Global Chinese Studies
Party and Government Documents in English (PGDiE)

Party and Government Documents in English (PGDiE) is a unique collection of official documents in English, covering various levels of Chinese government, Communist Party of China (CPC) and National People's Congress (NPC) from authoritative sources from 1921 onwards. It is an invaluable resource for research on the history of Communist Party of China (CPC), the Chinese government, and National People's Congress (NPC). Party and Government Documents in English (PGDiE) is part of Global Chinese Studies (GCS)*.

*Global Chinese Studies (GCS) offers a rewarding research and discovery experience with an extensive collection of materials in multiple languages in all areas of Chinese studies. It covers a wide range of primary and reference sources, bringing together rich metadata and full text from thousands of sources to make research items instantly discoverable. GCS has supported research needs at academic libraries and government agencies with peer-reviewed contents and grey literature.

Main Features:
  • Unique Collection of Official Documents in English;
  • Extensive Coverage;
  • From Authoritative Sources;
  • Covering from 1921 Onwards
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Important documents on the great proletarian cultural revolution in China

Providing research materials on cultural revolution.

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Important documents concerning the question of Taiwan

Documents on the Communist Party’s official policies concerning Taiwan.

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(English) Documents of the National Congress of the Communist Party of China

Documents of the national congress of the Communist Party of China.

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(English) Documents of five-year plans

Documents of China’s five-year plans

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(English) Documents of the first session of the First National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China

Providing research materials from the very first session of National People's Congress (NPC).

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(English) “Report on the Work of the Government”

It is an extensive collection of English “Report on the Work of the Government” by government officials.

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Government Communiques and Gazetteers

It contains the most comprehensive collection of Chinese government Communiques and Gazetteers from central to local government departments and agencies.

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White Papers

It is a comprehensive collection of all government white papers in major languages including English, Chinese, French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.

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Policies and Activities of Foreign Ministry

It contains a comprehensive collection of Foreign Ministry’s diplomatic agenda, Ambassador appointments, speeches related to foreign affairs, communiques, press conferences, and spokesperson's remarks.

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