Myanmar, China and watermelons
"The new Myanmar government has rolled out an ambitious plan to triple its exports [of watermelons] to the world in the next five years."
A dangerous break-up in the making
"President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang delivered forceful instructions on how to reform China's state-owned sector. Their messages directly contradicted one another."
A link between mental illness and human migration?
In a new study, Professor Li Ming of the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Kunming Institute of Zoology connects schizophrenia and the human adaptation to cold climates.
Yunnan governor goes to Israel
Chen Hao visited to promote the "Second China Yunnan - Israeli Innovation Forum". (Chinese)
Kunming lands on the China Law Blog scam list
"I have been contacted recently by this company from Kunming asking that I fly to Kunming to sign the Official contract..."
Removed Lao politician retires to monastery
"Laos's former deputy prime minister Somsavat Lengsavad has been ordained a Buddhist monk in his hometown Luang Prabang." Blame the China-Lao Railway.