June 2012

Inside China: PLA hawks decry sellout by leaders

Thu, 06/21/2012 - 22:49

China's military is making bold accusations that self-described “heroic” anti-American hawks are being purged and betrayed by China’s CIA-controlled civilian leaders.

Survey: 84% of Japanese have negative view of China

Thu, 06/21/2012 - 22:46

More than 84 percent of Japanese have “unfavorable” impressions of China, while 64.5 percent of Chinese feel the same about Japan, according to a survey released June 20.

Police Witness to Riots Dies

Wed, 06/20/2012 - 21:59

An ex-chief of a police station and key witness to bloody ethnic riots in Xinjiang perishes under mysterious circumstances.

House Search Adds to China Muslim Plight

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 23:25

China has launched a new campaign to search houses of Uighur Muslims in the north-western Xinjiang province, a move as a new sign of religious and cultural repression of the sizable minority.

Global Times report reinforces fears regarding house-to-house searches in Hotan

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 18:09

An official Chinese media report published on June 19 regarding a notice of impending house-to-house searches in a neighborhood of Hotan reinforces the view that Chinese authorities are carrying out such searches in violation of Uyghurs’ religious freedom and other rights.

China police begin house searches in restive Xinjiang

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 00:00

Authorities in China's western-most Xinjiang region have launched house-to-house searches after a clash at an Islamic school left 12 children injured, police and a rights group said Tuesday.

Uyghur Jailed Over Religious Materials

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 00:00

Authorities in China's northwestern Xinjiang region sentence the man for selling "illegal religious materials."

Kyrgyzstan and China to closely cooperate on security issues

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 00:00

Kyrgyzstan President, Almazbek Atambayev, and deputy chief of the general staff of China's People's Liberation Army, Ma Xiaotian, discussed strengthening of security cooperation between two countries.

Top 10 Kazakhstan-born famous people

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 00:00

Internet magazine Vlast made a rating of Top 10 Kazakhstan-born famous people who achieved success and acknowledgment outside Kazakhstan.

U.S. Navy Bets $42 Billion on Carriers in China’s Sights

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 00:00

The U.S. Navy is betting $42 billion on a new class of aircraft carriers, the world’s biggest and costliest warships ever, even as the Pentagon budget shrinks and China and Iran arm themselves with weapons to disable or destroy the behemoths.