Laos explosion kills Chinese national
What is being called a "suspected bomb blast" in Xaysomboun province, killed one man and injured another. Details are extremely limited.
Cold snap leads to surge in electrical usage
Kunming's average per day power use jumped by six million kilowatt hours during recent sub-zero weather. (Chinese)
January 24 coldest day in Kunming in three decades
While some on social media claimed it was the coldest day ever in the Spring City, official statistics show it hasn't been this cold since December 1987. (Chinese)
Yunnan makes China's richest man sing
At an annual corporate retreat for Wanda executives, Wang Jianlin sang the song Fake Monk by old school rocker Cui Jian. Includes fairly shocking video that Wang is a good singer.
"Visualizing China's massive corruption crackdown"
An interactive page devoted to understanding who accepted what bribes or stole which money, when they did it and what price they eventually paid. Ouch.
Chinese miner killed in Myanmar
A Kunming man was found dead at a rock quarry in eastern Myanmar, apparently killed by a dynamite explosion.