Since 1949, the demographics of Xinjiang have shifted dramatically as the Han population rose from 4 percent of the total to 42 percent, on par with the region's Uighur group. A new book and recent exhibition at the Australian National University delved into the lives of the settlers on China's far western edge.
China’s promise to build Zimbabwe’s new parliament building is part of a longstanding diplomatic practice in Africa
China funded public buildings in the early years of its diplomatic engagement with Africa as a friendly gesture, and the trend is back with recent projects in Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Zambia and Mozambique, among other places.
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