January 2007

China ought to be feared because of its weakness, not strength

Wed, 01/31/2007 - 11:00

In the meantime, all these accomplishments rest on the shaky foundation of exploitation of the millions deprived of elementary social rights. The existing treats to China's security, both internal and external ones, make its road to global leadership all the more difficult.

Ancient Uigur Fortress on a Tuvan Lake to Turn into a Recreation and Tourist Centre

Tue, 01/30/2007 - 11:00

An ancient Uigur Fortress (Por-Bazhyn) on a Tere-Khol lake in the eastern part of Tuva (near Kungurtuk village) can become a 'Russian Shaolin' as Sergei Shoigu, native Tuvan and currently Russian minister for Extraordinary Situations (second in popularity after President Putin Russian) put it in today's Rossiiskaya Gazeta daily.

Uighurs' Detention Conditions Condemned

Tue, 01/30/2007 - 11:00

Chinese Uighurs who have been imprisoned for the past month at a new state-of-the-art detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are being held around the clock in near-total isolation, a circumstance their lawyers say is rapidly degrading their mental health, according to an affidavit filed in federal court yesterday.

How to lose your shirt in China

Mon, 01/29/2007 - 11:00

The economy beckons, but its business climate makes China a killing field for Canadian firms

Uygur analysis appals

Mon, 01/29/2007 - 11:00

I am appalled at almost every point of analysis in Martin Wayne's article "Beijing inflicts a defeat on al-Qaeda" (January 25). For a start, readers should be informed that when Dr Wayne discusses instances of Uygurs' political or religious violence, his frequent reliance upon the proviso "reportedly" is a reference to official Chinese reports only.

The rise of China to rival U.S. may take longer as it sorts out domestic issues

Sun, 01/28/2007 - 11:00

Last year, political and industrial leaders meeting here cited the rise of China as the No.1 long-term threat to the mighty American superpower, more so than the chaos in Iraq.

Mahathir presented with Uyghur hat

Sun, 01/28/2007 - 11:00

Musical extravaganza Mystical Steppes: Along the Silk Road continued to enthral its audience on the second day of its performance.

Guantanamo Uighurs placed in 'nightmarish' solitary: lawyer

Sat, 01/27/2007 - 11:00

The US placed ethnic Uighur detainees from China at its Guantanamo prison under extremely brutal solitary confinement after they petitioned for their release in December, a lawyer has said in a court motion.

Beijing inflicts a defeat on al-Qaeda

Fri, 01/26/2007 - 11:00

Al-Qaeda has a China problem, and no one is watching. Despite sig- nificant efforts to support Muslim insurgents, Beijing has succeeded in limiting popular support for anti-government violence.

It could have been me

Thu, 01/25/2007 - 11:00

A businesswoman once celebrated by the Chinese authorities was forced to flee to the US because she stood up for human rights. Now her children are being persecuted.