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  1. Quake in Xinjiang destroys homes, causes injuries

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com A mountainous area of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was struck by a strong earthquake yesterday morning, injuring at least 34 people, one seriously, ... kilometres west of Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, at a depth of seven kilometres. By noon, 189 aftershocks had been recorded, with the most powerful of magnitude 4.2, according to China Earthquake ...

  2. Sinopec targets Xinjiang for oil and gas expansion

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... infrastructure in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The company's Xinjiang units held a press conference in the remote, energy-rich region at the weekend and unveiled an expansion blueprint for the five years to 2015. It includes the doubling of refining capacity to 10 million tonnes to complement its target of producing 9 to 11 million tonnes of crude oil in Xinjiang ...

  3. Xinjiang beauty spot pipeline fear

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Environmental groups are demanding a public inquiry into a plan to build a China-Russia natural gas pipeline across the Kanas Lake area, an area in Xinjiang renowned for its ... and the Ministry of Forestry declined to comment yesterday, saying the relevant officials were unavailable to offer further details. Chi Chongqing, the Communist Party secretary of Xinjiang's Tourism ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Huadian commits 100b yuan in Xinjiang

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng The China Huadian Group has become the third major state-owned power generator to pledge more than 100 billion yuan (HK$114.39 billion) of investment in the Xinjiang autonomous ... of 15,000 megawatts, coal output capacity of 50 million tonnes and coal-to-natural gas production capacity of 6 billion cubic metres in Xinjiang by 2020. Earlier this month, the China Huaneng Group, ...

  6. Bingtuan, pillar of production

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill China's biggest state company and the symbol of Han Chinese control of Xinjiang announced even better results than the region itself. The Xinjiang Production ... in 1954 as an organisation of paramilitary settlers to consolidate control of Xinjiang and develop its economy, it has 2.6 million members and controls 74,300 square kilometres of land, including ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Qinghai provinces. Staff Reporter Work starts on ambitious dam project in Xinjiang Work on a US$315 million hydropower plant has started in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the far west. ...

  8. Cull after Xinjiang bird flu outbreak

    Posted Feb 11th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan More than 13,000 birds have been slaughtered in Xinjiang to prevent the spread of the lethal bird flu virus, the state media said yesterday. Xinhua said the Ministry of Agriculture had confirmed that 519 fowl had been killed by H5N1, the bird flu strain that can also infect and kill humans, at a grain station in Zhawa village, Moyu county. The report failed to say ...

  9. 140 astronomy fans fly to Xinjiang for eclipse

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai About 140 of the city's astronomy fans have flown to Xinjiang on a special tour to view today's total solar eclipse, something they will never have the chance ... spectacular solar eclipse we can see and this is the best location. You can hardly compare that with [what is to be visible in] Hong Kong.' Mr Cheung, in Hami, Xinjiang, said the tour ...

  10. Death toll in Xinjiang factory blast rises to 5

    Posted Jun 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng The death toll from a massive oil tank explosion at a Fukang processing plant in Xinjiang rose to at least five yesterday, with two people still missing. A Fukang Work Safety Bureau official said the blast was being treated as an industrial accident triggered by 'improper ignition' by company staff. He refused to say whether the factory would be closed ...




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