Since 2010, six villages in the township of Dulongjiang have undertaken a huge road-building project through the rocky mountainsides. Dozens of private contractors from regions across Yunnan rushed to the small town lying between Gaoligong Mountain and northern Myanmar.
Beijing's attractions are shrouded by haze of anxiety.
Foreigners' saying about Beijing
Shanghai has the largest expat population on the Chinese mainland. Government statistics show that approximately 173,000 called the city home at the end of 2012.
Diners have the stomach for fight to save leftovers.
Myths, falsehoods help lure people to fatal act.
Every year, at this time, millions of Chinese embark on the world's biggest travel rush - the trek home.
Recording pollution data is becoming big business in China.
This is a regular series of reports which show life in the less-reported areas and give a voice to those whose words often go unheard.
The number of cases of flu and related fatalities in Northern China is expected to rise before winter ends, according to Shu Yuelong, director of the National Influenza Center.
Li Na's brave performance at the Australian Open wins her legions of new fans.
The increase in the number of students majoring in Chinese studies has accompanied China's economic rise.