Urumqi

Type: City
Name: Urumqi
Country: China
Latitude: 43.799999
Longitude: 87.580002
population: 1,508,225
First reported 36 mins ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 1 reports

A year without internet in Xinjiang

A chef in Xinjiang during a video chat with a netizen in Nanjing about cooking techniques, April 2011. (Photo/Xinhua)On July 5, 2009, rock-flinging and knife-wielding thugs looted shops, torched vehicles, killed nearly 200 people and injured another 1,700 ... [Published Want China Times - 36 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Cultural Hotpot

CHINA - Vast is the word most people use to describe Xinjiang.One-sixth the size of China and with a population of only 23 million, Xinjiang borders several countries on China's north-western frontier.From Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan to the ... [Published Relax.com.sg - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Xinjiang braces for April snow

Heavy snow falls in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang uygur Autonomous Region on April 23, 2014. The lowest temperature reached minus 3 degrees Celsius. Instead of enjoying the warm spring weather, people in Urumqi found themselves being thrown ... [Published People.com.cn - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Urumqi, China
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

Police seize 400 replica guns, 230,000 bullets in Urumqi

Gansu police officers display replica guns they confiscated in a separate raid, November 3, 2011. (File photo/CNS)Police seized 400 replica guns and 230,000 bullets from a store at a wholesale market in Urumqi in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in ... [Published Want China Times - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 4 reports

XINHUA - 1st LD-Writethru-China Focus: Xinjiang zone to protect threatened glacier

1st LD-Writethru-China Focus: Xinjiang zone to protect threatened glacierContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.URUMQI, April 23 (Xinhua) -- A protected area will be marked out in an attempt to arrest the shrinking of Glacier No. 1 in the Tianshan Mountains of ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

China Southern June/July 2014 Urumqi – Taipei Operational Aircraft Changes

China Southern from 12JUN14 to 08JUL14 is temporary increasing capacity on Urumqi – Taipei Taoyuan service, which sees Boeing 777-200 aircraft operates this 3 weekly flight, replacing Boeing 757.CZ639 URC1755 – 2315TPE 777 46CZ639 URC1800 – 2315TPE 777 ... [Published Routes Online - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Urumqi, Taipei, China, B757, Taoyuan
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Xinjiang train services resume as gales weaken

URUMQI, April 23 (Xinhua) -- Train services in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have resumed on Wednesday afternoon after gales forced some suspensions in the region, local authorities saidService on the Lanxin Railway linking Xinjiang ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Internet's off switch

, China achieved a fully functional connection to the Internet, becoming the 77th country to access the Web.While the Internet has made a significant contribution to the country's economic and social development ever since, risks posed by the rapidly ... [Published Global Times - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Xinjiang experiences extreme weather

A visitor takes photo of heavy snow in Urumqi, the capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, April 23, 2014. [Photo by Chen ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Urumqi, China
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Snowfall hits NW China's Xinjiang

Motorcars move slowly amid snowfall in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, April 23, 2014. A snowfall hit the city on April 23 and the local meteorological bureau has issued a yellow alert for blizzard. (Xinhua/Wu Z ... [Published Ecns.cn - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Improve combat training for Xinjiang police

Police in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China need more realistic combat training in tackling terrorists, the country’s public security minister has said.Better strategies to prevent and deal with terror attacks are required to ensure ... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

China deploying more armed police after mass knife attack

BEIJING — China is deploying more armed police across the country to respond to emergencies and combat violent crime following a recent deadly mass knife attack blamed on Xinjiang separatists, the China Daily newspaper reported yesterday.Police officers ... [Published Today Online - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Police, Kunming, China

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Some parents became strong advocates of the "no internet" policy. A middle-aged woman recalled that time as simple and calm. "I did not have to worry about my son's net addiction" she said, adding that her son was more willing to participate in outdoor activities
"The protected area, though not the same as a nature reserve, is still huge step forward for the protection of the glacier" said Zhao, adding a clear definition of the protected area will enable local governments to implement policies more decisively within the designated...
"The notice on the website is a more detailed regulation based on a previous notice from public security authorities" an official from the local commission of legal and political affairs told the Global Times on condition of anonymity
The tragic incident in Aksu formed part of the background for a conference of exiled Uighurs. The event was held under the title "Silenced Crimes Against Humanity: Enforced Disappearances, Arbitrary Arrests, and Extra-judicial Killings of Uyghurs in China."

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A year without internet in Xinjiang [Published Want China Times - 36 mins ago]
Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus from ... [Published PLoS medicine - 4 hours ago]
Cultural Hotpot [Published Relax.com.sg - 14 hours ago]
·Xinjiang and Chelyabinsk co-construct 10-milli... [Published Tianshannet - 16 hours ago]
Xinjiang braces for April snow [Published People.com.cn - 20 hours ago]
I sold out to China [Published Aeon Magazine - 22 hours ago]
Police seize 400 replica guns, 230,000 bullets ... [Published Want China Times - Apr 24 2014]
XINHUA - 1st LD-Writethru-China Focus: Xinjiang... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 23 2014]
China Southern June/July 2014 Urumqi – Taipei O... [Published Routes Online - Apr 23 2014]
Xinjiang zone to protect threatened glacier [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 23 2014]
Xinjiang county awards 50,000 yuan for tip-offs [Published Global Times - Apr 23 2014]
Yingan Airlines takes off [Published MRO Network - Apr 23 2014]
Xinjiang train services resume as gales weaken [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 23 2014]
·Super old snap brings the forecasted snow , sw... [Published Tianshannet - Apr 23 2014]
XINHUA - Xinjiang reserve to protect threatened... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 23 2014]
The Internet's off switch [Published Global Times - Apr 23 2014]
Xinjiang reserve to protect threatened glacier [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 23 2014]
Xinjiang experiences extreme weather [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
Xinjiang police seize replica weapon cache [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
Strong gales suspend train service in Xinjiang [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 23 2014]
Snowfall hits NW China's Xinjiang [Published Ecns.cn - Apr 23 2014]
Snow brings chill to Urumqi [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 23 2014]
Improve combat training for Xinjiang police [Published China.org.cn - Apr 23 2014]
China deploying more armed police after mass kn... [Published Today Online - Apr 23 2014]
The Perils of Going Online in Xinjiang [Published China Digital Times - Apr 23 2014]
Minister: Improve combat training for Xinjiang ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Apr 22 2014]
Xinjiang police seize replica weapon cache [Published Global Times - Apr 22 2014]
Life on the margins for China's Uighur minority [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 22 2014]
Fuzhou Airlines to launch in October [Published Travel Daily Media - Apr 22 2014]
Xinjiang police seize 400 imitation guns 230000... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
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China: Melting snow causes 700 in disaster in X... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 22 2014]
Source: XinhuaCountry: China URUMQI, March 22 (Xinhua) -- Melting snow in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has brought misery to over 700 people, according to government authorities on Saturday. Since early March, floods, landslides ...
Afghanistan: as China forges new alliances, a n... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 18 2014]
A common interest in central Asia over Uighur and Taliban militancy is bringing together Beijing and the United States As the disappearance of flight MH370 dominated the headlines across China, a party of senior US officials and AfPak experts arrived ...
China detains Uighur AIDS activist amid crackdown [Published The Malaysian Insider - Mar 10 2014]
China has arrested a Uighur AIDS activist for endangering national security, a health advocacy group said, in the latest sign of the government's crackdown in the troubled far western region of Xinjiang, home to the largely Muslim Uighur people.Akbar ...
Ethnic Tension Spreads in China [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Mar 03 2014]
Armed paramilitary policemen patrol near the Kunming Railway Station Sunday. Pic: AP In what local authorities are calling “an organized, premeditated violent terrorist attack,” 10 assailants dressed in black and wielding long knives stormed the train ...
Separatists behind bloody machete terrorist att... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 02 2014]
Authorities on Sunday blamed a slashing rampage that killed 29 people and wounded 143 at a train station in southern China on separatists from the country’s far west, while local residents said government crackdowns had taken their toll on the alleged ...
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