2022-07-31: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-07-30). US carrier group heads toward Taiwan as Pelosi flies to Asia. wsws.org The carrier group deployment, clearly linked to the threatened visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, greatly heightens the danger of conflict with China.

Tyler Durden (2022-07-30). "Pure Lies": China Contradicts White House On Key Aspect Of Biden-Xi Call. zerohedge.com "Pure Lies": China Contradicts White House On Key Aspect Of Biden-Xi Call | China blasted the White House in a Friday foreign ministry press conference, charging the US administration with lying after a Biden spokesperson said the president raised the issue of Uyghur Muslim genocide and forced labor camps with Xi in their over two-hour Thursday phone call. | The controversy started when White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters soon after the call that Biden "raised genocide and forced labor practices by the [People's Republic of China]," explaining that is something the president "always does…

____ (2022-07-30). Cradle of Civilization: Jiaohe Ruins. ecns.cn Jiaohe Ruins sit in Turpan, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, and cover 37.6 hectares. Dating back to around 2,300 years ago, Jiaohe Ruins is the best-preserved, longest-lasting and largest relics of a clay-built city across the globe. As a fortress atop a steep cliff, the city was built by digging the ground rather than being built up. In 2014, it became part of the Silk Road UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Florence CGTN (2022-07-30). Kuliang families reconnect friendships by exploring history of Guling. america.cgtn.com One of the earliest examples of people-to-people exchanges between China and the U.S. can be found in Guling — a resort area in suburbs of Fuzhou — a city in southeast China's Fujian province. More than a century ago, a community of American expatriates …

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2022-07-28: News Headlines

____ (2022-07-27). China's positive global role underscored. ecns.cn China has played a positive role in avoiding deepening global polarization and a new Cold War against the backdrop of the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the "Indo-Pacific" strategy proposed by the United States, experts said on Tuesday.

____ (2022-07-27). Breathtaking view of Danxia landform in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Aerial view shows the breathtaking Danxia landform in Nuerga Canyon of Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, July 26, 2022.

____ (2022-07-27). China's Xinjiang sustains stable industrial growth in H1. ecns.cn Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region saw the added value of the secondary industry increase by 5 percent year on year in the first half year, with coal, oil and natural gas, and non-metallic mineral products industries as the main driving force.

Editor (2022-07-26). Patrick Lawrence: 21st Century Order. scheerpost.com Railway station constructed in 2013 in Kazandzhik, Turkmenistan, an important crossroad of the Trans-Caspian Railway and North-South Transnational Railway. (Balkan Wiki, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons) | By Patrick Lawrence / At last we were able to read, last week, a New York Times story that concerned the Russians but not the brutal Russians. However, if we are not reading about the brutal Russians and their brutal military and their brutal attacks on civilians in Ukraine, we are obliged to read about…

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2022-07-27: News Headlines

____ (2022-07-27). China's positive global role underscored. ecns.cn China has played a positive role in avoiding deepening global polarization and a new Cold War against the backdrop of the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the "Indo-Pacific" strategy proposed by the United States, experts said on Tuesday.

____ (2022-07-27). China's Xinjiang sustains stable industrial growth in H1. ecns.cn Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region saw the added value of the secondary industry increase by 5 percent year on year in the first half year, with coal, oil and natural gas, and non-metallic mineral products industries as the main driving force.

____ (2022-07-27). Breathtaking view of Danxia landform in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Aerial view shows the breathtaking Danxia landform in Nuerga Canyon of Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, July 26, 2022.

Editor (2022-07-26). Patrick Lawrence: 21st Century Order. scheerpost.com Railway station constructed in 2013 in Kazandzhik, Turkmenistan, an important crossroad of the Trans-Caspian Railway and North-South Transnational Railway. (Balkan Wiki, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons) | By Patrick Lawrence / At last we were able to read, last week, a New York Times story that concerned the Russians but not the brutal Russians. However, if we are not reading about the brutal Russians and their brutal military and their brutal attacks on civilians in Ukraine, we are obliged to read about…

____ (2022-07-26). Direct train to Kashgar set to boost tourism in Xinjiang. ecns.cn The non-stop tourism train from Urumqi to Kashgar arrived in Kashgar on Monday. The line extends 1,453 kilometers and is the only overnight sleeper train operating in Xinjiang.

2022-07-28 01:59 | 21:59 EST | tr | 7 | 0 | 3 | 6 | 0 

2022-07-26: News Headlines

____ (2022-07-26). Direct train to Kashgar set to boost tourism in Xinjiang. ecns.cn The non-stop tourism train from Urumqi to Kashgar arrived in Kashgar on Monday. The line extends 1,453 kilometers and is the only overnight sleeper train operating in Xinjiang.

____ (2022-07-25). Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar wows tourists. ecns.cn "A Date with China" 2022 International Media Tour came to Urumqi in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Friday to visit the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar.

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2022-07-25: News Headlines

____ (2022-07-25). Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar wows tourists. ecns.cn "A Date with China" 2022 International Media Tour came to Urumqi in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Friday to visit the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar.

____ (2022-07-24). Yotkan tourist attraction in Xinjiang opens to public. ecns.cn Yotkan tourist attraction in Hotan, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, opened to the public on Thursday after three years of construction.

2022-07-26 02:30 | 22:30 EST | jz | 4 | 0 | 1 | 2 | 0 

2022-07-24: News Headlines

____ (2022-07-24). Yotkan tourist attraction in Xinjiang opens to public. ecns.cn Yotkan tourist attraction in Hotan, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, opened to the public on Thursday after three years of construction.

_____ (2022-07-23). Dialogue With US 'Is Just For Putting The Noose Around Your Own Neck'. popularresistance.org The front-row seat reservations at the central act of the 43rd anniversary of the Sandinista revolution in Managua, Nicaragua, saw no sign of the international community—a stale euphemism for the US' withering clientele. | Instead, the pantheon of the vaunted multipolar world order took its place: Russia, China, Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, and Bolivia were all represented, as were an assortment of lesser deities, enclaves of resistance, and potential allies: Argentina, Brazil, Angola, Western Sahara, and Palestine, just to mention a few. | The crowd, mostly party youth sprinkled with groups of foreign representa…

2022-07-24 13:29 | 09:29 EST | tr | 4 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 0 

2022-07-22: News Headlines

____ (2022-07-22). Yotkan tourist attraction in Xinjiang opens to public. ecns.cn Yotkan tourist attraction in Hotan, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, opened to the public on Thursday after three years of construction.

Kahlil Wall-Johnson (2022-07-21). Dialogue with US 'Is Just for Putting the Noose Around Your Own Neck,' Says Ortega at 43rd Sandinista Anniversary. orinocotribune.com Managua, July 20, 2022 ( Instead, the pantheon of the vaunted multipolar world order took its place: Russia, China, Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, and Bolivia were all represented, as were an assortment of lesser deities, enclaves of resistance, and potential allies: Argentina, Brazil, Angola, Western Sahara, and Pal…

Benjamin Norton (2022-07-20). Real Debt Trap: Sri Lanka Owes Vast Majority to West, Not to China. towardfreedom.org Sri Lanka owes 81 percent of its external debt to U.S. and European financial institutions and to Western allies, Japan and India. China owns just 10 percent. But Washington blames imaginary "Chinese debt traps" for the nation's crisis, as it considers a 17th IMF structural adjustment program, reports Benjamin Norton.

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2022-07-21: News Headlines

_____ (2022-07-20). Reject CPTPP, Stay out of New Cold War. popularresistance.org Joining or ratifying dubious trade deals is supposed to offer miraculous solutions to recent lackluster economic progress. Such naàØve advocacy is misleading at best, and downright irresponsible, even reckless, at worst. | 'US President Barack Obama's 'pivot to Asia' after his 2012 re-election sought to check China's sustained economic growth and technological progress. Its economic centerpiece was the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). | But the US International Trade Commission (ITC) doubted the Washington-based Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) and other exaggerated claims of significa…

Benjamin Norton (2022-07-20). Real Debt Trap: Sri Lanka Owes Vast Majority to West, Not to China. towardfreedom.org Sri Lanka owes 81 percent of its external debt to U.S. and European financial institutions and to Western allies, Japan and India. China owns just 10 percent. But Washington blames imaginary "Chinese debt traps" for the nation's crisis, as it considers a 17th IMF structural adjustment program, reports Benjamin Norton.

____ (2022-07-20). Xi's visit inspires museum workers. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping's visit to the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum on July 13 has inspired workers at the museum to carry out innovations to ensure that the institution can better tell stories about the region.

____ (2022-07-20). Fresh archaeological excavation starts at Xinjiang Buddhist temple site. ecns.cn Chinese archaeologists began a new round of excavation work in July on Mo'er Temple ruins, a Buddhist site, in Kashgar Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

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