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Dongguan Grand Mosque
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Dongguan Grand Mosque

The history of Qinghai Moslems can be dated back to the Tang Dynasty more than 1,000 years ago. By the 11th century, hundreds of Arab and Persian merchants had settled in Xining city. Group after group of soldiers from the Western Districts recruited into the Mongol Army were located in Qinghai after 12th century. During Ming and Qing dynasty, many Moslems were shifted from other places for the pro...

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President Xi Visit To Kazakhstan
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President Xi Visit To Kazakhstan

In this lovely mid-summer month when all living things are flourishing, I will be traveling to Kazakhstan at the invitation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. This will be my third visit to your country. I will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) annual summit and the opening ceremony of Expo 2017 Astana. In this connection, I cannot but recall the fond memories of the magnificent Ka...

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The Views of International Leaders On "The Belt and Road"
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The Views of International Leaders On "The Belt and Road"

Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General: The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) can be a very important instrument to meet the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. So I’m expecting to participate in the discussion to see how we can extract the maximum possible value of the Belt and Road Initiative for global inclusive and sustainable development. Multilateralism...

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Kumarajiva and Faxian
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Kumarajiva and Faxian

Kumarajiva (344-413), a native of ancient India, was born in Qiuci in the Western Regions (present-day Kuqa, Xinjiang). Ordained in his childhood Kumarajiva was well-versed in Buddhism and fluent in the Chinese language. In 383, when the former Qin general Lu Guang captured Qiuci, Kumarajiva was captured and sent to the kingdom of Later Liang for detention. In 401, Emperor Yao Xing of Later Qin sen...

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Leitai Han Tomb in Wuwei and the Bronze Galloping Horse
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Leitai Han Tomb in Wuwei and the Bronze Galloping Horse

The Leitai Han Tomb in Wuwei is a large brick-and-stone structure built during the late Eastern Han Dynasty. A total of two hundred and twenty one pieces of relics were unearthed from the tomb including gold, silver, cooper, iron, jade, bone, stone and pottery. Among them there are ninety-nine bronze figurines of honor guards that are exquisitely made, as well as the bronze horse-pulled chariot. On...

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Yugu, an ethnic people in the Western Regions
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Yugu, an ethnic people in the Western Regions

Yugu is an ethnic minority people inhabited in the southern area of the Hexi Corridor in Gansu Province. They are descendents of the monadic Uighurs who roamed around the Orkhon Valley during the Tang Dynasty. In mid-9th century, one branch of the Uighurs moved to the Hexi Corridor in Gansu, known as the “Hexi Uighurs” in history. In the early Ming Dynasty, the Hexi Uighurs gradually moved to t...

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The Niya Ruins and the Ancient Jingjue Kingdom
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The Niya Ruins and the Ancient Jingjue Kingdom

Located in the Taklimakan Desert one hundred and fifty kilometers north of Minfeng County of Khotan. Niya Ruins were first discovered by a British named Stein in 1901. Stein collected a lot of precious relics of the Han Dynasty including documents, pottery, wood carvings, coins and others, causing a sensation of the world’s archaeological community at the time. People were unable to unveil the id...

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Eagle Dance of the Tajiks
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Eagle Dance of the Tajiks

As an ancient people in China, the Tajiks mainly live in Tajik Autonomous County of Taxkorgan County in Kashgar area of Xinjiang. Eagle dance is a traditional folk dance of the Tajik people mainly for self-entertainment. It is usually performed as a pas de deux during festival seasons or evening parties at home. This dance originated from Tajik ancestors’ worship for eagle totem. So the dance mov...

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