November 2010

China: Beauty found at saintly tomb

Wed, 11/10/2010 - 11:00

For a minute I thought we were going to have a punch-up at the holiest Muslim shrine in the legendary Silk Road trading town of Kashgar.

Anti-China rally held in Japan after video leak of collision

Wed, 11/10/2010 - 11:00

About 4,000 anti-China protesters rallied in Tokyo on Saturday, with their anger fuelled by a video capturing a collision between Chinese and Japanese vessels which sparked a diplomatic spat.

Language opens another rift between Tibetans, Chinese

Wed, 11/10/2010 - 11:00

Billboards for a planned business and entertainment complex in Tongren show sketches of ethnic Tibetans in traditional clothes happily walking among fancy new buildings.

That Nobel invite? Mr. Malware sent it

Wed, 11/10/2010 - 11:00

This weekend, staff at CPJ received a personal invitation to attend the Oslo awards ceremony for Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. 

Uighurs precariously caught between two powers

Tue, 11/09/2010 - 11:00

The community of Uighurs in Rawalpindi’s China Market is small and close-knit.

Chinese Officials Push Xinjiang Water Plan

Tue, 11/09/2010 - 11:00

Local officials in China's arid northwest have launched a new push for a vast water-diversion project that would pump raw sea water thousands of miles from the coast to the deserts of Xinjiang through a pipeline made of plastic and fiberglass.

China actions meant as test, Hillary Clinton says

Tue, 11/09/2010 - 11:00

A SERIES of recent aggressive actions by China were designed to test other nations, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has declared.

Deeper US alliance in response to strident China

Tue, 11/09/2010 - 11:00

GILLARD Labor has sensibly decided to support a bigger American presence.

China builds a 'new Silk Road' to pave over its troubles

Mon, 11/08/2010 - 11:00

The restive Urumqi area of western China is being cemented to Beijing by a billion-dollar investment into rail, road and air links.

Rudd returns, preaching third way on China

Mon, 11/08/2010 - 11:00

THE Foreign Minister delivers a subtle but still worthwhile message.

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