New airline takes off in Yunnan to boost tourism

China Eastern Airlines (CEA), the nation's third largest air carrier, is giving new wings to Yunnan province's lucrative tourism market with the launch of its local subsidiary.

Hopes are high for renminbi globalization

Editor's note: A trial program for cross-border trade in renminbi recently concluded in Kunming. What follows are speeches given by experts at the July 27 Dianchi summit for financial cooperation.

Yunnan gateway plan eyes broad Asian links

When China was under severe attack from the Japanese army 70 years ago, Yunnan was a lifeline in the nation's eight-year war against the invaders.

Kunming RMB center a step toward financial hub

Yuan cross-border settlement to boost trade with Southeast Asia and beyond

Yunnan capital at center of booming regional business

With its best-ever first-half economic performance, Kunming is flexing its muscles as the center of regional cooperation between China, Southeast Asia and South Asia.

Kunming financial summit: Tapping the potential of a regional gateway

Yunnan's role as a regional gateway attracted the attention of the financial world during a recent summit held in Kunming...

Bankers at Dianchi forum note nuances settling trade in RMB

A trial program for cross-border trade payments in renminbi is now underway in Kunming as part of China's push to slowly internationalize its currency.

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