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'Impossible To Save': Scientists Are Watching China's Glaciers Disappear.

Xinjiang has nearly 20,000 glaciers, half of China's total. They're all receding at a record pace — and will continue to melt, some scientists warn, even if global temperatures stop rising.

- NPR - US

Xinjiang a “Frontline Laboratory for Surveillance”.

Under Party Chief Chen Quanguo, a hardliner who was credited for quelling a wave of unrest in Tibet, Xinjiang is emerging as a “perfect police state,” according to

- China Digital Times - CN

Profit rises for 80% of 75 listed firms.

NEARLY 80 percent of the 75 listed companies which have released their financial reports saw their net profit grow in the first three quarters of the year, according to industry data. Their reports showed that 76 percent of the companies enjoyed increases in net profit in the first nine months from the same period a year ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

The value of Gilgit-Baltistan.

Gilgit-Baltistan is bounded in the north by the Wakhan corridor and the Xinjiang region of China, on the south and south-east by Indian-Occupied Kashmir and on the west by Chitral. The Mintaka Pass is the point where the borders of Pakistan, China, Russia and Afghanistan are linked.The strategic rivalry between the British ...

- - PK

The Human Costs of Controlling Xinjiang.

Beijing has strong incentives to exert control in Xinjiang. The Uyghurs pay the price.

- The Diplomat - US

China: Free Xinjiang 'Political Education' Detainees.

Expand Chinese soldiers participate in an anti-terror drill in Hami, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, July 8, 2017. © 2017 Reuters – The Chinese government should immediately free people held in unlawful political education' centers in Xinjiang and shut them down, Human Rights Watch said today. Since about April ...

- Human Rights Watch - US