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Xinjiang casts uncertainty over the Belt and Road Initiative

Xinjiang casts uncertainty over the Belt and Road Initiative

Author: Wei Shan, NUS East Asia Institute Xinjiang is China’s bridge to Central Asian, Middle Eastern and European markets, placing it at the heart of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). It is the largest logistical centre among the BRI countries. Of the six planned BRI economic corridors, three will ...

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Indonesian media praise development achievements in Xinjiang – Xinhua | English.news.cn

JAKARTA, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) — The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China has scored great achievements in its social and economic development, especially in infrastructure construction, tourism and social diversity, Indonesian media reported. Xinjiang‘s successful experiences are worth learning and there is great potential for Indonesia and China to ...

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Tourism soars in Xinjiang’s Uygur region | Article

Tourism soars in Xinjiang's Uygur region | Article

Taxkorgan, a border county in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has seen a growing number of tourists in recent years who have come for its unique folk culture and splendid plateau scenery, Xinhua reported. The county of Taxkorgan, which borders Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan, is the only Tajik autonomous county ...

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China promotes tourism in Xinjiang while Muslims are locked up | Article

China promotes tourism in Xinjiang while Muslims are locked up | Article

From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps. The government has rounded up an estimated one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim Turkic-speaking minorities ...

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Stability benefits Xinjiang tourism, business

Stability benefits Xinjiang tourism, business

Villagers use mobile stalls to sell food, beverage and other products in Tagelake village, Wensu county, Aksu. Photo: Yang Ruoyu/GT The simultaneous kickoff of the cultural and tourism festival and the 2019 Taklimakan Rally in Jinlan square of Aksu Prefecture, Northwest China‘s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has been a boon ...

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On the Silk Route trail

Moored to the banks of the Dal lake in Srinagar, ‘New Shahenshah’ is not a fancy houseboat. An immersion rod hisses in a makeshift washroom set up on a wooden plank outside the houseboat. Tourists Roman, 47, a Russian plumber, and Anne, 31, a German nurse, are looking forward to ...

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