- Mon, 10/05/2015 - 19:33
Yu Zhengsheng, China's top political advisor said today that long-term stability and security are the top priorities in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region and counterterrorism will be the focus of the local government's work.
- Mon, 10/05/2015 - 19:31
Shady deals and blanket silence speak volumes about the UK's attitude towards the importance of human rights
- Fri, 10/02/2015 - 13:22
Twenty years ago, Beijing hosted a landmark international summit on women’s rights. This weekend, China’s president Xi Jinping reiterated his country’s “commitment to gender equality and women’s development.”
- Fri, 10/02/2015 - 13:16
China is set to spend millions of dollars to boost tourism development in Xinjiang before 2020, as it aims to turn the restive region into a tourism hub for the Silk Road Economic Belt.
- Thu, 10/01/2015 - 21:43
As Xinjiang marks 60 years as an autonomous region, tensions are high in the regional capital Urumqi, which in 2009 was rocked by violent riots that revealed a deep-seated ethnic divide.
- Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:51
Earlier this month, a knife-wielding gang attacked security guards at a coal mine in Xinjiang, a volatile region in the northwest of China.
- Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:41
Fiercely independent Uighurs have had few opportunities
- Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:39
The Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in western China on Thursday marked the 60th anniversary of its establishment.
- Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:33
Other sources say as many as 110 people may have been killed in the incident.
- Wed, 09/30/2015 - 18:21
Following violent attacks in Xinjiang over recent years, many measures have been taken by Chinese authorities to improve security in the area, but little has done to build trust among its different ethnic groups.