Today’s Essential Eight items: Xi in Henan Central Asia diplomacy Xinjiang US-China More on the Chengdu student death More on the 2020 Census Alibaba earnings Too much nationalism bad for semiconductor development? Thanks for reading, hope…
Today’s Essential Eight items: Xi inspecting Henan The economy More on the census data US-China Xinjiang Hong Kong Archaeology Outcry over Chengdu stud…
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Today’s Essential Eight items: Census shows population growth near zero New circular to put more Party building into rural revitalization Is Hungary th…
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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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