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Redevelopment ends life of grime for families

[ 2015-10-09 07:40 ]

From an early age, Kerim Abiliz's family chores included shuttling back and forth to collect water from a public tap a few miles from his home. The two buckets of water, which Kerim carried on the ends of a pole balanced across his shoulders, usually lasted his family two or three days.

Xinjiang's GRP grows 115-fold from 1955: report

[ 2015-09-24 11:51 ]

A white paper on ethnic equality, unity and development in Xinjiang revealed that the gross regional product (GRP) of the region in 2014 marked a growth of over 115-fold from that in 1955.

Businesses on a new journey to the west

[ 2015-09-18 07:42 ]

Xu Fenglin fell in love with Kashgar the moment he arrived in 2012. "I immediately began persuading my family to move here with me, and we are now officially residents," he said.

The ancient city takes a new route along the Silk Road

[ 2015-09-18 07:42 ]

The old trading post in China undergoes a renovation program that aims to preserve its history while reaching out to the present.

Sands of time shifting for desert community

[ 2015-09-11 07:39 ]

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of special reports to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Railway line brings new life and opportunities to SW Tibet

[ 2015-08-14 16:45 ]

Kalzang Tsetan's family business has been benefiting from the opening of the Lhasa-Xigaze railway.

Xinjiang eyes tourist boom with new airport

[ 2015-08-02 09:12 ]

A new airport has opened in Altay Prefecture of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Dead cities' new lives

[ 2015-07-22 08:11 ]

The Easter Bunny shows how the reincarnation of Turpan's ghost towns as international attractions evoke multiculturalism's merits, which propelled their prominence-and the perils of intolerance, which forced their falls.

Forester helps turn mountains green

[ 2015-07-13 14:52 ]

Xu Xiuqi could barely contain his sense of pride as he looked toward a mountain scattered with saplings near Altay in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Xinjiang economy forms closer international ties under new Silk Road

[ 2015-07-11 15:19 ]

China's far western Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is becoming better connected with the international community after the implementation of the Silk Road Economic Belt.

Xinjiang boosts employment in impoverished areas

[ 2015-07-11 13:23 ]

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has launched 794 projects to boost employment in its impoverished rural areas this year.

Bearing witness to a changing Xinjiang

[ 2015-07-07 14:42 ]

We trace the changes through the eyes of five individuals on the occasion of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region's 60th anniversary.

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