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XINJIANG: Through our eyes

In the final episode of our special series, our reporter Han Bin wraps up his journey to Xinjiang, and provides his perspectives, through our lenses and interviews.

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XINJIANG: Cross-border ties at Tacheng

Exploring China’s New Frontier, reporter Han Bin visits the city of Tacheng, on the border with Kazakhstan. He met a Uyghur family whose experience shows why border trade is so important, and what the new initiatives mean for the region.


XINJIANG: Rapper on the cutting edge

Reporter Han Bin profiles a Uyghur rap singer. 30-year-old A-Mac wants to use music as a bridge to overcome prejudice and stereotype. And he does it with a combination of strong rhythm and poetic lyrics… in Mandarin.

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XINJIANG: Protecting ancient art

Two-thousand years ago, the Silk Road was not only a trade route, but a corridor for ideas to flow. For the past 18 years, art historian Ye Mei has been investigating the secrets of murals created when Buddhism flourished in Xinjiang.