Kunming
Kunming is the capital and largest city in Yunnan Province, Southwest China. Known as Yunnan-Fu (云南府, Yúnnánfǔ) until the 1920s, today it is a prefecture-level city and the political, economic, commun...
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Does A Massive Flood Confirm China's Creation Myth?
According to legend, the history of China began with heavy flooding along the Yellow River. A man named Gun helped control the floods temporarily by building dikes, but it wasn’t until his son Yu took...
Cats May Have Been Domesticated In China Far Earlier Than Expected
How long have pet cats been around? That's a good question and now, researchers may have an answer. It turns out that small cats may have been domesticated in China earlier than 3000 BC, which is comp...
2000 Year Old Ancient Tombs Discovered In Eastern China
Chinese archaeologists announced Wednesday the discovery of the most complete Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 25 A.D.) cemetery. The Haihunhou cemetery is located a kilometer from the nearest village i...
Top 10 Ancient Military Commanders
A list of top 10 ancient military commanders, their military achievements and legacy.
This 1989 speech is one of the most important in China's history — and only eight people have heard it
Two days before the Tiananmen crackdown, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping made a then-unpopular case for linking economic reform with tight-fisted politics.
History of China - History Of Great Wall Of China [1/5]
The Great Wall of China was built over 2000 years ago, by Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China during the Qin (Ch'in) Dynasty (221 B.C - 206 B.C.). I...
History of Yunnan
This article describes the History of Yunnan, a province in the People's Republic of China.
Notable prehistoric finds include the Yuanmou Man, a Homo erectus fossil unearthed by railway engineers ...
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History of China
Written records of the history of China can be found from as early as 1200 BC under the Shang dynasty (c. 1700–1046 BC). Ancient historical texts such as the Records of the Grand Historian (ca. 100 BC...
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Battle of Yunnan-Burma Road
Battle of Yunnan-Burma Road (Mid March – Early June 1942) was the name of the Chinese intervention to aid their British allies in the 1942 Burma Campaign. Its forces were composed of the Fifth, Sixth ...
List of administrative divisions of Yunnan
Yunnan, a province of the People's Republic of China, is made up of the following administrative divisions.
All of these administrative divisions are explained in greater detail at political divis...
List of administrative divisions of Yunnan - Wikipedia
Kunming dialect
The Kunming dialect (simplified Chinese: 昆明话; traditional Chinese: 昆明話; pinyin: Kūnmíng Huà) is an official dialect of Southwestern Mandarin Chinese. Luo Changpei describes it as having "...
Transport in Yunnan
The transport infrastructure of Yunnan is served by numerous transport modes, and forms an integral part of the structure Yunnan Province and the Southwest of China. Yunnan is served by several civili...
Transport in Yunnan - Wikipedia
Kunming Wujiaba International Airport
Kunming Wujiaba International Airport was the main airport serving Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, China. It is located 4 km (2.5 mi) south-east of metropolitan Kunming. Originally...
Kunming Wujiaba International Airport - Wikipedia
Asian Highway Network
The Asian Highway (AH) project, also known as the Great Asian Highway, is a cooperative project among countries in Asia and Europe and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and th...
Asian Highway Network - Wikipedia
Eurasian Land Bridge
The Eurasian Land Bridge, sometimes called the New Silk Road, is the rail transport route for moving freight and passengers overland from Pacific seaports in the Russian Far East and China to seaports...
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Kunming Metro
Kunming Rail Transit (KRT) or locally known as Kunming Metro is a rapid transit system in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan. With a population just over 3 million, Kunming was one of the largest cities ...
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List of universities and colleges in Yunnan
This is a list of universities and colleges in Yunnan Province.Note: Institutions without full-time bachelor programs are not listed.
The following notation is used:
List of universities and colleges in Yunnan - Wikipedia
HIV/AIDS in Yunnan
The People's Republic of China's first reported AIDS case was identified in 1985 in a dying tourist. In 1989, the first indigenous cases were reported as an outbreak in 146 infected heroin users in Yu...
HIV/AIDS in Yunnan - Wikipedia
Illegal drug trade in China
The illegal drug trade in China is influenced by factors such as history, location, size, population, and current economic conditions. China has one-fifth of the world's population and a large and exp...
Does A Massive Flood Confirm China's Creation Myth?
According to legend, the history of China began with heavy flooding along the Yellow River. A man named Gun helped control the floods temporarily by building dikes, but it wasn’t until his son Yu took...
Battle of Jiangling (223)
The Battle of Jiangling took place in 223 CE between the forces of the state of Cao Wei and the kingdom of Wu in the early Three Kingdoms period. The armed conflict occurred at Jiangling commandery (江...
Huang Gai
Huang Gai (birth and death dates unknown), courtesy name Gongfu, was a military general serving under the warlord Sun Quan in the late Eastern Han dynasty. He previously served under Sun Quan's predec...
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Zheng Chengsi
Zheng Chengsi (Chinese character: 郑成思; Pinyin: Zhèng Chéngsī; December, 1944 -- September 10, 2006) was a Chinese expert on intellectual property, the Director of Intellectual Property Center of Chine...