Today’s Essential Eight items: Xi visits Tsinghua University National Security Education day propaganda highlights PRC citizen working for foreign medi…
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Weekly Open Thread 2021 #12: Suga-Biden; Hong Kong and National Security Education; GDPApologies for the lack of a newsletter Thursday, the second Pfizer shot has been rough. Some possible topics for today, but as always feel free …
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Japanese Prime Minister Suga meets with US President Biden on Friday, and various media reports make it sound like the official comments about the PRC …
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Today’s Essential Eight items: Tech rectification continues PRC leading the charge to oppose Fukushima water release Taiwan firms stop selling chips to…
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Gao Fu, director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, caused a stir domestically and internationally over the weekend with comment…
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Weekly Open Thread 2021 #11: Human rights; Taiwan, Xi Jinping Thought on the Rule of Law Happy Friday! As always the discussion is wide open, I have three topics to spur some comments but feel free to ignore them and bring up whateve…
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Today’s Essential Eight items: Economic coercion not really working against Australia? Cheng Lei case Worries about risks in local financial institutio…
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Today’s Essential Eight items: New guidelines on promoting ideological and political education in the PLA Xi works Merkel US-China Taiwan TSMC making c…
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PRC officials sound very worried about the direction of the US-Japan relationship. President Biden and Prime Minister Suga meet in Washington DC next w…
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Monday was a holiday in China so today’s issue is a bit thin. Thanks to everyone who participated in the weekly thread that started Friday, and is stil…
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Weekly Open Thread 2021 #10: Gratitude; Narrative control; Xinjiang and social mediaHappy Friday! It is Good Friday as well as the start of the Qingming / Tomb Sweeping Festival. Apologies to those who opened yesterday’s newslet…
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Today is a big day for Sinocism, we have been acquired by the China Media Group as part of its efforts to better tell China’s story globally and its de…
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