Inner Mongolia

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2025: End Game China – The Balkinization

”Anyone attempting to split China in any part of the country will end in crushed bodies and shattered bones.” – Chinese President Xi Jinping on a state visit to Nepal in Oct 2019. The above statement clearly indicates the nervousness of the Chinese government. As they say, beneath every story; there is another story, and there … Continue reading

Pneumonic Plague is diagnosed in China

Two cases of the fatal and highly infectious illness, which is related to bubonic plague, were found in Beijing, prompting fears of an outbreak. Two people in China were diagnosed with plague, setting off a panic on Tuesday about the potential spread of the highly infectious and fatal disease and prompting China’s government to warn … Continue reading

China can’t kick its coal habit despite Beijing’s big climate pledges

On the coal-rich plains of Inner Mongolia, thick white smoke curls from the huge chimney of a thermal coal power plant which the Chinese Communist Party had pledged to stop constructing two years ago. The huge Mengneng Xilin Thermal Power Plant’s third unit, expected to deliver 700 megawatts of power to China’s north, was ordered … Continue reading

China ‘UFO’ may have been the fourth of China’s midcourse ICBM interception tests

The following is based on a translation of a report in Chinese media: China Review News Agency says in its report that in the evening of May 23, web users in Ningxia, Shaanxi, Inner Mongolia and other provinces witnessed a UFO. Judging by the photos provided by them, its trailing cloud is unique in shape. … Continue reading

China Secretly Conducts Second Flight Test Of New Ultra High-Speed Missile

China recently conducted the second flight test of a new, ultra-high-speed missile that is part of what analysts say is Beijing’s global system of attack weapons capable of striking the United States with nuclear warheads. The latest test of the new hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV) known as Wu-14 took place Aug. 7 at a missile … Continue reading

China’s anti-pollution drive risks running out of gas

A chronic shortage of natural gas is hurting China’s plan to move away from burning coal to heat homes and offices, raising the prospect of more choking air pollution this winter and beyond. The problem is worst in northern China, where air pollution mainly caused by decades of reliance on coal has lowered life expectancy … Continue reading

China’s anti-graft storm begins in earnest

Since Bo Xilai was given the verdict of life imprisonment, China’s mass line campaign has been developing into an anti-corruption campaign. On September 24, Reuters reported that China would audit military officials in a move to fight graft. On September 28, trial of Ding Shumiao was held for giving bribes to Liu Zhijun, former Minister … Continue reading

China to cut coal use and shut polluters in bid to clear the air

China unveiled comprehensive new measures to tackle air pollution on Thursday, with plans to slash coal consumption and close polluting mills, factories and smelters, but experts said implementing the bold targets would be a major challenge. China has been under heavy pressure to address the causes of air pollution after thick, hazardous smog engulfed much … Continue reading

China: DF-21C aircraft carrier killer missiles show their strengh in Gobi Desert

PLA Pictorial: Draw your bow for shooting on a horse in the vast desert, a great general once said. In midsummer, a certain unit of the Second Artillery Corps went fully out with all its equipment to the Gobi Desert. The unit relied on its missile command information system to merge into one exercise the … Continue reading

India-China ties under new Chinese leadership

China, which already has a new party leadership since the Party Congress in November last, will be having a new State leadership from next month. Xi Jinping, who took over as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Chairman of its Central Military Commission (CMC) in November last, will be … Continue reading

China’s bloggers must use real names under proposed law

New legislation governing the internet, which officials claim is aimed at combating online vigilantes and privacy breaches, is proving controversial on the mainland because it will require bloggers and bulletin board users to register using their real names. Many internet users say it is an attempt to further curb freedom of speech and have expressed … Continue reading

Change of guard, but no change in policy; an in-depth analysis from India

It is undeniable that the transfer of power to the fifth generation leadership at the 18th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been smooth and orderly; especially the rule providing for the retirement of cadres above the age of 68 has been adhered to. A Xi Jinping era has indeed begun in China. … Continue reading

Radioactive coal ash from mines near uranium deposits falls on China cities

Huge newly discovered reserves of much-needed uranium are in danger of being destroyed amid a row over digging it up. And as China‘s nuclear and coal sectors battle over the sites where the radioactive heavy metal lies buried, experts say the uranium is accidentally ending up in coal-fired power stations – creating radioactive ash that … Continue reading

China’s bloggers ridicule congress delegates’ sycophantic speeches

Self-important party delegates attending the national congress have become the target of ridicule online on the mainland blogosphere. Some delegates, while discussing a report delivered by party chief Hu Jintao when the congress began on Thursday, were criticised for sycophantic speeches that served to attract attention to themselves, without offering any insight into the country’s … Continue reading

China boasts of ‘world-class’ uranium deposit discovery, but experts wary

SCMP reports: “Nuclear industry experts remain wary of China‘s grand claims for the Inner Mongolia reserve, saying there have been exaggerations in the past “China announced the discovery of a “world-class” uranium deposit in Inner Mongolia yesterday but kept its exact size a secret. “Some nuclear industry experts said the secrecy could be a deliberate … Continue reading

China’s reserve of talented leaders: Hu Chunhua

Hu Chunhua, 49, is regarded as a rising star who may be Xi Jinping’s successor 10 years later. He is now party boss of Inner Mongolia. When he attended NPC (China’s legislature) meeting last March, he showed his populist side by promising to improve the livelihood of the poor. Inner Mongolia is now booming with … Continue reading

China moves long-missing Mongolian dissident to “luxury resort”

China has moved a prominent ethnic Mongolian rights activist to a “luxury resort”, a rights group said on Thursday, in the first account of his whereabouts in more than a year since he was put under house arrest. Hada, who like many ethnic Mongolians in China uses a single name, was tried in China’s vast … Continue reading

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