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.
Chinese flag featuring misaligned stars at the Rio Olympics gets netizens talking and fingers pointing
The Chinese consulate blamed the flag manufacturer for an error that showed the emblem's four smaller stars failing to twist properly around the larger star. State media blamed the Brazilian authorities for the mistake, who in turn noted that all of the flags were approved by national Olympic committees.
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