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Uyghur organization's president attacks PRC oppression in Xinjiang

  • Sat, 09/17/2005 - 12:00

World Uyghur Congress (WUC) president Erkin Alptekin yesterday urged the international community to intervene and pressure the Chinese government into starting talks with the Uyghur people of Xinjiang so that disputes there can be resolved peacefully.

Tibetans & Uyghurs Protest as Chinese President Address UN Opening

  • Fri, 09/16/2005 - 12:00

Tibetans, Uyghurs and their supporters will hold a demonstration to coincide with Hu Jintao addressing the opening of the United Nations General Assembly today.

Human rights key to China's development

  • Fri, 09/16/2005 - 12:00

During a recent visit to Beijing, U.N. rights envoy Louise Arbour called attention to the serious human-rights situation in China and the need for improvements according to international human-rights standards.

Oil/gas supply line built along Silk Road

  • Fri, 09/16/2005 - 12:00

China is building an energy supply artery along the ancient Silk Road in a bid to transport oil and gas from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and from the adjacent central Asian nations to the eastern and central parts of China

Oil Products Sales Top 2.4857 MLN Tons In China's Xinjiang

  • Thu, 09/15/2005 - 12:00

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region sold a total of 2.4857 million tons of finished oil, including 571,600 tons of petrol and 1.9141 million tons of diesel oil in the first eight months of this year, sources of the regional economic and trade commission disclosed.

China fuels energy cold war

  • Wed, 09/14/2005 - 12:00

A notable feature of 2004 was the volatility in oil prices - New York light sweet crude prices reached a peak of US$55.67 on October 25, ending the year up 33.6% at $43.45 per barrel.

Beijing & I - Rebiya Kadeer

  • Wed, 09/14/2005 - 12:00

The Chinese government says I am a terrorist.

20,000 farmers go to Xinjiang to pick cotton

  • Wed, 09/14/2005 - 12:00

At least 20,000 farmers have gone to Xinjiang by the end of August to pick cotton, Chongqing Labour Service Office told the reporter yesterday.

Oil focus shifting to Xinjiang

  • Sat, 09/10/2005 - 12:00

For the entire history of the Chinese oil industry, eastern fields have been the main contributors to production, while the northwest Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, with its rich reserves, took the role of a strategic substitutive zone.

China's oil quest causes friction

  • Sat, 09/10/2005 - 12:00

Amid global shortages and price rises, what China is paying for its imported oil could involve much more than just cash. China's strategy of tapping new oil reserves in some countries, blacklisted by the US as troublesome, is meeting increasing political resistance from Washington.

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