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China Eye is a widely respected magazine giving an independent view of all aspects of China and is published quarterly to members of SACU. SACU has produced a magazine / newsletter for forty years.

China Eye contains Sinofile - a news digest of recent events in China, a wide range of articles, an Newsletter and information - anything with a Chinese connection.

It is the member's journal of the Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding (SACU). To receive a copy you need to join SACU, please go to the membership page to start your application online.

To submit an article for inclusion in our magazine please see the Contribute section.

Issue 52 (Winter 2016)

China Eye 52

Chinese Lacquer Painting and Broken Eggshell - Alina Huang describes the process of creating amazing lacquer-work designs with many illustrations.

An exploration of political meritocracy in China - Dirk Nemmeggeers looks at the pros and cons of the political system in China.

China's current financial standing - Barnaby Powell looks at China's banking system.

Co-operatives in China Tim Zachernuk surveys the development of co-operatives in China and differentiates the different types as well as the governing principles.

Chinese Imperial Court Costume: Ultimate power dressing - David Rosier looks at how the complex grades of Imperial officials could be distinguished by the robes and insignia they wore.

Visiting Gansu - Jenny Clegg reports on a recent trip to Gansu province with special emphasis on commemorations to Rewi Alley and George Hogg.

Reading about China 20 - Dr. Haris Livas-Dawes introduces more books she has found useful in learning about China.

Taste if Beijing - Walter Fung describes the recent London event co-organised with SACU.

SACU's 50th anniversary tour to China - Walter Fung recounts the many places seen and places visited on the tour to China in late October 2016.

Sinofile - A regular round-up of news from China.

China Eye Diary - Notices and events.

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We welcome contributions to China Eye either by writing articles or suggesting a contact who can. Articles are welcomed on any aspect of China, especially if it contributes to Anglo-Chinese Understanding. A guidelines for contributors leaflet has been prepared and will be sent or e-mailed to anyone on request. You can also help by letting us know of any events, theatre, performances or meetings in your area, which may be of interest to SACU members. Please contact the China Eye editor and remember to include all details of dates, opening times, entry charge, location and contact numbers. You can also contribute to the production of China Eye by helping to proofread parts of the manuscript before printing. Please contact the editor using our Contact page if you can help. Thank you.

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