Is Shangri-la eating itself?
The Diplomat certainly seems to think so, offering a short but scathing report on the state of the town once called Zhongdian.
China bans imports of 'dirty' coal
As of September 15, China will no longer purchase coal with sulphur levels above three percent. The new law also affects shipping practices within the country.
Track cyclone Kalmaegi
A handy-dandy tool for figuring out where the storm system is, and how strong it remains, as it approaches northern Laos and southern Yunnan.
Pu'er woodblock art on display in Beijing
"An exhibition celebrating the beauty of Pu'er woodblock printing recently kicked off at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing." (video)
Railway tunnel collapses near Chuxiong, trapping six
Rescue workers are clearing debris and attempting to find any survivors after a cave-in on the Guangtong-Dali railway renovation project.
Suspected Kunming Train Station attackers go on trial
Accused perpetrators of the March 1 mass stabbings in Kunming went on trial September 12. (Chinese video)