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  1. Xinjiang at centre of fact-finding missions

    Posted May 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Xinjiang has been the centre of an unprecedented flurry of government fact-finding missions in the past fortnight, as mainland leaders prepare for the first Xinjiang-themed central government work conference, designed to 'leapfrog development' in the restive region. New Xinjiang party secretary Zhang Chunxian held 10 round-table meetings in nine days after ...

  2. Resource tax reforms to go nationwide

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of Xinjiang. Xinjiang started levying a 5 per cent resource tax this month on crude and natural gas sales, instead of output, in a bid to boost revenue. Du Ying, vice-chairman of the National ... government has already decided to start a trial programme in Xinjiang, and the scheme will be promoted nationwide based on the experiences [there],' Du said at a briefing on development ...

  3. Xinjiang at a crossroads, but signs point to more of the same

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... important conference on the future of Xinjiang since 1949. It will announce programmes of aid and development totalling 100 billion yuan (HK$113.7 billion), especially for areas in the south of the region that are the poorest and where anger against Chinese rule is most intense. The conference follows the removal on April 24 of Wang Lequan, the 'emperor' of Xinjiang, who was its ...

  4. Investor hurdles adversity to pursue ski resort dream

    Posted Jul 14th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li More than three years after securing the rights to build a ski resort in the Tian Shan mountains, an hour's drive from Urumqi in northwestern Xinjiang province, developers ... crisis, ethnic clashes in Xinjiang, and the deepening debt crisis in Europe, said Ching, who is the largest shareholder in PingTian Resorts, which is a wholly owned foreign enterprise ...

  5. Ex-scholar named deputy regional head in restive Xinjiang

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk A scholar-turned-official was named deputy government head of the restive Xinjiang region yesterday. Members of the Standing Committee of the Xinjiang Regional People's Congress approved Huang Wei, 49, to succeed Yang Gang, 57, Xinhua reported. Huang was the vice-mayor of Beijing municipality before his posting to the Uygur- predominated Xinjiang. The central ...

  6. Xinjiang troupe set to dazzle in local debut

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The amazing Xinjiang Acrobatic Troupe of China will make its Hong Kong debut as part of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department's 'Cheers' series of performances. ... Thailand and Malaysia to great acclaim. Performances include acrobatic stunts, conjuring and song-and-dance from Xinjiang to provide an exotic showcase of Uygur culture. Hello Nasirdin Apandim took ...

  7. Xinjiang taps into booming red wine market

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in Urumqi, Xinjiang Grapes in Bordeaux, California and Xinjiang have met with vastly different fates for years. The French have turned them into tasty and profitable red wine ... with Chinese wine merchants keen to show the world that Xinjiang can become one of the world's premier red wine production bases. 'Xinjiang is located at roughly the same latitude as Bordeaux ...

  8. Full internet access restored in Xinjiang

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Normal internet access was restored in Xinjiang yesterday, marking the full resumption of external communications in the Uygur autonomous region following deadly riots in July ... the previous ban and appealing to Xinjiang people to 'use the internet properly' and support the government. 'We have to treasure the current stable situation, which was not easy to come ...

  9. Strife-hit Xinjiang set for economic boom

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

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The central government's massive programme to help revive Xinjiang is set to usher in a new round of development- but there is concern that an economic boom may ... officials that ended on Wednesday, Beijing pledged to raise per capita gross domestic product in Xinjiang to the national average by 2015, and eliminate poverty in the region by 2020, ...

  10. Zhaojin to spend 500m yuan on Xinjiang plant

    Posted Sep 06th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee Shandong-based Zhaojin Mining Industry will invest 500 million yuan (HK$571.2 million) to build a gold processing plant in Xinjiang province. Construction of the plant in the Kupusu and Yemaquan regions of Qinghe county will be completed in December 2012, says a statement posted on the Hong Kong stock exchange yesterday. The plant is estimated to have the capacity ...




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