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Affluent Chinese business owners have been basing their companies in regions of China that enjoy preferential tax treatment. Depicted is the Khorgos border crossing point. Photo: Reuters

Tibet and Xinjiang have become a draw for China’s wealthy... in search of low taxes

  • Wed, 03/01/2017 - 17:54

Why Chinese celebrities Zhao Wei and Fan Bingbing are basing companies in China’s autonomous regions

Military Rallies in Xinjiang Ahead of Top Party Meetings

  • Wed, 03/01/2017 - 17:40

Following a deadly knife attack in Pishan county, Xinjiang on February 14 and amid an ongoing “people’s war on terrorism,” authorities last week announced new security measures, and oversaw police rallies showcasing the might of the People’s Armed Police in several regions of Xinjiang. 

Paramilitary policemen board a plane in Urumqi as they head for an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally in Kashgar. Photograph: China Stringer Network/Reuters

China 'anti-terror' rallies: thousands of troops on streets of Urumqi

  • Tue, 02/28/2017 - 17:58

More than 10,000 forces gather in capital of violence-stricken region of Xinjiang for second time in just over a week

Father: Abdullah Abdulqadir

Uighur’s plea to let sick son get treatment

  • Tue, 02/28/2017 - 17:48

One of Bermuda’s four Uighurs is desperately pleading with British authorities to let his five-year-old son receive specialist medical treatment overseas.

Uyghur men praying in a mosque in Hotan, in China's western Xinjiang region, April 16, 2015.

Officials Ban Dozens of Religious Practices, Foreign Missionaries in China's Xinjiang

  • Tue, 02/28/2017 - 17:44

The list is being circulated to local governments throughout the region for compulsory 'study', residents say.

Paramilitary policemen stand in formation as they take part in an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally, in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

China holds mass police rally in Xinjiang as hundreds sent to anti-terror 'frontline'

  • Tue, 02/28/2017 - 17:05

More than 10,000 armed police in China's western Xinjiang region staged a mass rally in the capital Urumqi, state media said, as authorities rolled out a rapid-response air patrol system to quell unrest that the government blames on Islamist militants.

A map showing the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and the location of Kashgar.

Detained on Unknown Charge, Uyghur Kills Five With Axe

  • Mon, 02/27/2017 - 16:34

Memet Eli was undergoing political re-education after being forcibly returned to his township by police, sources say.

Han Chinese residents hold a Chinese national flag as paramilitary policemen in riot gear block a road at the centre of Urumqi in China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region September 3, 2009.

Chinese Netizens Attack Minority Uyghur MuslimsWithin hours of the February 14 knife attack in Pishan county, Xinjiang, China’s state media released identical reports

  • Mon, 02/27/2017 - 16:24

Within hours of the February 14 knife attack in Pishan county, Xinjiang, China’s state media released identical reports...

A taxi in Kashgar, which lies west of the Bayingol Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, where drivers are being ordered to install Chinese-made GPS-like navigation equipment. The system can be used to track people in the volatile Xinjiang region in far western China.

Western China Region Aims to Track People by Requiring Car Navigation

  • Mon, 02/27/2017 - 16:21

Officials in China’s largest prefecture, in the far-western region of Xinjiang, are requiring all drivers there to install a Chinese-made satellite navigation system in their vehicles, according to an official news report this week.

Hotan prefecture in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Three Uyghur Officials Arrested For ‘Neglecting Duty’ Following December Attack

  • Fri, 02/24/2017 - 18:11

The arrests may be part of a campaign to pressure Uyghur officials into greater loyalty to Beijing, one observer says.

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