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  • China's Yunnan sees blooming flower export in 2023

    Yunnan Province, the main supplier of flowers in southwest China, exported fresh-cut flowers worth 570 million yuan (about 80 million U.S. dollars) in 2023, ranking first in the country for the fifth straight year.


  • Coffee-themed tours brewing interest in southwest China

    Strings of red coffee fruit are drawing crowds of tourists to Pu'er, a renowned tea producing area which now is making a name for itself as China's coffee capital.


  • Visa-free boost: SW China's Kunming sees major surge in international travelers

    Kunming, in China's Yunnan Province, reports a 352% surge in travelers following a new visa exemption policy for six countries. Over 15,000 visitors enjoyed visa-free entry, mainly from Malaysia.


  • (Infographic) 10 years on, Yunnan's active BRI engagement yields fruitful results

    Over the past decade, southwest China’s Yunnan Province has taken a more proactive role in promoting the Belt and Road Initiative in South and Southeast Asia. Acting as China's important gateway, the province has stood at the frontline of the cooperation with these neighboring countries.


  • China's ecological civilization remarkable, worth learning: U.S. scholars

    Marveling at China's progress in achieving ecological civilization, U.S. scholars at a forum in China's Yunnan have called for more cooperation and exchanges between China and Western countries in green development.


  • Chinese artists from Yunnan perform in Capital Governorate, Kuwait

    Chinese artists of an art troupe from Lincang City of southwest China's Yunnan Province perform in Capital Governorate, Kuwait, Sept. 19, 2023.


  • Across China: More South Asian youths seek opportunities in China

    Yengkhom Ronica obtained her doctorate from Yunnan University last summer. After almost a decade of study in the city of Kunming, the capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, she decided this was where she wanted to live and work.


  • Across China: Sri Lankan expert cultivates mushroom passion in Yunnan

    Surrounded by a sprawling forested expanse at Qujing Normal University in southwest China's Yunnan Province, Samantha Chandranath Karunarathna, accompanied by his group of research students, crouched to gather wild mushrooms.


  • China's Yunnan sees booming agricultural products export in H1

    In the first half of this year, the export value of agricultural products in southwest China's Yunnan Province exceeded 6.8 billion yuan (about 952.6 million U.S. dollars), ranking first in the western region of China, according to Kunming Customs.


  • Across China: Old-school farmers' markets emerge as new tourist attraction

    Deng Lei embarked on a unique summer vacation with his wife and child in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province.


  • Shanghai Lingang Group teams up with Kunming to develop China-Laos Mohan-Boten economic zone

    Shanghai Lingang Economic Development (Group) Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Lingang Group) recently signed a framework agreement on strategy cooperation with the Kunming city government in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, aiming to construct and develop the China-Laos Mohan-Boten Economic Cooperation Zone, situated at the crucial transportation intersection between the two countries.


  • Tourism revenue of China's Yunnan tops 693 bln yuan in H1

    Southwest China's tourism powerhouse Yunnan Province witnessed a robust rebound in tourism in the first half of 2023, data from the provincial culture and tourism department shows.


  • Across China: Nurturing the specialty coffee business in Yunnan

    Jin Kehong took a deep breath and inhaled the aroma of the coffee beans, carefully brewed them on a stove, then took a sip, letting the flavor spread over his palate.


  • InPics: A tour to Shangri-La National Atmospheric Background Station in SW China's Yunnan

    Shangri-La National Atmospheric Background Station, located in the Deqen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China's Yunnan Province with an altitude of over 3,500 meters, is one of the seven atmospheric background stations in China.


  • Across China: TV series creates tourism boom in China's Yunnan

    Tourists taking selfies have lined the roads of Fengyangyi Village in southwest China's Yunnan Province since the soap opera Meet Yourself was filmed there, garnering more than 3.8 billion views.


  • China's Yunnan to build solar energy projects with total generation capacity of 10 GW

    Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Monday inked photovoltaic project deals with a total generation capacity of 10 gigawatts in a green drive to alleviate its power supply shortage.


  • Asia's leading flower market blossoms as consumption recovers rapidly

    Livestreamers and merchants start their work early in the morning at the bustling Dounan Flower Market in the city of Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan Province, surrounded by a rainbow of flowers for sale.


  • Across China: Yunnan sees hiring boom as tourism makes strong comeback

    A resort in southwest China's Yunnan Province, a top tourist destination, has placed several ads lately in its quest to fill 40 vacancies for jobs such as ticket sellers, hotel receptionists and shuttle bus drivers.


  • China-Vietnam border port registers surging import and export volume in 2022

    Hekou Port, located on the border between southwest China's Yunnan Province and Vietnam, saw 1.264 billion yuan worth of imports and exports carried by China-Vietnam freight trains pass through the port in 2022, a 29 percent year on year growth from a year earlier, according to Kunming Customs.


  • GDP of China's Yunnan to hit 2.9 tln yuan in 2022

    The gross domestic product (GDP) of southwest China's Yunnan Province is expected to have hit 2.9 trillion yuan (about 428 billion U.S. dollars) in 2022, according to the ongoing annual session of the provincial people's congress.


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