Friday open thread: Hong Kong; Beidaihe; Arm ChinaFor today’s open thread I have three questions to seed a discussion but please weigh in with anything you want. I will be in and out throughout …
The Politburo met Thursday and announced that the Fifth Plenum will meet in October and will “assess the proposals for formulating the 14th Five-Year (…
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Saturday, August 1 is the 93rd Birthday of the PLA Day, known as Army Day. Most years Xi promotes new generals right before the anniversary, and this y…
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No commentary today, some comments in the items below. Today’s Essential Eight: Xi’s speech to the AIIB US-China Hong Kong professor fired, reports Leg…
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Thanks to everyone who participated in the Friday open thread. We had a great conversation and I am thankful we have such a smart community of China wa…
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Friday open threadHi everyone, I do not have any specific questions to start the discussion today, so wide open for you all. Thanks
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The newsletter will not be published tomorrow, Thursday July 23, as I will be attending a virtual conference. In case there were still readers who thou…
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The top news out of China today is Xi’s meeting with and speech to a group of public and private business leaders. Among his words of encouragement, pr…
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