March 2010

China bans local media from reporting on 18 subjects

  • Mon, 03/29/2010 - 12:00

China has banned the country's media from reporting on 18 subjects, including yuan revaluation, corruption and problems in Tibet and Xinjiang, according to a media report.

Chinese city is world's hacker hub

  • Mon, 03/29/2010 - 12:00

A CITY in eastern China has been identified as the world capital of cyber-espionage by an American internet security company.

Mystery mummies -- another big show at the Bowers

  • Sun, 03/28/2010 - 12:00

The Bowers Museum in Santa Ana has been scoring one blockbuster show from China after another.

UAA thanks the Swiss government on the arrival of two Uyghur brothers to Switzerland

  • Fri, 03/26/2010 - 12:00

The Uyghur American Association (UAA) expresses its gratitude to Swiss authorities following the March 23 arrival of Bahtiyar Mahmud and Arkin Mahmud to Switzerland.

Uyghur's Release Sought

  • Thu, 03/25/2010 - 12:00

Supporters of a jailed ethnic Uyghur journalist have organized an online campaign for his release, nearly six months after his detention for talking to foreign media about the deadly July 2009 ethnic riots in far-northwestern China.

Who Will Decide the Future of Kashgar?

  • Thu, 03/25/2010 - 12:00

The fate of Kashgar's Old City, a fabled stop on the Silk Road and an historic meeting point for the exchange of goods and ideas, hangs in the balance. The area, both home to 220,000 Uyghur residents and a vibrant hub of Uyghur culture, is located near China's border with Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan.

China protests over Uighur transfer

  • Thu, 03/25/2010 - 12:00

The transfer of two ethnic Uighurs from the US detention centre in Guantanamo Bay to Switzerland has triggered an angry reaction from China.

We are doing all the fighting but China will win the peace

  • Thu, 03/25/2010 - 12:00

Will Afghanistan soon be no more than a Chinese province? These questions are prompted by yesterday’s meeting in Beijing between China’s leader, Hu Jintao, and President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan.

Kashgar's old city: landscape of loss

  • Wed, 03/24/2010 - 12:00

The Chinese authorities’ continuing demolition of the urban heartland of Uyghur society is also the outward face of a deeper dispossession, says Henryk Szadziewski.

China-Cambodia Ties Grow Tighter

  • Wed, 03/24/2010 - 12:00

In the past five years China and Cambodia have drawn ever closer, with Beijing investing billions of dollars in the impoverished Southeast Asian nation. Cambodians see both benefits and potential risks in the relationship.