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Coronavirus disrupts life in cross-border village of China and Myanmar
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On Sept 21, local health authorities announced that all urban residents of Ruili have been tested for the coronavirus, and no local cases or local transmissions have been detected.
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AVIC, the country's leading aircraft conglomerate, said in a statement on Monday that the 15-minute test flight at Daocheng Yading Airport in Sichuan province set a high-altitude record for a domestic unmanned helicopter's takeoff and landing.
Balancing growth and protection
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In 2007, the Potatso National Park in the southwestern province of Yunnan started an ecotourism program with the participation of local residents, nine years before it was listed as one of the 10 pilot parks in 2016.
Veteran photographer considers nature a 'good teacher'
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Xiao says the ongoing exhibition may also provide a chance for parents in cities to see that nature can be a good teacher to help understand the world rather than just through books.
Reminder war against virus not yet won
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The country has learned over the past months, early detection and intervention remains the most effective safeguard in the absence of an effective vaccine or treatment.
Chinese border city to launch citywide nucleic acid testing after new cases from overseas
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Both patients are Myanmar nationals who entered China illegally through Ruili. One of them was previously diagnosed as an asymptomatic case. Ruili City in southwest China's Yunnan Province will launch citywide nucleic acid testing.
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The findings include more than 3,000 complete porcelain items and over 300,000 fragmented porcelain specimens, mainly blue and white ceramics and celadon ceramics.
Farmers stop growing garlic to save Erhai Lake
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Yunnan province's Dali Bai autonomous prefecture has dispatched 16 teams to towns along the lake since 2017. The main focus of their work is to implement a ban on the cultivation of garlic and promote crops that use less water and fertilizer.
Vision turning lucid waters into reality
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The lakes, each with an area of more than 30 square kilometers, have a vital role to play in several respects, including preventing floods, providing drinking water and irrigation for farming, and attracting tourists.
Snapshots of poverty battle
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Over the years, local governments have helped many of the residents shake off poverty by developing tourism, agriculture and the jade industry.
All 35 tunnels completed on 202-km Dali-Lincang railway
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The completion of Xingzishan Tunnel has laid a solid foundation for the completion of the whole railway on schedule. Operation of the route is expected to boost China's connectivity with neighboring countries.
A county in Yunnan eradicates poverty through community innovation
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Yunnan is a very important province in southwest China bordering Viet Nam, Laos, and Myanmar. The province is home to 25 diverse ethnic minority groups.
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With a total of 16 homegrown million-kilowatt generating units, Baihetan is the second-largest in China after the Three Gorges Dam project in the central province of Hubei in terms of installed capacity.
Flower business in full blossom for traders
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Besides bulk trading, flower retailing is in full swing in the Dounan market, which has become a popular tourist attraction in Kunming.
Rural Yunnan enjoys a better life amid rapidly blooming local economy
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Average annual income in the area has increased from just 2,000 yuan before 2009 to around 18,000 yuan in 2019. Despite obvious difficulties this year, that figure is still estimated to rise to around 20,000 yuan for 2020.
Shanghai medics lend helping hand to remote villages
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This August, the members set foot in remote counties in Chongqing municipality and Yunnan province, offering medical services to locals for two weeks. The team consists of 30 medics from hospitals affiliated with the university, such as the Children's Hospital and Zhongshan Hospital.
6.4 mln-yr-old Mesopithecus fossils discovered in China's Yunnan
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The collection included a lower jaw, a partial femur and a complete calcaneus. Two papers on the study have been separately published in the Journal of Human Evolution recently.
China's pilot FTZs see robust investment, trade
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China's pilot free trade zones (FTZs) attracted robust foreign investment and trade in the first seven months of the year despite downcast sentiment in the global market.
New school year in China begins with strict COVID-19 measures
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With a mixture of nerves and excitement, many students in China kicked off a new school year on Tuesday.
China improves foreign investment complaint system
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The rules consist of five chapters and 33 articles, further refining the relevant requirements of the foreign investment law and its implementing regulations.
Only by curbing biodiversity loss can we ensure human survival
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The conference to be held in Kunming had assumed added importance because two major reports last year had warned the international community about the exponentially rising risks associated with climate change, environmental degradation and loss of biodiversity.
One year on, SW China's pilot FTZ forges ahead despite pandemic
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The prefecture is part of the Yunnan pilot free trade zone (FTZ) inaugurated on Aug. 30 last year to facilitate trade, investment and logistics between Yunnan and neighboring Myanmar, Vietnam and Laos. The FTZ also covers parts of Kunming, the provincial capital, and Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture.
Stories worth recording
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The Year of 2020: Our Stories of Poverty Eradication features an education program in the Nujiang Canyon area in...
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As of Wednesday, the locusts had invaded 10,680 hectares in the province. Local authorities have mobilized over 110,000 people to take preventive and control measures.
Rural bloggers cultivate loyal followers on social media and boost income
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During the current COVID-19 pandemic, with people stuck at home, many viewers in China and around the world have turned to videos made by farmers, rural couples, and enterprising youngsters for a respite from their stressful lives.
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