Today’s Essential Eight items: Census shows population growth near zero New circular to put more Party building into rural revitalization Is Hungary the PRC’s best friend in the EU? AmCham’s 2021 American Business in China White Paper Tesl…
Today’s Essential Eight items: What signals may there be in Xi’s letter to the Journal of Chinese Humanities《文史哲》? Competing views of “multilateralism”…
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Weekly Open Thread 2021 #15; How to punish Australia; G-7; Biden China strategyHappy Friday! I have six topics to seed a discussion but as always feel free to bring up whatever you like: 1. In yesterday’s newsletter I was a…
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Today’s Essential Eight items: G-7 foreign ministers statement Politburo meeting and study session Xi on the “New Development Stage” PRC running out of…
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Weekly Open Thread 2021 #14: How dangerous is Taiwan?; Meituan; Systems contestHappy Friday, for those of you heading out for the May Day holiday I hope you have a wonderful vacation. Since the whole country will be on vaca…
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The May Day holiday officially runs from May 1-5 this year, but plenty of folks are already heading out. There will still be no international travel, s…
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Today’s Essential Eight Meituan’s mess Universities targeted in new round of CCDI inspections US pushing back on cold-chain hypothesis for Covid Vaccin…
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Today’s Essential Eight items: Another Ant-related investigation Propaganda rollout of Xi’s Guangxi tour PRC population already declining? PRC and Indi…
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