Yunnan News

Protection network set for snub-nosed monkeys

Protection network set for snub-nosed monkeys

A protection network for the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey was established in this southwestern province on Monday, marking July 15 as first Snub-nosed Monkey Day, drawing more public attention to work. ..

Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

Situated in the mountainous north-west of Yunnan province China, Three Parallel Rivers Protected Areas is a natural serial property consisting 15 protected areas, grouped into eight clusters. It consists ..

A guardian of Shinze culture

A guardian of Shinze culture

63-year-old Wangdu lives in Shazho Village, Wujing Township Shangri-La, Deqen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province. As you walk into his home, can see a row of own Shinze (a kind ..

Black-necked crane in Shangri-La, SW China

Black-necked crane in Shangri-La, SW China

In the Napa Lake Nature Reserve in Shangri-La County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China’s Yunnan province, groups of black-necked cranes are seen, making picturesque winter more ..

Dressmaker Drolma: I only do one thing in my whole life

Dressmaker Drolma: I only do one thing in my whole life

"As the oldest daughter in my family of five girls, has only asked me to do one thing, make Tibetan clothes. This is also what I most love do," said Drolma, inheritor clothing sewing skill, a provincial-level ..

Road building attached importance in poverty alleviation

Road building attached importance in poverty alleviation

Yangla Township, Deqin County, Yunnan is located in the mountains at junction of province, Sichuan province and Tibet Autonomous Region. It has an average elevation over 3,500 meters, poor natural conditions ..

Dreams of a black pottery inheritor

Dreams of a black pottery inheritor

“It smells great, really great!” Nixi chicken is being stewed in a black earthen pot with mushrooms picked from the mountain that morning, and Tibetan-style kitchen filled its fragrant aroma. ..

Legend of the caravan on ancient Tea-Horse Road

Legend of the caravan on ancient Tea-Horse Road

Shangri-La, which in Tibetan means “sun and moon the heart”, was made famous by James Hilton’s 1933 novel Lost Horizon. Later, it came to be believed that Shangri-La located Dechen Autonomous Prefecture ..

Black pottery brings prosperity to Shangri-La

Black pottery brings prosperity to Shangri-La

Jampa, an inheritor of Shangri-La black pottery, registered and established the Nyishar Black Pottery Development Co., Ltd. in 2005, which uses a “corporation + farmers” approach to help lead people out ..

Studying journey of Shangri-La youths in Kunming

Studying journey of Shangri-La youths in Kunming

After four hours of bumpy road driving from Sanba Township under Mt. Haba to Shangri-La City, Sha Wenjie takes a sleeper coach for 10 arrive at Kunming South Station, and finally continue on school by car. The first ..

Results yielded since first Lancang-Mekong Leaders' meeting

Results yielded since first Lancang-Mekong Leaders' meeting

The second Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) forum leaders's meeting will kick off in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Wednesday, with the aim of building a community shared future peace and prosperity. ..

In search of Shangri-La

In search of Shangri-La

It was a fictional paradise that became a reality - and now those who live there want more people to share its delights

Tiger Leaping Gorge enters best viewing period

Tiger Leaping Gorge enters best viewing period

On July 11, after days of rain, the Tiger Leaping Gorge scenic spot in Yunnan province entered its best viewing period with the spectacular scene of big floods until September.

Italian delegation visits Shangri-la

Italian delegation visits Shangri-la

From July 3 to 5, An Italian delegation of five people with the Association Friends China under Parliament paid a visit Shangri-la City, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Southwest China’s Yunnan ..

Snub-Nosed Monkeys in Shangri-La

Snub-Nosed Monkeys in Shangri-La

The Shangri-La National Park of Snub-Nosed Monkey in Yunnan province covers an area of 334 sq km, which is located in Tacheng Township, Deqin Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.

Shangri-La Horse Racing Festival to begin

Shangri-La Horse Racing Festival to begin

The traditional Shangri-La Horse Racing Festival will be held during the Dragon Boat (May 31 – June 1), according to a press conference on May 17th by city in southwest China's Yunnan Province. ..