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Sep 15, 2005

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region sold a total of 2.4857 million tons of finished oil, including 571,600 tons of petrol and 1.9141 million tons of diesel oil in the first eight months of this year, sources of the regional economic and trade commission disclosed.

Sep 14, 2005

A notable feature of 2004 was the volatility in oil prices - New York light sweet crude prices reached a peak of US$55.67 on October 25, ending the year up 33.6% at $43.45 per barrel.

Sep 14, 2005

The Chinese government says I am a terrorist.

Sep 14, 2005

At least 20,000 farmers have gone to Xinjiang by the end of August to pick cotton, Chongqing Labour Service Office told the reporter yesterday.

Sep 10, 2005

For the entire history of the Chinese oil industry, eastern fields have been the main contributors to production, while the northwest Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, with its rich reserves, took the role of a strategic substitutive zone.

Sep 10, 2005

Amid global shortages and price rises, what China is paying for its imported oil could involve much more than just cash. China's strategy of tapping new oil reserves in some countries, blacklisted by the US as troublesome, is meeting increasing political resistance from Washington.

Sep 8, 2005

China's latest "terrorist" is someone who has never participated in a suicide bomb attack, planted a roadside bomb, hijacked a plane, or indeed committed any act of violence.

Sep 7, 2005

Uighur separatists in western China have carried out 260 attacks over the past decade, killing 160 people and injuring 440, state media reported Tuesday in a rare disclosure.

Sep 6, 2005

Separatists in China's far-flung, predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang are the main terror threat to the country, killing 160 people and wounding 440 over the past decade, officials were quoted on Tuesday as saying.

Sep 6, 2005

Separatists in China's far-flung, predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang are the main terror threat to the country, killing 160 people and wounding 440 over the past decade, officials were quoted on Tuesday as saying.

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