Chinese officials have called for fostering new sources of growth in ethnic areas to bridge the development gap between such areas and more developed regions.
Norbu wears presbyopic glasses and stares at a tiny piece of wood. Beads of sweat ooze from his forehead when he focuses on carving the wood.
About 20 kilometers from the Sino-Mongolian border, yurts are scattered around the vast greenness of one of the best-known pasturelands in the region.
Downpours and consequent flooding and landslide that hit various regions across China have left at least 14 people dead and several others missing.
Waving their hands and wearing broad smiles, three Chinese astronauts were back sitting comfortably on chairs on the grasslands of Inner Mongolia on Wednesday morning after completing the country's fifth and longest manned space mission.
Three astronauts returned to Earth safely Wednesday, marking another step forward towards China's goal of building a permanent manned space station by 2020. Photos China to launch 2nd space lab
Return capsule of Shenzhou X spacecraft touched down successfully at around 8:07 a.m. Beijing Time Wednesday at the main landing area in north China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region.
Four students drowned in a river in Ordos, the Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Saturday while trying to save a student who had fallen into the water.
A fire ceremony held to pray for blessings commenced Bayannur of Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Jan 20.
Inner Mongolia has promoted winter tourism via an assortment of festivals and events and to present its natural resources alongside unique nomadic culture.