September 2011

Why China's Rich Want To Immigrate To America

  • Tue, 09/13/2011 - 12:00

They are rich; they are connected, and live in a country with an economy that grows by leaps and bounds. They are China’s rich. But they want to immigrate to America, a country with an economy barely growing.

How China kept lid on Ramadan

  • Mon, 09/12/2011 - 12:00

In the aftermath of violent protests by Uighurs, a Muslim minority in China's far northwest, authorities deepened their campaign against religious practices.

Rights Concerns Stalk Terror Fight

  • Mon, 09/12/2011 - 12:00

As the U.S. marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks, Asia's counter-terrorism campaign faces human rights questions.

Secret Bid to Arm Qaddafi Sheds Light on Tensions in China Government

  • Mon, 09/12/2011 - 12:00

At a United Nations conference in Indonesia this summer, an official of the agency that oversees China’s weapons industry ticked off the hurdles that any proposal to sell Chinese weapons abroad must clear. Among them: arms sales must not alter another nation’s internal security.

China recognizes NTC as Libya's ruling authority

  • Mon, 09/12/2011 - 12:00

China became the last major power Monday to recognize the National Transition Council as the ruling body of Libya in the wake of the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi.

What 'one China' means to Taiwan: iLIVE

  • Mon, 09/12/2011 - 12:00

The existence of Taiwan has remained a sore point to mainland China, who see it as a threat to its "one China" policy. As a result Beijing has repeatedly warned that any declaration of independence would be a justification for war. iLIVE spoke to the island's Minister of Government Information, Philip Y.M. Yang, about Taiwan's ambiguous status.

China uses 9/11 to crack down on Xinjiang: group

  • Mon, 09/12/2011 - 12:00

Over the past decade China has used the global "war on terror" to jail thousands of ethnic Muslim Uighurs in the far-western and restive Xinjiang region, according to a minority rights group.

How China kept lid on Ramadan

  • Mon, 09/12/2011 - 12:00

In the aftermath of violent protests by Uighurs, a Muslim minority in China's far northwest, authorities deepened their campaign against religious practices.

Rights Concerns Stalk Terror Fight

  • Mon, 09/12/2011 - 12:00

As the U.S. marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks, Asia's counter-terrorism campaign faces human rights questions.

“Offers They Can't Refuse: China's Relations with the Muslim World”

  • Mon, 09/12/2011 - 04:00

A new report, “Offers They Can’t Refuse: China’s Relations with the Muslim World”, examines the Chinese government’s relationships with the governments of predominantly Muslim countries, and how these relationships have muted the Muslim world’s response to China’s repression of the Uyghur people.

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