Urumqi’s Night Market – street food, Xinjiang-style

Sample the atmosphere of Urumqi’s night market just south of Nanhu Lake in the centre of the city. About a kilometre of street snacks, fruit and vege and even an outdoor clothes shop if you want to pick up a bargain. The place is full of atmosphere: music pumping from the shops, sizzling grills, Chinese […]

Sound and Food of Xinjiang’s Hui People

The Hui people make up one of 55 ethnic minority groups living in China. Many of them live in Changji prefecture in Xinjiang. Dominic Swire recently visited to sample the sound and food of the area. . Watch on Youtube or Youku

Food Prices Up – Again

. A new report from the World Bank confirms what many of us already feared: the cost of food is getting higher. And Chinese shoppers are feeling the pinch. Dominic Swire has the report. .