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Enchanting view of national park in Yunnan

Enchanting view of national park in Yunnan

Pudacuo, or Potatso, National Park is located in Yunnan province's Shangri-La county. The region of this park contains more than 20 percent China's plant species, about one-third its mammal and bird ..

Bringing prosperity to paradise

Bringing prosperity to paradise

Yunnan province's Shangri-La city has long lured travelers from home and abroad, who seek to discover the paradisiacal place described in British author James Hilton's 1933 novel, Lost Horizon. ..

Forest coverage rate reaches 75 percent in Deqen

Forest coverage rate reaches 75 percent in Deqen

It is reported that to date, the forest coverage rate of Deqen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China’s Yunan Province has reached 75 percent, and storage volume 241 million cubic meters, an increase 1 ..

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 Yunnan ..

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 poverty ..

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. ..