The outbreak in Beijing is slowing and it is only Delta now, according to local officials. That is really a remarkable achievement if they have been…
Xi Jinping met in person with IOC head Thomas Bach. The reports show the two standing next to each other, masked, but no indication they got any closer…
It is the week before the Lunar New Year Holiday. In normal times this would be a slow, happy, celebratory few days ahead. The outbreaks in Xi’an, Henan…
Weekly Open Thread 2022 #3: How might the PRC react to a Russian invasion of Ukraine?Happy Friday! As always free to discuss whatever you would like, but I am hopeful we can get some better ideas about how the PRC might react to …
The CCDI 6th Plenum has released the communique from the meeting. The big platform companies should be worried. Here are the most interesting…
Today’s Top Items: Outbreaks Regulating Internet platforms Will Internet giants needs approval for investments? US-China Freeing up some cash for…
Today’s Essential Eight: More cases in Beijing CCDI Plenum Le Yucheng recaps 2021 diplomacy, lays into the US How much monetary easing is ahead…
The annual Spring Festival migration officially started today, expectations are for the most trips since 2019, even though there are growing numbers of…
Weekly Open Thread 2022 #2Happy Friday! Nothing specific from me today, please discuss whatever you want to. Thanks
Shanghai now has several confirmed local cases, caused by a returnee from the US according to official reports. I have not seen any information to…
Today’s Top Items: Outbreaks PRC-GCC joint statement Water security in the 14th Five-year plan The digital economy in the 14th Five-year plan PRC in the…
Today’s Top Items: Outbreaks Xi Jinping talks to provincial and ministerial-level officials Kazakhstan GCC meetings in China Thanks for reading.