The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has produced a 45-page report by James McGregor titled, “China’s Drive for ‘Indigenous Innovation’ – A Web of Industrial Policies.” From the Executive Summary, which...
1949 60 years
by Sophie Beach | Oct 29, 2009
On China Media Project, Qian Gang looks ahead to the 70th anniversary of the PRC in 2019: If I may be allowed a bit of simple prognosticating, let me say that the next ten years will decide China’s future. 2012 is the year that...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 26, 2009
On China Media Project, Qian Gang analyzes the four anthems that were sung during the festivities for the 60th National Day celebrations: Mao, Deng, Jiang and Hu were all represented together during the festivities. And in fact,...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 10, 2009
On the New York Review of Books new blog, Perry Link reviews the October 1 military parade and looks back at 60 years of CCP rule: Last summer, at the opening of the Beijing Olympics, a similar extravaganza led viewers through...
by Paulina Hartono | Oct 10, 2009
Robert Woo from Global Voices takes a look at people’s feedback on the film The Founding of a Republic. The following translated thoughts from Han Han are excerpted from the post: I am highly suspicious that the director...
by Liu Yong | Oct 8, 2009
From The Canadian Press: Thousands of prisoners in China benefited from last week’s celebrations to mark 60 years of communist rule, with sentences reduced and parole granted by provincial authorities, a human rights group...
by Xiao Qiang | Oct 6, 2009
Chinese twitterers were busy during the National Day holiday, offering their opinions about the military parade and celebrations. Below are some examples from more politically-minded tweets: @wenshiyi: The order of the three...
by Xiao Qiang | Oct 4, 2009
From Hong Kong’s Ming Pao, translated by CDT: China is a country of slogans. And during significant festivals or celebrations, official slogans are often promoted. Last weekend, the general office of the CPC and the State...
by Xiao Qiang | Oct 3, 2009
Former Premier Zhu Rongji kept a low profile in all black and shades during the National Day parade in Beijing on Thursday. The photo below, one of the only ones that has emerged of Zhu from that day, has generated discussion...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 2, 2009
The New York Times looks at the lives lost in the CCP’s march to power 60 years ago: In what China’s history books hail as one of the war’s decisive victories, Mao’s troops starved out the formidable Nationalist garrison...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 1, 2009
Blogger Yang Hengjun writes about his experience watching supposedly “live” broadcasts of the National Day celebrations on both CCTV and CNN. ESWN translates: The parade has begun. The majestic guard of honor has...
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