I hear whatever occurred in Beidaihe has concluded, but images or video of Xi and the top leadership have not reappeared in the media, with the exception of Li Zhanshu for the NPC Standing Committee meeting. This year’s Beidaihe break has …
Today’s Essential Eight: Xi wants to end food waste Economy Le Yucheng interview on US-China relations US-China Tech war Hong Kong New York Times repor…
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And we are back, I missed you, and it was not as quiet a staycation as I hoped. We did have a good discussion last Friday with lots about US-China rela…
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Friday open thread; US-China relations; WeChat; TikTokHi everyone, I am still on my staycation but an open thread is easy to start, and more about you all than me. And there is a lot going on even a…
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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 …
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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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