Xinjiang party secretary Zhang Chunxian (left), a Han Chinese, and Xinjiang's Uygur governor, Nur Bekri. Delegates at the meeting on Thursday mostly avoided talking about ethnic unrest in the region. Photo: Reuters

NPC’s Xinjiang delegates skirt issues of unrest, Kunming at panel meeting

Delegates veer away from touchy subject and talk about economic growth -- until impatient journalists urge answers

Topic |   Kunming railway station attack

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Xinjiang party secretary Zhang Chunxian (left), a Han Chinese, and Xinjiang's Uygur governor, Nur Bekri. Delegates at the meeting on Thursday mostly avoided talking about ethnic unrest in the region. Photo: Reuters
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Teddy Ng

Teddy Ng

Teddy Ng joined the Post’s China desk in 2011, focusing on the nation’s foreign affairs. He is now deputy editor of the section.