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PRC Governance: Proverb and Policy — Policies Above, Countermeasures Below

Articles from the Baidu online encyclopedia sometimes provide intriguing refractions of social reality and the difficulty the PRC Party and the PRC state have in implementing Central Committee and central government policies in measures in their vast, complex and surprisingly … 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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A PLA Perspective on Civil Service Compensation and Military Retirement Options

Anonymous articles, apparently written from the perspective of a serving PLA officer on changes in the PRC civil service system, especially outside the capital, where the local authorities have the authority to set additional bonuses that can be set for … Continue reading

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2022: PRC Fertility: Cash Short and Child Poor?

See also related translations here: PRC Analysts: Population Aging, Declining Fertility Make PRC Family/Fertility Policy Change Imperative Private Out, State Further “In” as Chinese Education Focuses on the Family 2005: PRC Birth Enforcement Planning Regulations Dial Back Overly Aggressive Enforcement Liang Jianzhang: Too … Continue reading

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Secretary Xi: China’s Determination to Achieve Still Greater Openness will not Change

[Chinese Communist Party ideological journal] Seeking Truth commentator: China’s Determination to Achieve Still Greater Openness will not Change Source:Seeking Truth Network 求是网 Author:Seeking Truth Net Commentator 2021-11-06 10:42:10 http://www.qstheory.cn/wp/2021-11/06/c_1128037461.htm   On the evening of November 4, 2021, General Secretary Xi Jinping … Continue reading

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2021: PRC Researcher on President Biden’s China Experts 中国通

Just out on the aisixiang website in China is Chinese USA analyst Xie Hui presenting her views on President Biden’s China Experts [zhongguo tong 中国通] and on their policy orientation based on their publications over the past several months, recent … Continue reading

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Late 1990s Reading Notes: PRC Scholars on Xinjiang

While working in the US Embassy Beijing Environment, Science and Technology Section in the late 1990s, I collected some books on Xinjiang. I went on a ten-day trip there in 1997 planning to do a report on desertification and implementation … Continue reading

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2003: Kunming City Religious Affairs Bureau 2003 Report to the Kunming City People’s Congress on Religious Affairs Enforcement Work and Problems

Here is a translation I did when I worked at the U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu after a visit to Kunming. I found this document on a government website and added some photos I took during the Kuming trip. Report … Continue reading

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1990s: PRC Scholars on Xinjiang — Analysis and Policy Recommendations

Here are some reading notes I made while working in the U.S. Embassy Beijing Environment, Science and Technology Section (1996 – 2001). These I have copied from the old U.S. Embassy Beijing website preserved on the Internet Archive. Here I … Continue reading

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The “Oh How did we go wrong?” Question

However Did Our China Crystal Balls Fail Us? I have been noticing some people asking the question “How did we get China wrong?” My thinking is that engagement by western people and western government with Chinese people has been very … Continue reading

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