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CONTAINER INFORMATION

Abbreviation

CHN

Website

China

Established

10/1/1949

Discontinued

 

Last Modified

4/22/2004


President

President

Vice President

Premier

Government

Anhui

Beijing

Chinese Communist Party

Chongqing

Fujian

Gansu

Guangdong

Guangxi

Guizhou

Hainan

Hebei

Heilongjiang

Henan

Hong Kong

Hubei

Hunan

Jiangsu

Jiangxi

Jilin

Liaoning

Nei Mongol

Ningxia Hui

Paracel Islands

Qinghai

Shaanxi

Shandong

Shanghai

Shanxi

Sichuan

Tianjin

Xinjiang Uygur

Xizang

Yunnan

Zhejiang

Country

Macau

Tibet

Autonomous Region

Guangxi

Nei Mongol

Ningxia

Xinjiang

Xizang (Tibet)

Municipalities

Beijing

Chongqing

Shanghai

Tianjin


DESCRIPTION

People's Republic of China Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo China is a vast country. At 9,596,960 square kilometers, it is slightly smaller in size than the United States. China is located in Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam. It is comprised of 22 provinces (23 when including Taiwan), 5 autonomous regions, and 4 municipalities. It also has special administrative regions in Hong Kong and Macau. The current Communist government, seated in Beijing, was established on October 1, 1949. It is governed by the National People's Congress which in turn elects the President and Vice President, who serve as Chiefs of State. The President nominates the Premier who is Chief of Government.


INFO LINKS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China

Ministry of Commerce of China

Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United States

Mission of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations

Government of China

Leadership of China

Embassy of the United States in China


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MEDIA

Government Media

People's Daily

Government Media

China Daily

Government Media

Beijing Review

News Service

China View Xinhua

TV News

China Central Television


NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

Contributor

5/7/2014 12:00 pm

General

Banned! 7 things you won't find in China

Brandon

2/9/2014 12:00 pm

News

Stubbing out Mao's smoky legacy

ChronoT

11/22/2013 10:00 am

Statement

China warns North Korea, blames Japan for tension

Imperator

10/13/2013 12:00 pm

News

Debt Ceiling: China Calls for World to Be 'De-Americanised'

Scott³

3/1/2013 7:35 pm

News

Live China TV coverage of executions raises outcry

Homegrown Democrat

8/13/2012 2:15 pm

News

Do-gooder blasted for selling canned air

Homegrown Democrat

8/15/2012 9:35 pm

Scandal

Top Chinese politicians accused of taking part in an orgy after 100 naked photos go viral on micro-blogging site

Homegrown Democrat

7/23/2012 2:00 pm

News

China Sends Troops to Disputed Islands

Jason

3/28/2008 4:00 pm

News

China Bans Reincarnation Without Government Permission

Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!

6/8/2011 1:50 pm

Report

China surpasses US as top energy consumer

RP

5/30/2011 9:00 pm

General

China admits existence of a cyber-warfare team called “Blue Army"

ChronoT

2/14/2011 5:15 am

Report

China Overtakes Japan as World's No. 2 Economy

RP

1/6/2011 11:25 am

News

China completes stealth fighter prototype

The Sunset Provision

12/30/2010 2:00 pm

News

China defends rare earth quotas as in line with WTO

The Sunset Provision

6/29/2010 7:00 pm

News

Chinese companies 'rent' white foreigners

--

10/22/2010 2:00 am

General

[China]An illegal pregnancy and a legal abortion

ChronoT

9/14/2010 8:20 pm

Strategy

Punishing China becomes issue for Democrats in midterm election

Jason

7/13/2010 3:20 am

Event

China's population aging at fastest clip ever

Jason

5/14/2010 8:05 pm

News

USSR planned nuclear attack on China in 1969

kal

5/12/2010 1:00 am

General

Children killed in new China attack

ChronoT

4/30/2010 2:00 am

General

Children hurt in new China attack

ChronoT

3/17/2010 10:00 pm

News

China planning high-speed rail networks to Asia, Europe and UK

particleman

1/12/2010 6:25 pm

General

Skewed China birth rate to leave 24 million men single

kal

12/29/2009 6:00 am

News

Outrage as China executes British citizen for drug smuggling

L'illusionniste

8/12/2009 7:00 pm

News

WTO win could open China's door to US companies

the wanderer

8/5/2009 10:00 am

News

Pneumonic Plague Kills 3, Chinese Town Quarantined

Homegrown Democrat

7/20/2009 3:25 am

Humor

Well, I've Sold The Paper [The Onion] To The Chinese

Homegrown Democrat

7/21/2009 2:50 am

Humor

Internet Adds 12th Website

Homegrown Democrat

7/11/2009 8:00 am

General

China riots: officials order closure of 200 mosques for Friday prayers

kal

6/1/2009 7:40 am

General

Barack Obama's China plan looks like George W. Bush's

kal

5/17/2009 12:15 pm

News

Barack Obama sends 2012 election rival to China

kal

5/8/2009 4:00 am

General

Chinese and American ships clash again in Yellow Sea

kal

4/21/2009 9:00 am

News

Jackie Chan 'freedom' comments spark widespread ire

Homegrown Democrat

4/20/2009 5:00 am

General

Revolt stirs among China’s nuclear ghosts

kal

2/13/2009 2:00 pm

General

China rejects UN recommendation to end death penalty and labour camps

kal

2/11/2009 7:00 pm

News

Chinese Exports Plummet in January

ArmyDem

2/5/2009 9:00 pm

News

China’s Unemployment Swells as Exports Falter

ArmyDem

2/3/2009 5:00 am

General

China falls into budget deficit as spending balloons

kal

1/29/2009 4:10 pm

General

The faithful come out (China's religious resurgence)

kal

1/29/2009 4:35 am

General

Millions of Chinese set to lose jobs as New Year celebrations end

kal

1/24/2009 6:00 pm

News

China Jittery About Obama Amid Signs of Harder Line

ArmyDem

1/6/2009 7:00 pm

News

China’s Power Surge Ends (for Now)

ArmyDem

12/11/2008 7:50 am

Blog Entry

Amid growing unrest, will China change its ways?

Jason

12/11/2008 1:00 am

News

Slowdown In China Gets Worse, Increasing Global Woes

Jason

11/30/2008 8:00 am

News

Report: President Warns China's Economic Edge Is Weakening

ArmyDem

11/21/2008 9:00 am

News

Chinese Officials Fear Unrest Over Job Losses

ArmyDem

9/25/2008 12:00 am

News

Amid milk scare, China's elite get special food

ChronoT

9/15/2008 8:00 am

News

As Economy Slows, China Eases Monetary Policy

ArmyDem

9/13/2008 2:15 pm

General

Democracy is emerging in China

kal

8/10/2008 1:00 pm

Report

China to overtake US as largest manufacturer

RP

7/31/2008 3:30 pm

General

Torch of freedom burns brightly … in Beijing

ArmyDem

7/16/2008 2:00 pm

Strategy

Sun Tzu, Nuclear Weapons and China's Grand Strategy

J.R.

7/11/2008 4:10 pm

News

Beijing takes dog off the menu for Olympics

kal

7/11/2008 2:00 am

News

"Made in China" Proves False Economy for Some

the wanderer

6/20/2008 10:00 am

News

China Sharply Raises Energy Prices

ArmyDem

5/2/2008 10:10 am

News

Anti-French Boycott Falters in China

ArmyDem

4/29/2008 9:00 pm

News

For Chinese, a Shift in Mood, From Hospitable to Hostile

ArmyDem

4/21/2008 9:05 am

News

China Falls Short on Vows for Olympics

ArmyDem

4/18/2008 12:00 pm

Humor

Chinese Class Clown Executed

J.R.

4/10/2008 8:00 am

News

China's Murky Olympic Terror Threats

ArmyDem

4/10/2008 12:00 pm

News

Monks Disrupt Media Tour in China

ArmyDem

3/15/2008 12:00 pm

News

Chinese Forces Say They’ve Secured Tibet’s Capital

ArmyDem

3/13/2008 2:20 pm

General

China attacks US rights record

Nothing wrong, just gone

8/24/2007 11:00 am

News

China Blocks Activist's Wife at Airport

--

11/15/2007 8:20 am

News

In Chinese Dam's Wake, Ecological Woes

ArmyDem

6/14/2007 4:00 pm

General

Chinese surname shortage sparks rethink

Nothing wrong, just gone

6/6/2007 10:00 am

General

The Tank Man

SC Moose

6/6/2007 9:55 am

News

Young clerk let Tiananmen ad slip past censors: paper

SC Moose

5/30/2007 6:35 pm

Legal Ruling

China's Former Top Drug Regulator Sentenced to Be Executed

Brandon

5/24/2007 8:00 pm

News

US fears over China long-range missiles

The Sunset Provision

5/13/2007 9:55 pm

News

Portrait of communist leader damaged

ChronoT

3/17/2007 12:00 am

News

China Backs Property Law, Buoying Middle Class

particleman

3/4/2007 10:00 am

News

China to increase military spending

--

2/1/2007 1:00 am

News

China Braces For A Bubble

ArmyDem

2/1/2007 2:00 pm

News

Chinese army 'harvesting body parts'

The Sunset Provision

1/23/2007 1:00 am

News

China ages at alarming rate

ArmyDem

12/28/2006 6:00 pm

News

Wal-Mart hosts Communist Party

ChronoT

12/10/2006 1:00 pm

News

China wealthy to exceed Japan's within next decade - report

--

11/24/2006 2:00 pm

News

China rejects HK reporter's appeal

ChronoT

11/17/2006 3:00 pm

News

U.S.: China building military beyond its needs

--

11/6/2006 9:00 pm

News

Summit shows China's Africa clout

ChronoT

11/5/2006 12:25 am

News

Arrested for Ridiculing a Government Official in a Text Message

--

8/7/2006 3:00 pm

News

China's censors shine spotlight on karaoke

--

8/24/2006 6:00 pm

General

Wal-Mart in Chinese city has Communist party branch

Monsieur

8/23/2006 1:00 pm

News

Chinese AIDS patient beaten while pleading for government help

--

8/20/2006 1:00 am

News

Chavez seeks Chinese support, Beijing wants oil

ChronoT

8/17/2006 8:10 pm

Statement

Chinese envoy tells U.S. to 'shut up'

RP

8/13/2006 12:00 pm

News

D'oh! China bans Homer Simpson from primetime TV

Monsieur

5/31/2006 2:00 pm

News

China: Businessman jailed over illegal paper

--

6/4/2006 3:00 pm

News

China Marks Tiananmen Square Anniversary

--

5/18/2006 11:00 am

News

Students see red over Mao send-up

--

5/15/2006 2:00 am

Analysis

Does a Growing Worker Shortage Threaten China's Low-Cost Advantage?

RP

4/25/2006 10:00 am

Perspective

That's China!

--

3/13/2006 8:00 pm

General

China's Boom Is Killing The Sea That Gives It Life

kal

2/15/2006 11:00 pm

News

Critics of China say crackdown on dissidents has reached U.S. shores

--

1/10/2006 7:00 pm

News

China Set To Reduce Exposure To Dollar

RP

1/6/2006 1:00 am

News

Blind China activist under house arrest since Sept

--

1/6/2006 4:00 pm

Obituary

Last Survivor of China's Gang of Four Dies

Nothing wrong, just gone

1/6/2006 9:00 am

News

Microsoft Shuts Down Chinese Blog

SC Moose

10/5/2005 3:00 pm

News

Then & Now: Wang Dan, Tiananmen Square student leader

SC Moose

10/2/2005 5:00 pm

News

China Marks 56 Years of Communist Rule

--

9/26/2005 3:00 pm

News

China issues new rules to control internet

--

9/18/2005 12:30 pm

News

China shamed by forced abortions

--

9/14/2005 11:00 pm

News

China: Bachelor bomb

Scott³

9/13/2005 3:15 pm

Analysis

Time to change the way we think about the world

RP

9/13/2005 11:00 am

News

The beauty products from the skin of executed Chinese prisoners

--

7/14/2005 5:00 pm

News

China ‘ready to use N-weapons against US’

The Sunset Provision

6/22/2005 8:25 pm

General

China's CNOOC to launch 19 billion dollar bid for Unocal

RP

6/21/2005 8:00 pm

General

China's Haier launches bold bid for US appliance maker Maytag

RP

5/29/2005 10:10 am

News

Nissan considering boosting car production in China - report

Ben

6/13/2005 9:00 am

News

Microsoft bans 'democracy' for China web users

--

6/9/2005 10:00 am

News

Rumsfeld warns over China military buildup

--

6/7/2005 3:25 pm

Rule Change

China forces websites, bloggers to register

RP

5/10/2005 2:30 pm

Opinion

Economic Expansion in China Causing a Labor Shortage, Jeff Neal

RP

4/22/2005 5:00 pm

News

China Officials Dismiss Japan Apology

Brandon

4/18/2005 12:00 pm

News

China and Japan at stalemate; stocks slide

Ben

4/5/2005 10:00 am

News

Beijing Tells Vatican Not to 'Interfere' with Chinese Catholics

--

3/22/2005 2:00 pm

News

Pollution Plagues China's Giant Irrigation Scheme

Brandon

3/17/2005 7:30 pm

Advertisement

U.S. Won't Chide China Over Human Rights

RP

3/3/2005 2:00 pm

News

China shuts down 47,000 'harmful' internet cafes

--

3/1/2005 10:05 pm

News

China Enacting New Regulations on Religion

--

1/29/2005 12:00 am

News

China has created brand-new form of capitalism: Bill Gates

--

1/2/2005 12:00 am

Analysis

The factory nuns of urban China

--

11/26/2004 12:00 am

News

Chinese Woman Who Fought Forced Abortion Receives Continued Torture

--

12/1/2004 12:00 am

News

Google's China Filtering Draws Fire

--

7/30/2004 12:00 am

General

Chinese in uproar over attack at U.S.-Canada border

RP

6/7/2004 12:00 am

News

New China Documentary Defends 1989 Massacre

--

5/29/2004 12:00 am

News

China clamps down for anniversary of Tiananmen atrocity

--

5/29/2004 12:00 am

News

Bush Reaffirms U.S. 'One-China' Policy on Phone

--

3/14/2004 12:00 am

News

China Agrees to Amend Its Constitution

Gerald Farinas

3/14/2004 12:00 am

News

Chinese Premier Defends 1989 Crackdown

Gerald Farinas

2/24/2004 12:00 am

News

China Arrests Dozens of Prominent Christians

--

2/7/2004 12:00 am

News

China tightens net around online dissenters

--

1/21/2004 12:00 am

Commentary

A National Humiliation

Blue Wizzrobe

11/24/2003 12:00 am

News

Democrats claim gains in Hong Kong elections

User 13

4/2/2003 10:42 am

General

U.S. to Cut China-Based Diplomatic Staff Due to SARS

User 13


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