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  1. 3 firemen killed in Urumqi building blaze

    Posted Jan 04th 2008, 12:00am by Emma Shen

    ... Emma Shen Three firefighters have been killed in an inferno that raged for nearly 22 hours through a shop and office building and a neighbouring hotel in Urumqi, the capital ... used as offices. 'We received a call from that building at 8.25pm,' an official from the Urumqi fire department said. Mainland media reported that a security guard first noticed ...

  2. Life getting back to normal in Xinjiang

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... almost 200 people died in ethnic clashes. Police in the regional capital, Urumqi, had reported an average of 20.5 criminal cases a day, including robberies, thefts, pickpocketing and fraud, from ... corner of Urumqi after thousands of Han Chinese clashed with Uygurs in the city, leaving at least 197 dead and nearly 2,000 injured. The Xinhua report also said that rumours had spread through ...

  3. Beijing to reactivate Olympic security plan for anniversary

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... security was also aimed at preventing and cracking down on crime. One of the chief concerns, however, appears to be the possibility of terrorist attacks after the deadly riots in Urumqi ... ethnic group, as terrorist actions aimed at achieving independence. Han Chinese mobs in Urumqi also made deadly attacks on Uygurs during the troubles. Mainland officials have said the blanket ...

  4. Around the Nation

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... policy' would push up housing prices. The average price per square metre was nearly 9,000 yuan this month, or nearly half of the average annual income. West Urumqi-Kazakhstan line to open XINJIANG- A passenger service will soon operate on a new rail line linking Urumqi and Kazakhstan, Xinhua reports. Two new routes will connect the city with Karaganda, a coal production centre, ...



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