Sinkiang


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Sin·kiang

 (sĭn′kyäng′, shĭn′jyäng′)
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Noun1.Sinkiang - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and KazakhstanSinkiang - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
East Turkestan Islamic Movement, East Turkistan Islamic Movement - a group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Uighur, Uigur, Uygur - a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
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China has already investing and implementing more than 25 big projects and building a big China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) at Pakistan's Arabian coast of Gwadar to Kashghar in its western province Sinkiang.
On the other hand, Pakistan authorities who see China as an all-weather friend, have been facilitating customs clearance and other formalities for goods moving from the Chinese regions of Kashgar and Sinkiang to the commercial centres of Pakistan, he said.
China with its fastest economic growth rate of 9%; is developing its southern provinces because its own port is 4500 km away from Sinkiang but Gwader is 2500 km away.
It is known that early Europids occupied parts of central Asia and also moved further eastwards into Sinkiang.
The Taliban from Afghanistan is going to move in and will be forced in to China, Sinkiang and several districts, including India that is the status of intelligence," said Lekhi.
Sinkiang Narat Grassland Resort, a national 5A Scenic Spot, is located in the interior of Mount Tianshan, enjoying the nickname of "Paradise in the World.
The Ambassador also expressed the desire to open new areas of corporation between the two countries, saying that Pakistan had always supported China in its crucial issues such as Taiwan, South China Sea, Tibet and Sinkiang, while also admiring Pakistani support in both regional and international forums.
The Bo Xilai scandal, corruption scandals and ethnic revolts in Sinkiang have hit the legitimacy of the Communist Party and the new Politburo has stressed the need for a code of conduct to govern the actions of Party mandarins.
They fought the Persians to the west, the Uzbegs and Turkis to the north, the Sinkiang tribesmen to the east, and the Baluchis to the south, doggedly holding their mountains, valleys, and plains against all comers.
In Sinkiang, the once-dominant Turkic Uighur people--cousins of the Kazakhs--have swiftly been turned into a minority in their own homeland by Han Chinese settlement, an episode of neo-imperialism that has provoked almost no outrage, even among those inclined to be outraged by almost anything.
Three new routes launched by the airline are a daily service between Beijing and Manzhouli, a daily service between Chengdu and Urumqi and Korla Sinkiang and a three times a week service between Chongqing and Qingdao.
Sinkiang Autonomous Region of China is one of the prevalent areas of hydatidosis.