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List of the 23 provinces of China along with their capitals according to the People's Republic of China [closed]

The title of this article on baike.baidu.com is "中华人民共和国行政区划 (in English, Administrative Divisions of the People's Republic of China). The article states that there's a total of 34 省级行政区 (in ...
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Did any African country accuse China of debt-trap diplomacy?

China has been accused of debt trap diplomacy through its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Starting with the Hambantota Port in Sri Lanka, commentator William He examines the rhetoric surrounding the ...
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Why does China stress the importance of people-to-people exchanges between China and the U.S.?

The agreement reached between the top leaders of China and the US during their meeting in San Francisco on promoting people-to-people exchanges is of great significance. There were corresponding ...
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When was the last time China voted against the majority (51%) of the Global South during a UN resolution?

China has again sought to portray itself as a responsible world power in its rivalry with the United States, and pledged to champion the Global South. The latest effort came from top diplomat Wang Yi ...
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Has China ever attacked countries within the Global South for protectionism?

https://www.ft.com/content/8703874e-44cb-4197-8dca-c7b555da8aef The Chinese government did not immediately reply to a request for comment. It has consistently attacked what it calls “protectionism”, ...
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Why did Russia and China veto the recent UN resolution for a ceasefire?

Reuters reported that Russia and China vetoed the UN resolution proposed by US for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war. Given that their apparent stance was pro-ceasefire recently (just like the ...
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How was China able to maintain a good relation with both Saudi Arabia and Iran?

First, India’s energy relationship with Iran hasn’t been without strain. New Delhi has had doubts about Tehran’s reliability and stability as a supplier. Iran is thought to have reneged on some deals, ...
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Why does a plurality of Israelis hold a favorable view on China?

Majorities in nine of the 11 European countries surveyed also hold unfavorable views of China. Those in Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany are particularly negative: About three-quarters or more say ...
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What makes Arunachal Pradesh a geopolitical region and geostrategically important for China?

India has dismissed China’s objections to a recent visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, which Beijing claims is its territory. The spat is the latest ...
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What were the negative effects that private companies had to face due to a lack of legal status in China?

In 2002, China promulgated the SME Promotion Law, which emphasizes SMEs’ scientific and technological innovations and upgrading. In 2004, China amended the constitution to grant non-state-owned firms ...
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How geostrategically important is the Maldives to China?

India has said its military personnel were stationed in the Maldives to maintain and operate two rescue and reconnaissance helicopters and a small aircraft it had donated years ago. Removing Indian ...
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Is there conclusive evidence for Western society’s human rights accusations against China, especially in Xinjiang? [closed]

I noticed the previous human rights accusations in Xinjiang, and when I checked the relevant Wikipedia entries, I found that key statements seemed to lack evidence, such as "incarcerated more ...
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What is the rationale behind building an expensive and inefficient nuclear power plant on the moon? [closed]

Russia's space agency chief Yuri Borisov said that Russia and China consider putting a nuclear power plant on the Moon in 2033-2035. Trouble is that on the moon there is no atmosphere and too little ...
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What intelligence was released in order to "blunt Chinese saber-rattling in the Taiwan Strait"?

From Time Magazine's March X, 2024 Inside the White House Program to Share America’s Secrets: The motivation behind the program, the officials say, is that it works. Strategic declassification has ...
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When the U.S. Congress discussed about increasing China's voting shares within the IMF, what were the arguments for and against that were used?

Experts say the US's reluctance for a quota reform that includes a realignment of voting shares stems from concerns that such an exercise would inevitably give more voting power to China. China ...
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Are there other (internationally controversial) annexations that China has refused to condemn?

The Western press likes to remind from time to time that: Beijing has refused to condemn the invasion of Ukraine, despite purporting to uphold countries’ territorial integrity under international ...
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Is there any agreement that allows China to use Russian naval bases for its military cooperation?

Over the past decade, China and Russia have transformed Europe’s maritime security seascape through their military basing access and port investments across maritime Europe — from the Baltic and Black ...
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Did the Lula administration court other countries other than China for technology transfer for its industrial policies?

Yet the Lula administration’s frequent talk of new industrial policies—in partnership with China or not—has some economists nervous. Such policies are highly difficult to calibrate successfully, ...
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To what extent are Russia and China cooperating instead of competing in Central Asia to increase their influence in the region?

Thanks to an influx of investment and a sharp surge in transit volumes, additional funds have begun to flow into the budgets of the Central Asian countries. This has led not only to economic growth, ...
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What useful information can court judgments provide to intelligence agencies?

China’s court system appears to be dramatically pivoting away from a decade-long effort at judicial transparency. A leaked document from China’s top court – dated November 2022 - reveals that ...
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Why does Paraguay maintain a relationship with Taiwan if they can't compete against China in terms of checkbook diplomacy? [duplicate]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Taiwan Why does Paraguay maintain a relationship with Taiwan if they can't compete against China in terms of checkbook diplomacy? https://en....
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What's the reasoning behind China's Go Out policy, did they publish a white paper or made any public statement explaining the reasoning behind it?

Most nations favour attracting inward foreign investment, and support outward foreign investment only passively.[citation needed] The People's Republic of China, however, attaches importance to both ...
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Did any developing country criticize China's industrial policies, which include dumping?

Numerous other developed countries have pushed back against China’s trade and investment practices. Australia has been the second-largest recipient of investment from China since 2007, after the ...
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Is there any other country that used grey-zone warfare in the 21st century?

China's Taiwan Affairs Office said the government had goodwill toward Taiwan's people but will never tolerate Taiwan's disregard for the safety of Chinese fishermen. "The mainland reserves the ...
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What does China have to gain from joining the Arctic Council as an observer state?

In 2011, the Council clarified its criteria for admission of observers, most notably including a requirement of applicants to "recognize Arctic States' sovereignty, sovereign rights and ...
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How much accountability do deputies in the lowest levels of the government in China face to the Chinese citizenry?

Rory Truex, a researcher of Chinese politics at Princeton University, states that "the CCP tightly controls the nomination and election processes at every level in the people's congress system......
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What does China have to gain from having a neutral stance concerning the ownership of the Kuril islands?

People's Republic of China once supported the Soviet Union's claim over the islands in the 1950s, however, after the Sino-Soviet split in the 1960s, China then turned to support Japanese sovereignty ...
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Where does China send election observers (and they are accepted)?

I found one source saying that China sent election observers to Bangladesh, last year. Are there other countries where they do this (and their observers are accepted, of course)?
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Is there any Western country that suspended share borrowing to curb short-selling?

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Feb 6 (Reuters) - China's securities regulator said on Tuesday it would suspend brokerages from borrowing shares for lending and cap the size of the so-called securities re-lending ...
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Did China ever condemn a country for setting up a de facto embassy in Taiwan?

When the United States recognized the People's Republic of China as the sole legitimate entity of "China" in 1979, it established a non-governmental body known as the American Institute in ...
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Did any country urge China to send more aid to Palestine?

While the United States has announced over $120 million in humanitarian aid to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, China has only donated $2.06 million (although, during a recent trip to Egypt, ...
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Does the Far East has records of majoritarianism in its early history? [closed]

The Europe has a long history of majoritarianism voting from ancient Greek to medieval. However, I find no event of majority voting in East Asia. By "majoritarianism", I mean strictly the ...
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What did China do to increase the productivity of state-owned enterprises?

In recent years, however, Beijing is turning its back on the very policy reforms that helped propel it to greater economic growth. Maoist socialism is on the rise under the leadership of Xi Jinping ...
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In the absence of embassies in each other's territories, which organizations serve as the conduit for communication between China and Taiwan?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_diplomatic_missions_of_Taiwan https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_diplomatic_missions_of_China In the absence of embassies in each other's territories, which ...
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Did the Chinese government give any specifics as to why it believes the U.S. doesn't treat China as an equal?

The Chinese embassy in Washington said Wang told Sullivan that Taiwan independence “poses the biggest risk to cross-Strait peace and stability and the biggest challenge to China-US relations”. It said ...
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Did Russia publish any official statement regarding on the national map released by the Ministry of Natural Resources?

https://www.lemonde.fr/en/international/article/2023/09/04/china-is-redefining-its-borders-with-its-neighbors-including-russia_6122600_4.html Was China looking to take advantage of Russia's setbacks, ...
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Did India give a reason why it objected to China joining the Hague Apostille Convention?

On March 8, 2022, China officially acceded to the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, also known as the “Hague Apostille Convention.” The Apostille ...
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What countries have imposed an investment monitoring system against China besides the United States?

From a 2023-08-20 Forbes article titled ‘Will Europe Restrict Chinese Investment Into The EU?’: Pressure for such a policy has come from the Dutch, the Germans (Greens) and some smaller states. To ...
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Why does China propose to build a community with a shared future for mankind? [closed]

It is a very possible trend for all forces on the earth to unite, but at present it will not happen in the short term, and it is more likely to happen when the earth resists foreign enemies than ...
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Are there any major organizations or individuals in China who have expressed pro-Ukranian views in their current conflict?

In the current Russia-Ukraine war, China has professed neutrality but articles like this and this suggest that support for Russia is high amongst its citizens along with soft support from the Chinese ...
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Are there Chinese classical liberal intellectuals/politicians?

Are there Chinese classical liberal intellectuals/politicians? By Chinese I mean ethnic Chinese (華人 huárén) who were born and lived until at least their 20 years old in Greater China (mainland China, ...
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Why has China repeatedly called on the international community to abandon the Cold War mentality?

As we all know, the Cold War ended at the end of the last century, but today, 30 years later, China has repeatedly called on the international community to abandon the Cold War mentality on diplomatic ...
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Is there any European country considering banning or already banned research funding from China?

https://www.thestar.com/politics/federal/canada-to-ban-funding-for-research-linked-to-foreign-universities-labs-that-pose-risk-to/article_c1ba9382-b3f6-11ee-a836-5fdd9a639283.html Canada is banning ...
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Could Chinese people being armed have prevented the Great Chinese Famine? [closed]

Pro-gun people sometimes claim that more Chinese people being armed could have prevented the Great Chinese Famine. Can somebody explain to me how they think that? I fail to see how that could be the ...
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What's the reason for the deadlock between China and the Phillipines over oil exploitation issues in the South China Sea?

"We are still at a deadlock right now," Marcos said as he emphasised his country's right to exploit energy reserves in the West Philippines Sea at a time the Philippines wants to reduce its ...
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When was the last time there was a large purge in the Chinese military?

China did not say why the previous defense minister, Li Shangfu, was removed from office in October after being absent from public view for two months. But U.S. officials say Li probably was caught up ...
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When did the Philippines promise to tow away the Sierra Madre?

According to China (2nd para, I've added the first for context): The Philippines grounded a World War II-era warship, the Sierra Madre, on the shoal in 1999 to assert its claim to sovereignty and now ...
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Why is the US military not taking actions against allegedly Chinese maritime militias in the South-Chinese sea?

CNN: “In this particular operation, we can actually conclude that this Chinese fishing vessel is not just a fishing vessel but a Chinese maritime militia taking orders from the Chinese coast guard to ...
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Was there any issue with the auditing system for its military in China prior before the recent change?

The Central Military Commission has taken direct control of the PLA's audit office, the Defence Ministry announced yesterday, a move experts said would strengthen President Xi Jinping's campaign to ...
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How does the common framework of the Paris Club ignore the goals of the Chinese and what does China seek to achieve in poor countries?

Another potential explanation is that Westerners designed the rules of the talks—called the common framework—without accounting for Chinese practices and goals, said Alexandra Zeitz, an assistant ...
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