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  1. Needle victims free of infections

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... panic in Urumqi, Xinjiang's regional capital, since early September. By September 4, authorities had confirmed 531 victims of hypodermic needle stabbings in Urumqi, Xinhua reported. ...

  2. Panic builds over syringe attacks

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai What if anything is inside the syringes? That is the question on the minds of many of Urumqi's 2.3 million residents, who are still waiting for the authorities to identify ... rule out the possibility the HIV virus was used in the attacks - as rumours claim - they did not reply. Urumqi has faced a drug problem for years, and there are many Aids patients in the city. ...

  3. Plane ban on liquids and lighters eased

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... flight from Urumqi , Xinjiang , and attempted to hijack and crash the plane with cans of petrol on March 7. ...

  4. Activist's mission to break stigma of illness proves perilous

    Posted Feb 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... was your first experience of charity work? I started working as a volunteer in a special school for deaf students in Urumqi in October 2003 and stayed at the job for nearly two years. I also formed ... forced the authorities in Xinjiang to revamp regulations in favour of 19 middle school students with hepatitis B through a signature petition in Urumqi. As a result, the office for our Snow Lotus ...

  5. Chemical reaction

    Posted May 16th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... issues surrounding the execution of a mentally ill British man- 53-year-old Akmal Shaikh- in Urumqi in December. 'Your prime minister, Gordon Brown, asked China not to execute him ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jan 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... murderer be let off the hook, while Akmal Shaikh, the Briton convicted of smuggling drugs in Urumqi, who also suffered from mental illness, was executed? Shaikh had not killed anyone. Nathan Tseng, ...



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