- Mon, 03/14/2016 - 19:15
China has waged a campaign to extinguish terrorist violence in its Central Asian frontier region of Xinjiang. Its effectiveness is hard to assess from the government’s latest statistics.
- Mon, 03/14/2016 - 19:12
Battling "infiltration, subversion and sabotage by hostile forces" is a key priority this year, China's chief prosecutor has said, with terrorists, ethnic separatists and religious extremists in his sights.
- Mon, 03/14/2016 - 19:09
Convictions for state security crimes including "violent terrorism" nearly doubled in 2015, figures from China's top court showed Sunday, following a "strike hard" campaign to quell unrest in the largely Muslim region of Xinjiang and crackdowns on civil society.
- Thu, 03/10/2016 - 19:14
A profusion of ethnic dress at China's National People's Congress fails to hide the deep ethnic tensions in the country
- Thu, 03/10/2016 - 19:11
According to Xinjiang Party Chief Zhang Chunxian, terrorist activity in the region has dropped “significantly”.
- Wed, 03/09/2016 - 21:47
China is developing an advanced crime detection system out of its extensive surveillance network. In an effort to prevent a second Tianamen Square, the Chinese Government is creating a "pre-crime" network reminiscent of dystopian literature and film.
- Wed, 03/09/2016 - 21:41
China is taking a "distinctly Chinese approach" to national security with a raft of new laws, including one on counterterrorism, the third-ranked leader said on Wednesday, offering a strong rebuttal to Western criticism.
- Tue, 03/08/2016 - 17:36
Coverage of protests and riots. Revelations of official corruption and graft. Major natural disasters. Investigations into deplorable living conditions.
- Thu, 03/03/2016 - 20:15
Who was the world’s most powerful leader in 2015? The answer is Chinese president Xi Jinping, according to, apparently, the people of Pakistan.
- Thu, 03/03/2016 - 20:07
As China slims down its bloated steel sector, the western region of Xinjiang is feeling the pain even more than the industry's heartland to the east, threatening efforts to develop a restive area that is home to the mostly Muslim Uighur people.