Province looks to shut down illegal surrogacy services
A media blitz on this most recent "crackdown" warns couples not to use "wombs-for-rent businesses" or any alternative "assisted reproductive technology".
Laos eyes five-year timetable for new railway
"Minister of Public Works and Transport Ministry, said Laos would start [...] construction of the railroad linking its border with China and Vientiane later this year", finishing by 2020.
Remembering the Flying Tigers
An interview with John Yee, a 94 year-old veteran of World War II, who flew the Hump Route more than seventy years ago.
Mine collapse strands 11 in Dehong
Heavy rains have been blamed for a colliery cave-in in far western Yunnan. Reportedly, 500 people are working to free the trapped miners.
Kunming diners now able to eat while suspended in the air
A new restaurant, with tables hoisted 30 meters off the ground by a crane, opened recently in the Spring City. Cost per diner: 8,888 yuan.
Conference calls for more action on domestic violence
Jinghong women's groups expressed the need for "the public security bureau, the people's court, the judiciary and the civil affairs departments...to tackle the issue".