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Tursunjan Memet, one of the web administrators of the Uyghur-language website Misranim, in northwestern China's Xinjiang region in an undated photo.
Feb 3, 2017

Police in Xinjiang refuse to allow family visits for a webmaster held in a pre-Ramadan crackdown.

Feb 3, 2017

OBOR may be a national-level plan, but the provincial governments will mold the project to suit local needs.

Chinese Communist Party propaganda chief Liu Yunshan (R front) extends greetings to staff at a rehearsal for state-run television's Spring Festival Gala in Beijing, Jan. 25, 2017.
Feb 2, 2017

The show typically comes in for an online roasting, but Communist Party media have told critics to tone it down this year.

Jan 31, 2017

China's crackdown on media, religious groups & civil society continues

Jan 30, 2017

A Tibetan student support group calls on China to release a bilingual education advocate

Jan 30, 2017

China appeared to offer mild criticism on Monday of U.S. President Donald Trump's banning of entry of people from seven Muslim-majority countries, saying immigration policy was a sovereign right but "reasonable concerns" must be considered.

FILE - An instructor points out Mandarin characters on a whiteboard at a night class for people learning Mandarin as a second language in Singapore, Sept. 1, 2009.
Jan 25, 2017

 China will “unswervingly” stick to the promotion of Mandarin for ethnic minorities, the government said on Tuesday of a policy that has ignited sporadic protests, and will also step up protection for threatened tongues on the verge of extinction.

Jan 24, 2017

Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer has accepted the invitation to visit Taiwan on March, a pro-Taiwan independence opposition party said on Tuesday, urging the government to approve her visa application.

Left to right, Japan Uyghur Association president Ilham Mahmut, Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) Chairman Liu I-te and TSU social movements department director Chang Chao-lin display correspondence related to the party’s invitation to World Uyghur Congress president Rebiya Kadeer in Taipei yesterday.Jan 25, 2017  Photo: Liao Chen-huei, Taipei Times
Jan 24, 2017

World Uyghur Congress president Rebiya Kadeer has accepted an invitation from the Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) to visit Taiwan at the end of March, which would be the activist’s first visit to the nation.

A worker checks pipes at an oilfield in Xinjiang, the hydrocarbon-rich autonomous region where Beijing hopes to break the dominance of the state energy giants. Photo: AP
Jan 23, 2017

Move is part of Beijing’s efforts to break up the monopoly of state-run energy companies in the sector, Xinhua says

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