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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I will hold another open thread tomorrow morning for subscribers only. Here are some of the highlights in today’s newsletter: The PRC authorities are i…
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The propaganda rollout is underway for Xi Jinping’s recent Zhejiang inspection tour. While his visit underscores that the worst of the epidemic is over…
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There are a few things I wanted to comment on today and decided it was easier to embed them below. You will find more thoughts from me in items 4: Aggr…
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Expectations are rising for more significant stimulus measures from the PRC government. The collapse in global demand threatens the feeble domestic rec…
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To prevent the increase in new cases coming from overseas China is taking steps towards effectively closing its borders. China “has decided to temporar…
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Congratulations to the people of Hubei and Wuhan for surviving the terrible outbreak. The lockdown of most of Hubei ends today. Wuhan will follow April…
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Hi everyone, first a housekeeping note. This week is spring break for our kids, normally I would be on holiday for the week but of course we are all no…
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Open threadHi everyone, today’s thread is for subscribers only. Some questions to consider, but please add your own: How can PRC policymakers counteract th…
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Hi everyone, no commentary today, didn’t like what I spent the last 45 minutes writing so will leave it at this. I will be holding an open thread Frida…
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Hi everyone, today’s issue is a bit ragged, I imagine more than a few of you share the mental exhaustion and challenge in focusing from the events of t…
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Yesterday’s call between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Director of the Office of Foreign Affairs of the Communist Party of China Yang Jiechi cl…
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