Tag Archives: Kunming

WWII veteran who helped China laid to rest

At 7:40 am on Jan 25, 1944, 24-year-old Robert Eugene Oxford and seven other crew members were on a routine supply mission on their B-24 Liberator heavy bomber from Kunming in Southwest China to Chabua, India.

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Two bullet train lines now connect southwest to coast

China opened two major high-speed rail lines on Wednesday, linking the country’s less developed southwest with built-up coastal areas.

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Li’s visit to Laos yields raft of agreements

China and Laos signed 20 agreements on Thursday to promote railway, hydropower and infrastructure projects as Premier Li Keqiang concluded his four-day trip to the Southeast Asian neighbor.

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Stone Forest on parade

Kunming’s natural attraction will be featured on a float in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day spectacular.

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Blooming souvenirs

It used to be ham, wild mushrooms and pu’er tea, but not any more. Visitors from Yunnan province are now taking home roses, in pastries. Guo Anfei and Li Yingqing report. Supermarkets in cities stock aisles and aisles of the product, and special booths at the new airport in Kunming sell nothing else. The same […]

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