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... Affiliated Hospital of Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan, People's Republic of China; 3Center for Drug Safety Evaluation and Research, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China; 4School of Pharmacy, Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, People's Republic of ...
A government website, operated by the Urumqi City Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee, requires local Muslims to submit a travel request to attend the Hajj by setting up an online profile. The site asks users to register their age, job, health, and economic status and provides strict guidelines for applicants, who must be ...

Children under the age of six in Urumqi have been receiving a free box of milk every day since April 15 from local community workers, the Xinjiang Daily reported Saturday. The milk delivery, part of the "fostering project," is one of 10 practical things the Urumqi government vowed to do this year. According to ...
URUMQI, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has helped 41,000 impoverished people in the most poverty-stricken south part of the region find employment in the first quarter, the regional government said Wednesday. The move was part of a poverty-relief plan to ...
China's official Xinhua News Agency reported that the bill requiring ID to ride the Urumqi metro passed this past Sunday. Riders without valid tickets or who use others' IDs to purchase them face fines of up to 200 yuan ($32 U.S.). The Uighurs are Turkic Muslims, and the government has been trying to ...
The capital of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Urumqi, will implement a real-name policy for its metro system, which will start operating by the end ... a local resident, I hope the security at the metro in our city can match the airport standards," a Urumqi resident surnamed Wei, 28, told the Global Times.

The first subway in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang will soon be open for business – but only for passengers who present their identity cards when buying tickets. The regulations will apply to the new transport network in the regional capital of Urumqi and their introduction comes amid a prolonged ...
In 2017, authorities sent a message across WeChat, a hyper-popular chat program in China, to residents in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang. The message included a QR code for residents to scan and download the JingWang app. As The New York Times has reported, Chinese authorities subject Xinjiang's ...
The new route, also launched Thursday, links Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, Korla City and Ruoqiang County and is operated by China Southern Airlines. (Xinhua/Jiang Wenyao). URUMQI, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region opened its 20th airport, the Ruoqiang ...
BEIJING—HNA Group's Urumqi Airlines has started flying the Embraer E190, an aircraft likely to be well matched to many routes in the sparsely populated territory in far western China where it is based. Seating 104 passengers, the airline's first E190 was initially operated on March 25, flying the 265-km ...
BEIJING: China Southern Airlines has announced to launch regular flights between Urumqi, the capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, and Lahore in June this year. Xu Jianmin, vice sales manager of the company's Xinjiang branch, on Tuesday said that the airline will launch 11 ...
BEIJING - China Southern will launch regular flights between Urumqi, the capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, and the Pakistani city of Lahore in June this year. China Southern Airlines will launch 11 new domestic routes in the region, according to Xu Jianmin, vice sales ...
BEIJING – China Southern Airlines has announced to launch regular flights between Urumqi, the capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, and Lahore in June. The carrier is also planning to launch 11 new domestic routes in the region, according to vice sales manager of the ...
URUMQI, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Airline companies in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region will greatly increase passenger capacity as the summer-autumn aviation season begins. China Southern Airlines will launch 11 new domestic routes in the region, said Xu Jianmin, vice sales manager of company's ...
A Muslim ethnic Uighur woman walks on a street in Urumqi, capital of China's Xinjiang region on July 3, 2010 ahead of the first anniversary of bloody violence that erupted between the region's Muslim ethnic Uighurs and members of China's majority Han ethnicity. (AFP) ...
Urumqi Air, a regional airline controlled by HNA's Hainan Airlines, will receive at least 450 million yuan ($67.6 million) in a capital boost from the investment arm of the local government in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: VCG. HNA Group's struggle to pay off its debts ...
Sporadic violence has rattled the region since July 5, 2009, when indigenous Uighurs, a largely Muslim minority, took to the streets of Urumqi, the regional capital, to protest the murder of fellow Uighurs who worked in the southern Chinese city of Shaoguan. The protests spiraled into a riot, which claimed ...

RFA Uighur Deputy Director Juma's two brother Ahmetjan and Abduqadir were arrested in May 2017, according to news reports. RFA told CPJ that the journalist's family does not know where Ahmetjan is, and that the other brother, Abduqadir, is held at Urumqi No.1 Prison in Miquan County, Urumqi.
A train carrying local tomato sauce products left Urumqi, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, for Naples, Italy, on Monday. The products are expected to arrive at the destination in 25 days via train and ferries, cutting the travel time by half from that via ocean shipping. The China-Europe ...
Following riots in the provincial capital Urumqi in 2009 that left 197 dead, according to official figures, the Chinese government has ramped up security across Xinjiang. Soldiers brandishing assault rifles patrol next to armored cars in the big cities, while the movement of Uighurs in rural areas is severely restricted.
URUMQI, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Thanks to a new freight train service, citizens of Naples, Italy may find it easier to buy commodities produced in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. A train carrying tomato sauce left Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang, for Italy's Naples on Monday morning, the first ...
Imin, whose online writings frequently criticized Chinese government policies in the Uyghur homeland, was also convicted of having called on her web site for a July 5, 2009 demonstration in Xinjiang's capital Urumqi protesting a violent attack weeks earlier against Uyghur migrant workers in China's ...
The Xinhua news agency reported that the plant has an annual production capacity of 50,000 units and the first phase of the assembly plant in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang, will produce GAC's Trumpchi GS4. Yu Jun, president of GAC Motor, said the first phase involved an investment of 1.09 billion yuan ...
Pakistani seafood arrives by air at Urumqi tables ... URUMQI, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- The first batch of seafood imported directly from Pakistan has arrived in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous ... This is the first time Urumqi airport has been allowed to handle fresh goods from Pakistan, said Jian.
In July 2017, Radio Free Asia (RFA) first reported that authorities in the Tianshan district of Urumqi City, the capital of Xinjiang, had issued a notice to residents requesting that all Android phone users in Urumqi download an app called Jingwang Weishi, which translates to “defender of a clean internet” in ...
The Group has newly launched Beijing - Fuzhou - Kota Kinabalu - Fuzhou - Beijing, Hangzhou - Bangkok - Hangzhou, Fuzhou - Phuket - Fuzhou, Xiamen - Phuket - Xiamen, Urumqi - Hangzhou - Urumqi, Urumqi - Nanjing - Urumqi, Urumqi - Shenzhen - Urumqi, Wuhan - Urumqi - Wuhan, Shenyang ...
Deep into the night after the city has quieted down, police officers at the Liudaowan police station in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, are still ... Given the region's high need for counter-terrorism efforts to help safeguard security, police officers in Urumqi are required to arrive at the scene of an ...
Earlier this year, the Tianjin government—represented by Tianjin Bonded Zone Investment Co.—invested CNY400 million ($63.2 million) in Tianjin Airlines. This month, Urumqi Airlines expects to receive at least CNY450 million in investments in the form of land, building, cash or stakes from the Urumqi ...
Hainan Airlines currently operates two weekly flights on Almaty-Beijing, while China Southern has seven weekly flights on Almaty-Urumqi and three to four weekly seasonal flights on Astana-Urumqi. (China Southern is not operating Astana-Urumqi in the current winter schedule; this is the first year that ...
That event, which followed similar unrest in neighboring Chinese-ruled Tibet in 2008, was the sign of a new phase in the Chinese state's quest to control its restive outer regions. The 2009 shutdown was the first large-scale sign of a shift in tactics: the use of technology to control information. "Xinjiang has ...
Nizamidin left Urumqi in 2009, after his family urged him to move to Australia to escape violence soon after major riots in the region's capital, Urumqi, left hundreds of Han Chinese and Uighur people dead. He was involved in the riots in his final year of high school. Nearly a year since Abuourexiti's arrest, ...
Following riots in the provincial capital Urumqi in 2009 that left 197 dead, according to official figures, the Chinese government has ramped up security across Xinjiang. Soldiers brandishing assault rifles patrol next to armored cars in the big cities, while the movement of Uighurs in rural areas is severely restricted.
URUMQI, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Thanks to a new freight train service, citizens of Naples, Italy may find it easier to buy commodities produced in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. A train carrying tomato sauce left Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang, for Italy's Naples on Monday morning, the first ...
Nizamidin left Urumqi in 2009, after his family urged him to move to Australia to escape violence soon after major riots in the region's capital, Urumqi, left hundreds of Han Chinese and Uighur people dead. He was involved in the riots in his final year of high school. Nearly a year since Abuourexiti's arrest, ...
The Xinhua news agency reported that the plant has an annual production capacity of 50,000 units and the first phase of the assembly plant in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang, will produce GAC's Trumpchi GS4. Yu Jun, president of GAC Motor, said the first phase involved an investment of 1.09 billion yuan ...
Pakistani seafood arrives by air at Urumqi tables ... URUMQI, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- The first batch of seafood imported directly from Pakistan has arrived in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous ... This is the first time Urumqi airport has been allowed to handle fresh goods from Pakistan, said Jian.
A prominent Uyghur Islamic scholar has died in Chinese police custody, some 40 days after he was detained in the Xinjiang regional capital Urumqi, overseas Uyghur organizations said on Monday. Muhammad Salih Hajim, 82, died “in custody,” about 40 days after he, his daughter and other relatives were ...
URUMQI, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Local companies and a government department have been punished for harvesting artemia, brine shrimp, in the largest salt lake in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. According to the regional government on Friday, the water conservancy bureau of Bortala ...
URUMQI, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region lifted 317,400 people out of poverty last year, declared regional authorities at the ongoing local parliamentary session Friday. The region has created new job opportunities for 470,000 people, and hired 2.75 million ...
Xinjiang, where the majority of China's 10 million Uighur Muslims live, has seen years of bloodshed, including ethic uprisings, anti-government riots and terrorist attacks targeting civilians. The most deadly recent assaults both occurred in 2014. A car bomb killed 31 in Xinjiang's capital city of Urumqi, and a ...
URUMQI, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- China-Europe freight trains that set off from Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, made a total of 1,164 trips as of the end of 2017. The statistic was announced by Shohrat Zakir, chairman of the regional government, while delivering a ...
URUMQI, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- China's westernmost Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region welcomed a record high of 107 million tourists in 2017, up 32.4 percent year on year. The number was announced by Shohrat Zakir, chairman of the Xinjiang regional government, when he delivered a government work ...
The first freight train from Urumqi, China, to Europe within the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route arrived in Baku, Chinese media reported on January 23. The train, laden with engineering equipment and other goods, left Urumqi on January 19, ran the Alatau pass and arrived in Baku on a ferry ...
China's state surveillance apparatus is trying out a new tool in one of its favourite test beds, the restive region of Xinjiang. The Muslim-dominated villages on China's western frontier are testing facial recognition systems that alert authorities when targeted people venture more than 300 meters (984 feet) ...
URUMQI, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- Natural gas and electricity will become the only heating sources in northwest China's Urumqi City, capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. According to the city's heating bureau, over 19,000 coal-fired heating facilities on the urban fringe will be replaced with clean energy ...
URUMQI, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) -- A total of 1,613 people in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have been held accountable for environmental problems, after a national inspection. Xinjiang was among eight provincial-level regions under a one-month review by the inspection teams dispatched by the central ...
URUMQI, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- More than 21.5 million passengers travelled via the biggest airport in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region last year, a record high. The figure indicated growth of 6.45 percent compared with 2016 at Urumqi International Airport in the regional capital, the ...
URUMQI, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- A snowstorm has caused temporary closure of an airport in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, resulting in cancellation and delay of flights. Due to heavy snow that started at 4 p.m. Wednesday, the airport will be closed until 7:20 a.m. ...
Hainan Airlines currently operates two weekly flights on Almaty-Beijing, while China Southern has seven weekly flights on Almaty-Urumqi and three to four weekly seasonal flights on Astana-Urumqi. (China Southern is not operating Astana-Urumqi in the current winter schedule; this is the first year that ...
That event, which followed similar unrest in neighboring Chinese-ruled Tibet in 2008, was the sign of a new phase in the Chinese state's quest to control its restive outer regions. The 2009 shutdown was the first large-scale sign of a shift in tactics: the use of technology to control information. "Xinjiang has ...


 

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