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  1. New Market Research Report: Railway Infrastructure Spending Market in China 2015-2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PR-inside.com

    Fast Market Research announces the availability of Technavio's new report "Railway Infrastructure Spending in China 2015-2019" on their comprehensive research portal. Railway infrastructure spending in China grew by 3.6% in 2014 compared to 3.2% in 2013.

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  2. China jails 45 on terror-related charges in Xinjiang region, 2 for helping people cross into VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Wave

    Chinese courts in the restive, western region of Xinjiang have jailed 45 people on terrorism-related charges, including 18 convicted of organizing illegal border crossings, state-run media reported Thursday. Among them were at least eight people most likely minority Uighur Muslims who were sentenced to prison terms on charges of trying to leave China unlawfully, the official Xinhua News Agency said.

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  3. China jails 45 on terror-related charges in Xinjiang regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Republic

    Chinese courts in the restive, western region of Xinjiang have jailed 45 people on terrorism-related charges, including 18 convicted of organizing illegal border crossings, state-run media reported Thursday. Among them were at least eight people - most likely minority Uighur Muslims - who were sentenced to prison terms on charges of trying to leave China unlawfully, the official Xinhua News Agency said.

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  4. China jails 45 in Xinjiang over terrorism activities and illegal border crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | South China Morning Post

    Those sentenced wanted to create 'holy war', state media reports, but exiled Uygur group says members of the ethnic minority are only seeking refuge from government persecution Police officers stand guard in downtown Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang region, following an explosion in May last year. State media reported 31 people died in the attack.

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  5. 09:20 Clinics of Beijing, Osh agree to exchange doctors, conduct joint surgeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | AkiPress

    Doctors of the Osh Interregional Clinical Hospital visited the cities of Urumqi and Beijing in August at the invitation of the Chinese Consulate General in Osh, the press service of the Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan reports today. Leaderships of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University , Peking University Third Hospital and the Kyrgyz delegates have agreed to cooperate in many areas of medicine, including advanced training, exchange of doctors, joint conferences, diagnostic and surgical operations.

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  6. Xinjiang active in promoting modern Silk Road driveRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | China Daily

    The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has many advantages as a trade and commerce corridor. It occupies a central position in Eurasia, borders eight countries, boasts of 29 land customs ports, and has the Eurasian Land Bridge railway running through it.

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  7. Xinjiang set to lead regional trade boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | China Daily

    The city of Karamay in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region held the 2015 China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Forum on Aug 11. [Photo/Agencies] Being the core of the ancient Silk Road, the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has been nurtured by unity and mutual trust, equality and mutual benefit, inclusiveness and mutual learning, and win-win cooperation, spirits that were at the heart of the historic trade route. President Xi Jinping proposed the Silk Road Economic Belt in September 2013, and in March this year the Chinese government released an action plan to implement the initiative, which intends to make Xinjiang an important window for China's opening-up to the West.

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  8. Alibaba forms Norinco allianceRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Xinhuanet

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd stepped up its moves in the location services sector on Wednesday by joining hands with the biggest military equipment maker in China. The alliance between the e-commerce giant and China North Industries Group Corp, or Norinco, is set to drive the expansion of the home-grown Beidou Satellite Navigation System which is starting to threaten the worldwide dominance of the United States-owned Global Positioning System.

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  9. CPJ: RFA Reporter's Brother to Face TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | China Digital Times

    The brother of Shohret Hoshur, a journalist for Radio Free Asia's Uyghur service, is scheduled to go on trial tomorrow in Urumqi. The Committee to Protect Journalists reports: After several false start dates , the trial of Rexim Hoshur, the brother of Shohret Hoshur , a Radio Free Asia reporter based in Washington, is now scheduled to start on Wednesday in Urumqi, the capital of China's predominantly Muslim Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

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  10. CPEC International Forum held in China...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Islamabad : The first ever International Forum on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor was very successful as it brought together for the first time, parliamentarians from major political parties and all the provinces of Pakistan, policy makers, journalists and heads of important national organisations like, the FWO and the NLC at one platform. This was stated by Senator Mushahid Hussain, who is Chairman of the Senate Defence Committee and Co-chair of the Joint Pakistan China think-tank, Research and Development International , while talking to the media here on Monday.

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  11. Woman Becomes Pregnant Thirteen Times to Avoid JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Weird Asia News

    What would you do to escape a judge's sentence that you should spend the rest of your life in jail? A woman named Zeng, from Urumqi, China, decided that she would keep becoming pregnant to avoid serving her time in prison. Finally, after ten years, Zeng's delaying tactics have faltered and she is behind bars.

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  12. China Focus: Growing opportunities along China-Pakistan economic corridorRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | Xinhuanet

    Pakistan i businessman Shah Hussain recently cleared customs to ship 2,000 Chinese mobile phones through the Khunjerab Pass in west China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. He'll bring the China-made mobile phones back to his store in his hometown Gilgit, more than 300 kilometers from the pass.

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  13. Chinese woman got pregnant 13 times in 10 years to avoid jail termRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Indian Express

    A woman sentenced to life imprisonment for corruption in China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region evaded prison for ten years by getting pregnant 13 times before she was finally sent to jail by a court. On October 17, 2005, Zeng was sentenced to life imprisonment by Urumqi Intermediate People's Court.

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  14. The Silky Way, Chapter 3Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Transworld

    Departing the vibrance of Xi'an's embrace and charisma, it was time to step out of the illustrious ancient capital and hop aboard for a 30-hour train ride to Urumqi in the northwest province of Xinjiang. Change was very apparent as Daniel Pannemann, Taylor Nawrocki, Barney Page, Vladik Scholz, James Capps, Patrik Wallner, Tommy Zhao, and Mike O'Meally found themselves trundling through a new and somewhat frozen and barren region.

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  15. Chinese woman gets herself pregnant 14 TIMES in ten years to avoid jail sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Daily Mail

    A woman from Urumqi, northwest China has avoided jail for ten years by getting pregnant 14 times in the course of a decade. The woman, known only as Zeng, was sentenced to life imprisonment for corruption by Urumqi Intermediate People's Court ten years ago.

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  16. 2015 Eurasia Commodity and Trade Expo held in China's XinjiangRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Xinhuanet

    Visitors taste wine exhibited in 2015 Eurasia Commodity and Trade Expo in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 13, 2015. A total of 824 companies from 46 countries and regions showcase their products at the five-day event which kicked off on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

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  17. 13:09 Kazakhstan, China sign agreement on tourism cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | AkiPress

    Travel agencies of Altay prefecture of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and East Kazakhstan region signed a framework agreement on Wednesday on cooperation in tourism sector. The agreement was reached during the third international forum in Urumqi on economic cooperation among the states located in the subregion of the Altai Mountains within the Silk Road Economic Belt.

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  18. Xinjiang commodity expo draws 20,000 businessesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Xinhuanet

    The 2015 Eurasia Commodity and Trade Expo opened Wednesday in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, drawing more than 20,000 businesses from 40 countries and regions. The expo is held alternating years with the China-Eurasia Expo, focusing on commodity exhibitions and trade, with fewer meetings and forums.

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  19. China holds forum on China-Pakistan Economic CorridorRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Xinhuanet

    Northwest China's Xinjiang held a forum Tuesday to discuss cooperation on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor , a major project in China's Belt and Road Initiative. More than 300 officials and delegates from companies, think tanks and social organizations of the two countries attended the first China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Forum held in the oil-rich city of Karamay.

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  20. Underground desert aquifers could hold missing carbonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Raw Story

    The El Nino phenomenon, associated with drought conditions in Australia, can cause havoc for farmers and global agricultural markets, hitting economies heavily dependent on the land Here's what we know: Carbon dioxide is building up in the atmosphere as the result of manmade emissions, trapping more and more heat and warming the planet. Here's what we're still working on: Of the excess CO2 that doesn't stick around in the atmosphere - about 60 percent of it - exactly how much gets pulled into various so-called carbon sinks, such as the world's oceans and forests, and where exactly the main sinks are located.

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