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Vice President Biden and Secretary Kerry Co-Host a Luncheon for President Xi of the People’s Republic of China, September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a lunch in honor of President President Xi of the People’s Republic of China at the Department of State.

Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, Joint Press Conference, September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015

Remarks by President Obama and President Xi of the People's Republic of China in Joint Press Conference

Rose Garden 12:22 P.M. EDT

Fact Sheet - President Xi Jinping’s State Visit to the United States, September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015

On September 24-25, 2015, President Barack Obama hosted President Xi Jinping of China for a State visit. The two heads of state exchanged views on a range of global, regional, and bilateral subjects.

PRC State Council, White Paper - Gender Equality and Development in China, September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015

This was released by the State Council Information Office and published by Xinhua News Agency. The release coincided with China's co-chairing a United Nations meeting on women in New York on September 27, 2015.

Foreign Correspondents Club of China, Recent incidents of interference in reporting, September 15, 2015

September 15, 2015

This report was compiled by the FCCC through contributions by member journalists. The report includes several instances stemming from efforts to report on the warehouse explosion in Tianjin.

PRC State Council, Successful Practice of Regional Ethnic Autonomy in Tibet, September 6, 2015

September 6, 2015

The State Council Information Office issued this official white paper.

Wheeler, The Role of American NGOs in China's Modernization - Invited Influence (Nov 27, 2012)

August 22, 2015

Norton Wheeler's book was reviewed by Zachary Fredman for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Chen, Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on the Myanmar-China Border (2014)

July 27, 2015

Kai Chen's book was reviewed by Jane Ferguson for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

U.S. Department of State, "2015 Trafficking in Persons Report," July 27, 2015

July 27, 2015

The U.S. Dept of State Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons releases an annual report.

PRC State Council, Human Rights Record of the United States in 2014, June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015

To counter the annual report on human rights in China prepared by the U.S. government, the People's Republic of China State Council Information Office prepares an annual report on human rights in the United States. The USC U.S.-China Institute collects both reports and makes them available here. Below is the text of the PRC report on the U.S. released on June 26, 2015 as well as links to the U.S. government report and to earlier reports.



April 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.

April 16, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China institute presents a webcast with award-winning journalist Dexter Robert. His new book explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered.