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The Kunming violence underscores the need for a more sensitive approach to the Uighur question in China The expansive square in front of the Id Kah Mosque, a 1,000-year-old place of worship in the heart of Kashgar, usually buzzes with activity as the
More than 3.6 million herdsmen and farmers have moved into government-subsidized and quake-resistant houses between 2011 and 2013 in China's farwestern region of Xinjiang , said the regional government on Thursday. The government has invested 74.25
10 Beijing: A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake and a series of high-intensity aftershocks Thursday jolted northwest China's remote and sparsely-populated Xinjiang region that left a trail of destruction but no casualties were reported.
Uygur man inspires nation by rescuing more than 60 people from accident scenes and carrying on He injured himself rescuing lives from fire when young, lost his love but never his heart and desire to help those in need, and found his true love and an
Eight suspected Islamist separatists behind a deadly attack in the Chinese capital had carried out three reconnaissance trips and collected 400 litres of fuel in preparation for their assault on Tiananmen Square, state media said.
Those not detained in the police sweep that followed the violence say they have been threatened with labor camp if they speak about what happened on the afternoon of June 28, when hundreds of villagers, angered by the detention of a young imam, tried
Hotan prefecture in the southwest of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region is famous for two things: jade and sand. The locals still try to pluck the precious stones from the dry bed of the Yurungkash River, also known as the White Jade River, but the
Vocational education will become available for all junior and senior high school graduates from southern Xinjiang in the future, said Nur Bekri, chairman of the region. Aniwar Abulim, director of the Kashgar prefecture education bureau, said on the
Icons in calligraphy With his decades-long research on Buddhism, 58-year-old artist Gan Quan will hold a calligraphy exhibition that features elements of the religion. As the director of China Calligraphy Art Institute's Shanghai branch, he uses
China airline crew rewarded with cars and cash for foiling hijack A Chinese airline has given cash rewards and gifts to crew members who helped foil a hijack attempt on an internal flight, state media say. Hainan Airlines Group gave nine crew members