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Declassified Chinese Diplomatic Documents from the 1950s and 1960s in the Wilson Center Digital Archive

Lately I have been translating some declassified Chinese diplomatic archives for the Wilson Center Digital Archive. I have done twenty so far.   https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/search-results/1/%7B%22search-in%22%3A%22all%22%2C%22term%22%3A%22cowhig%22%7D?recordType=Record   A few are particularly memorable. I enjoyed translating Ziguang Hall literally rather than just using … Continue reading

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2008: Secrecy Law to be Trimmed to Sync with May 2008 Government Openness Regulations

  A mid July 2008 conference on the PRC State Secrecy Law 国家保密法 in mid July resulted in several press reports. The main points are that the “Government information openness regulations” released in May conflict in some respects with the … Continue reading

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2005: Avian Flu Cover-up Chronicles

[Repeating a 2011 blog post with an English language title this time.] The difficulty of diagnosing bird flu makes it hard to know if an epidemic is underway. It must be even harder for doctors to diagnose an epidemic if … Continue reading

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