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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Locke addresses human rights in farewell speech as US ambassador to China

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 02:14pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... restated US concerns over a spate of arrests and prosecutions of reform activists, but mentioned no specific cases. Authorities in the restive far western region of Xinjiang have charged prominent ethnic Uygur economist Ilham Tohti with separatism, his wife and lawyer said on Tuesday. Tohti has championed the rights of Xinjiang’s Muslim Uygur community. In late January, a court sentenced ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    'We simply have to get ties right,' says new US ambassador Max Baucus

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 03:24am by Teddy Ng

    ... to Tibet and Xinjiang. Baucus said he hoped "to represent the US in every corner of this big country". "I hope to get out of my office, and Beijing, as much as I can," he said. ...

  3. News - China Insider - DIPLOMACY

    Scorn and gratitude in China for departing US Ambassador Gary Locke

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 01:57pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... to Xinjiang and Tibet, where he criticised Chinese authorities for their treatment of ethnic minorities and for exploiting Beijing’s air pollution as a publicity stunt.  The news agency's bitter ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Official Chinese media outlet uses racial slur 'banana' to insult departing US envoy

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 09:35am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... to speak his ancestral language and accused him of failing to understand China’s law but fanning “evil winds” in the ethnically sensitive regions of Tibet and Xinjiang. “Not only did he run around ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    See China's countryside, outgoing US envoy Gary Locke tells Max Baucus

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 03:45am by He Huifeng

    ... during his tenure, including trips to Chongqing, Guangdong, Sichuan, Tibet and Xinjiang, where he talked with local officials and residents. The interview was published in the Chinese edition ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing eyes broader role in Middle East

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 04:17am by Teddy Ng

    ... relations professor at Peking University. Yao Jide, an expert on Sino-Iranian relations at Yunnan University, said China's strategy to develop the restive and heavily Muslim region of Xinjiang ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China to buy stake in Kazakhstan's Kashagan oilfield for reported US$5b

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, Staff Reporter

    ... to fight the East Turkestan separatist movement, which China blames for outbreaks of violence in its far-western Xinjiang region. Additional Reporting by Agence France-Presse   Did report regarding ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Strategic alliance pivotal to ties, Xi Jinping tells Pakistan's Sharif

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... an economic corridor linking Pakistan's Gwadar Port and Kashgar in the restive Chinese region of Xinjiang . The corridor would consist of a series of special economic zones, a rail link, ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi expected to rally BRICS at G20 summit

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... terrorism that Beijing believes has spilled over to Xinjiang , which shares borders with eight nations, and to press the Central Asian nations to supply more oil and gas to China.   ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Top security official Zhou Yongkang makes landmark Afghan visit

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... official and oversees a crackdown on religious extremism, terrorism and separatism in his nation’s Muslim-populated Xinjiang region, which borders Central Asia and Afghanistan. Zhou’s appearance ...




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