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  1. News - China - XINJIANG

    Police announce first arrest after suicide bombing attack in Xinjiang

    Posted May 24th 2014, 10:34am by Reuters, AP

    ... a year-long anti-terrorism crackdown. Chinese police have identified five suspects who carried out a suicide bombing in the deadliest attack in the country’s restive Xinjiang region in years, ... activities, watched and listened to terrorist violence video and audio materials,” according to the news agency. It said an anti-terrorism campaign with Xinjiang “as the major battlefield” started ...

  2. News - China

    Vice-president of Xinjiang Police College, Li Yanming, subject of graft probe

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 03:30am by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Xinjiang police chief subject of graft probe A senior official from Xinjiang has become the latest to fall under President Xi Jinping's intensifying anti-corruption drive. Li Yanming, vice-president of the Xinjiang Police College, is being investigation for "suspected serious disciplinary violations", according to an announcement ...

  3. News - China - XINJIANG

    Five suicide bombers were responsible for killing 31 in Xinjiang attack: state media

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 01:41pm by Reuters in Urumqi

    ... on terrorists Five suicide bombers carried out the attack that killed 31 people in the capital of troubled Xinjiang region, state media reported a day after the deadliest terrorist attack to date ... in late April killed one bystander and wounded 79. The government blames Islamists and separatists for the worsening violence in Xinjiang, the resource-rich western region bordering central Asia. ...

  4. Decline in profit slows for industrial companies

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... fiscal stimulus measures. For example, small and medium-sized enterprises still find it difficult to get financing,' said Mr Yuan, who is on a business trip in Xinjiang. He said many companies in Xinjiang faced cash-flow problems. Hopeful signs Industrial profits in the first four months of the year in 22 provinces fell: 27.9% ...

  5. News - China - SECURITY

    Xinjiang jails 39 for 'inciting holy war, spreading terrorism'

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:00pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Xinjiang jails 39 Uygurs for stirring ethnic unrest Courts in Xinjiang have jailed dozens of people in a special operation to curb the spread of audios and videos inciting terrorism, the Xinjiang Higher People's Court said yesterday. In statements posted to its official microblog, the court said 39 people were sentenced to prison terms ...

  6. Infrastructure drive helps growth rate reach new high- but at a price

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove Xinjiang's economy grew more than 12 per cent last year, the fastest rate in the past five years, helped by investment in infrastructure and property. Per capita gross ... the region's many ethnic groups. Xinjiang has benefited from a government drive to develop lagging western regions by building infrastructure. The region's investment in fixed assets, a key ...

  7. State of resentment

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... are the Chinese, the political rulers of the Xinjiang region. The unspoken 'us' are members of the Uygur ethnic group, who practise Islam, speak a Turkic language and trace their ancestry ... in Xinjiang, especially in the wake of the Tibetan riots and ahead of the Olympics. Xinjiang has endured what Beijing labels terrorist acts, including bombings, assassinations, arson, poisonings, ...

  8. News - China - XINJIANG

    Seven arrested in Xinjiang over deadly attack May 1 at Urumqi train station

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:16pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in Xinjiang have arrested seven suspects allegedly involved in the deadly attack at a train station in the region's capital, Urumqi. The knife and suicide bomb attack on May 1 killed three ... minority of the population in Xinjiang. The suspects, who are being held pending further investigation, were arrested on Wednesday in Jimsar, a prosperous township in a rapidly developing economic ...

  9. News - China - TERRORISM

    China launches international hunt for alleged Xinjiang train station attacker

    Posted May 19th 2014, 11:36am by AP

    ... Turkistan Islamic Movement and organised the April 30 attack in Urumqi, the capital of the northwestern Xinjiang region, that killed three people and injured 79 others. Beijing says an organised ... brandishing a knife before detonating a suicide bomb. Public security authorities in Xinjiang posted a 100,000 yuan (HK$125,000) reward for information leading to the suspects’ arrest. Similar attacks ...

  10. News - China - TERROR

    Officials murdered while Xi was on security-boosting campaign in Xinjiang

    Posted May 15th 2014, 04:42pm by AFP

    ... in Xinjiang as President Xi Jinping visited the restive region, a report and online postings said. The trio were killed late last month while on a fishing trip in Kargilik county in Kashgar ... a village “which is 99 per cent Uighur”. All three victims transferred to Xinjiang two years ago and were senior county level officials, one heading a bank and the other two working ...




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