aramco, CNPC to construct refinery in Yunnan province

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Aramco and China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) agreed to build a 200,000 barrel-a-day refinery in southern China as producers seek to meet rising fuel demand in the world's fastest-growing economy.

Yunnan seeks to stay green in development

Yunnan was nominated by the National Development and Reform Commission as one of the five pilot provinces to test China's promise to build a greener economy. The selected provinces were asked to build low-carbon features into their 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) for both the industrial sector and consumption patterns.

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