Wrongful death payouts make waves
City governments often pay families of victims one-lump sums. The amounts handed out in Shanghai and Kunming for separate trampling accidents has spurred online debate. (requires proxy)
Baby elephant rescued in Xishuangbanna
An elephant calf that fell into a two-meter deep 'rain-water pit' was freed by locals in southern Yunnan earlier this week.
Already gearing up for Kunming Fair
Sri Lanka is making a concerted effort to get everything in can out of the annual trade industry event.
Great images from the Three Parallel Rivers
A small collection of photos from what is arguably Yunnan's most beautiful region.
Yunnan's role in the Maritime Silk Road
Plans for the 'Southern Bridgehead' just keep stretching further afield, with Africa the newest target of China's economic planners.
Government considering quake warning system
"...China's earthquake administrations on Monday said they are considering four new earthquake early warning networks in seismically active regions."