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  1. Why winter heating crisis will not stop China's dash for gasRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Analysts do not expect this winter's shortages to derail the effort to tackle the country's notorious pollution problems with a cleaner source of fuel China's plan to burn less coal and to use more natural gas will only accelerate despite a serious gas supply shortage in this winter, analysts have said. A renewed push from the Chinese leadership to clean up Beijing's toxic air drove local cadres across northern China to rush to ban coal this winter , but natural gas shortages left many residents shivering in freezing temperatures.

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  2. Drug traffickers busted in SW ChinaRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Police in Baoshan city in southwest China's Yunnan Province have caught two drug traffickers transporting drugs hidden in fake ore. Earlier this month, the two men, who had been frequently travelling near the border city of Lincang, caught the attention of local police.

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  3. China, Mekong countries to have more pragmatic cooperationRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi , Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn , Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai , Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith , Union Minister for International Cooperation of Myanmar U Kyaw Tin , and Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh pose for a group photo during the third Lancang-Mekong Cooperation foreign ministers' meeting in Dali, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Dec. 15, 2017. KUNMING, Dec. 15 -- Senior foreign affairs officials from China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam on Friday agreed to deepen pragmatic cooperation to benefit their people.

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  4. Plants seen in Kunming, SW China's YunnanRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Xinhuanet

    Photo taken on Dec. 13, 2017 shows the trees in the Xishan District of Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province. (Xinhua/Yang Zongyou)

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  5. AirAsia increases flights to Kunming, ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | The Star Online

    Daily direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kunming will be increased to 14 times weekly starting from December 19, 2017. While, daily direct flights from Bangkok to Kunming will also be increased to 14 times weekly commencing from January 16, 2018.

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  6. Attractive scenery in Kunming, China's YunnanRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | Xinhuanet

    Photo taken on Dec. 11, 2017 shows the winter scenery at Cuihu Park in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province. Kunming is known as the "spring city" for its mild climate and year-round green environment. (Xinhua/Yang Zongyou)

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  7. Discovering Yunnan's Tibetan Plateau - Personal Shangri-LaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | China Daily

    High in the northwestern uplands of Yunnan lies a popular destination known as Shangri-La since 2001. When Bruce Connolly visited it in 1995, it was called Zhongdian. A town partly fulfilling Bruce's Tibetan dream.

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  8. AirAsia to launch more flights in ChinaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | Xinhuanet

    Malaysia-based low-cost carrier AirAsia will operate more flights linking Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, with other Asian cities as the airline explores more international routes. AirAsia will launch a daily direct flight between Kunming and Phuket, Thailand starting Feb. 1. Daily direct flights from Kunming to Kuala Lumpur and from Kunming to Bangkok will both increase to 14 times weekly starting Dec. 19 and Jan. 16 respectively.

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  9. Chinese biologist proves his Myanmar discovery as a new catfish species, after 14-year questRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | NEWS.com.au

    Chen Xiaoyong has just published research naming a new species of catfish found in the mountains of southwest China after years of painstaking work and arduous expeditions in inhospitable terrain. He spoke to STEPHEN CHEN about his passion for biology and the excitement of scientific discovery Chen Xiaoyong remembers the thrill when he discovered a fish that later proved to be a new species, even though the memory stretches back more than 14 years.

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  10. China Focus: Intensive CPC training program to improve governance in new eraRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 9 | Xinhuanet

    The Communist Party of China earlier this month launched its first training session for provincial and ministerial officials, also known as the "key few," since the 19th CPC National Congress concluded in October. The program at the CPC Central Committee Party School is expected to train provincial CPC chiefs, governors and ministers in seven education sessions from December until April of next year.

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  11. China Focus: South-South Human Rights Forum calls for protection of people's right to developmentRead the original story

    Friday Dec 8 | Xinhuanet

    Willy Nyamttwe, principal counsellor in charge of press, information and communication of the Presidency of the Republic of Burundi, announces the Beijing Declaration at the South-South Human Rights Forum in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 8, 2017. The first "South-South Human Rights Forum" was concluded in Beijing Friday, calling for efforts to safeguard people's right to development.

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  12. Xi: World should respect voice of developing nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | China Daily

    Foreign Minister Wang Yi , Huang Kunming, head of the CPC Central Committee's Publicity Department, and Tom Zwart, director of Vrije University Amsterdam's Cross- Cultural Human Rights Centre, attend the South-South Human Rights Forum, which opened in Beijing on Thursday. The two-day forum attracted more than 300 officials and scholars from over 70 countries and organizations.

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  13. Xi calls for respect to developing countries' will in human rights developmentRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 7 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the international community to respect and reflect the will of the people in developing countries in human rights development. Xi made the remarks in a congratulatory message to the South-South Human Rights Forum, which opened in Beijing Thursday.

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  14. Drug Czar Rebukes Anti-narcotics Deal Between Yunnan, Wa ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The chief of Myanmar's counter-narcotics police force has criticized the signing of an agreement between China's Yunnan Province and the United Wa State Army to cooperate on drug eradication. Yunnan Province government officials and UWSA leaders signed an agreement on Friday in Panghsang, the capital of the Wa Self-Administered Division, to work together to eradicate drugs and grow substitute crops in the division.

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  15. A car burns on Court Street during the Bermuda riots of 1977. Photo: HandoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | South China Morning Post

    A journey back through time to look at significant news and events reported by the South China Morning Post from this week in history Hong Kong's perennial problems with overworked medical staff are nothing new. Four decades ago this week, stressed out public hospital interns demanded a cut in working hours.

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  16. Shanghai set to open doors to largest Starbucks store in worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The Daily Star

    Starbucks is about to open what they're calling their most ambitious project ever, with a massive new interactive Reserve Roastery store in Shanghai that will feature everything from augmented reality experiences to a 3D printed tea bar and coffee theater. On Wednesday, the coffee company's second ever Reserve Roastery store -- originally described as a "Willy Wonka" coffee theater for the Seattle opening in 2014 -- will open its doors in Shanghai as the biggest Starbucks store in the world.

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  17. Ginkgo trees scenery attracts tourists in YunnanRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Xinhuanet

    Tourists take pictures of ginkgo trees in Yunnan University in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, Dec. 6, 2017. On the campus of Yunnan University, there is a road sided with ginkgo trees.

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  18. Chinese Bridge opens new path for foreignersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | China Daily

    Contestants of the 10th Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students take photos onstage after the event lowered the curtain on Oct 28 in Kunming, Yunnan province. [Photo provided to China Daily] Chinese Bridge Chinese-proficiency competitions are bringing people together and helping to build a worldwide community working for a shared future.

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  19. Thailand wants high-speed rail link with China to be used for freightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | South China Morning Post

    The first phase of a delayed high-speed rail link between China and Thailand is back on track after its environmental impact assessment was approved - but now doubts have been cast over whether it will have enough passengers to warrant its US$5.2 billion price tag. Vallobh Muangkeo, secretary general of the National Assembly of Thailand, told the South China Morning Post that Thailand had concerns about low demand for the service and called for it to be used to transport freight instead.

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  20. Global Botanical and Plant-Derived Drugs Market 2017 - Zhongxin, Haiyao, Taiji, Kunming Pharma, JZJTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | SBWire

    The Botanical and Plant-Derived Drugs Market Research Report 2017 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Botanical and Plant-Derived Drugs industry. The key players are expected to tap onto these market opportunities to penetrate the market.

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