Video and interview: First descent of China's remote Dulong RiverPatrick Scally,
Stan Herd brings his unique agri-glyph artwork to ChinaPatrick Scally,
Kunming bank opens first biometric outlet in YunnanPatrick Scally,
146-148 Linyu Lu Kunming Yunnan (0871) 68230000 Added
Water Ecological Farm
Next to Erlongba Reservoir, near Changshui Airport Kunming Yunnan Added
Suke Vegetarian Restaurant
418 Qingnian Lu, Golden Eagle Shopping Mall, building B, 6th floor Kunming Yunnan (0871) 63165418 Added
Runcheng Cultural Center
Rixin Zhong Lu and Qianwei Xi Lu Intersection, across the Runcheng Marketing Center, Rucheng Yangban Yuanqu Kunming Yunnan Added
Dianmian Dadao, inside the 108 Loft Complex: building E, # 1111 Kunming Yunnan Added
The Park Bar and Restaurant
Green Lake Park, Shicui Cultural Center Kunming Yunnan
Kunming Yu-Cong Enterprise Management Co. Ltd.
Room 801, Building B, Kaiyue Shidai Xiangshe, 28 Baiyun Lu Kunming Yunnan (0871) 63321836
Sujiatang Cun, Yunlifang Xiaoqu. building 3-4 store 1 room 4 Kunming Yunnan
Tao Yoga Studio
3 Yanhe Lu, Shuncheng Deluxe Apartments, Building A, Room 602 (opposite Mingde Middle School and Wangfu Spa) Kunming Yunnan (0871) 63117200
Yuhua Yuxiu Xiaoqu Shopping Mall, Building I, 101, Chenggong Kunming Yunnan
What exactly is the Yangtze River Economic Belt?
According to Xinhua, it stretches across the country and "accounts for more than 40 percent of both the national population and GDP [and] is a new growth engine for the country."
Photographing Skywalker gibbons in Yunnan
A firsthand account of how difficult it is to spot and track the apes through the forests of Yunnan's far western Dehong Prefecture. Only identified as a species this year, the animals live in Tongbiguan Nature Reserve.
Filthy, filthy cockroaches. Blech.
Two Kunming-bound planes from Hong Kong were found to be infested with the nasty little critters. Upon arrival at Changshui, exterminators were called in for help. No word on which airline(s).
US and Israel quit UNESCO
Citing "bias", both countries have left the preservation group in desperate straights and with hundreds of millions in unpaid debts. Currently, Yunnan has five UNESCO-inscribed sites.