May 31, 1944
Letter No. 180 from L.D. Wilgress, Canadian Embassy, Moscow, to the Secretary of State for External Affairs, W.L. Mackenzie King
Fu Bingchang (Foo Ping-sheung) relays his views on relations among the Great Powers, Soviet involvement in Xinjiang, and the rifts between the Nationalists and Communists within China.
October 22, 1954
Abstract of Talk between Nehru, Chen Yun, and Vice Premier Li Fuchun
Record of conversation between Indian and Chinese delegations, on a wide variety of issues in China. Conversation covers the structure of Chinese government, management of the bureaucracy, handling of finances, and plans for improving education and productivity levels.
April 06, 1955
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1955, No. 4 (Overall Issue No. 7)
This issue begins with a bulletin about plans for disaster relief after heavy snow. It then features a joint statement that Chinese and Burmese officials made about Chinese exports and offers incentives and suggestions for improving production. Other reports offer instructions for training short-term sports cadres and for conserving grain in the supply and marketing cooperative system.
May 25, 1955
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1955, No. 7 (Overall Issue No. 10)
This issue features another report on the Bandung Conference and discusses the British-Hong Kong takeover of Chinese aviation property. Other sections discuss the transfer of rural land and deed taxes, coal mining, and healthcare.
May 30, 1955
From the Journal of Ambassador Pavel Yudin: Memorandum of Conversation with Mao Zedong on 30 May 1955
A conversation held between Soviet Ambassador to China Pavel Yudin and Mao Zedong. The discussion primarily concerned the activity of the peasantry in China joining collective farms, the development of the agricultural sector of the economy, and Chinese food aid to India and Burma.
June 10, 1955
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1955, No. 8 (Overall Issue No. 11)
This issue covers the withdrawal of Soviet troops from the Lüshun Naval Base and transfer of equipment to the PRC. It also discusses preparations for the second session of the 1st National People's Congress. Other topics include water conservation and drought prevention, agricultural production, and education.
October 15, 1955
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1955, No. 17 (Overall Issue No. 20)
This issue begins with reports about granting awards for military service as well as about economic development and the national plan in 1954. It also covers the then-ongoing Sino-American ambassadorial talks, features a report about Chinese mineral reserves, and includes instructions for the storage of autumn grain.
October 29, 1955
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1955, No. 18 (Overall Issue No. 21)
This issue includes a statement from Mao about the establishment of agricultural cooperatives. Other sections discuss plans for the Sixth Plenary Session of the Seventh CCP Central Committee, the Sino-Egyptian trade agreement, and trade negotiations between China and Ceylon (later Sri Lanka). Furthermore, it includes a joint statement from Peng Zhen, General Secretary of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, and the head of a delegation from the Japanese Diet, Kanbayashiyama Eikichi.
November 28, 1955
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1955, No. 20 (Overall Issue No. 23)
This issue features several sections about draft by-laws for agricultural cooperatives as well as governance at the provincial and local levels. It also discusses Sino-Burmese (Myanmar) air transport negotiations, the regulation of public debt, and the need for more in-service training for teachers at secondary schools.
December 30, 1955
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1955, No. 23 (Overall Issue No. 26)
This issue begins with a statement about the American violation of the Sino-U.S. ambassadorial agreement to repatriate citizens held in either country. It also discusses a Sino-Soviet agreement to combat crop diseases and to engage in pest control. Other sections cover light industries, art and cultural work in factories and mines, and protections for young people.
January 09, 1956
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 01 (Overall Issue No. 27)
This issue begins with a joint declaration from China and the German Democratic Republic about their Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation. It also discusses an encounter in which South Korean naval ships shot at and attempted to seize Chinese fishing boats. Other sections cover an agreement to import rice from Myanmar in exchange for Chinese goods, agriculture, and tax exemptions for medical organizations.
January 23, 1956
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 03 (Overall Issue No. 29)
This issue features remarks from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs about an incursion of two US military aircraft in Chinese airspace. It also discusses mobilizing primary and secondary school graduates to participate in the agricultural cooperative movement. Other sections cover scientific collaboration between universities and research institutions, sports, and the handicraft industry.
February 06, 1956
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 05 (Overall Issue No. 31)
Several sections of this issue address agricultural development and production. It also includes a statement about U.S. State Department misinterpretations of the Sino-American ambassadorial talks. One section discusses winter vacation activities for students in primary, secondary, and normal (pedagogical) schools.
February 29, 1956
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 08 (Overall Issue No. 34)
This issue features a report from Zhou Enlai about problems with intellectuals. It also includes a statement from Zhou and Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia. Other sections cover cultural work for the rural cooperative movement and the reorganization of various provincial administrative and commissioners' offices.
April 10, 1956
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 13 (Overall Issue No. 39)
This issue first discusses a movement to promote and encourage "exemplary producers" in agricultural production cooperatives around the country. It also covers plans to hold a conference for martyrs, disabled revolutionary soldiers, and demobilized military personnel. Other sections address spring plowing, the elimination of illiteracy, and an investigation into Chinese dialects.
April 16, 1956
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 14 (Overall Issue No. 40)
In this issue, Zhou Enlai congratulates the Prime Minister of Morocco, Mbarek Bekkay, and the Prime Minister of Tunisia, Tahar Ben Ammar, after both countries won their independence. One section announces a Sino-North Vietnamese civilian air transport service agreement; while another features a Sino-Soviet agreement to develop various industries and build a railway between Lanzhou and Aktogay (now in Kazakhstan). Finally, other sections discuss managing cooperatives, higher education, and provincial administrative concerns.
April 23, 1956
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 15 (Overall Issue No. 41)
This issue begins with statements about Sino-Sudanese and Sino-Egyptian trade talks. It also discusses strengthening the National Archives and the status of landlords in Anhui Province. Among other concerns, such as tax exemptions for agricultural production cooperatives that plant more tree saplings, two sections address promoting standard Mandarin and guiding primary school students to read children's literature.
May 28, 1956
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 20 (Overall Issue No. 46)
This issue announces the establishment of official Sino-Egyptian relations and features a letter that Zhou Enlai wrote to Gamal Abdel Nasser. Other sections discuss mobilizing young people to plant trees, holding national university entrance exams, and preparing for Children's Day.
August 11, 1956
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 29 (Overall Issue No. 55)
This issue begins with several reports about spending in 1955, the national budget for 1956, and model by-laws for agricultural production cooperatives. It also discusses the third session of the 1st National People's Congress and ends with a speech about foreign policy and Taiwan, which Zhou Enlai delivered at the meeting.
September 15, 1956
Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 33 (Overall Issue No. 59)
This issue begins with a statement about an American military aircraft that intruded into Chinese airspace on August 23rd. It also discusses transporting cargo from ports along the Yangtze River, agricultural matters such as breeding animals in production cooperatives, and the "exemplary worker movement" in schools.