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China: More than 150,000 people evacuated for coming in path of trekking elephants

More than 150,000 people were evacuated from the path of a herd of migrating elephants, Chinese officials have said. Authorities in south-western Yunnan province feared conflict between residents and the 14 Asian elephants which have been on the move for months. More than 25,000 police officers using vehicles and drones have monitored the herd, state […]

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One of China’s wandering wild Asian elephant returns home

One of China’s wandering wild Asian elephants has finally made it home. Meanwhile, the herd of 14 are still wandering in China’s Yunnan province and have moved 10.5 km in the southeastern direction, authorities said. The elephants entered Longwu Town in Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture and are safe, Xinhua news agency reported. A […]

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15 wild elephants that escaped natural reserve last year have caused losses worth $1 million, 500km trail of destruction

A herd of 15 wild Asian elephants escaped from a nature reserve in south-western China in March last year and created a lot of destruction by smashing barnes and eating whole fields of corn. According to The Guardian, wild elephants were spotted meandering through the residential area. It is estimated that the trail of destruction […]

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China reports biggest daily jump in over 2 months with 32 new COVID infections

China reported its biggest daily jump in new COVID-19 cases in more than two months, as a city on the border with Myanmar in southwestern Yunnan province accounted for all new local cases. Ruiliā€™s local government put residents in its urban area under home quarantine, launched a massive testing drive and began restricting people from […]

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Four men eat 30 kilogram of oranges to avoid paying extra baggage fee at airport

Four men who did not want to pay extra baggage fee at the airport decided to eat 30 kilogram of oranges all by themselves. The incident occurred at an airport in Kunming, Southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The four travellers in question ate the oranges inside the airport in a record 30 minutes but at a […]

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Man sentenced to death for killing officials who stopped him at a coronavirus checkpoint in China

A Chinese court has sentenced a man to death for fatally stabbing two officials at a checkpoint set up to control the spread of the novel coronavirus. On Sunday a court handed down a death sentence to a 23-year-old man after he stabbed two officials at one local village checkpoint. The incident happened on February […]

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Chinese man who escaped prison found hiding in cave 17 years later

The Chinese police have arrested a fugitive who’d been on the run for 17 years. The police used used modern technology such as camera fitted drones to spot his cave hideout. Song Jiang, a 63-year old man had been jailed for trafficking women and children but escaped from a prison camp in 2002. He had […]