Intro to a Yunnan native you may not know
The pygmy slow loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus) is a nocturnal primate living in southern Yunnan that tops out in weight at a whopping 850 grams.
Nic Cage can't stop making crap movies
Even before the premier of Outcast, a movie filmed in Yunnan, Cage and producer Jeremy Bolt announce plans for a sequel.
21 Qujing miners still trapped after ten days
A mine flood imprisoned the workers underground on April 7. One body has been recovered but the remaining victims are thought to still be alive.
Forest fire rages in Baoshan
High winds and difficult terrain have hampered firefighting efforts. Two helicopters and more than 2,000 people have been dispatched to fight the blaze, which has burned 80 hectares.
Direct flights connecting Paris and Kunming coming soon
Kunming Changshui will have its first intercontinental flight later this year. Exactly when is apparently anyone's guess.
Myanmar's growing drug problem
"After years of being home to some of the most notorious international drug warlords, a major centre of opium and methamphetamine production...drug addiction is now rapidly spreading at home."