So much for a slow glide into the Lunar New Year holiday. The official count (CGTN) of confirmed cases of the Wuhan virus is now over 300, with 6 deaths. There is of course a lot of suspicion that the true numbers are much higher, and that the Wuhan government and maybe the Hube…
Hi everyone, today is technically a holiday in the US so apologies no commentary today, I need to go entertain my kids. Thanks for reading. The Essenti…
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Ask me anything chat at SinocismHi everyone, we have not done this in a while but I wanted to try it once more to see if it makes sense to make it an ongoing feature. The threa…
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The phase one trade deal speculation is over, but the criticism is just beginning. On Monday Taoran Notes, written by someone I hear travels with Liu H…
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The phase one trade deal is now signed, after a much longer than expected signing ceremony at the White House. I watched it, here is my snarky Twitter …
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I am ecstatic that we may finally be on the cusp of no longer having to speculate about whether there be a US-China trade deal, and what might be in it…
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Congratulations to Taiwan for holding successful elections Saturday. President Tsai won as expected, and Beijing reacted as expected. I want to hope th…
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The Chinese have officially confirmed that Vice Premier Liu He is leading a delegation to Washington DC on January 13 for the January 15 signing of the…
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