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China's new mental health law to make it harder for authorities to silence petitioners

The director of Xinjiang's largest mental health institution has welcomed a new law, which went into effect on Wednesday, banning involuntary inpatient treatment for many people deemed mentally ill. 

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Briefs, November 19, 2012

Five children 'found dead in dumpster'

19 Nov 2012 - 4:30am

Two plane hijacking gang members die

Two of the six Uygur men who allegedly attempted to hijack a passenger plane in restive Xinjiang on Friday have died, state media reported yesterday.

3 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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Mainland architect collects top award

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

Trade push for restive Xinjiang

Further opening up the economy of Xinjiang and boosting its trade with neighbouring countries are the keys to the region's rapid development, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang said yesterday as he opened the first China-Eurasia Expo in the regional capital, Urumqi .

2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

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Palates poised for China Wine Awards

1 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

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