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2020: Tsinghua U Public Emergency Response Plan

With the outbreak of student protests across China about Covid lockdowns and other grievances, many Chinese universities must be dusting off their emergency plans. The 2020 Tsinghua University plan translated below is one such plan. Some of these plans address … Continue reading

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2021: Teaching “Leadership of the Communist Party” II

In this installment of the translation of the PRC Ministry of Education’s guidance on educating students at all levels: elementary, middle, high school and university on the “leadership of the Communist Party” the importance of upholding the core leadership to … Continue reading

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2021: Teaching “Leadership of the Communist Party” I

During my decade working in China reading materials meant for a Chinese audience was a great help in my work. Attending some meetings deemed international (if one foreigner was allowed to attend, it was classified as an international meeting) I … Continue reading

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1997: Qian Ning on “Studying in America” 留學美國

I wrote this brief summary translation about Qian Ning’s Studying in America 留學美國. Qian’s book was later translated into English when I was working in the Environment, Science and Technology Section of U.S. Embassy Beijing. It is interesting as one … Continue reading

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2022 Neue Zürcher Zeitung: China’s Foreign Relations Debate Breaks Out

A renewed, passionate debate on China’s proper attitude towards relations with foreign countries in the light of Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping’s special focus on shielding China from pernicious foreign ideological influences has broken out in China. Beijing … Continue reading

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PRC FM Wang Yi Announces Some Loan Forgiveness at China-Africa Cooperation Forum

8/26 update: The Economist August 24 issue discussed the difficulty some developing counries will have in repaying some of China’s loans to them and suggested that some debt forgiveness will be necessary in the article entitled “Faced with an overseas … Continue reading

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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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2022: Dagens Nyheter: PRC, Not Pelosi is Being Provocative

This editorial appeared in Sweden’s Dagens Nyheter on August 3, 2022. It is followed by a Google Translate machine translation of the Swedish Chinese affairs website article New Chinese military exercises around Taiwan after Pelosi’s visit [Nya kinesiska militärövningar runt … Continue reading

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VOA Chinese on Pelosi Visit: Is Taiwan Strait Military Showdown Imminent?

Wondering how the Voice of America was presenting the Pelosi visit to its Chinese audience, I found this article among others. If you would like to scan the other articles, you can click through to them via Google Translate. Below … Continue reading

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