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Xinjiang a land of untold contradictions

By David Barry

The Xinjiang, autonomous Chinese province will be next week at the center of a march in Brussels, the declared goal of the organizers will be to bring at the public opinion attention the human rights situation in the region. 654 kata lagi

EU-ASIA

Urumqi, China (part 2)

So about two years ago, when I was living in Foshan, China, I had a friend teaching in Kazakhstan. This of course meant that I had to go visit him, but as one might suspect, there aren’t too many direct flights from southern China to the largest city in Kazakhstan, which also isn’t the capital. 1.564 kata lagi

Travel

Urumqi, China (part 1)

So about two years ago, when I was living in Foshan, China, I had a friend teaching in Kazakhstan. This of course meant that I had to go visit him, but as one might suspect, there aren’t too many direct flights from southern China to the largest city in Kazakhstan, which also isn’t the capital. 1.328 kata lagi

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DNA Reveals These Red-Haired Chinese Mummies Come From Europe And Asia

Within a nondescript Bronze Age cemetery first discovered by Swedish archaeologists in 1934 and rediscovered by the Xinjiang Archaeological Institute in 2000, researchers have found the oldest and best-preserved mummies in the  793 kata lagi

Research

'Go West': China's western development strategy

The ‘Western Development Strategy’ – covering 6 provinces (Yunnan, Gansu, Sichuan, Guizhou, Qinghai, and Shaanxi), 5 autonomous regions (Ningxia, Tibet, and Xinjiang), and 1 provincial level municipality (Chongqing) – was passed in March 1999, and was the first central government-directed development program for the western region, aiming to redress regional inequalities. 439 kata lagi

MAGNITUDE 5.2 SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA

https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=658005

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Depth: 2 km

Distances: 287 km S of Urunchi, China / pop: 1,509,000 / local time: 21:07:56.4 2018-04-05

153 km SE of Korla, China / pop: 180,000 / local time: 21:07:56.4 2018-04-05

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MAGNITUDE 5.1 SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA

https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=657643

Subject to change

Depth: 50 km

Distances: 347 km S of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan / pop: 900,000 / local time: 14:14:44.1 2018-04-03

165 km SE of Osh, Kyrgyzstan / pop: 200,000 / local time: 14:14:44.1 2018-04-03… 10 kata lagi

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