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PRC State Council, China's Position on the Economic and Trade Consultations, June 3, 2019

February 6, 2020

The Chinese government released this white paper prior to the U.S. and China signing a phase 1 trade deal in January 2020.

PRC State Council, Equality, Development and Sharing: Progress of Women's Cause in 70 Years Since New China's Founding, September 2019

February 3, 2020

This government white paper was published in advance of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China

传染病信息报告管理规范, October 29, 2015

January 29, 2020

2015年10月29日,国家卫生计生委办公厅以国卫办疾控发〔2015〕53号印发《传染病信息报告管理规范(2015年版)》。

Law of the People's Republic of China on Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases (2013 Amendment), June 29, 2013

January 29, 2020
(Adopted at the Sixth Session of the Standing Committee of the Seventh National People's Congress on February 21, 1989; revised at the 11th Sessi

PRC State Council, Food Security in China, October 2019

October 14, 2019

The State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published this white paper on food security.

PRC State Council, China and the World in the New Era, September 2019

September 28, 2019

The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China published this white paper on China’s ties with the wider world.

PRC State Council, Seeking Happiness for People – 70 Years of Progress on Human Rights in China, September 2019

September 23, 2019

This government white paper was published in advance of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

Hong Kong Government, Extradition Bill, February 2019

September 6, 2019

The formal name of the bill is “Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019.” The proposal triggered great opposition and massive demonstrations beginning in March 2019 and continuing through the summer. It was formally submitted to the legislature on April 3, 2019. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended consideration of the bill on June 15, 2019, but the bill was not withdrawn. On July 8, 2019, she said “the bill is dead” but did not withdraw the bill.

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June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Hong Kong based author and photographer Antony Dapiran for a look at his new book on the city's protests and what they mean for the future of Hong Kong and China.

June 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Professor Margaret Lewis on how the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.