Statistics regarding Kunming traffic
There are an estimated 2.09 million "motor vehicles" whizzing around Spring City streets, the drivers of which are involved in 80,000 "minor" accidents annually. (Chinese)
A historic town in northwest Yunnan prepares for the end
A bit late on this one, but it's important stuff. Cizhong, along the banks of the Lancang River (Mekong), will disappear forever once the Wunonglong Dam is finished.
Recognize this guy?
Former Kunming transplant, GoKunming contributor and mapmaker extraordinaire Matthew Hartzell gets a write-up in China Daily.
China, United States agree to ivory prohibition
"...the two countries — which are the largest markets for illegal ivory — said they would enact a nearly complete ban on the import and export of ivory."
China requests calm along Myanmar border
In the run-up to Myanmar's first elections in decades, China's defense minister asked the country for help in "maintain[ing] stability in the border area".
Kunming's apparent link to cyber-espionage...