Monthly Archives: February 2021

Xu Yongyue on Early 90’s PRC Party Power Struggles

A few days ago, I ran across this unsigned Radio Free Asia commentary that quoted anonymous Chinese Communist Party insiders. Anonymous commentaries, while common on social media, are less common in mainstream media that Radio Free Asia would model itself … Continue reading

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2010: Tibet — From Patriotic Education to Building Long-term Monastery Management Mechanisms

 Here is a translation of 2010 article from the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Party School Professor Gong Xuezeng on how to bring Tibetan monks and nuns who follow the Dalai Lama under control. Explains monastery control methods implemented over past … Continue reading

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Kong Lingping’s Memoir: Political Prisoners “Searching for the Light” at the Close of The Cultural Revolution

Here is another passage from the long (920 pages in Chinese) memoir Bloody Chronicles from long-time (22 years) rightist slave labor camp prisoner Kong Lingping 孔令平. In 2010 Kong’s Hong Kong publisher sent me copies of his books. By that … Continue reading

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China’s Diplomacy: How Many Kinds of Major and Minor Partner “Relations” 夥伴關係 Does China Have?

February 2021 Update: The classification/pecking order of China’s bilateral relationships is regularly discussed online. Article authors might be anonymous. However, since the classification depends on how a a bilateral relationship is classified in official PRC media, the country classifications are … Continue reading

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2006: The Chinese on Chinese Science – Four Books

The Influence of Chinese Science [Zhongguo Kexue de Yingxiangli], edited by SunChengquan, Xiao Xiantao. Kexue Chubanshe, Beijing, April 2005. ISBN 7-03-015100-3The Influence of Chinese Science is a 380-page study by the Chinese Academy ofScience based primarily on the Science Citation … Continue reading

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2006: Chinese Economist Mao Yushi on his Trip to the US

U.S. Travel Diary: My Personal Experience with the Harmonious Society The number one article on the big Chinese blog website http://www.blogchina.com/ today August 22, 2006 http://column.bokee.com/169709.html is an account by Chinese traveler Mao Yushi 茅于轼 with American society during a … Continue reading

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2011: How to Write for PRC Party/Government Internal Confidential News System

This 2011 article on writing for internal confidential Party and government bulletins and reports gives insights into the characteristics Communist Party’s internal information system (many Chinese journalists write for both the internal reference (neican 内参) information reports and for the … Continue reading

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