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  1. Strife-hit Xinjiang set for economic boom

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... as the leadership struggles to deal with ethnic tensions there. 'It is the most important meeting on the region since the founding of the People's Republic in 1949, which will usher in a new development era for the region,' said Professor Wei Houkai, director of the Western Development Research Centre at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Xinjiang is one of China's poorest ...

  2. Plan to 'leapfrog' into the future pays off as economy catches up

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the ground and analysts outside the autonomous region. The critics accused the regional authorities of indulging in political point-scoring through white- elephant infrastructure projects that would ... of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region and a strong proponent of the project. Before taking up his post in Ningxia, Mr Chen was vice-president of burgeoning coastal Shandong province. His appointment ...

  3. News - China

    China Digest, September 27, 2012

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ANHUI Crowd-covered hills Provincial tourism authorities expect more than 4 million visitors to Huangshan, one of the nation's most scenic and popular mountain regions, next week ... slows Economic growth in the region during the first half of the year fell by a third, to 12 per cent, compared with the average growth of 18 per cent seen from 2002 to last year, the Inner ...

  4. Go-west push paying off for dusty region

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... regional development and help the west catch up with the booming coastal regions, has even allowed Shaanxi to claim some comparisons with the United States. Xianyang claims to be China ... China's eastern and central regions. Researchers at Xian's Northwest University say per capita GDP in the west was just over 40 per cent that of the east in 2008. The nation's leaders, ...

  5. Poverty relief for ethnic minorities

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the regions dominated by ethnic minorities and the developed areas of the mainland. Yang Jing, Minister of the State Ethnic Affairs Commission, told the National People's Congress Standing ... residents in the eight provinces and regions- Inner Mongolia, Tibet, Guangxi, Ningxia, Xinjiang, Yunnan, Guizhou and Qinghai- was only 82.9 per cent of the national average. The net income of rural ...

  6. Plan to rehydrate the west with seawater

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mandy Zuo Mainland hydraulic engineers have come up with an ambitious plan to rehydrate the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the northwest: transfer seawater from the Bohai Sea in the northeast. The idea is to fill the region's dried-up salt lakes and the basins of its vast deserts with seawater, Xinhua reported, in the hope that as it evaporates it will create moisture. ...

  7. Hu names 3 issues as top priorities

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... since the founding of the People's Republic in 1949. In March 2008, protests broke out in Lhasa and spread to other areas of Tibet amid complaints of religious oppression and income ... an official quoted Hu as telling the internal meetings. The official is involved in the drafting of a 10-year development blueprint for the western region, which covers the autonomous regions where ...

  8. Different priorities for hot spots

    Posted May 28th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Beijing's different handling of another restive region, Tibet. While many may argue that Beijing's solutions to the simmering ethnic tensions that run deep in Tibet and Xinjiang remain much the same, focusing on the regional economies, analysts say the government appears to have set out different strategies for the two regions. They said Beijing saw an urgent need to accelerate ...

  9. Appointment hints at focus on conciliation

    Posted Apr 26th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... because he is one of the few senior mainland officials who are willing to stop and patiently answer whatever questions reporters throw at him during annual sessions of the National People's ... but restive region, which accounts for about one-sixth of the mainland's territory, with an iron fist. But his tenure became untenable after thousands of Han Chinese took to the streets ...

  10. Uygurs executed for killing police

    Posted Apr 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the People's Republic of China. Beijing also calls it the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Xinjiang. Mr Rexiti said his congress would collect evidence of the central government's treatment ... and Kurbanjan Hemit, 29, were executed at an undisclosed place in Kashgar shortly after the Intermediate People's Court of Kashi prefecture announced the outcome of the Supreme Court's review ...




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