How the west is being won

Govt investment to bridge gap between poorer western regions and prosperous east to bear fruit

Exploring Yunnan in New York

The 2011 New York China Yunnan Ethnic Arts Exhibition took place at the United Nations headquarters on Aug 26. The show featured the unique culture of China's ethnic groups from Yunnan province.

ASEAN to support global development

A Trade Fair as well as a signing ceremony of friendship between Liujiang county and Pingxiang were officially held on May 24.

Finding lost horizons

Green and scenic Yunnan Province seems a world away from the scorching summer heat. The exotic province on the Myanmar border is among the few places in China where the vegetation is always green and it's like spring all year round.

Obama's half-brother published his life in lijiang

The half-brother of US President Barack Obama attended a book fair in Shanghai Wednesday to promote his semi-autobiographical novel "Nairobi to Shenzhen" and to autograph its Chinese edition for the readers. In his book, he shows some pictures in Lijiang.

New airlines to focus on Southeast Asia

China Eastern Yunnan Airlines - a joint venture of China Eastern Airlines (CEA), and the Yunnan provincial government, began operating on Aug 2 in Kunming.

Chinese see fast income growth in Jan-June

The urban and rural income growths of 31 Chinese provinces exceeded that of the consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, and 29 of these exceeded 10 percent in the first half of this year.

Ikea is cloned in Kunming

Nestled in a sleepy southern district of Kunming city in southwest China, is a 10,000 square metre, four-storey building that could make Swedish furniture giant Ikea uneasy.

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