hunan hunan  /ˈhu nɑn/


  • (n) a province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang; noted for its timber and valuable mineral resources


  1. A critically endangered beauty: The passion flower Passiflora kwangtungensis

    The Chinese passion vine species Passiflora kwangtungensis strikes with the beauty of its clusters of white-greenish flowers and its small round fruit. Feared extinct for a long period of time, this engaging plant has been rediscovered in Hunan Province, but it remains highly endangered. A recent study discusses the conservation status of P. kwangtungensis, raising concerns about the future ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. In defense of liquified pig corpses

    A Chinese pig farm in central Hunan province is under investigation for using an alkaline solution to dissolve diseased pig carcasses and dumping the fluid into a local river. Netizens and officials alike ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

  3. YY Announces Exclusive Partnership with Hunan TV and EE Media

    GUANGZHOU, China -- YY Inc. ("YY" or the "Company"), a revolutionary rich communication social platform, today announced the formation of an exclusive partnership with Hunan Satellite ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

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