Category Archives: Economy 经济

2022: PRC Demographer Yuan Xin: Low Fertility Challenge Calls for Policy Response

See also related translations: 2022: PRC Fertility: Cash Short and Child Poor? 2021: PRC Analysts: Population Aging, Declining Fertility Make PRC Family/Fertility Policy Change Imperative 2021: Private Out, State Further “In” as Chinese Education Focuses on the Family 2021: Liang Jianzhang: Too Many … Continue reading

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2020: Chinese on US vs. PRC Economy, Science, Education, Outlook for Bilateral Relations

Today I came across this set of three articles comparing the US and China in various dimensions and considering the outlook for bilateral relations. These three articles are translated below. Comparing US and PRC Statistical Indicators Re-conceptualization of Sino-US Relations … Continue reading

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2022: Wang Jisi: Has the U.S. Really Declined? Chinese Need to Have a Clear Understanding About This

Has the U.S. Really Declined? Chinese Need to Have a Clear Understanding About This May 14, 2022 | Source: Culture Vertical | Reads: 644 王缉思: 美国到底有没有衰落? 中国人应有清醒认识 Keywords: Belt and Road Global Governance Country Studies Geopolitics [Introduction] In recent years, … Continue reading

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2022 Transcript: Li Keqiang at Special Economy Stabilization Conference

This transcript circulated online the day of the May 25th special conference on stabilizing the Chinese economy. It appears to be authentic. It gets much more into detail than the vague summaries of important conferences than the Xinhua press agency … Continue reading

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2022: Secretary Xi on Issues for China’s Development

Released now, part of the full text of Xi Jinping’s speech last December on economic development. A patern seen over and over is that major speeches seem to come out first as summaries and only later, perhaps after a process … Continue reading

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2022: Rural Shanghai: Drones Help Block Virus, Party Committee Ensures Seedling Deliveries

Aerial + ground” full coverage, Shanghai suburban township with drones weave a rural epidemic prevention and control network 空中+地面”全覆盖,沪郊小镇用无人机织密乡村疫情防控网 May 12, 2022 “Please wear masks, stay two meters apart for safety!” “Please don’t move around so much. Do not go … Continue reading

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Rightist Memoir XXI: The Privileged

You can read the first thirty pages of my translation of Kong Lingping’s Blood Chronicle and links to previously posted installments of Kong’s memoir Blood Chronicles 血纪 Previous installment: Rightist Memoir XX: Lin Biao’s Flight and Aftermath from Kong Lingping’s “Bloody Chronicles” 8.3 Privileged … Continue reading

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Why Does Central Document #1 Still Stress Food Security?

Food security is always a concern in China, a 1.3 billion population country that still remembers the bad economic and agricultural policy-induced famine that killed upwards of 30 million Chinese during 1959-1961. In the mid 1990s, many Chinese experts shared … Continue reading

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PRC Supreme People’s Court: Court Protects IPR and High Tech Development

Foreign high tech firms, like their Chinese counterparts, often worry about losing their tech edge to Chinese pirates. When I worked in the S&T section of US Embassy Beijing during the late 1990s, a Chinese game maker told me his … Continue reading

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2022: Model Prosecutor on Shanghai Securities Market Manipulation

Jean Christopher Mittelstaedt @jcmittelstaedt of Oxford University’s China Centre recommended this article on securities fraud in the February 14, 2022 issue of Procuratorate Daily 检查日报 by seasoned Shanghai prosector Ma Weiwei. When I looked up the author Ma Weiwei, I … Continue reading

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