US lifts arms embargo on Vietnam
In a move meant to intentionally muddy the waters of the South China Sea, the United States has lifted a ban on selling weapons to its erstwhile enemy.
Bullet trains arrive in Kunming
Although not carrying passengers or freight, the trains were delivered by manufacturers. Service between Kunming and Shanghai is expected to begin late this year. (Chinese)
Kunming fair handing out free exhibition spaces
"Zhong Mian said they would also keep "preferential" stalls for Bangladeshi businesses so that they participate with a view to expanding trade and business relationship between the countries."
That's a lot of drugs...
"Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province have seized 94.7 tons of drugs over the past five years, local authorities announced."
Kunming gets yet another airline
The budget carrier received its Air Operator's Certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration this week, and plans to launch flights from Kunming to Nanchang on May 21.
The legacy of Xishuangbanna's 'sent-down' youth
An interesting article on the children of those sent to southern Yunnan for rural re-education during the 1950s and 60s.