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Watch out for the Dragon

  • Wed, 09/15/2010 - 12:00

The Chinese could well be mistaking robust democratic debate in India for weakness. But India does have advantages to exploit. Measured, calculated responses are the best answers to Chinese “assertiveness”.


  • Wed, 08/25/2010 - 12:00

Acting jointly, China's Ministry of Public Security and the United Front Work Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China have tightened up their control over the Buddhist monasteries in the Tibetan areas of China and over the mosques in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region.

The Way Out for China (Part XVI) Political Spying by the Chinese Communist Party

  • Mon, 07/26/2010 - 12:00

To understand how difficult it is for China to be democratic, we must understand why till this day the Chinese Communists could still maintain their rule. 

A movement for peaceful co-existence

  • Fri, 07/23/2010 - 12:00

China has been brutally carrying out repression and torture on Uighur Muslims. The only fault of Uighur Muslims is that they want Independence of their motherland Xinjiang. Last year Chinese security forces ruthlessly quelled the movement. Consequently hundreds of Uighurs were killed and thousands injured.

China To De-Emphasise Uighur Identity Of Xinjiang

  • Wed, 06/23/2010 - 12:00

In the wake of the first Xinjiang Work Conference, a joint conference of the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee and the State Council, China’s cabinet, held at Beijing from May 17 to 19, 2010, to draft a blueprint for the region’s economic development until 2020, the Chinese authorities have embarked on a campaign in Xinjiang, which de-emphasises the Uighur ethnic identity of the province and highlights the Government's plans for its rapid economic development in order to bring it on par with other Chinese provinces.

Warship case shows lack of China strategy

  • Tue, 05/25/2010 - 12:00

Korea needs a better strategy to deal with China, an emerging superpower, in order to protect and promote its political and economic interests, experts say.

Beijing seeks a fresh start in Xinjiang

  • Tue, 05/18/2010 - 12:00

It was not much of a surprise when the power center of the Chinese Communist party (CCP) announced in April that Wang Lequan, the "King of Xinjiang", was being removed as party secretary of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in northwest China.

Turkish-Chinese Relations in the Shadow of the Uyghur Problem

  • Tue, 03/30/2010 - 12:00

Starting with the second half of 1990s, Turkish-Chinese relations have had a considerable revival.

Carrot and Stick - China's Formula In Tibet And Xinjiang

  • Mon, 03/15/2010 - 12:00

Soon after the opening session of the National People’s Congress (NPC), President Hu Jintao met some deputies from Tibet. He told them: “Development and stability in Tibet are two top tasks that demand unremitting efforts.”

It doesn't pay to appease China

  • Fri, 01/29/2010 - 11:00

When former Czech President Vaclav Havel knocked on the door of the Chinese Embassy in Prague to demand the release of the writer Liu Xiaobo, I had an eerie sense of deja vu.