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Chinese hotel terror alert was false alarm, U.S. says

  • Thu, 11/10/2005 - 11:00

The United States on Thursday withdrew a statement that China had warned its luxury hotels that Islamic extremists may be planning attacks, saying the source of the threat was not credible.

Chinese Court Jails Uyghur Editor for Publishing Veiled Dissent

  • Thu, 11/10/2005 - 11:00

Chinese authorities have jailed the chief editor of the Uyghur-language Kashgar Literature Journal for publishing a fable they regard as a veiled indictment of China's heavy-handed rule in its Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

United States Releases 2005 International Religious Freedom Report

  • Tue, 11/08/2005 - 11:00

The U.S. Department of State released the seventh annual International Religious Freedom Report, which examines the status of religious freedom around the world.

Int'l program on AIDS prevention launched in Xinjiang

  • Fri, 11/04/2005 - 11:00

A 9.8-million-US-dollar project co-sponsored by the British Department for International Development (BDID) and the Norwegian government has been launched in Xinjiang to help the northwestern Uygur autonomous region prevent HIV/AIDS

Super salt mine discovered in Xinjiang

  • Thu, 11/03/2005 - 11:00

An outsize salt mine with a proved reserve of 14.5 billion tons has been discovered in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local government sources said on Thursday.

World's smallest temple discovered in China

  • Wed, 11/02/2005 - 11:00

Chinese archaeologists have claimed to have discovered the world's smallest ancient temple with Mahayana scriptures in the southern rim of the Taklimakan Desert in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Chinese Muslims Uyghurs too scared to talk

  • Tue, 11/01/2005 - 11:00

The same muttered phrase greets any curious visitor who strays into the mosques and bazaars dotting towns in Xinjiang province in China's remote northwest.

Xinjiang Oil Commerce Chamber Ties With Kazakhstan Counterpart

  • Wed, 10/12/2005 - 12:00

China's Xinjiang Oil Commerce Chamber has signed an agreement recently with Kazakhstan Oil Commerce Chamber to form closer ties in energy cooperation, aiming to help its member companies find a feasible way out to do business with overseas oil companies.

CECC released its 2005 Annual Report

  • Wed, 10/12/2005 - 12:00

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China has released its 2005 Annual Report.

China's Xinjiang-Lanzhou Oil Pipeline Fnished

  • Tue, 10/11/2005 - 12:00

The Xinjiang-Lanzhou oil pipeline has in the main been completed, according to an announcement by the China Petroleum and Natural Gas Pipeline Bureau that undertook the project.

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