Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture

Picture perfect holiday

A self-drive journey is one of the best ways to explore a country and, for photography fans, it also offers rare opportunities that ordinary tours can not provide.

Wednesday, 28 December, 2011, 12:00am

'Danger man' held over 13 killings

Yunnan police said yesterday they were holding a man alleged to have murdered 13 people in six provinces in the past six years.

25 May 2001 - 12:00am

Kunming opts for flower power

The lush hills of northeast Kunming will play host to the century's final garden party. The 1999 Kunming International Horticultural Exhibition - a six-month festival of flowers, plants and blue skies - opened to the public with rollicking fanfare on May 1.

13 May 1999 - 12:00am

Running the gauntlet in a search for the Peacock dance

ONE of the best areas to be in April is a little-known corner of China bordering Burma and Laos, a land lush and tropical, with a devilish name: Xishuangbanna.

3 Apr 1993 - 12:00am