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  1. Even foreigners in Urumqi can't avoid being affected by events

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Erwin Sotelo, a Filipino singer-guitarist, doesn't understand why the government banned all internet access and long-distance calls in Urumqi. He has not been able ... said. Sotelo has been performing at the bar of one of the city's most luxurious hotels. Four years ago, his agent got him and his band a contract in Urumqi. 'It isn't a Chinese ...

  2. Guangdong man vows to bring 'free hugs' campaign to Urumqi

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan After all the violence in Urumqi this year, the people there could certainly use a hug. That is why a mind-training teacher from Foshan, Guangdong, plans to relaunch his ... to Urumqi police to restart the campaign, hopefully late this month. 'The campaign is aimed at encouraging harmony among different ethnic groups, with communication and mutual trust from ...

  3. HK reporters detained again in Urumqi

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Urumqi Five Hong Kong reporters were briefly detained in Urumq i yesterday as they tried to interview people who had been tear-gassed- the second such incident involving Hong Kong reporters and paramilitary forces during the past three days. Meanwhile, the Xinjiang regional government vowed harsh punishment for syringe attackers who triggered the latest Urumqi ...

  4. Thousands protest over Urumqi syringe attacks

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Tens of thousands of Han Chinese protested in the Xinjiang capital Urumqi yesterday to demand the resignation of the region's top Communist Party boss for failing ... disclosed. Xinjiang Television reported that by noon on Wednesday, hospitals across Urumqi had reported treating 476 people, the victims of attacks by hypodermic needles. Of these, 433 were Han ...

  5. Posted photos source of western media gaffes

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... really happened. In the case of the Xinjiang riot, which broke out in Urumqi on Sunday, overseas media also used pictures posted by netizens on Twitter. However, not all the information was correct. On Monday, Reuters used a picture posted on Twitter that day purportedly taken during the Urumqi riots. The picture, showing lines of paramilitary officers in a standoff with protesters, ...

  6. Trade push for restive Xinjiang

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vice-Premier Li Keqiang said yesterday as he opened the first China-Eurasia Expo in the regional capital, Urumqi. Xinhua quoted Li as saying that the government was working to accelerate the opening up ... amounts of capital and human resources. Security was extremely tight in and around the expo venue in an Urumqi suburb, with scores of policemen carrying machine guns patrolling and all those ...

  7. China Southern sales hurt by riots in Xinjiang

    Posted Jul 11th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So The riots in Xinjiang have taken their toll on tourism in the area, wiping out significant sales booked by China Southern Airlines, which has a hub in Urumqi and claims more ... have a strong presence,' said the official. The airline has scrapped plans to use bigger aircraft to serve Urumqi this year. Usually during peak season, the airline doubles capacity ...

  8. Two pupils killed in knife attack

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Two pupils died and three were injured in a brutal knife attack yesterday outside a primary school in Urumqi, Xinjiang. A group of fourth-grade pupils from the primary school affiliated to the Urumqi No56 Middle School were crossing a street outside their school at about 2pm when a man attacked them with a knife, according to Urumqi police. One student died ...

  9. English

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and narrated by an ethnic Han boy named Love Liu from Urumqi. Although Urumqi is the largest city and the capital of Xinjiang, the narrator considers it a backwater. He often wonders what life is like ... a teacher troubled by her identity as a 'double-turner', Urumqi slang for half-Han, half-Uygur. She is the only non-Han character, although the novel is set in Xinjiang. Then, as now, ...

  10. Riot city gets back to business but few are venturing out

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Urumqi A sense of tentative order returned to the streets of central Urumqi yesterday, following days of ethnic violence that had rocked the Xinjiang region. Shops and banks ... 'Neighbourhood groups like ours are the foundation stone of party structure, so it is important for us to make an effort to restore stability. 'I came to Urumqi from Hebei province in 1976, ...




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