Kunming

Type: City
Name: Kunming
Country: China
Latitude: 25.049999
Longitude: 102.699997
population: 1,023,674
First reported 38 mins ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 1 reports

Guilin offers 72-hour visa-free entry

NANNING, July 28 (Xinhua) -- The south China city of Guilin, transport hub for the backpacker haven of Yangshuo County, began to offer 72-hour visa-free stays to international transit passengers on Monday.The scheme covers travelers from 51 countries, ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 38 mins ago]
Entities: Guilin, Shenyang, Kunming, Dalian
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Mountain flash flood in SW China kill 3

KUNMING, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Flash flood in a southwest China city killed three people, with another five missing, local authorities said Monday.The accident happened at around 4:50 a.m. Monday, when a flash flood struck Xiping Village in Baoshan City, ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 7 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

China's dream to connect with Indian Ocean dashed; trying to revive canceled project

India has been worried about China's efforts to access the Indian Ocean because it has military implications. China has built a port in Sri Lanka. Its plans to lay a 1215-km long rail line connecting Kunming on China’s border to Kyaukphyu in Myanmar is ... [Published rediff.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Getting Used to Guns

SAFETY FIRST: A police officer from Beijing's Haidian District holsters his weapon during live-fire training on June 26 (LI WEN)On July 15, the Beijing police force officially launched its second phase of firearms training, aiming to further improve its ... [Published Beijing Review - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

China bad loans rise

amA worker cleans models of apartments at a showroom in Kunming, Yunnan province, yesterday. Chinese banks’ bad loan ratio rose to 1.08 percent at the end of June from 1.04 percent in March, the banking regulator said, adding to concerns a slow economy ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

In pursuit of the Eastern plant hunters

Following in the footsteps of the intrepid collectors who brought back many horticultural favorites, Matthew Biggs visits the beautiful Yunnan province of China.The lifetime ambition of many gardeners is to visit China, described by the great plant collector ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

In China, Breathing Is a Work Hardship

Expatriate employees of Coca-Cola working in China receive 15% bonuses because of the country’s air pollution, according to a Bloomberg article about a report in the Australian Financial Review (local Chinese aren’t eligible for the bonus). Panasonic ... [Published Harvard Business Review - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

·Vehicle attack injures 9 in S China

Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Thursday captured a suspect who allegedly drove a vehicle into a crowd, injuring nine.Police captured a suspect surnamed Liu, 30, who allegedly drove a vehicle into a crowd, injuring nine on Thursday, July ... [Published Tianshannet - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Attack, China, Kunming, Police
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

Kunming to join list of 72-hour visa-free cities

By Guo Anfei in Kunming and Hu Yongqi in Beijing (China Daily) Updated: 2014-07-25 07:20Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province, is to launch a 72-hour visa-free policy for transit passengers from 51 countries, local authorities said on Thursday.The ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 5 reports

Blogger Given 6.5 Years for ‘Rumor-Mongering’...

AFP reports that a court in Yunnan has  sentenced Dong Rubin, a well-known microblogger and businessman, to six-and-a-half years in prison  for “fabricating and spreading online rumors for economic gain.” Dong’s prison sentence follows a  judicial interpretation ... [Published China Digital Times - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Rumours, Sina Weibo, Prison
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

China convicts two online rumor-mongers

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.KUNMING, July 23 (Xinhua) -- A court in southwest China's Yunnan Province handed down jail sentences on Wednesday to two people found guilty of fabricating and spreading online rumors for economic gain.The court of Wuhua ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

China rebuked from Myanmar over rail project

Politics Luc Citrinot - 23 July 2014, 03:45China’s rail project linking Kunming to the Indian Ocean is unlikely to become a reality as Myanmar decided to cancel the project under pressure from the public.BANGKOK - This is definitely a bad year for the ... [Published TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific - Jul 23 2014]

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"Depending with the demand on China's side and trade conditions between the two countries, the volume of tobacco bought is expected to increase next year" Ms Yang said when answering this paper's questions in Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan Province, about 2,500 kms south west of Beijing
"Compared to the previous training at the end of June, the current one added live-fire drills under more complicated situations, requiring police officers to be able to shoot within 1 to 1.5 seconds while under high pressure" said Li Qiang, Deputy Director of the Fifth Section of the Criminal Investigation Corps of the Beijing MunicipalDirector of the Fifth Section of the...
...The message: "We'll buy your oil, we'll build your infrastructure and we'll fund your debt." America's backyard is China's new frontier
"The elephants have to feed on the increased farmland, making confrontation between them and villagers inevitable" he said

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In China, Breathing Is a Work Hardship [Published Harvard Business Review - Jul 25 2014]
In China, Breathing Is a Work Hardship [Published HBR Blog Network - Jul 25 2014]
China’s cancelled Burma railway is its latest d... [Published Quartz - Jul 25 2014]
Highly efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolut... [Published RSC - Jul 25 2014]
·Vehicle attack injures 9 in S China [Published Tianshannet - Jul 25 2014]
Kyaukphyu-Kunming Railway Not Dead Yet: Chinese... [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 25 2014]
China Week: Typhoons to tantrums [Published BBC - Jul 25 2014]
Attacks Draw Attention to Xinjiang Unrest [Published Washington Report on Middle East Affairs - Jul 25 2014]
XINHUA - Laos honors Chinese police for coopera... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 25 2014]
Villagers' detention reignites elephants row [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 25 2014]
Kunming to join list of 72-hour visa-free cities [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 25 2014]
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In China, Breathing Is a Work Hardship [Published HBR Blog Network - Jul 25 2014]
Expatriate employees of Coca-Cola working in China receive 15% bonuses because of the country’s air pollution, according to a Bloomberg article about a report in the Australian Financial Review (local Chinese aren’t eligible for the bonus). Panasonic ...
China’s Domestic Insurgency [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 24 2014]
New piece for my institutional home RUSI , looking at Xinjiang again. Been travelling in the region, so more to come soon. China’s Domestic Insurgency RUSI Analysis, 23 Jul 2014 By Raffaello Pantucci , Senior Research Fellow Five years on from ...
A Roadmap for Sino-Indian Co-operation in Afgha... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 18 2014]
Been travelling so quiet for a while, but a longer Occasional Paper I have been working on for a while as part of a bigger project finally lands with my institutional home RUSI , it offers some practical ideas for Chinese and Indian cooperation in Afghanistan. ...
Claws!: A strange, new fossil arthropod [Published The Economist - Science & Technology - Jul 17 2014]
This fearsomely armed critter, called Lyrarapax unguispinus, terrorised the seabed in what is now south-west China some 515m years ago, during the Cambrian period. It belongs to an extinct group called the anomalocaridids, and has just been described ...
VIDEO: Kunming attack: Victims on all sides [Published BBC News Video - World - Jul 17 2014]
China is in the midst of a major security crackdown after a series of terror attacks it blames on Muslims from the Uighur ethnic minority. ...
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Tibetans’ Surprising Inheritance [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
China bloggers bristle over media coverage of K... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 05 2014]
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