China / Xinjiang

I am from Xinjiang

[2014-04-28 17:14]

Photographer documents lives of people from Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region who are living regular lives across different parts of China.

A year without Internet in Xinjiang

[2014-04-20 17:43]

Life for those living in the northwestern Chinese region changed abruptly after Internet access was cut off following the July 5 riot that killed nearly 200 people in 2009.

Xinjiang leaders warn against religious extremism

[2014-04-08 07:32]

Nur Bekri, chairman of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, promises to root out religious extremism and call on officials to counter extremists' lies.

680,000 to access drinking water in Xinjiang

[2014-02-26 10:21]

Some 680,000 rural residents in farwest China's region of Xinjiang will have access to safe drinking water this year, according to the regional government.

No casualties reported in Xinjiang quake

[2014-02-13 07:32]

More than 1,000 houses were damaged to varying degrees with 185 livestock deaths in a 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Xinjiang.

14 terrorists killed in southern Xinjiang

[2013-12-17 01:12]

Fourteen terrorists were killed as they attacked police officers with knives and explosives in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on Sunday night.

Xinjiang conducts drone monitoring of wild yaks

[2013-12-13 14:04]

Chinese scientists are monitoring a group of wild yaks in the mountains of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region using unmanned aircraft in order to collect more precise data on the endangered species.

22 trapped after explosion in Xinjiang

[2013-12-13 12:30]

Twenty-two people were trapped in a coal mine following a gas explosion in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region early Friday, local authorities said.

Female oceanauts trained for deep-sea missions

[2013-12-10 17:06]

The State Oceanic Administration introduced its first two female oceanauts on Tuesday.

Big data center to be built in Xinjiang

[2013-12-04 20:05]

Construction of China's largest data center will start in 2014 in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

2,000 relocated after Xinjiang quake

[2013-12-02 15:11]

About 2,000 people in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region have been relocated as of noon on Monday following a 5.3-magnitude earthquake on Sunday, local authorities said.

The other side of Xinjiang

[2013-12-01 07:20]

There is more than just lamb skewers, roast mutton and naan breads. You can actually get fish and even excellent beef. Pauline D. Loh examines the lesser-known delicacies from Northwest China.