- Tue, 06/03/2014 - 22:16
The mountain ranges of northwestern East Turkestan (Xinjiang) are one of China's wealthiest regions, but scholars say its Muslim Uyghur inhabitants have lived under socio-economic restrictions for decades.
- Mon, 06/02/2014 - 18:58
Two thousand years ago Xian was the heart of China's trade-driven economy.
- Mon, 06/02/2014 - 18:56
Almost a year after September 11th, I returned from high school in Massachusetts to spend two months in Beijing, as the guest of family friends.
- Fri, 05/30/2014 - 00:00
Thanhtu Dao was working for a Vietnamese company at a commercial exhibition in Shenzhen in mid-May as anti-Chinese rioting flared in Vietnam, in reaction to China’s deployment of a deep-sea oil rig in disputed waters in the South China Sea.
- Thu, 05/29/2014 - 19:41
Xi Jinping may well be able to solve the violence in Xinjiang, but Beijing will need to change course.
- Thu, 05/29/2014 - 19:35
Beijing has two problems with the Uyghurs, the Turkic-speaking, Central Asian people from China’s northwestern Xinjiang region.
- Wed, 05/28/2014 - 19:30
President Xi Jinping has big plans for Xinjiang and Central Asia. Recent bouts of violence could endanger Beijing's efforts.
- Tue, 05/27/2014 - 21:29
The terrorist attack Thursday in the Xinjiang region is China's deadliest in memory, though it echoes other recent episodes.