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News China » Xinjiang: Battleground Malaysia: China extends crackdown on Uygurs across borders

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/geopolitics/article/2133964/battleground-malaysia-china-extends-crackdown-uygurs-across
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The fate of the most recent group of Uygurs takes on added significance as China imposes one of the world’s most intrusive surveillance systems, particularly in Xinjiang, the northwestern region that is home to Uygurs, and takes military measures in ...

News China » Xinjiang: China is pumping cash into Pakistan, but that might not convince other foreign investors

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/19/china-and-pakistans-belt-and-road-plan-might-not-convince-other-investors.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

... and Pakistan's collaboration under the BRI spans a 1,864-mile-long corridor from the city of Kashgar in China's western autonomous Xinjiang region to the Pakistani port of Gwadar. It includes the construction of motorways, railways and power plants ...

News China » Xinjiang: China's Xinjiang region unveils poverty relief plan

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/china-poverty-xinjiang/chinas-xinjiang-region-unveils-poverty-relief-plan-idUSL4N1Q806D
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

SHANGHAI, Feb 18 (Reuters) - China’s northwestern Xinjiang is planning a poverty relief scheme targeting the restive region’s 22 poorest counties, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday. Xinjiang, a huge region bordering Central Asia, has ...

News China » Xinjiang: Ao Yun Proves China Can Produce Wines That Can Compete With The Best

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeanniecholee/2018/02/20/ao-yun-proves-china-can-produce-wines-that-can-compete-with-best/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The area differs from the western regions of China, such as Ningxia, Xinjiang or Gansu, where Chinese viticulture is expanding most rapidly. The winters are not so cold that there is a need to bury the vines to protect them from the freezing temperatures.

News China » Xinjiang: China launches anti-poverty drive in restive Xinjiang

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/china-launches-anti-poverty-drive-restive-xinjiang-180218150517058.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

China plans to pull 400,000 people out of dire poverty this year in its restive Xinjiang region as the central government fears a rise in the ranks of local armed groups. A three-year poverty eradication plan will focus on the northwestern region's 22 ...

News China » Xinjiang: Kick Off The New Year in China at the 2017-2018 Xinjiang Winter/Spring Series of Tourism Events

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/kick-off-china-2017-2018-010500363.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Kanas Invites You to Celebrate "The Original New Year Festival" Enjoy "The Original New Year Festival" with the Tuvas in Kanas, Xinjiang KANAS, China, Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditions for Lunar New Year such as hanging lanterns, pasting couplets ...

News China » Xinjiang: Belt And Road And US-China Relations In 2018 – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/20022018-belt-and-road-and-us-china-relations-in-2018-analysis/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

In early February 2018, US forces conducted air operations targeting both the Taliban and the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) in Afghanistan’s north-eastern Badakshan province which shares a border with China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

News China » Xinjiang: Anti poverty measures is the reason given, but China is changing Uighur province

News channel or source: https://www.newkerala.com/news/fullnews-330992.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Beijing [China], Feb 20 : China is planning to lift over 4,00,000 people out of poverty within this year in its restive Xinjiang autonomous region in northwestern China, as the Chinese Government fears a rise in numbers of local armed groups. According to ...

News China » Xinjiang: China wooing Baloch militants to secure China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects: Report

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2018/feb/20/china-wooing-baloch-militants-to-secure-china-pakistan-economic-corridor-projects-report-1776188.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The CPEC links China's Kashgar in Xinjiang province with Pakistan's Gwadar port in Balochistan through a network of roads, railways and highways. India strongly objects to the route of the corridor, which goes through Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

News China » Xinjiang: 'China quietly holding talks with Baloch militants for CPEC'

News channel or source: http://businessworld.in/article/-China-quietly-holding-talks-with-Baloch-militants-for-CPEC-/20-02-2018-141203/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

It connects China's Xinjiang province with Pakistan's Gwadar port, providing access to China to the Arabian Sea. The project, when completed, would enable China to pump its oil supplies from the Middle East through pipelines to Xinjiang cutting ...