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|Category: Benevolent Dictatorship|
Regional Influence: Minnow
The Renmin Minzhu Zhuanzheng of ChiCon is a gargantuan, economically powerful nation, ruled by the Chiconian People's Party with an iron fist, and notable for its complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 16.342 billion ChiConians enjoy great individual freedoms in everything except elections, which, where they exist at all, are populist shams for a dictatorship government that has no intention of ever giving up power.
There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, corrupt, pro-business individuals juggles the competing demands of Defence, Commerce, and Education. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Zhongnanhai. Income tax is unheard of. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing, Automobile Manufacturing, and Tourism industries.
Tumbleweeds made of litter adorn city streets, the nation's infamous boot camp is more brutal than most battlefields, the government is outsourcing itself, and the military invades any neighboring nation with the gall to criticize its policies. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is crippling, and the police force struggles against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. ChiCon's national animal is the panda, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, its national religion is Mao's Red Book, and its currency is the yuan.
Most Recent Government Activity: 3 hours ago
- 4 days ago: ChiCon was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Agricultural Sector.
- 15 days ago: ChiCon lodged a message on the Lazarus Regional Message Board.
- 19 days ago: ChiCon was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Trout Fishing Sector.
- 23 days ago: ChiCon was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Fattest Citizens.
- 25 days ago: ChiCon was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens (last census: Top 1%).
- 37 days ago: ChiCon was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Manufacturing Sector.
- 42 days ago: ChiCon was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Nudest.
- 60 days ago: ChiCon was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Retail Industry.
- 61 days ago: ChiCon was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Shortest Average Lifespan.
- 76 days ago: ChiCon was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides (last census: Top 10%).