A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Mao Zedong, “Notes on the Report of Further Improving the Army’s Agricultural Work by the Rear Service Department of the Military Commission,” May 7, 1966
Mao sent this note to PLA Chief Lin Biao on May 7, 1966. It was subsequently called the May 7th Directive. It inspired the setting up in 1968 of “cadre schools” to reeducate party officials by bringing them closer to the people by working with them and by studying the teachings of Mao.
Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, “Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of our Party since the Founding of the People’s Republic of China,” June 27, 1981
This resolution repudiated “ultraleftism” as seen in Mao-led movements including the Cultural Revolution.
Liu Jian is Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Los Angeles. His essay appeared in a Los Angeles Times advertising supplement for ChinaWeek.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Blinken prepared these remarks to open his testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Ma Ying-jeou, president of the Republic of China (Taiwan), visited Taiping Island in the South China Sea. His predecessor, Chen Shuibian, also visited the island in 2008.
Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”
This CRS report was written by Ian E. Rinehart and Bart Elias.
Congressional Research Service, China-U.S. Aircraft Collision Incident of April 2001: Assessments and Policy Implications, October 10, 2001
Several CRS staffers contributed to this report on the EP-3 spy plane incident of April 1, 2001.
The FCCC survey looks at a variety of issues. This report is based on 142 responses. Journalists from more than 30 countries and territories belong to the organization.
The Beijing-based FCCC surveys its members on the issues they confront in reporting in China.
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.