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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near yet so feared: peace, harmony, beer

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... side being forbidden the pacifying balsam of beer. Strict adherence to sobriety is one of the things for which Muslims are known. But many of those in Xinjiang are either not very pious or have ... have been ending up in a sand dune. So I eventually relaxed. A little. Thank you, beer! I have since drunk many a beer with the Muslims of Xinjiang in peace and harmony, and with much jollity ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Josh Summers

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by JENNI MARSH

    ... I'm a Texas boy, born and bred, so it's interesting I ended up in Xinjiang. There's quite a few correlations between the two: the Wild West nature, the large, unpopulated expanse, ... overseas, but the only opportunity that came up was China. A professor my wife knew had visited Karamay (in Xinjiang) in the 90s and made a connection who needed English teachers. He described ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: the melons of Xinjiang

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by CECILIE

    ... face from morning to night. And Xinjiang is two theoretical time zones from Beijing, so it's light until almost 10pm. These are all sound reasons. As is the desire to see huge open spaces, ... to head to Xinjiang is due to the melon season. Sure, you can get melons in Wellcome, too. But eating one of those after having tasted one in Xinjiang, in season and straight from the branch, ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - world cup special

    Life after retirement is as busy as ever for David Beckham

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:41pm by Paul Kay

    ... in Beijing, which will initially focus on improving youth training facilities in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. To kick things off, Beckham and Jaguar Land Rover China donated three million ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Afro-Chinese marriages boom in Guangzhou: but will it be 'til death do us part'?

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... in the bustling 7km stretch from Sanyuanli to Baiyun, in northern Guangzhou, myriad ethnicities co-exist. Uygurs serve freshly baked Xinjiang bread to Angolan women balancing shopping on their heads while ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    There's a lot more to our neighbour Shenzhen than cheap suits and massages

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... the DJs spinning in clubs all over the city and the ubiquitous Filipino cover bands. Jazz bands, and flamenco bands made up of Uygur musicians from Xinjiang are something of a Shenzhen speciality, ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near yet so far: Weather, tis nobler in the mind to suffer

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 10:11pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... fell, I couldn't help but think of my beloved Xinjiang. Talk about "it's the humidity"- in Xinjiang the humidity must be minus 20 per cent. Temperatures up to 40 degrees ... out in the midday sun. But even I carry an umbrella for protection against the brutal rays. Xinjiang is, of course, in Central Asia, and I used to criticise China for invading, I mean ...

  8. Magazines - Money - LUXURY CONSUMPTION

    A brand of their own

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... the Esquel Group. The label was handed to Yang's daughter, Dee Poon, to manage, and currently has a store network that covers Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Urumqi in the Xinjiang ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The A theme

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:48pm by TELEGRAPH

    ... Tom Phillips (TELE) The base of a former testing site in Xinjiang is being turned into a 'red tourism' destination ahead of the 50th anniversary of China's nuclear debut, ... the base was one of the most highly classified locations on Earth: a heavily guarded compound in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, where scientists toiled day and night to catapult Mao ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - EAT/DRINK

    Shenzhen serves up regional China on a plate

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... in Hong Kong, but the flavours have been dialed down for local tastes. Another minority cuisine almost entirely absent from Hong Kong is that of the Uygurs, who hail from the westernmost Xinjiang Autonomous Region. Xinjiang cuisine is closely related to the food of Central Asia, with lots of cumin-spiced lamb, yogurt and flat bread. Some of the best Xinjiang food in Shenzhen can be found ...




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