May 2012

China's political storm

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 00:00

AS senior leaders are purged and retired provincial officials publicly call for Politburo members to be removed, it has become clear that China is at a crossroads.

China shows the world its vicious economics

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 00:00

China spent the best part of the last two decades sweet-talking the world about its intentions. Its rise supposedly is peaceful for investment and trade, and a concomitant military buildup is only for defense.

China Prods Pakistan To Crack Down On Uighur Separatist Militants

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 00:00

The Chinese foreign minister has asked Pakistan to stamp out Uighur Islamic militancy by deporting its adherents from the country’s mountainous tribal areas.

Senior Chinese Military Official Meets Uzbek Defense Chief on Ties

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 00:00

Chen Bingde, chief of the General Staff of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), held talks here on Thursday with Uzbek Defense Minister Kabul Berdiev on bilateral ties and relations between the two armed forces.

How The Chinese West Was Won (By Urban Planners)

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 00:00

Naming rights to sporting stadiums is big business. How about naming a newly minted city?

China’s expanding core is worrying its Asian neighbors

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 00:00

China is now engaged in bitter disputes with the Philippines over Scarborough Shoal and Japan over the Senkaku Islands, both located far beyond China’s 300-kilometer-wide territorial waters in the South China Sea.

Chinese minister snubs Zardari in Islamabad

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 00:00

Chinese foreign minister Yang Jiechi cut Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari to size by refusing to travel from Islamabad to Karachi for a meeting, according to Pakistani media.

WUC Continues to Condemn the Disappearance of Ershidin Israel One Year on

Wed, 05/30/2012 - 23:23

The WUC condemns in the strongest possible terms the ongoing disappearance of Ershidin Israel,

DPJ lawmakers rap China for blasting Japan over Uyghur world confab

Wed, 05/30/2012 - 23:21

Four Democratic Party of Japan lawmakers rapped Chinese Ambassador to Japan Chen Yonghua on Tuesday for his criticism of Japan for allowing a general assembly of the World Uyghur Congress to be held in Tokyo earlier this month.

Exile Uyghur Leader’s Children Pressured

Wed, 05/30/2012 - 23:19

Officials plan to demolish buildings in Urumqi formerly owned by Rebiya Kadeer and her family.