Kazakhstan’s Uighurs rally to mourn Xinjiang dead

Kazakhstan’s Uighurs rally to mourn Xinjiang dead
The Star Thu, 13 Aug 2009 03:28 AM PDT
ALMATY (Reuters) – Hundreds of Uighurs rallied in Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty on Thursday to mourn those who died in violent clashes in the neighbouring Xinjiang region of China last month and to call for its independence.

 

Turkey respects China’s sovereignty, territorial integrity
People’s Daily Wed, 12 Aug 2009 21:29 PM PDT
Murat Salim Esenli, the Turkish ambassador to China, said in an interview on August 11 that the July 5 incident in Urumqi was incited by some domestic and foreign forces with ulterior motives and Turkey fully respects China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. At the invitation of the People’s Government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, a delegation comprised of over 20 diplomats from …

 

Int’l agricultural fair in riot-hit Urumqi draws 110,000 visitors
People’s Daily Wed, 12 Aug 2009 19:31 PM PDT
The 9th China Xinjiang International Agricultural Fair opened in the northwestern city of Urumqi Wednesday, attracting 110,000 business people from around the world. Representatives with 987 companies from 15 countries and regions have arrived to attend the three-day event, which features exhibitions of fertilizers, pesticides and seeds, the organizers said in a press release. It would be the …

 

Beijing needs to rethink its failed ethnic policies
Asia News Network Wed, 12 Aug 2009 19:23 PM PDT
A year ago, just before the opening of the Beijing Olympics, ethnic riots broke out in Xinjiang, threatening to rain on China’s international coming out party.

 

Beijing needs to rethink its failed ethnic policies
Asia News Network Wed, 12 Aug 2009 19:17 PM PDT
A year ago, just before the opening of the Beijing Olympics, ethnic riots broke out in Xinjiang, threatening to rain on China’s international coming out party. Last month, shortly before the country w …..

 

Visiting diplomats appreciate well-protected culture in Xinjiang
People’s Daily Wed, 12 Aug 2009 19:14 PM PDT
The cultural relics and ethnic identities of Uygurs have been well preserved in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, visiting foreign envoys said Wednesday. The envoys visited the centuries-old Karez Wells, or subterranean canals, which are regarded as one of China’s three greatest projects along with the Great Wall and the Grand Canal. Nearly 2,000 Karez Wells still exist in …

 

Eastday-Visiting diplomats appreciate well-protected culture in Xinjiang
Eastday.com Wed, 12 Aug 2009 18:10 PM PDT
The cultural relics and ethnic identities of Uygurs have been well preserved in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, visiting foreign envoys said Wednesday.

 

For China, far west is rife with terror plots
The Christian Science Monitor Wed, 12 Aug 2009 10:09 AM PDT
Authorities blocked an Afghan plane from landing Sunday in Xinjiang, a predominantly Uighur region. They cited a bomb threat, but none was found.

 

Diplomats appreciate well-protected culture in Xinjiang
China Daily Wed, 12 Aug 2009 09:19 AM PDT
TURPAN/Xinjiang:The cultural relics and ethnic identities of Uygurs have been well preserved in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, visiting foreign envoys said Wednesday.

 

Public transport resumes full operation after Urumqi riot
People’s Daily Wed, 12 Aug 2009 07:15 AM PDT
One hundred and 10 buses damaged in the July 5 riot in Urumqi were back on the roads Wednesday, fully restoring the city’s public transport system. The buses, belonging to the Xingsheng Bus Corp. based in the capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, were attacked or burnt in brutal violence that left 197 people dead and more than 1,600 others injured more than a month ago. …
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