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Online Papers Online Data / Statistics History, Culture, Art
Agricultural Research in China International Agricult. Research Economy & Policy
Other Web Resources Journals & Newsletters All Links (alphabetic)
Other China-related Web Resources
Xinhua, the official news agency of the People's Republic of China. It has on-line news releases. (requires browser with Chinese characters).
China Daily. The national english-language newspaper is available on the web. China
People's Daily. This is an official newspaper of Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. This Chinese paper has the largest circulation volume in China.
Reports from China. These are background reports prepared by CD Features, which is affiliated with the China Daily newspaper. It covers China's social, economic, political and cultural developments.
China and the World. This is an US-based electronic magazine and information database on China.
Library The Tsinghua University Library, China
Guide Council on East Asian Libraries, Information Guide: China
Technology MIT International Science and Technology Initiative (MISTI). Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Digital Library MIT China Digital Library. Documentary material about 20th century China. Center for Educational Computing Initiatives, Massachusets Institute of Technology, USA
Harvard University: China Project of the University Committee on Environment. This is a multidisciplinary research program on issues of Chinese energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, local and regional air pollution, environmental protection, and their role in Sino-American relations.
China GIS: The Environment This is a CD-ROM with data and maps on China produced by ERIM International, Inc.. This is the first in a collection of digital geographic data sets of China, entitled China: The Environment.
World Food Programme This is the web site of the United Nations Food Aid Program. FAO, Rome, Italy.
U.S. Department of State: China Homepage. It has up-to-date information regarding American foreign policy. USA
U.S. Department of State: "China 2000". This long-range strategic document released by the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, January 6, 1997 (Published December 1996), USA
United States Embassy in China This is the web site of the United States Embassy in Bejing, PRC. They have a large amount of China-related information, such as a section on environment, science, technology and health. China
Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State. It deals with U.S. foreign policy and U.S. relations with the countries in the Asia-Pacific region. USA
Sino-German Centre for Research Promotion, Center for Research Cooperation. Germany (See also: Sino-German Centre in Beijing)
National Natural Science Foundation (NNSF), Beijing, China
Shanghai Environment Education Center, Shanghai Environment News, Shanghai Environmental Protection Advertising Co.Ltd, China
Chinese Environmental Web Sites This is a list of environment-related web sites from the Chinese State Environmental Protection Agency, USA
Asia Research Centre. Is a special research center on social, political and economic change in Asia. It was established by the Australian Research Council's Research Centres Program. Australia
AccessAsia Review. This is a quarterly journal witharticles that review and assess current research on policy-relevant issues in the field of contemporary Asian affairs. Once a year, the AccessAsia Review includes a quantitative, global analysis of research on Asia. The complete text of the AccessAsia Review essays are available online. 
China Quarterly. Published by Oxford University Press, this scholarly journal has been for over thirty years essential reading for everyone concerned with modern China. The China Quarterly covers politics, economics, commerce, arts and literature, international affairs, social change, demography, and geography. Edited by David Shambaugh, SOAS, London, UK (no web site)
Modern China. An International Quarterly of History and Social Science. Published by SAGE publications this journal is available electronically. Editor: Philip C C Huang University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Department of Chinese Studies, Vienna University, Austria
Internet Guide for China Studies, The World-Wide Web Virtual Library, Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg University, Germany
Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg University, Germany
Introduction to China. Web site of the Chinese Embassy in Washington, USA. This site offers the official view on the following topics: (1) Land & Resources; (2) Administrative Divisions; (3) History; (4) Population & Ethnic Groups; (5) Political System; (6) Structure of the State; (7) Political Parties & Social Organizations; (8) Foreign Policy; (9) Economic Development & Economic Structural Reform; (10) Opening to the Outside World; (11) Industry; (12) Agriculture; (13) Transport, Communications, Post & Telecommunications; (14) Foreign Economic Relations & Trade; (15) Tourism; (16) People's Lives; (17) Education; (18) Science & Technology; (19) Sports; (20) Culture; (21) Literature & Art.
China Army Area Handbook, University of Maryland. USA
China Dimensions. This site has been developed by the China Task Team of the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) of the Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) under contract NAS5-32632 to the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). It includes links to some data sets (somewhat outdated).
Rural Development Institute, Seattle, USA. RDI is a nonprofit organization of attorneys working to alleviate world poverty and political instability by advocating land rights for farmers in developing countries.
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