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October 20, 1956

Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 37 (Overall Issue No. 63)

This issue features a joint statement from Zhou Enlai and Nepali Prime Minister Tanka Prasad Acharya. It also includes a joint press release about the visit of Indonesian President Sukarno and a telegram from Zhou Enlai about an exhibition of Japanese goods. Other sections discuss state control over purchases and sales of grain, the division of surplus profits from state-owned enterprises, and agricultural production in disaster areas.

July 31, 1956

Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 28 (Overall Issue No. 54)

Several sections of this issue address concerns about factory work and production. It also discusses inspection standards for processed grains and plans to enroll more doctoral students in universities. Other reports cover various provincial administrative matters, such as dividing and merging counties in Fujian.

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.

May 10, 1955

Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1955, No. 6 (Overall Issue No. 9)

This issue first covers several speeches that Zhou Enlai delivered at the Bandung Asian-African Conference. It also features statements about the issue of dual Chinese and Indonesian nationality, including a joint announcement from the prime minister and premier of both countries. The domestic topics include flood control, grain conservation, and vacation time for female employees in state agencies.

April 6, 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.

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.

August 25, 1960

Cable from the Chinese Foreign Ministry, 'Investigative Report on the [North] Korean Embassy in Beijing Supposedly Assuming Responsibility for the Provision of Essential Foodstuffs to Korean Residents of Beijing'

The North Korean embassy seeks to provide additional food to Korean expatriates living in Beijing, apparently due to the Great Leap famine.

March 22, 1962

Cable from Yili District Party Committee, 'Provisions on Making Proper Arrangements for the Livelihoods of People Living in Border Areas'

The District Party Committee of Yili, Xinjiang, distributes regulations on improving the livelihoods of citizens living near the Sino-Soviet border.

October 3, 1957

Notes on Conversation between Polish Defense Minister Spychalski and PRC Leader Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong discusses the history of the Chinese Communist Party, among other topics with Marian Spychalski.

February 1, 1961

Cable from the Chinese Embassy in Poland, 'A Summary of the Conversation between Ochab and Comrade Deng Gang'

Edward Ochab and Deng Gang discuss the "difficult" situation in China following the Great Leap Forward.