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Highway linking China, Kirgizstan, Uzbekistan expected to be in service in 2008

  • Tue, 09/05/2006 - 12:00

A central Asia highway corridor linking China, Kirgizstan and Uzbekistan is expected to in service by the end of 2008, said an official from the Chinese Ministry of Finance on Friday.

Xinjiang jade worthy of an emperor in short supply

  • Fri, 09/01/2006 - 12:00

Expert in Beijing warns that if the government does not intervene against unrestricted mining, the rare Khotan jade mines will be depleted in five years.

PetroChina To Boost West-East Gas Pipeline's Capacity 42%

  • Fri, 09/01/2006 - 12:00

PetroChina Co. (PTR), China's largest oil producer by output, plans to expand the capacity of its west-east gas pipeline by 42% next year, to meet booming demand for the clean fuel in the country's east, its parent company said Friday.

CURIOUS CASE OF CANUCK ABROAD; UIGHUR ACTIVIST'S ALLEGIANCE APPEARS TO BE ELSEWHERE

  • Thu, 08/31/2006 - 12:00

In a front page story this week, the Globe and Mail recounted how a Canadian citizen, Hussein Celil, had been arrested in Uzbekistan and deported to China. On the surface, it seems yet another case of a Canadian in trouble overseas being abandoned by his government.

Counting the cost of expansion

  • Wed, 08/30/2006 - 12:00

China's push into western hinterlands has left many on the land feeling marginalized, writes Don Lee . Not too long ago, Kashgar was a sleepy town with mud houses, largely unchanged since Marco Polo trekked through in the 13th century.

China foils oilfield and power plant bombings

  • Wed, 08/30/2006 - 12:00

Chinese police have seized explosives and foiled attempts by separatists to blow up oilfields, power plants and highways in the restive northwestern region of Xinjiang, a Beijing-funded Hong Kong newspaper said on Wednesday.

Jailed Uyghur student has Todai on his side

  • Wed, 08/30/2006 - 12:00

Tsugitaka Sato, a University of Tokyo (Todai) professor emeritus, is determined to see one of his students freed from an 11-year term in a Chinese prison for inciting unrest.

Double Opportunity in China's Far West

  • Tue, 08/29/2006 - 12:00

Not too long ago, Kashgar was a sleepy town with mud houses, largely unchanged since Marco Polo trekked through in the 13th century.

China Ratifies Antiterror Pact With Pakistan

  • Tue, 08/29/2006 - 12:00

China has signalled its high priority to combating terrorism, concluding a major military drill with Kazakhstan and ratifying an anti-terror pact with Pakistan, analysts said yesterday.

China finds 'Asia's largest dinosaur'

  • Tue, 08/29/2006 - 12:00

Chinese paleontologists said they had found the remains of the largest dinosaur ever to be unearthed in Asia, measuring an estimated 35 meters (116 feet).

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