Tag Archives: 腐败

2008: 100 Million Peasant Debit Cards: The Golden Grain Benevolence Card

  One hundred million Chinese peasants will receive the Golden Grain Benevolence Peasant Card 金穗惠农卡 by 2010 so that they can receive directly receive subsidies from the Chinese central government. There is always lots of leakage in government subsidies to … Continue reading

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2009: PRC Magazine Survey Lists Ten Top Chinese Concerns for the Coming Decade

  A People’s Forum magazine survey of academics, cadres and people online: what are the most serious problems China will face over the next decade? The survey allowed multiple responses to questions. I added a few comments in brackets. 调查显示腐败问题突破民众承受底线 The … Continue reading

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2006:Corruption in Chinese Science and Education

6/9/2006 Science  Magazine on Corruption in Chinese Science Science magazine on June 9, 2006 ran a fine article on corruption in Chinese science. Only thing I would add is that the cause of the problem — the top-down system, planned … Continue reading

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PRC Politburo First Ever Property Disclosure

https://www.bannedbook.org/bnews/comments/20170203/653143.html An intriguing article on the  China Banned Book website about the Chinese Communist Party’s Chinese New Year’s Party’s seating arrangement ‘kremlinology’. Further down is even more interesting news. Quoting the February issue of the Hong Kong monthly publication Chaoxun. … Continue reading

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1998 PRC Environment Book “Deep Concerns” by Zheng Yisheng and Qian Yihong Translation Summary

The 1998 book by Zheng Yisheng and Qian Yihong, economists at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, made a deep impression on me twenty years ago when I worked in the Environment, Science and Technology section of U.S. Embassy Beijing. … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Cultural Revolution: A Ten Thousand Character Petition

Following is a full English translation of Zhou Ruijin’s article “Reflections on the Cultural Revolution: A Ten Thousand Character Petition” mentioned in the previous article which also contains the full original Chinese text:  China Constitutionalist Article “Reflections on the Cultural … Continue reading

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Cao Jinqing’s China Along the Yellow River Reading Notes 曹锦清 《黄河边的中国》

  “China Along the Yellow River – A Scholar’s Observations and Meditations on Chinese Rural Society”  Reading Notes for Book One   《黄河边的中国》 作者:曹锦清 出版社:上海文艺出版社 出版日期:2001年1月 ISBN:753212057 Shanghai Wenyi Chubanshe, September 2000 Publication data: Publisher’s website at http://www.slcm.com and email … Continue reading

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