Ningxia’s Yinchuan Musuem of Contemporary Art has removed the work of artist-activist Ai...
by Josh Rudolph | May 16, 2016
As members of the predominately Muslim Uighur ethnic minority have found increased restrictions on...
by Anne Henochowicz | Apr 18, 2012
The promotion of “social stability” is one of the core tenets of Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao’s...
by Paulina Hartono | Jan 18, 2011
One aspect of the 12th Five-Year Plan may include the relocation of 350,000 people from Ningxia Hui autonomous region. From China Daily: More than 350,000 people living in poor areas in Northwest China’s Ningxia Hui...
by Liu Yong | Jul 2, 2009
From Economic Observer Online: With encouragement from the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC), Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region is set to take the lead in trialling Islamic financial services in China. If the pilot project...
by Liu Yong | Oct 17, 2008
From AP: The death toll from an explosion at a mine in northwestern China rose to 16 on Friday after rescuers found four more bodies, a state news agency said. Workers were using more than two tons of dynamite to blast away rock...
by Kate Zhao | Dec 16, 2007
The BBC looks at the hardships of a farming family in Ningxia: The dry crumbly loess is shaped by occasional rains into fantastic gorges and spectacular cliffs. And the ingenious Chinese, always short of farmland, have spent generations slicing terraces out of the fragile mountains by hand, making tier above tier of land cultivable to […]
by Wu Nan | Oct 7, 2007
Via 24 hours Online, summarized and translated by CDT. View also the slide show of what Laohu Miao has seen along the Great Wall: On December 1, 2006 the State Council passed “the Great Wall Protection Ordinance”[150 State Council executive meeting], the first chapter of which holds the potential for hidden dangers to the protection […]
by Wu Nan | Mar 17, 2007
From China Daily: Li Yan, a 28-year-old terminal cancer patient, has been in the spotlight lately after popular CCTV investigative news anchor woman Chai Jing posted a message from her, conveying Li’s wish that the NPC (National People’s Congress), which is convening for the annual session, considers a draft on peaceful death, or euthanasia. Li, […]
Li Yan Case Sparks Nationwide Debate in China Over “Peaceful Death” and Euthanasia – David Bandurski
by Sophia Cao | Mar 14, 2007
From China Media Project: The story of a 28 year-old woman from China’s northern Ningxia Autonomous Region suffering from terminal cancer has sparked a nationwide debate in China over death and euthanasia, in a case that recalls but bears marked differences with the 2005 case of Terry Schiavo in the United States. Chinese media have […]
by Sophie Beach | Jun 25, 2006
From The Times of India: As part of a silent revolution in China, Muslim women are leading prayers, something considered unthinkable in Islamic countries. Wuzhong has the highest concentration of female imams in China. Over 20 of them lead prayers and advise women on religious affairs in this predominantly Muslim town. [Full text] To read […]
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