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  1. 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 ...

  2. Thousands of students detained at college

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... that have rocked Xinjiang. The students have been prevented from leaving campus since early on Sunday, before demonstrations in Urumqi escalated into violence. Undergraduates and college students were believed to have led the initially peaceful protests in Urumqi, held to commemorate the deaths of Uygur migrant workers in an ethnic clash in Guangdong province. Many of the protesters ...

  3. National unity drive focuses on students

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... as the region is still reeling from the riots in the capital, Urumqi, last month which claimed 197 lives, with most of the victims being Han Chinese. The bloodshed was a reminder of riots in Lhasa, ... groups, separatists, terrorists and extremists of inciting the violence in Urumqi on July 5. Even so, the riots raised questions about policies towards areas populated by ethnic minorities. Over ...

  4. Girls count themselves winners

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... The Olympiad was hosted by the China Mathematical Society Olympiad Committee in Urumqi, Xinjiang, from August 7 to 11. It attracted 38 teams, comprising 142 maths whizzes from different provinces ...

  5. 15 killed, 5 hurt in school bus crash

    Posted Aug 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... linking Tuesday's traffic accident to these attacks. The accident took place in Aheqi county, about 1,200km from Urumqi, the regional capital. Xinhua said a group of middle school students ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Putonghua teaching hits ethnic minorities

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... by the fact a significant proportion of youngsters who took part in the March 2008 riots in Lhasa () and the fatal ethnic clashes with Uygurs in Urumqi, Xinjiang, in July last year were those ...

  8. Tongue-tied by push for one nation

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... and the fatal ethnic clashes with Uygurs in Urumqi, Xinjiang, in July last year were those with little grasp of Putonghua. So the central government reportedly resolved to give Xinjiang authorities 80 ...



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