Category Archives: Science, Technology and Academic 科技学术

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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Russians Chasing Supposed Chinese Spies

Some Russian commentators on some less cheerful aspects of the “relationship without limits”. Even Putin has hard nationalist critics although I would have thought after Putin took Crimea they would have given him a pass. Last year some Russian nationalists … Continue reading

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2008 Liu Yawei: A John Leighton Stuart to Whom We Can’t Say Farewell

Liu Yawei: A John Leighton Stuart to Whom We Can’t Say Farewell by Liu Yawei June 8, 2022 [Editor’s Note] This article was written in December 2008. In early September 2016, the G20 Summit was held in Hangzhou. In his … Continue reading

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PRC Defense: Starlink Countermeasures

The article translated below from the PRC journal Modern Defense Technology “The Development Status of Starlink and Its Countermeasures” discusses countering a military threat — more precisely military threats enabled by much faster communications — and what capabilities China would … Continue reading

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How Chinese High Tech Can Defend Itself in the USA: the Case of WeChat Users v. U.S. as an Example

Intriguing article on how a Chinese high tech company defended its interests through the U.S. legal system. Having a fair (or at least non-discriminatory — that is maybe unfair, but at least unfair to everybody) is a a great asset … Continue reading

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PRC Foreign Ministry Spokesman AI Software Emulator

A sense of humor can go a long way towards smoothing the contradictions that Chairman Mao noted are the driving force of History. While smoothing contradictions (as opposed to a Trotskyite accentuation of contradictions) may appear reactionary, it has some … 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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Yan Xuetong: Development of the Discipline of International Relations in China

Professor Yan’s article seems to look for inspiration from the history of the development of the hard sciences for the development of “soft sciences” such as International Relations. During the first three decades of the PRC, the social sciences were … Continue reading

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PRC IPR Director: China Begins Building a Strong IPR State

Bolding, italics, bullets and photo inserted in the translated text for clarity. The original text is from Study Times. I found it on the Chinese Communist Party News Network website. China Begins New Journey of Building a Strong Intellectual Property … Continue reading

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2019: Party Discipline Advice: Take History as a Mirror

The Chinese Communist Party’s ideological journal Seeking Truth Qiushi has picked up an article from the dual-hatted Party/State disciplinary organ’s official journal China Discipline and Supervision News. This dual hatted organ disciplinary organ goes by the names of the Chinese … Continue reading

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