Yunnan teachers roughed up by police

Guangzhou police mistook six visiting schoolteachers of an ethnic minority as criminals, while they were shopping in the busy downtown last week and used force in arresting them, with four suffering injuries.

Wednesday, 23 November, 2011, 12:00am

Dennis Goodboy

Ahoy, fellow travel lovers! I hope some of you have been on exciting holidays this summer, or at least been reading about great places to visit!

Last week, I was all excited about the green efforts made by some hotels in the stunning county of Yangshuo in Guangxi. It's great to know that people care so much about preserving the splendour.

9 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Large copper reserves found

Large copper reserves have been discovered in remote Tibet and Qinghai, improving the country's access to the precious metal, Xinhua (the New China News Agency) reported yesterday. The reserve in eastern Tibet's Qamdo has verified reserves of 6.5 million tonnes.

2 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Education the key to helping poor regions, says expert

Education is the only way to lead residents in resourceless regions out of poverty, according to a mainland charity veteran.

Hu Pingxu began introducing agricultural technologies and promoting education in Kunming, Yunnan, a decade ago.

31 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Fringe 97

The Third Kingdom of Yulong MountainHong Kong Dance Company City Hall Concert Hall January 10-12 Inspired by tribal customs of the Naxi people, from the Yong Ning area of China, this Hong Kong Dance Company production revolves around the themes of love and death.

14 Jan 1997 - 12:00am