- Learn to draw peasant painting
?Photo taken on July 29, 2021 shows peasant painting amateurs paint at the cultural center in Awat County in Aksu Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. In recent days, the cultural center holds training class for peasant painting, attracts 30 amateurs and returning college students to join in, further promotes the passion of the local people to participate in the creation of peasant painting. Photo by Bao Liangting
- Early-maturing wax gourds go on sale
Photo taken on August 2, 2021 shows farmers pick wax gourds at Shisanhu Village in Yuanhucun Town in Hutubi County, NW China’s Xinjiang. At present, 2500 mu of early-maturing wax gourds are ripe. Farmers step up the process of picking and going on sale. In recent years, the county has made active efforts to promote planting cash crops such as black wax gourds that are of short growth cycle, low planting cost, quick and good economy returns, and farmers’ income keeps increasing. (Photo by Ma Guangyuan)
- New highs seen for nation's trade with Northeast Asia
China's foreign trade with Russia and the Republic of Korea is expected to hit new highs this year, driven by enhanced economic integration in Northeast Asia and their complementary goods trade structure, senior government officials said on Friday.
- China's CGTN broadcasts documentary on work, life of Xinjiang people
China Global Television Network (CGTN) on Thursday broadcast a documentary that chronicles the life and work stories of ordinary people in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
- Online seminar held to promote understanding of Xinjiang
An online seminar that brought together more than 100 officials from the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region for exchanges with diplomats and scholars from Kazakhstan wrapped up on Friday.
- Xinjiang nature reserve expects 8,000 endangered Tibetan antelope births
Approximately 8,000 Tibetan antelopes are expected to be born in a nature reserve in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, showing the steady growth in the number of the endangered species in the reserve.
- Xinjiang's Alataw Pass registers 20,000th China-Europe freight train
A freight train loaded with automobiles, clothing and other goods on Monday morning departed from Alataw Pass, a major rail port in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, destined for Malaszewicze in Poland.
- Busy farming season
Busy farming season
- Xinhua Commentary: Xinjiang's progress in human rights smashes lies, rumors
Despite repeated slanders by certain delusional foreign media and politicians, people in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region are enjoying unprecedented human rights progress.
- Embroidery workshop boosts women farmers’ incomes in southern Xinjiang
An embroidery workshop in a village in Yangdaman township, Shule county of Kashgar prefecture in the southern part of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region has helped women farmers boost their incomes by teaching them embroidery skills and offering them jobs.
- Foreign officials, experts hail Xinjiang's progress in human rights
China's newly-issued white paper detailing Xinjiang's progress in protecting human rights reveals the people-centered approach to human rights protection that the Communist Party of China and the Chinese government have upheld for more than 70 years, overseas officials and experts have said.
- Interview: China's white paper on Xinjiang important for knowing real Xinjiang - Jordanian expert
The Chinese white paper on protecting the rights of Xinjiang's ethnic groups provides the international community with a good opportunity to understand the real Xinjiang, a Jordanian expert on the Arab-China relations has said.
- Xinjiang's GDP increases 160 times in 65 years: white paper
The gross domestic product (GDP) of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region increased about 160 times in 65 years, a white paper said Wednesday.
- Xinjiang has highest number of civil airports in China: white paper
Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has seen remarkable improvement in infrastructure building, with the highest number of civil airports in China, a white paper said on Wednesday.
- Xinjiang has 133 key cultural heritage sites under state protection: white paper
There are 133 key cultural heritage sites under state protection in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to a white paper issued by the State Council Information Office Wednesday.
- The grapes of wealth: a glimpse into Xinjiang’s agricultural industries
If Xinjiang ever developed a vineyard rating system, 58-year-old Ablet Yunus’ orchard would be classified as one of the best. Clusters of juicy grapes spread out proudly through his vast plantation, each one bursting with Turpan’s summer sweetness. From bright soulful greens to deep emerald hues, the grapevines are a divine palette for the eyes, bringing a beauty that sprung from seeds blessed with the dazzling sunshine and fertile lands of Turpan.
- “Tianshan Crystallized Sugar Peach” special cargo flight launched in Korla Airport, NW China’s Xinjiang
On the afternoon of July 2, 2021, the Korla Airport, in association with China Eastern Airlines, launched the “Tianshan Crystallized Sugar Peach” special cargo flight, which is the third special cargo flight launched by the Korla Airport after the "Mushy Pulp Tomato" and the "Luntai Little White Apricot".
- First SCODA freight train heads for Tajikistan
The China-SCO Local Economic and Trade Cooperation Demonstration Area, or SCODA, launched its first freight train from Qingdao, Shandong province, to Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Monday.
- E-commerce platforms promote farm produce sales in remote areas thanks to improved transportation
In recent years, China’s e-commerce platforms have played an important role in promoting sales of agricultural products from the country’s previously unreachable regions, helping farmers increase their incomes and boosting rural vitality, thanks to the improved transportation infrastructure.
- Xinjiang’s indigo industry: a rising tech hub on the Belt and Road
Among a display of satin brocades now worn with age, a 2,200-year-old silk arm protector lies quietly in a dusky glass case in Xinjiang Museum. It is a dapple of indigo and gold, with eight Chinese characters woven in perfect harmony. Literally meaning “Five stars rise in the East, benefitting China,” the brocade is a time-honored national treasure and strong evidence of how advanced technologies ensured Xinjiang’s critical position along the ancient Silk Road.
- Lifting the Veil of Perjurers: A Documentary on Investigation into Lies about Xinjiang
Lifting the Veil of Perjurers: A Documentary on Investigation into Lies about Xinjiang
- Xinjiang's electricity transmission volume up 34 pct in H1
Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region transmitted over 59 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of locally generated electricity to other parts of the country in the first half of the year, up 34 percent year on year, according to the Xinjiang Electricity Trading Center.
- Xinjiang's Alataw Pass reports growing China-Europe freight train trips in H1
Alataw Pass, a major rail port in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, registered a record 3,033 China-Europe freight train trips crossing the inland port in the first half of this year, up 41.07 percent year on year, said the local customs.
- New expressway getting Beijing, Urumqi closer
Road trip enthusiasts in China might want to start planning for a journey from Beijing to Urumqi via a newly opened expressway that will allow them to travel to the capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region through the Gobi Desert and across mountains.
- 2nd expressway linking Xinjiang with Beijing fully opens
China's second expressway linking Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region with Beijing fully opened on Wednesday as the fastest passage to link the northeastern, northern and northwestern parts of the nation, the Ministry of Transport said.
- World's longest desert-crossing expressway in full operation
The Beijing-Urumqi Expressway, the longest desert-crossing expressway in the world, fully opened to traffic on Wednesday after the last section of the route in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region was put into operation.
- Artists find inspiration in Xinjiang on two-week tour
A group of artists from China, South Korea, Canada, Belgium, Mongolia and other countries recently finished their journey to Kashgar, Aksu and Urumqi in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.
- New courses, facilities spark Xinjiang students' interest in astronomy
On her way back to the dormitory every night, Li Zixuan usually spends five minutes observing the stars. And every Sunday, she would spend one and a half hours participating in astronomy club activities.
- Across China: Egyptian scientist finds advantageous life in Xinjiang
For Osama Abdalla Abdelshafy Mohamed, an Egyptian scientist who has been living in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region for over four years, one thing has long remained largely unchanged.
- Census of Xinjiang: ethnic minorities rise significantly over past decade
Xinjiang's permanent population reached 25.85 million by October 2020, as the population grew by 4.04 million, 18.52 percent from a decade ago. The population growth rate in the region over the past decade was 13.14 percentage points higher than the country's average. The average annual growth rate was 1.71 percent, which is 1.18 percent point higher than the national average.