Yunnan, China Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Yunnan, China. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 2,410 in Yunnan, China

  1. MCAS in China?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Recorder

    But the superintendent of the Mohawk Trail Regional School District is seeking special legislation that would make it possible for Chinese secondary education students to take the MCAS exam even in their native land.

    Comment?

  2. Sri Lanka's exports sector to send a strong delegation to 2015 Kunming international expoRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Colombo Page

    Jan 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka's exports sector is readying one of the strongest ever delegations to this year's Kunming international expo in China's Yunnan Province, the Export Development Board said. As bilateral trade with china reached U$ 3 billion, Sri Lanka's second largest global supplier is increasingly upbeat on the prospective Free Trade Agreement between the two countries and the Yunnan province is keen for a Corporate Agreement with Lanka's apex export entity, EDB, a Chinese business delegation from the Yunnan province has said.

    Comment?

  3. BEIJING: China-made vaccine for polio licencedRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Asia News Network

    China's top drug authority has licenced a new domestically grown vaccine to protect children from polio, and it will be introduced into the country's vaccination schedule this year, according to the China Food and Drug Administration. Under the national vaccination programme, newborns - an estimated 16 million each year - are required to get oral polio vaccine, or OPV, which, in extremely rare cases, can cause paralytic polio in a recipient because it contains a weakened but still live virus.

    Comment?

  4. The Irrawaddy: Muse development consortium pushes for easing of...Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Burmanet

    Construction is ramping up for a new China-Burma border station in northern Shan State intended to funnel tourists towards a massive private development, although building works have begun unilaterally on the Burmese side of the border, and both the Chinese and Burmese governments have yet to negotiate when the crossing will be open to foreign nationals. The crossing, connecting the town of Muse to the city of Ruili in China's Yunnan Province via the Shweli River, will service what has long been a thriving trade route between the two countries, with nearly US$4.5 billion combined imports and exports passing through the area in the 2013-14 financial year.

    Comment?

  5. Buildings constructed for the new border crossing in Muse, Shan State.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Construction is ramping up for a new China-Burma border station in northern Shan State intended to funnel tourists towards a massive private development, although building works have begun unilaterally on the Burmese side of the border, and both the Chinese and Burmese governments have yet to negotiate when the crossing will be open to foreign nationals. The crossing, connecting the town of Muse to the city of Ruili in China's Yunnan Province via the Shweli River, will service what has long been a thriving trade route between the two countries, with nearly US$4.5 billion combined imports and exports passing through the area in the 2013-14 financial year.

    Comment?

  6. Organic food popularity exploding in China after wave of toxic chemical food scandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | NewsTarget.com

    In a land surrounded by pollution and lax food safety regulations, the Chinese are turning to organics in hopes of living a healthier, cleaner life through better nutrition provided by higher quality foods. A multitude of food scandals has left the Chinese weary about purchasing foods in the country's conventional market.

    Comment?

  7. Farmers in Yunnan prepare for spring plowing worksRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Farmers of Dai ethnic group work at the fields in Zheyan Village of Mangshi City, Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture of Dehong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Jan. 14, 2015. Local farmers have made preparations for spring plowing works. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang)

    Comment?

  8. Cold front and winds expected to clear heavy smog in Beijing tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Tourists play on a sledge amid heavy smog on the frozen Kunming Lake in the Summer Palace in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua The yellow pollution alert - the third highest in a four-tier system - remained in place amid stagnant, humid air in most parts of the capital, according to the Beijing Meteorological Bureau.

    Comment?

  9. China travelers open emergency exits to protest flight delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Upset by a delayed flight, at least two Chinese passengers decided to open emergency exit doors in protest as the plane was taxiing, forcing it to abort takeoff and landing them in jail instead, police said Sunday. The latest in a growing number of air rage cases involving Chinese travelers happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in the southwestern city of Chengdu, after the China Eastern flight was delayed by a snow storm.

    Comment?

  10. Chinese police arrests 10 Turkish nationals for assisting terror suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    At least 10 Turkish nationals have been detained by the Chinese police for allegedly assisting terror suspects from restive Xinjiang. They were among 11 other people - including nine terror suspects - who were trying to leave China illegally on false documents.

    Comment?

  11. China shares inch up, bolstered by banking stocksRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Reuters

    The CSI300 index rose 0.4 percent, to 3,527.32 points at the end of the morning session. The Shanghai Composite Index was also up 0.4 percent, to 3,247.35 points.

    Comment?

  12. Cool heads must prevail despite the frustrations of air travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Some travellers and expatriates can be the bane of their country's image abroad. Think of the ugly American, the title of a book and later a 1960s movie starring Marlon Brando about Americans in Southeast Asia.

    Comment?

  13. MIWI and piRNA-mediated cleavage of messenger RNAs in mouse testesRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Cell Research

    Recent studies suggest that this function also involves piRNA-guided cleavage of transposon-derived transcripts. As many piRNAs also appear to have the capacity to target diverse mRNAs, this raises the intriguing possibility that piRNAs may act extensively as siRNAs to degrade specific mRNAs.

    Comment?

  14. 6 reported dead after renewed violence in ChinaRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Police killed six militant "thugs" in China's rebellious Xinjiang region Monday after several of them reportedly tried to set off an explosive device, according to state media. The violence again highlights China's struggle to quell unrest in its western border areas that butt up against several restive Muslim countries.

    Comment?

  15. China detains 25 plane passengers who opened emergency exits before take-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Star Online

    The Chinese police detained 25 plane passengers who opened emergency exits before take-off after becoming angry that their flight was delayed by snow, state media reported, in the latest incident of rowdy behaviour by Chinese travellers. -- PHOTO: WEIBO BEIJING: The Chinese police detained 25 plane passengers who opened emergency exits before take-off after becoming angry that their flight was delayed by snow, state media reported, in the latest incident of rowdy behaviour by Chinese travellers.

    Comment?

  16. Chinese passengers JAILED for opening plane emergency doors in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Ice-ay! Spectacular rainbow-coloured ice sculptures go on display at Chinese festival Family with ill four-month-old baby asked to leave Disney cruise ship and forced to check in to 'fleabag motel' after staff said she was 'too young' to be on trip Berlin bunker where Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun committed suicide at end of WW2 to be re-built for tourists at Germany museum British tourists travelling to Paris told by Foreign Office and French tourism bosses to be 'especially vigilant' following shootings with warnings over 'indiscriminate attacks' 'Sunshine Saturday' will see millions in the UK rush to book their 2015 holidays... here MailOnline Travel pick a selection of holidays that might just catch your eye New York flight goes SUPERSONIC: BA jet gets to London in five hours 19 minutes after it hits 'powerhouse jet stream' which hurls it to 745mph Inside the A 70,000-a-week Bora Bora ... (more)

    Comment?

  17. The Unique Misery of Flying in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Atlantic

    On Friday, irate passengers forced open the emergency door of their airplane as it sat on a snowy runway. That was only the latest sign of trouble in Chinese air travel.

    Comment?

  18. Enraged passengers open exits on delayed China flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Delayed air passengers opened three emergency exits, aborting their flight's takeoff from Chengdu, according to Chinese state media. Twenty-five passengers were detained after China's latest 'air rage' incident.

    Comment?

  19. Chinese fliers open emergency exits to protest delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Columbian

    Upset by a delayed flight, at least two Chinese passengers decided to open emergency exit doors in protest as the plane was taxiing, forcing it to abort takeoff and landing them in jail instead, police said Sunday. The latest in a growing number of air rage cases involving Chinese travelers happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in the southwestern city of Chengdu, after the China Eastern flight was delayed by a snow storm.

    Comment?

  20. China Eastern flight has emergency doors opened as protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    Upset by a delayed flight, at least two Chinese passengers decided to open emergency exit doors in protest as the plane was taxiing, forcing it to abort takeoff and landing them in jail instead, police said Sunday. China Eastern flight has emergency doors opened as protest Upset by a delayed flight, at least two Chinese passengers decided to open emergency exit doors in protest as the plane was taxiing, forcing it to abort takeoff and landing them in jail instead, police said Sunday.

    Comment?