China Quietly Extends Its Footprints Deep Into Central Asia

The New York Time explores China’s expanding influence in the former Soviet nations of Central Asia: Chinese officials see Central Asia as a critical frontier for their nation’s energy security, trade expansion, ethnic...

Kyrgyzstan Crisis a Threat to China’s Influence

The Associated Press reports: Bustling trade between China and Kyrgyzstan has slowed to a trickle since deadly violence broke out in Kyrgyzstan, and experts say the crisis could diminish Beijing’s economic clout in the...

Strong Tibet Quake Kills at Least 30 – Xinhua

From Reuters: A magnitude 6.6 earthquake killed at least 30 people in Tibet on Monday with a number of people buried in debris, Xinhua news agency said. The victims were found near the epicentre in Gedar township of Damxung...


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