Hydropower station starts operations in Yunnan

The first turbine of the Yunnan Gongguoqiao Hydropower Station was put into operation on Wednesday, said China Huaneng Group, the project’s owner.

Cultural thirst drives China's top tea boom

Fifteen years ago, the Lam family business picked up a consignment of aged tea from a defunct Hong Kong restaurant. Its value has since risen by a factor of 10,000, as the Lams have found themselves part of a boom that is both investment fad and cultural obsession.

2011 CITM ends on high note

The 2011 China International Tourism Marketing (CITM) fair drew to a successfully close on Oct 30.

Suzhou tourism bureau attends CITM

Nearly 50 tourism entities of Suzhou are present at the 2011 China International Travel Mart.

China int'l travel mart to be held in Kunming

The 2011 China International Travel Mart will be held in Kunming from October 27 to 30, an official with the China Tourism Bureau said Thursday. A record number of 95 countries are expected to attend the event.

For Yunnan, the greater the biodiversity, the better life is

The Potatso National Park, which opened in 2007 as the first park of its kind in China, has seen improvements in both the protection of rare animal species and in the incomes of the local people.

Choosing hospitals for childbirth

Tsering Chozom, 31, is all smiles since she gave birth to her second child at the Lhasa People’s Hospital in the capital of the Tibet autonomous region.

Ethnic dance to light up Australia

The ethic dance musical Dynamic Yunnan choreographed and directed by Yang Liping, one of China’s leading dancers, will be the opening performance for Australia’s Year of Chinese Culture that starts in June.

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