- Fri, 07/05/2013 - 00:00
Friday, 05 July, 2013, 3:42pm
- Wed, 07/03/2013 - 23:27
When the most recent bout of ethnic violence erupted in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang recently, the Chinese Communist Party’s response was typical.
- Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:11
Like many other religions, Islam places importance with both spiritual cultivation and physical cleanliness. When a Muslim dies, the body must be purified, cleansed, shrouded, and buried within 24 hours.
- Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:02
The latest unrest in China’s northwestern province of Xinjiang has so far only been reported by official sources which are likely to have minimized the troubles
- Mon, 06/24/2013 - 21:44
China's new leader, Xi Jinping, has revived Chairman Mao's doctrine of the "mass line". The founder of modern China didn't want the masses to have a vote, but he did think that it was vitally important to understand their views.
- Fri, 06/21/2013 - 00:00
China sees a political settlement in Afghanistan as increasingly important for its economic and security interests in the region, writes Andrew Small.
- Mon, 06/10/2013 - 00:00
China's President Xi Jinping is both a nationalist and a reformer. President Obama must understand the motivations for Mr. Xi’s nationalism, so that as the two leaders meet at a summit in California today, the US-China relationship will benefit. And the world will applaud.
- Tue, 06/04/2013 - 00:00
THE combination of a strong, rising China and economic stagnation in Europe and America is making the West increasingly uncomfortable.
- Tue, 05/28/2013 - 00:00
Violations of religious liberties have increased in some areas of the world, a U.S. State Department report says, singling out Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, China, even Belgium.
- Wed, 05/22/2013 - 00:00
Chinese leaders have reportedly banned the discussion of seven subjects in university classrooms as they attempt to “curb Western influence,” the Chronicle reported Monday.