January 2010

Stabbing of Uighur worker sparks fears of ethnic unrest

  • Sat, 01/09/2010 - 11:00

The atmosphere in Shenzhen is tense after a Han man stabbed a Uighur restaurant worker to death, in an echo of the ethnic clash at a Guangdong factory last summer that triggered the bloodiest riots in Xinjiang in decades.

The U.S. Economy Doesn't Need China

  • Sat, 01/09/2010 - 11:00

The U.S. federal government runs a gigantic budget deficit, which will hurt the economy for the next decade. China buys some of the bonds sold in order to raise the money to finance that deficit. The PRC has about $800 billion in official holdings of Treasuries, plus perhaps that much in other types of holdings.

China pulls festival pix

  • Sat, 01/09/2010 - 11:00

Gov't protests inclusion of Tibet doc in Palm Springs

US caucus meets with Cambodia's PM

  • Sat, 01/09/2010 - 11:00

A VISITING delegation of three American congressmen met Thursday with Prime Minister Hun Sen, during which they offered encouragement for the Kingdom’s business community while also raising concerns over the government’s controversial deportation of a group of Chinese Uighur asylum-seekers last month.

China and Tibet Skirmish at a Film Festival

  • Sat, 01/09/2010 - 11:00

In celebrity wattage and as a showcase for the art of cinema, the Palm Springs International Film Festival has not garnered the attention typically bestowed upon similar carnivals at Cannes, Sundance or even, say, Toronto. But the Palm Springs festival has now earned a different kind of laurel: a bona fide diplomatic incident.

Uighur man stabbed to death in south China: report

  • Sat, 01/09/2010 - 11:00

A Uighur man was stabbed to death in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, a sign of lingering tensions after a factory brawl last summer sparked bloody ethnic riots in Xinjiang, a newspaper said on Saturday.

China to Swiss: Don't Take Uighurs From Guantanamo

  • Fri, 01/08/2010 - 11:00

China warned the Swiss government Friday against accepting two Guantanamo inmates as part of President Barack Obama's effort to close the detention center, calling them terrorist suspects who should face Chinese justice.

Chinese minister says "respects" Turkish ties with Uighurs

  • Fri, 01/08/2010 - 11:00

Chinese minister said they "respected Turkey's ties with Uighurs".

CSW urges China to resume human rights dialogue

  • Fri, 01/08/2010 - 11:00

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today called for the immediate resumption of the UK-China Human Rights Dialogue.

China warns Switzerland over accepting Uighur detainees

  • Thu, 01/07/2010 - 11:00

China has warned Switzerland that accepting two Uighurs held at Guantanamo Bay prison could affect relations, the Chinese embassy and Swiss authorities said on Thursday.